According to Sheriff Lewis Tatum, the two men sought by local law enforcement are now in custody. The pair was sought in a manhunt following an accident at the 112 mile-marker on I-30. One resident stated that the auto was being towed away when they passed the location and it looked like the vehicle had rolled over. The search ended when the second man was captured around 10:06 p.m. Monday night. The first had been captured shortly before the second.
One resident in the Miller Grove area contacted KSST News to say that the search team was on their property looking for the pair around 8:22 p.m.
According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, residents in the Cumby and Miller Grove area were being warned to be on the watch for two African-American males fleeing local law enforcement following a accident that occurred at 4:47 p.m. Monday at the 112-mile marker on I-30 near Cumby. Local police were going door to door to encourage residents to keep their doors locked and watch for pair who are sporting dreadlocks as a hair style.
Tracking dogs, an airplane, and other tracking assistance were brought in for the search–a joint effort of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and DPS.