Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum released the following statement thanking persons involved in locating a missing elderly person Friday night:
Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum would like to thank all the persons involved in the hunt for the missing person on August 23rd, 2019.
A report of a missing person came in to the Sheriff’s Office at approximately 8:53 p.m. in reference to a missing older male subject in the southern part of Hopkins County.
First of all, I would like to thank the family and the civilians on scene for assisting us.
The gentleman was located at 1:30 am and transported by Hopkins County EMS.
Personnel that contributed to the effort were:
TDCJ Choice Moore Unit-Blood Hound: Sgt. Williams, Officer Perry, and Officer Doran.
SSPD: K-9 Buddy Williams
DPS: Trooper Hanna and Trooper Gillintine
Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office: Lieutenant Weatherford, Sargeant Shaw, Chief Investigator Weatherford, Investigator Findley, Communications Supervisor David Ray, Dispatcher Brandice Rodgers, and Dispatcher Catlyan Wilson.