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2 Lufkin men charged in A/C thefts

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Jason Speegle (Source: Angelina County Jail) Jason Speegle (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Billy Howell (Source: Angelina County Jail) Billy Howell (Source: Angelina County Jail)
ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is charging two Lufkin men in connection to four air-conditioning unit thefts.

Billy Ray Howell II, 27, is charged with two counts of felony theft and one count of burglary and Jason William Speegle, 21, is charged with four counts of theft and one count of burglary.

According to arrest warrant affidavits, the men teamed up to steal an air-conditioning unit from a residence on the 2600 block of FM 843. Howell also allegedly stole a unit on the 2200 block of FM 843 and Speegle is accused of stealing a unit from the Davisville Church and a residence on the 200 block of Jacobs Road.

Each are also accused of breaking into the residence on the 800 block of FM 843.

Both men admitted to the crimes, according to the arrest affidavits.

Each warrant was obtained on Tuesday and both were arrested on Wedneday.

Speegle is being held on a collective bond of $20,000 and Howell is being held on a bond of $15,000 and on an order for surrender warrant.

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