Police: Lufkin man gives false ID, threatens officer

James Lee mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
James Lee mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A Lufkin man wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested Friday and threatened to kill the arresting officer on the way to jail, according to Lufkin Police.

According to the report, police responded to a disturbance on Norwood Drive at 6:30 p.m. When they arrived, a man identified himself as someone else and even gave a false date of birth, according to the report.

Police determined the man to be James Keith Lee, 55, and learned he had an outstanding warrant for probation revocation. When the officer took him to the jail, Lee made verbal threats to assault and kill the arresting officer, according to the report.

Lee was booked into the Angelina County Jail on charges of retaliation and failure to identify, as well as the outstanding warrant.

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