A Tyler man has received a life sentence for assaulting his parole officer!

Credit: EastTexasMatters.com

Well that escalated quickly! Larry Hicks of Tyler will now spend the rest of his life in prison, for assaulting his parole officer, according to EastTexasMatters.com! He was sentenced on Wednesday. In 2018, the parole officer went to Hicks' house to check on him, after putting an ankle monitor on him three days earlier. hicks had cut off the monitor and got upset when his parole officer took a pic of it. He then assaulted the officer. The SWAT Team had to be called in, after Hicks refused to leave his house and had a stand-off with Smith County deputies! They found a pistol in his house!