Hopkinsville Mother Arrested After Helping Hide Wanted Son

A fugitive featured on Crime Stoppers Wednesday was arrested just hours later along with his mother on Hermitage Drive.

Hopkinsville Police say they went to the home to locate 26-year-old Dustin Rushing who was wanted on warrants for probation violation and failure to appear.

His mother 41-year-old Penny Rushing reportedly told police he was not in the home even after being warned she would be arrested if he was found.

Police allegedly found Dustin Rushing hiding in a closet in the back of the home.

Dustin Rushing was arrested on his active warrants and Penny Rushing was charged with second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension.