For the Record - Sept. 5, 2019

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

POLICE

Sunday

8:11 a.m.: Brandon Ray Timmons, 25, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at Walmart on a charge of theft of property less than $2,500 and criminal trespass. Officers were dispatched in reference to a black male wearing all black clothing allegedly taking items from the store without payment. Dispatch advised officers in route that the subject reportedly took off on foot, heading northbound. A short time later, a black male was located walking in the area. He was reportedly wearing a different set of clothing and was sweating profusely. Timmons was allegedly uncooperative with officers. He was taken back to the store for a positive ID due to the fact that he was wearing different clothes. Multiple staff members at the store reportedly identified Timmons as the person who had allegedly taken the items. Timmons was checked through dispatch and found to have an active criminal trespass warning at the store, as well as two or more previous convictions for theft. Bond was set at $6,000, and he remained in jail as of press time, according to arrest and jail reports.

Monday

8:54 a.m.: A 25-year-old Alba man was arrested Monday during a traffic stop at a Sulphur Springs apartment complex on a Dallas County warrant for a violation of probation on a charge of possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. The man was originally stopped for a moving violation, and a records check confirmed he had an active warrant. Bond was set at $1,000, and he was released from in jail Tuesday, arrest and jail reports read.

7:11 p.m.: A 39-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at Walmart Monday on two warrants for dog at large. Officers responded to a report of theft at the location. The man was reportedly issued citations for the theft offense and found to have two confirmed, active warrants. He was released per a judge’s order Tuesday, according to arrest and jail reports.

Tuesday

12:30 a.m: A 25-year-old Dike man was arrested at a Sulphur Springs apartment complex on multiple SSPD warrants for disregarding lane control, driving while license invalid, failing to maintain financial responsibility and expired driver’s license. Officers were at the location investigating a disturbance and were alerted to the warrants. He remained in jail as of Wednesday, jail and arrest reports read.

Wednesday

8:35 a.m.: A 30-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested during a traffic stop at the intersection of Brinker and Beasley streets on Hopkins County warrants for no driver’s license and failing to maintain financial responsibility. He remained in jail as of press time, according to jail and arrest reports.

4:28 p.m.: A 21-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested during a traffic stop in the 200 block of Brewer Street. The woman, who was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for littering and parking facing traffic, was found to have two confirmed active warrants for no driver’s license and theft by check of property $20-$500. Bond was set at $1,000 on the theft charge, and she remained in jail as of press time, arrest and jail reports read.

SHERIFF

Sunday

2:33 p.m.: A 28-year-old Commerce man was arrested during a traffic stop on State Highway 11 at the Mount Zion church on a charge of driving while license invalid when unlicensed. He was reportedly stopped for speeding, going 70 miles per hour in a 60-mph zone. The man reportedly stated he was told that, as long as he was trying to get his license, he could drive. The deputy reportedly asked how many warnings or citations the man had received for driving without a license, and the man stated he’d received two or three. He was released from jail Monday per a judge’s order, according to jail and arrest reports.

8:40 p.m.: A 35-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at a Como convenience store on a charge of public intoxication. He was parked at the fuel pumps and reportedly struck the protecting pole with his truck, causing damage to the vehicle. He was allegedly drinking a beer at the pumps. A citizen allegedly prevented him from leaving. The deputy reportedly observed the man attempting to get back in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. The man was asked to get back out of the truck and complied. He allegedly had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on or about his person and what was believed to be a urine stain on his pants. His clothes were untucked, and he had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. He was unable to determine who to contact to come get him. The deputy reportedly parked the man’s truck before taking him into custody. The man was released from jail per a judge’s order Monday, according to arrest and jail reports.