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Brief Interstate 30 Pursuit Concludes With Arkansas Man’s Arrest

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An Arkansas man ended up in Hopkins county jail Tuesday afternoon following brief Interstate 30 pursuit, according to arrest reports.

Joseph Kian Anderson

Franklin County authorities attempted to stop a red Toyota Corolla inside of which an active assault between the driver and passenger was reported. The car did not stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly were alerted and spotted what they believed to be the car in question nearing the 141 mile marker on I-30 west and hit the lights on their patrol unit to try to stop the car. May 31, 2022.

Instead of immediately stopping the car continued west on I-30 to mile marker 136 before resting. The sheriff and a deputy took the driver, identified in arrest reports as Joseph Kian Anderson, into custody at 2:03 p.m. May 31, 2022, and transported him to Hopkins County jail, HCSO Sheriff Lewis Tatum and Deputy Elijah Fite noted in arrest reports. The care was released to the passenger.

The 60-year-old Lakeview, Arkansas man was booked in on an evading arrest or detention with a vehicle charge. He remained in Hopkins County jail Wednesday, June 1, 2022, on the third-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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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