On February 21, 2020 several inmates were involved in a physical altercation inside the Hopkins County Jail. During that confrontation, five subjects attacked and assaulted two other inmates.
One inmate was on the ground being kicked in the body and head during the assault. At one point, while the inmate was on the ground, inmates were stomping on the head of the inmate causing it to hit the concrete floor.
The five inmates involved in the assault were Zavarion Swain, Dequenek Shepard, Mario Cozine, Raymond Larry, and Jakwaviane Goodson. These five inmates have been charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity as they all five willingly participated in the violent assault of another inmate.
Inmates inside the Hopkins County Jail can receive additional charges, including felony charges, while they are confined within the jail.