Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years, 6 months
Badge # 43
Incident Date: 8/9/1982
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Chief Deputy Hobbs was beaten to death after stopping a vehicle he suspected of containing stolen goods. The three occupants of the vehicle attached him and beat him severely. Chief Deputy Hobbs succumbed to his wounds approximately 12 hours later.
All three suspects were convicted of Chief Deputy Hobbs' murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Chief Deputy Hobbs had served with the agency for 9.5 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.