Man receives 5 years probation for punching Lindale firefighter - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Man receives 5 years probation for punching Lindale firefighter after wreck

Jason Horton (Source: Smith County Jail) Jason Horton (Source: Smith County Jail)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas man was sentenced to five years probation on Thursday for assaulting a public servant.

Jason Horton, 33, of Van was arrested in November 2013 after allegedly causing a multi-vehicle accident while intoxicated. He was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated and assault on a public servant.

Emergency crews who responded to the accident on Interstate 20 near Hideaway said Horton punched a Lindale firefighter at the scene. The other drivers involved in the wreck suffered minor injuries.

Copyright 2014 KLTV. All rights reserved.
  • NewsMore>>

  • The best of times at the 'Electric Avenue' prom in Longview

    The best of times at the 'Electric Avenue' prom in Longview

    Friday, April 28 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-04-28 23:52:16 GMT
    Hundreds attended the prom. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.Hundreds attended the prom. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.

    For many students, prom is something they look forward to all year, and special needs children are no different.

    More >>

    For many students, prom is something they look forward to all year, and special needs children are no different.

    More >>
  • Bigfoot sightings in Longview

    Bigfoot sightings in Longview

    Friday, April 28 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-04-28 23:49:57 GMT
    A.J. Straatmann, Bigfoot driver. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.A.J. Straatmann, Bigfoot driver. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.

    Longview residents had quite a few Bigfoot sightings Friday near a tire shop on Loop 281 in Longview.

    More >>

    Longview residents had quite a few Bigfoot sightings Friday near a tire shop on Loop 281 in Longview.

    More >>
  • All eyes on John Tyler alum Tyus Bowser during Friday's NFL draft

    All eyes on John Tyler alum Tyus Bowser during Friday's NFL draft

    Friday, April 28 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-04-28 23:28:30 GMT
    (Source: KLTV  Sports Staff)(Source: KLTV Sports Staff)

    East Texas eyes are on a local talent during the second and third round of the NFL draft Friday night. 

    More >>

    East Texas eyes are on a local talent during the second and third round of the NFL draft Friday night. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly