Wanted sex offender captured in Longview

Gregg Co. (KYTX) - The Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigation agents arrest Michael Wayne Hopson, 57 in Longview yesterday.  Hopson was named Tuesday as a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender.

Hopson is now in custody in the Gregg County Jail.  According to Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace offices in Gregg County, his bond was set at $50,000 for a warrant out of Anderson County and no bond was given for a warrant out of Oklahoma.

Hopson was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender in Anderson County, Texas, and indecent exposure in Payne County, Okla.

Hopson was taken into custody Tuesday at a local soup kitchen in Longview, according to DPS.  Hopson's criminal history includes multiple charges of indecent exposure and failure to register as a sex offender. DPS says the arrest was not a result of a tip and no reward will be paid.


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