A Hopkins County man wanted for beating his grandfather and taking his car early Monday morning was arrested around noon Monday (June 30th) and now is in the Hopkins County Jail. The man has been identified as 37-year old Alan Dale Rhys. The carjacking occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Monday in the Saltillo area. Later the vehicle was found wrecked in Franklin County. A Franklin County lawman spotted the suspect at a fast food restaurant in Mt. Vernon and arrested him.
By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director