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Gus Roy Hawkins

Gus Roy Hawkins, 31, was arrested on charges of accessory after the fact to first degree murder, conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence and tampering with evidence.

Authorities were alerted to the Conoco on Stuart Road in Cleveland, Tenn., in reference to Hawkins making threats and showing a gun to citizens, according to a release from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies took Hawkins into custody where they found a loaded gun in his waistband, the release said.

Hawkins was wanted for his connection with Tyler Andrew Worth's murder. Worth was shot three times in the back and thrown off a cliff in Polk County. His body was discovered Saturday.

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