A 61-year-old Flint, Michigan man was arrested in Hopkins County on a warrant for a child sex charge, according to arrest reports.
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Thomas Patterson and M. Poindexter received a “hit” from a license plate reader for a Chevrolet Malibu being driven east on Interstate 30 around 10:30 p.m. Aug. 13. The report showed the car to be associated with a wanted person, according to arrest reports.
Deputies reported stopping the car near mile marker 130 and obtained identification for the occupants. A records check showed 61-year-old Bruce Brown to have an outstanding felony warrant issued by another county, officers alleged in arrest reports. The Michigan man was taken into custody on the aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.
Bond was recommended at $35,000 on the charge. Brown remained in Hopkins County jail Friday, Aug. 14, on the first-degree felony charge, according to jail reports.
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.