Lufkin Police Report - 02/23/07

ASSAULT:  2006 block of Lowry St.  A woman reported that an acquaintance threw coffee on her and then hit her in the head with a coffee cup during an argument Thursday night.  Minor injury; no medical treatment was required.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:  3200 block of Old Union Rd.  Several witnesses saw a man "cutting donuts" on the grass and then back his pickup into a dumpster two times, evidently on purpose.  The suspect left his truck at the scene and left with someone in another vehicle.  The man was located later and arrested on unrelated charges.  A warrant for Criminal Mischief is pending for the damage to the lawn and dumpster.

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE:  300 block of Oak St.  A woman reported that her boyfriend displayed a gun, and then chased her when she broke off their relationship.  The victim stated the man didn't point the gun at her, but pulled it from his car and displayed it to her.  She ran off and he gave chase and made a threat on her life, but didn't catch her.

THEFT:  4600 S. Medford Dr. (Lufkin Mall)  Two women were seen taking two shirts from a store in the mall Thursday evening.  They fled before the clerk could stop them.

BURGLARY:  100 block of Wilma St.  An MP3 player and a knob to the car's air conditioner were stolen from an unsecured vehicle early Thursday morning.

BURGLARY:  500 block of Packer St.  A residence was broken into and a video game and stereo equipment were stolen.

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE:  800 block of First St.  A man was seen loading a car onto a trailer from a mechanic's shop.  The man said the car's owner gave him permission to pick up the car.  The shop called the owner, who said no one was supposed to get the car.  The suspect left with the victim's white 1989 Chevy Corsica on a flatbed trailer.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:  800 block of E. Raguet St.  A store window was found to have a chip knocked out of it and paint transfer on it.  The damage occurred during the past few days.

ROBBERY:  3400 block of Chestnut Dr.  A man robbed Hall's Grocery at gunpoint around 8:12 a.m. Thursday morning.  The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.  The man was described as a white male, tall and thin, with dark hair, a thin mustache, and several days growth of beard.  The suspect fled on foot down Bartmess Dr. with an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was injured.