Cell Phone Abuse
Police say a Lufkin Man used his cell phone to take pornographic pictures of a child. They Arrested 18-year old Alberto Rivera and two juvenile boys and charged them with "sexual perfomrance of a child." Police believe Rivera and the two teenagers gave the 17-year old girl a Xanax pill, took her clothes off and once she passed out from the drug they allegedly used a camera phone to take lewd photos of her. The girl called police after someone showed her the pictures.
Detectives have arrested a Lufkin Man after finding more than 130 grams of powder and rock cocaine inside his home. Police charged 33-year old Desmond Jones with possession and delivery of a controlled substance. Investigators also seized a drug scale from Jones' home in the 1000 block of Dunlap street. Instruments used to cook cocaine, more than two-thousand dollars in cash, a .22 caliber pistol and a .22 caliber rifle were also discovered.
Pepper Spray Robbery
Tyler police are looking for two robbers who sprayed a man with pepper spray. Police say a woman sprayed the employee of "B & W Finance" on east Erwin street. A man then approached the employee, hit him in the head and stole two bank bags. The female suspect is identified as 22-year old Rebbecca Gray of Maydelle. If you have any infomation on her or the male suspect, call Crime Stoppers or Tyler police.
A civil case is now thrown out against an East Texas sheriff's deputy. Sergeant Jamie Beene was accused of breaking a suspect's ankle during a 2005 arrest in Cherokee County. Criminal charges against Sergeant Beene were dismissed last year.
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