Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement and fire department activity from 5:30 a.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Friday included:
2:30 p.m.: Kenneth Charles Smith, 56, of Sulphur Springs was arrested at his residence on a warrant for indecency with a child with sexual contact, a second-degree felony. Bond was set at $100,000, and Smith remained in jail as of press time, according to arrest and jail reports.
10:16 p.m.: A 42-year-old man was arrested at a Sulphur Springs truck stop on SSPD warrants for expired registration and two counts of failure to maintain financial responsibility, as well as a Red River County warrant for assault causing bodily injury or family violence. Officers were dispatched to the location in reference to threats. The man who called in about the threats was contacted and identified. A communications check found him to have multiple confirmed warrants. Bond on the assault charge was set at $2,000, and the man remained in custody Thursday, according to arrest and jail reports.
12:31 p.m.: Amber Nicole Newby, 32, of Caddo Mills was arrested at a residence in the 1400 block of Church Street on SSPD warrants for expired operator’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as a charge of possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Officer Sean Hoffman was dispatched to the location in reference to a disturbance. Newby was checked through communications and found to have two confirmed active warrants and an active Child Protective Services case. She was detained and CPS was called to take custody of Newby’s minor children, who were also present. During book-in, a jailer reportedly found a clear plastic baggie containing a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine in Newby’s bra. A clear plastic baggie containing a leafy green substance believed to be marijuana and a pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana were also allegedly found on her person. Bond was set at $5,000, and she remained in jail as of press time, arrest and jail reports read.
5:32 p.m.: Dispatch received multiple reports of debris on State Highway 19 south. The bale of hay was determined to be in Rains County.
10:03 p.m.: Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance or family violence at a residence on County Road 2474. A woman reported her boyfriend was bashing in a car. She believed he was on drugs.
10:38 p.m.: Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance or family violence at a residence on County Road 3502. A caller reported a fight over a child custody matter in which the child’s father was making death threats.
Hopkins County communications operators answered 393 non-emergency phone calls, 90 calls for service and 49 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 one special patrol, five inmate transports between facilities, one funeral escort and 18 traffic stops. Five people were booked into and 11 released from county jail, which held 137 inmates at 5:30 a.m. Friday.