For the Record - Sept. 21, 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:

POLICE

Wednesday

9 p.m.: James Brandon Cockrell, 41, of Sulphur Springs was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Officers responded to an active disturbance 1100 block of East Industrial Drive. The complainant advised that Cockrell allegedly ran their vehicle off the road, rammed their vehicle, and then continued to chase after them. Cockrell was located a few blocks away on Whit-worth Street and arrested for the aggravated assault charge. During book-in, jail staff reportedly found approximately 1.7 grams of methamphetamine in Cockrell’s pants pocket. Bond was set at $75,000, and Cockrell remained in custody as of press time Friday, according to arrest and jail reports.

Thursday

9:48 a.m.: Samuel Joseph Martin, 35, of Sulphur Springs was arrested during a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Jefferson Street on an Arkansas parole violation warrant and a Hopkins County warrant for a probation violation warrant for abuse of a credit or debit card. No bond was set, and Martin remained in custody as of press time, according to arrest and jail reports.

10:18 p.m.: A 33-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at the Sulphur Springs Walmart on a charge of criminal trespass. Officers made contact with the store manager, who reportedly advised he recognized the man in a checkout line and knew the man had recently been issued a criminal trespass. Officers confirmed the criminal trespass had been issued Aug. 23. The man reportedly stated he thought the warning only applied for a short time. Bond was set at $1,000, and he remained in custody as of press time, arrest and jail reports read.

SHERIFF

Wednesday

10:30 a.m.: Thomas James Dumas, 38, of Winnsboro was served with a warrant while incarcerated at the Hopkins County Jail for assault of a public servant. He remained in custody as of press time Friday, according to arrest and jail reports.

Thursday

9 a.m.: A 34-year-old Bedford man was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 30 at mile marker 129 on a charge of possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. The man was stopped for no front license plate. During contact, the trooper reportedly detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and stated he was going to search the car. The man reportedly advised there was marijuana in the car in a lip balm container, which the trooper located in the center console as described. The man had a dog with him, which was turned over to animal control, according to arrest reports.

10:53 a.m.: A Como woman reported receiving threats and harassment from a neighbor. An investigation is pending.

Hopkins County communications operators answered 376 non-emergency phone calls, 63 calls for service and 37 emergency calls. For the 48-hour period from 5:30 a.m. Wednesday to 5:30 a.m. Friday, officers issued one citation, filed one offense and conducted four inmate transports between facilities, 14 special patrol and 13 traffic stops. Six people were booked into and 10 released from county jail, which held 139 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Friday.