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Lufkin man arrested after fleeing accident and threatening officers

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested 29-year-old Mark Jerome Pool Friday afternoon in connection to fleeing a hit-and-run vehicle accident on South First Street.

According to Sergeant Mike Shurley, officers located Pool on Cordelia Street as they saw him looking out of his back door. They requested he come out of the house several times. Shurley said Pool threatened the six officers on scene numerous times. He yelled threats to kill and shoot them.

The officers took cover and were finally able to make an arrest around 4 p.m. Friday, according to Shurley.

Mark Pool was booked into the Angelina County Jail around 10 p.m. and charged with retaliation and an accident involving injury, which are both a third degree felony. He was also charged with driving with an invalid license and no auto insurance.

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Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested 29-year-old Mark Jerome Pool Friday afternoon in connection to fleeing a hit-and-run vehicle accident on South First Street.

According to Sergeant Mike Shurley, officers located Pool on Cordelia Street as they saw him looking out of his back door. They requested he come out of the house several times. Shurley said Pool threatened the six officers on scene numerous times. He yelled threats to kill and shoot them.

The officers took cover and were finally able to make an arrest around 4 p.m. Friday, according to Shurley.

Mark Pool was booked into the Angelina County Jail around 10 p.m. and charged with retaliation and an accident involving injury, which are both a third degree felony. He was also charged with driving with an invalid license and no auto insurance.

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