May 17th, 2013Justin Wade Hopkins has been captured and is back in custody at the Etowah County Dentention Center. Hopkins was captured, shortly after 8:30 pm, in Gadsden by an Etowah County Sheriff's deputy assigned to the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. "I want to thank each law enforcement agency in Etowah County for their assistance in today's search," says Sheriff Entrekin. A tip from a citizen, who saw Hopkins, led to his arrest. Sheriff Entrekin adds, "We are thankful for the watchful eyes of citizens in Etowah County. They were instrumental in Hopkins arrest."
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