Man arrested on burglary charges

Hopkins County – Hopkins County investigators have arrested a man on burglary charges and recovered enough allegedly stolen items to fill four pick-ups and a trailer. 59-year-old Richard Bob Porter was taken into custody for burglaries in Hopkins and surrounding counties. Investigators had also previously arrested 32-year-old Weldon Jason Hill of Commerce in connection with the crimes. Items recovered include heavy duty construction equipment, lawn equipment, electrical equipment, and tools.