Two inmates at the Hopkins Jail had more charges added against them after deputies served them with felony indictments. Officers had charged 23-year-old Jordan Matthew Williams, of Sulphur Springs, on two indecency counts with a child by exposure, both third-degree felonies. They billed 30-year-old Adam Joshua Hodges, of Yantis, with a Controlled Substance in a Drug-Free Zone.
Hopkins County Deputies made a traffic stop on Hwy 19 for a defective taillight that resulted in two Paris women’s arrest. A passenger in the vehicle, 29-year-old Chelsie Nicole Birdsong, was charged with violation of the Lamar County probation for Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance. They accused the passenger of misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Sulphur Springs Police arrested 41-year-old Alejandro Garza early Wednesday morning on Helm Lane for Violating the Probation he was on for felony DWI. In November, they had arrested him for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Money Laundering of more than $2,500 but less than $30,000.
Acting on a tip from Crimestoppers, Hopkins County Deputies arrested two people connected with recent motor vehicle burglaries. Deputies arrested 24-year-old Justin Carty at the Quail Ridge Apartments and retrieved a pistol that Carty had allegedly hidden in the refrigerator. He said he had traded other weapons to a man at the Asturias Apartments. Deputies went to that location and arrested 26-year-old Cordryc Shropshire, and retrieved three additional weapons. They charged Carty with three counts of theft of a firearm and felon in possession of a gun, and Shropshire with a firearm theft.