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Police: Lufkin man caught with cocaine during arrest

Samuel Houston mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail. Samuel Houston mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

By Jeff Awtrey - email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin man was caught with crack cocaine while an officer arrested him on an outstanding warrant on Wednesday, according to Lufkin Police.

The report states an officer saw Samuel Houston, 45, on the 900 block of Glenn Street and knew a warrant was out for his arrest. The officer took Houston into custody at 6:30 p.m. and found seven rocks of crack cocaine in a cigarette pack in his pocket, according to the report.

Houston is in jail on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and the outstanding warrant for aggravated assault.

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