A 30-year-old Como man was arrested on a child pornography warrant early July 7, 2020. The arrest is part of ongoing investigations into allegations of internet crimes against children.
As part of officials’ response to a rise in cases involving internet crimes against children over the last 4-6 months, three search warrants were obtained for three Hopkins County addresses. The warrants were executed June 25 according to Corley Weatherford, chief investigator for Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office
During the searches, officials seized a number of electronic items. Forensic investigations were conducted on everything seized.
Based on the evidence recovered a warrant was obtained for Justin Andrew Crump’s.
Crump was located at his place of work and taken into custody at 1:48 a.m. July 7 by HCSO Sgt. Shea Shaw and day shift deputies on the possession or promotion of child pornography warrant.
The 30-year-old Como man was interviewed at the sheriff’s office and allegedly confessed.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 438-4040.