It all began during a traffic stop at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday morning on FM 71 just west of the Sulphur Bluff store, when Maxwell fled the Hopkins County Deputy. A warrant has been issued for Maxwell.
Maxwell, wanted on a Blue Warrant out of Austin for crimes in Lamar and Red River Counties, fled south from the location on foot. The Sulphur Bluff ISD was placed on a Soft Non-Emergency Lock Down as Hopkins County Sheriff Deputies, Investigators, County and State Bloodhounds, and DPS Helicopter are involved in the pursuit of Maxwell. Maxwell was wearing a black t-shirt, ball cap, and jeans. He should not be approached but if seen, call the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office.
Maxwell has a history of criminal activity dating back to August, 2006. Traveling with Maxwell was a female and juvenile. (see other ksstradio.com stories: here