Hopkins County Sheriff
Press Release from Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office
Deputies conducted a traffic stop at the 116EB exit on I-30 near Brashear this morning. When the deputies asked the driver to exit the vehicle, the driver threw it in drive and took off, traveling for about a mile before pulling over. The driver and his passenger baled near 67 and the South service road.
They caught the passenger, but the driver remains at large. DPS helicopter scanned the area, and TDCJ Dogs are on the ground at this time, and if you see the suspect, call 911.
The suspect is still at large and was last wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and a white mesh hat with a gray bill. Officials located a large amount of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle.