Lufkin Crime Catchers Recognized Again For Productivity

An East Texas program known for catching crooks has now achieved another award.

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin received the 2004 Productivity Award for greatest dollar recovery for a town with its population.

The group got the prize at the 17th annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference last week in Houston. Lufkin also won the productivity award in 1989, 1990, and 2003.

Last year, Crime Stoppers of Lufkin recovered more than $75,000 in stolen or confiscated property and more than $4,000 in confiscated drugs.