Driver arrested after intentionally crashing into Houston County Sheriff vehicles


HOUSTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Police have arrested a driver who intentionally crashed into at least three Houston County Sheriff’s Office vehicles Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at the Sheriff’s Office on Highway 149 in Erin around 6:15 a.m. Video showed the driver intentionally crash into two Sheriff’s vehicles in the department’s parking lot.

Houston County Sheriff Kevin Sugg said the suspect, James Clayton Hooper, was captured in Montgomery County driving a truck that had been stolen out of Houston County.

Hooper faces charges from Houston County, Montgomery County, and THP. He was booked into Montgomery County Jail around noon.

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