Lufkin P.D. start for weekly warrant sweeps

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – The Lufkin Police Department collected $36,000 and made 12 arrests during last month's warrant sweep.

The sweep lasted from March 26th through April 30th. The city marshal says those totals are down from last year, and believes its due to the economy.

The arrests targeted those with large outstanding balances, and warrants.

Smith also tell us, they're using a new process of serving warrants, "In the last few months we've been going out once a week and serving particular warrants and we'll continue to do that from here on out."

Police will serve warrants by tracking people down at home, work or by traffic stops.

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