*Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office launched a search for a wanted man who allegedly fled just before 9 a.m. Thursday, March 11, before deputies were able to contact him regarding a complaint. The man was reported to be in custody by 11:30 a.m. March 11, officials reported.
According to sheriff’s reports, Williams was in the area of FM 2653 causing a disturbance. Williams is accused of threatening a previous victim in another case. He reportedly left the location about a minute before deputies arrived. The search was launched. An item the man was reported to have been holding when left the location was soon located nearby.
Williams, according to the sheriff’s report, is wanted on a bond revocation for deadly conduct-discharging a firearm.
HCSO deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers were still searching the area of FM 2653 south of Brashear near County Road 1118 for Steven Brett Williams shorty before 10 a.m. March 11. Texas Department of Criminal Justice tracking dogs have been requested to respond at the location to assist in the search.
*HCSO officials asked anyone who saw the man to call 911; he had been apprehended by 11:30 a.m., the sheriff reported.