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1/12/2011 - Lufkin Police Report

01-11-2011     Burglary/Vehicle   1700 Block West Frank Avenue

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, a complainant reported to Lufkin Police Department that at approximately 8:00 PM that date an unidentified actor(s) burglarized the complainant's vehicle while the vehicle was parked in the employee parking area of Pilgrim's Pride, located in the 1700 block of West Frank Avenue in Lufkin.  According to the report, the complainant stated that the actor(s) forced entry by damaging a window of the vehicle and removed from within the vehicle three music discs and a radar detector.  The report stated that the incident was referred for further investigation.

01-11-2011     Theft/B           2500 Block Daniel McCall Drive

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, a complainant reported to Lufkin Police Department that between 3:00 PM and 4:30 PM that date an unidentified actor(s) stole the complainant's wallet as she shopped at Wal-Mart, located in the 2500 block of Daniel McCall Drive in Lufkin.  According to the report, the complainant stated that she placed her purse in a shopping cart as she shopped and that she believes that the actor(s) removed her wallet from within the purse while she was away from the cart; the complainant stated that the green wallet contained the complainant's drivers license, Social Security card, a JC Penney credit card, an Exxon credit card, a Beall's credit card, an Angelina Federal Employees credit card, and a check book.  The report stated that the incident was referred for further investigation.

Fraud              2500 Block Daniel McCall Drive

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, a complainant reported to Lufkin Police Department that on an unidentified suspect fraudulently utilized the complainant's bank account information for multiple purchases at a Kroger grocery store located in Acwroth, Georgia.  According to the report, the complainant stated that they discovered unauthorized debits from their bank account totaling several hundred dollars.  The report stated that the incident was referred for further investigation.

01-11-2011     Arrest             518 South First Street

At approximately 9:00 AM on January 11, 2011, a Lufkin Police Department officer arrested Dante McRay Smith (Black / Male / 26 / Lufkin) for the Third Degree Felony offense of Tampering with a Governmental Document, and for an outstanding arrest warrant for the Third Degree Felony offense of Failure to Comply with Duties of Sex Offender Registration and four outstanding Capias Pro Fine warrants held by Lufkin Municipal Court.

According to the report, on December 05, 2010, the Lufkin Police Department officer assigned to monitor Sex Offender Dante McRay Smith discovered that Mr. Smith had moved from his registered address, 504-G Homer Street in Lufkin, shortly after the officer contacted him there on November 07, 2010.  The officer found that Mr. Smith had moved to 312 Mantooth Avenue in Lufkin but he had not notified Lufkin Police Department prior to moving and he had not registered the new address with the Department.  The officer sought, and a judge issued, a warrant for the arrest of Dante McRay Smith for the Third Degree Felony offense of Failure to Comply with Duties of Sex Offender Registration.  On January 11, 2011, Lufkin Police Department officers responded to the office of Angelina County Adult Probation, located at 518 South First Street in Lufkin, after being notified by Mr. Smith's probation officer that Dante McRay Smith was at that location.  The officers took custody of Mr. Smith for the outstanding Sex Offender Registration warrant and four outstanding Capias Pro Fine warrants held by Lufkin Municipal Court for the offenses of Loud Noise, No Driver's License, Speeding, and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility (No Insurance).  The officers were informed by Mr. Smith's probation officer that Mr. Smith had presented to her a fraudulent sex offender registration receipt as proof that he had meet that date with Lufkin Police Department Records Section personnel and notified them that his residential address changed.  Mr. Smith had altered an old sex offender registration receipt issued to indicate that he had changed his address to 1014 East Denman Avenue Apt. 14 in Lufkin.  The probation officer knew the document had been altered because the changes were made by scribbling with an ink pen over the information on the type-written document.  Dante McRay Smith (Black / Male / 26 / Lufkin) was booked into Angelina County Jail for the offense of Tampering with a Governmental Document, for the outstanding arrest warrant for the offense of Failure to Comply with Duties of Sex Offender Registration, and for the four outstanding Lufkin Municipal Court Capias Pro Fine warrants.  At the time of the report, the investigating officer had not verified Mr. Smith's current residential address.  Mr. Smith stated to his probation officer that he is living at 312 Mantooth Avenue in Lufkin but stated to the officer, and falsified the registration receipt to indicate, that he is living at 1014 East Denman Avenue Apt. 14 in Lufkin; the officer will continue to monitor Mr. Smith and, if he is released from jail, will verify his residential address and update Lufkin Police Department Sex Offender records.

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