News for the week of October 27, 2016
MODOC SHERIFF'S DEPUTY JACK HOPKINS was shot and killed last Wednesday morning while responding to a domestic disturbance.
On Tuesday morning, Alturas Christian Life Assembly Pastor Clarence McCarty offered a heartfelt and emotional prayer for Modoc Sheriff’s Deputy Jack Hopkins prior to the Modoc County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Modoc County District Attorney Jordan Funk on Wednesday afternoon said he tentatively expected arraignment of shooting suspect Jack Breiner to be held Friday in Modoc Superior Court. Mr. Breiner will be arraigned on one count of willfull, deliberate and premeditated murder, one count of attempted murder, one count of felon in possession of a firearm and numerous enhancements, including a special circumstance allegation of intentionally killing a peace officer while the officer was engaged in the performance of his duties. This is a death penalty case. Click here to read more.
The September 2016 unemployment rate in Modoc remained the same as August at 6.6 percent, according to the state Employment Development Department.
Jack Lanceson Hopkins was killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.
Roger Joseph Hopping of Adin passed away Oct. 8, 2016.
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