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Lufkin Crime Stoppers subject arrested after anonymous tip

Elroy Edwards. (Source: Angelina County Jail.) Elroy Edwards. (Source: Angelina County Jail.)
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Lufkin Police have arrested a man featured on Lufkin Crime Stoppers' Crime of the Week.

According to the report, police learned through an anonymous tip that Elroy Edwards Jr., 60, of Lufkin, was at a residence on the 900 block of Camp Street at 6:43 p.m. Monday.

Officers managed to locate Edwards and arrest him.

Police have had a warrant out for Edwards since Aug. 18, 2011, following an undercover investigation into him allegedly selling nine grams of cocaine to a confidential informant.

He is charged with first-degree delivery of a controlled substance and misdemeanor A failure to identify.

According to the Crime Stoppers website, Edwards identified himself as Robert Edwards the last time police encountered him.

As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, a bond had not yet been set for his release from the Angelina County Jail.

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