POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Assault at 4926 Dumfries Drive

November 25, 2019 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the assault of a man and a woman that occurred at 4926 Dumfries Drive about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday (November 21).  

The suspect, Dustin Hethcock (w/m, 33), is charged with assault of a family member in the 209th State District Court.  He suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

A previous booking photo of Hethcock is attached to this news release.  

The victims, Mary Hethcock, 63, and Freddie Marley, 69, minor injuries and were treated at the scene.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers M. Althaus and Z. Brumley reported:  

Ms. Hethcock was inside her residence when her son, Dustin, approached her and assaulted her.  Dustin then approached Mr. Marley, who was outside the residence, and assaulted him by punching him in the head several times. In self-defense, Marley pulled out a knife and stabbed Dustin Hethcock multiple times.  HPD patrol officers arrived at the location as Dustin Hethcock was being transported by paramedics to the hospital.  After further investigation, Dustin Hethcock was charged for his role in the incident.  

 Dustin Hethcock
Dustin Hethcock

VHS/JKS  11-25-19
Inc. #153659219

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.