Lufkin Police officers arrested a 35-year-old man after he allegedly stole a bottle of Bud Ice from the Brookshire Brothers on South Chestnut Street and then fled from an officer who had been working security at the store Tuesday night.
Shawn James Daggett, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail on a state-jail felony theft with a previous conviction charge and a state-jail felony evading arrest with a previous conviction charge. No bail amount has been set at this time.
According to the Lufkin Police Department's daily activity report, Daggett ran out of the Brookshire Brothers store with a $1.69 Bud Ice bottle in his shorts pocket at about 6:29 p.m. Tuesday. He fled from the LPD officer who had been working security at the store, but he was caught by other officers a short time later and arrested.