FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

2 Prisoners, Including Murder Suspect, Escape East Texas Jail

April 02, 2013  | 

A manhunt is underway for Hopkins County Jail escapees John Marlin King (L) and Brian Allen Tucker (R). (credit: Hopkins Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)
A manhunt is underway for Hopkins County Jail escapees John Marlin King (L) and Brian Allen Tucker (R). (credit: Hopkins Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)
Hopkins County, Texas, officials are searching for two inmates who escaped from the county jail in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday morning.

The men have been identified as 44-year-old Bryan Allen Tucker, who has been indicted on capital murder charges, and 39-year-old John Marlin King, who’s in jail on theft charges.

Authorities told CBSDFW the two men were able to scale a fence in the female rec yard just after 8:00 a.m. and have since been able to change out of their prison attire.

Tucker is described as a white male, standing 5-foot-7 and weighing 171 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and has a number of tattoos. Tucker is from Mesquite but is a resident of Sulphur Springs and knows the area well.

King is a 5-foot-8 white male at 165 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes. He is from Crumby.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Leonard Mather @ 4/2/2013 6:21 PM

I would like to know how two males had access to the female rec yard. That alone seems like quite an accomplishment. Is the female rec yard without barbed or razor wire at the top? At least both of these males were not overweight and proved being able to demonstrate agility. Working against them are their looks, in that they portray the typical Lombroso type "Bad Ass" appearance making them stand out like sore thumbs.

mtpgman @ 4/3/2013 5:44 AM

Aw, come on Leonard. Nothing says "I'm just an innocent, misunderstood little lamb" like a barbed wire tattoo around the neck.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Justice Department Issues Warning to Sanctuary Cities
The letters went to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as well...
Charlotte Officer Will Not be Disciplined Over Shooting that Sparked Rioting
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has determined that an officer followed proper...
Seattle Officer Wounded in Thursday Robbery Shooting Remains Hospitalized
The two officers were among four injured Thursday while responding to an armed robbery....
Video: Man Gets 100-Year Sentence for Shooting MO Officer in Face
In December 2014 Officer Jacob Baldwin pulled over a green Honda Accord driven by Omar...
Fallen Officer’s Family Expresses Thanks to Tom Brady, Patriots Team for Helping Them
New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and his teammates rallied last year to help the...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine