Richardson takes convincing win in Sheriff’s Race

Edgar's picture

DeSoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson cruised to a convincing win Tuesday night over Mansfield Chief of Police Gary Hobbs to finish the unexpired term of former Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle.

Richardson, who was appointed interim Sheriff by Arbuckle earlier this year, claimed a 62 percent to 38 percent victory. Richardson captured 22 of the 37 precincts and 6,681 total votes from DeSoto Parish voters. Hobbs received 4,040 of the total votes cast.


To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.

Rate this article: 
No votes yet