Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday included:
10:43 a.m.: A 63-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested in the 1300 block of Church Street on a charge of public intoxication. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to a report the man was possibly intoxicated. During contact, officers reportedly smelled the odor of alcohol emitting from the man’s breath and observed him to have glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. The man was also reportedly unsteady on his feet when asked to stand. He was released from jail Tuesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
2:36 p.m.: A 57-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested during a traffic stop at the intersection of Main and League streets on warrants for speeding more than 10% above the posted limit, theft and reckless damage or destruction. The man was reportedly stopped for displaying an obstructed license plate and found to have three confirmed warrants. He was released from jail Tuesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
11:23 p.m.: A 42-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at a Jefferson Street residence on a charge of public intoxication. Officers were reportedly dispatched to the residence in response to a 911 call. The homeowner reportedly advised the man allegedly entered the residence without permission, causing a disturbance. The man was reportedly found to be intoxicated and a danger to himself and others. He was released from jail Tuesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
11:53 a.m.: Timmy Lynn Clark, 42, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at the Hopkins County Courthouse to serve a three-year TDCJ commitment on a charge of driving while intoxicated third or more offense. Clark remained in custody as of press time Tuesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
5:20 p.m.: Deputies received a report of a terroristic threat at a residence on County Road 2302. A woman reported her ex moved out in August and reportedly sent her a threatening email.
6:45 p.m.: Deputies received a report of suspicious activity at the Como Feed Store on State Highway 11 east. A man reported seeing a pickup parked at the store and a man peeking in the window. 8:24 p.m.: Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance or family violence at a Como residence. A man reported being beaten by his ex-wife when he came to pick up belongings. The parties were separated.
Hopkins County communications operators answered 231 non-emergency phone calls, 53 calls for service and 34 emergency calls. For the period from 5:30 a.m. Monday to 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers issued two citations, filed three offenses and conducted one funeral escort, two special patrols and 24 traffic stops. Six people were booked into and seven released from county jail, which held 127 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.