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Precinct 1 Constable Terry Jones Does It Again #YouCanRunButYouCantHide

A Greenville man being sought for an armed robbery is also being charged with attempting to hide from sheriff’s officers.

Terry Wayne Bishop Jr., 33, is being held in the Hunt County Detention Center on a total of $70,000 bond on one count each of aggravated robbery and evading arrest.

According to a report from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office, deputies attempted to serve a warrant Monday afternoon in the 1100 block of Walworth Street in Greenville and observed three subjects in the back yard of the residence. As the officers stopped, Bishop fled into the neighborhood.Bishop was wanted out of the Greenville Police Department on a charge of aggravated robbery.

As the deputes were searching the neighborhood Precinct 1 Constable Terry Jones arrived on scene to assist and subsequently located Bishop hiding under some bushes.

“I am thankful that Mr. Bishop was able to be taken into custody with no one getting hurt and I want to thank Constable Terry Jones for responding and assisting in locating Mr. Bishop so quickly,”

Sheriff Randy Meeks

2 Arrested In Quinlan On Narcotics/Endangering Child Warrants

On June 13, 2019 at approximately at approximately 11:00 p.m. the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office took two subjects in custody for outstanding warrants for Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance and Abandon/Endanger Child with Criminal Negligence at a residence on Private Road 7047 in Wills Point, Texas.

The Criminal Investigation Division had been conducting an investigation in the allegations of narcotic activity in the area when they were contacted by Child Protective Services about an investigation in their agency. The allegations shared by Child Protective Services was that children inside the residence had tested positive for methamphetamine.

Investigators obtained warrants and arrested the following persons:
Dustin Richard Early, 33 years old from West Tawakoni who is currently charged with 4 counts of Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance and two counts of Abandon/Endanger Child and has a total bond of $1 million Dollars. Also arrested was Annie Rebecca Sattler, 31 years of age from Wills Point who is charged with two counts of Abandon/Endanger Child with a total bond of $400,000.00.

Sheriff Meeks stated: “By far narcotics investigations take a lot of time and patience and I want to commend the investigators for staying on top of this investigation and making the arrests. I encourage anyone with suspicions about narcotic activity to report these things to Hunt County Crime Stoppers by either calling or through the web based services”.

Sheriff Randy Meeks

Hunt County Tire Round Up This Saturday 8 A.M- 12 P.M

Below are location and instructions on this weekends tire round up.

ANNUAL TIRE ROUNDUP

DATE: SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

FREE (NO FEES)

LOCATION: OLD TXDOT FACILITY HWY 69 SOUTH, GREENVILLE, TEXAS ¼ MILE SOUTH OF FM1570 INTERSECTION NEXT TO GEUS

RESTRICTIONS: HUNT COUNTY RESIDENT OR PROPERTY OWNERS (PROOF OF RESIDENCY OR PROPERTY REQUIRED), NO COMMERCIAL ENTITIES, NOT MORE THAT 25 TIRES PER PERSON, NO TIRES SO LARGE THAT CANNOT BE EASILY LOADED INTO TRANSPORT TRAILERS, NO TIRES ON RIMS

SPONSORED BY: HUNT COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY (903-408-4282)

Victims name in yesterday’s drowning released

On June 4 th , 2019 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an “Agency Assist” in the 2900 block of Interstate 30. Initial information was that a 30 year old male had went under water and had not resurfaced. Campbell VFD, Cash VFD water rescue and AMR were also dispatched. Deputy’s Alan Sandlin, Jon Knudson and Jeff Money arrived on scene first and were informed the subject was still under water. Deputies removed their gun belts and vests and entered the pond to attempt to locate the victim. The water was very deep and eventually the Deputies had to be pulled from the pond by a rope. Sgt. Mike Radney arrived and immediately took over the search. Cash Water Rescue, Campbell VFD and
AMR arrived and assisted in the search and the subject was located under water. The victim was removed from the water and life saving measures began immediately. AMR transported him to Hunt Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased a short time later

The victim is identified as Alvin Deantwone Jones, 30 years of age from Greenville Texas. Justice of the Peace Kerry Crews conducted the inquest and ordered an autopsy.

Sheriff Meeks stated: “My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Jones’ family today, this young man had his whole life ahead of him. I commend Deputies Sandlin, Knudson, Money, Valenzuela and Sgt. Radney because they disregarded their own safety and did everything humanly possible to find Mr. Jones. Cash water Rescue, AMR and Campbell VFD also worked very hard to save Mr. Jones and I ask that you also keep all the first responders in your prayers”.

Sheriff Randy Meeks