2/19/10 Lufkin Police Report

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) –Criminal Mischief, 400 Block South Chestnut Street: At approximately 3:20 A.M. on Friday, February 19, 2010, an air conditioning unit was damaged outside of a business located in the 400 block of South Chestnut Drive.  According to the report, a Lufkin Police Department Officer patrolling the area observed a male suspect near the business and air conditioning unit but the suspect fled the area on foot and eluded the Officer.  The report stated that the Officer returned to the business and discovered that an air conditioning unit had been dismantled and the parts removed were concealed in a grassy area near the business.  The report described the suspect as a black, male subject approximately thirty to forty years old, of average build, and wearing a dark blue-in-color long sleeve sweatshirt and dark blue-in-color pants.

Incident/Information, 200 Block Hummingbird Lane: At approximately 9:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 18, 2010, a Lufkin Police Department Officer discovered that a registered sex offender was not living at his registered address, a residence located in the 200 block of Hummingbird Lane.  According to the report, the Officer, after conducting several sex offender verification visits at the residence, found evidence that the suspect had for more than thirty days lived outside of the residence.  The report stated that a warrant will be sought for the suspect for violating his sex offender registration requirements.

Theft/Felony, 3500 South First Street: At approximately 12:45 P.M. on Thursday, February 18, 2010, a wedding ring was stolen from the Angelina College campus, located at 3500 South First Street.  According to the report, the complainant stated that the placed her purse and wedding ring on a chair while she applied lotion to her hands and then left the purse and ring on the chair while she retrieved nearby paperwork.  The report stated that a female subject was seen moving the purse to an adjacent chair and after the female subject left the area, the complainant realized that her ring was missing.  The report stated that an employee provided the name of the female subject but, at the time of the report, the subject had not been located.

Theft, 4600 Block South Medford Drive: At approximately 12:45 P.M. on Thursday, February 18, 2010, a known female suspect stole merchandise from a store located within Lufkin Mall, located at 4600 South Medford Drive.  According to the report, the suspect concealed merchandise inside of her purse and exited the store without making payment.  The report stated that the suspect's actions were witnessed by a store employee and that an employee of another store attempted to prevent the suspect exiting the Mall but the suspect used her fist to strike the employee's chest.  The report stated that when confronted outside of a South First Street restaurant by another witness the suspect emptied the contents of her purse and fled the area on foot.  According to the report, merchandise of the approximate value of $70.00 was recovered and returned to the store, and, based upon the information provided, Lufkin Police Department Officers were able to identify the suspect but at the time of the report the suspect had not been located.

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