For the Record - Nov. 9, 2019

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Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Friday included:



7:55 p.m.: A 39-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital on a charge of criminal trespass. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to a subject against whom hospital officials wanted issued a criminal trespass. The man was reportedly located in the hospital chapel and escorted outside. He reportedly signed the criminal trespass warning and was asked to leave. A few minutes later, the man reportedly returned to the property and was taken into custody. Bond was set at $1,000, and he was released from jail Thursday, according to arrest and jail reports.


7:50 a.m.: Cumby PD received a report of credit or debit card abuse. A woman reported someone in Illinois used her credit card number to buy groceries.

8:39 a.m.: Deputies responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at a residence on County Road 2474 in Saltillo. A woman reported a male subject with a stolen vehicle was at her house. The stolen property was recovered at 9:32 a.m.



9:44 a.m.: Deputies assisted Morris County officers with the recovery of stolen items on State Highway 11 east in Como. An iPad was stolen and was pinging at a Como address.

3:02 p.m.: A Como woman reported her daughter possibly stole the woman’s driver’s license.

4:25 p.m.: Deputies received a report of fraud/ scam artist/forgery from a woman in Dike who reported she was scammed into sending $5,000.

8:07 p.m.: Deputies received a report of theft or possible theft on County Road 3357 in Saltillo. A man reported his neighbor’s house was broken into.

9:47 p.m.: Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 2379 in Pickton. A woman reported she was afraid someone was going to harm her.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 471 non-emergency phone calls, 77 calls for service and 42 emergency calls. For the period from 5:30 a.m. Wednesday to 5:30 a.m. Friday, officers filed three offense reports and conducted seven inmate transports between facilities, one funeral escort and 31 traffic stops. Fifteen people were booked into and 25 released from county jail, which held 144 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Friday.