Former Hawkins Police Officer Arrested

A former East Texas police officer has been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Hawkins police officer Richard Wilson was taken into custody by Wood County Sheriff Deputies Monday night. Two young girls told deputies Wilson had sexually assaulted them on multiple occasions over the past few years. Deputies say one of the girls is related to Wilson. He's still in jail on two $50,000 dollar bonds. The investigation is being handled by the Texas Rangers.