Lufkin Police Report - 12/18/07

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: 100 BLOCK OF NORTH JOHN REDDITT. Complainant reported that her ex-boyfriend was seen by her vehicle Monday evening and she believes he put an unknown substance in her gas tank.

ASSAULT/A: 2500 BLOCK OF DANIEL MCCALL. Complainant reported that a woman he didn't know struck him in the face Monday evening.  The suspect told the complainant's wife that she hit him for "looking" at her teenage sister.  Complainant had no visible injuries.

HARASSMENT: 100 BLOCK OF S. SOUTH END BL. Complainant reported that her estranged husband has been making repeated, harassing phone calls to her and she wanted to file charges.  When contacted, the estranged husband said the complainant was calling and harassing him and he wanted to file charges.  Both cases related and the matter has been referred to detectives.

CREDIT CARD ABUSE: 200 BLOCK OF FINLEY AVENUE. Complainant reported that a known suspect obtained a debit card on her bank account and made unauthorized charges on her bank account.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: 2500 BLOCK OF DANIEL MCCALL. Complainant reported that someone broke out a window on his car and sprayed paint on the car sometime Monday afternoon.

HARASSMENT: 300 BLOCK OF EAST BREMOND AVENUE. Complainant reported that the father of her child called her and threatened her Sunday.

FORGERY/COUNTERFEITING: 600 BLOCK OF CROWN COLONY. Complainant reported that one of her checks had apparently been stolen and forged.

THEFT/B: 700 BLOCK OF SOUTH TIMBERLAND DRIVE. Two teenage males were detained trying to pass what was believed to be a counterfeit $50 bill at a store over the weekend.  The responding officer determined that the $50 bill was likely not counterfeit but a bill from the 1930's.  The investigation then revealed that the two teens had stolen the bill from an acquaintance who had received it as a gift.  The matter is still under investigation and no arrests have been made at this time.

THEFT/B: 1200 BLOCK OF WEST FRANK AVENUE. Complainant reported that someone stole $70 cash and his debit card from his hospital room late last week.

ANIMAL/COMPLAINT: 400 BLOCK OF ZOO CI. Zoo staff arrived at work Monday morning to find that four of the five Blackbuck antelope at the zoo exhibit had been killed Sunday night or early Monday morning.  The fifth antelope (and the only male) was still alive when found but died a few hours later.  The wounds appeared to have been caused by another animal and numerous dog tracks in the enclosure indicate the antelope were killed by a dog or group of dogs.

ROBBERY: 900 BLOCK OF CAMP. Complainant was found with serious facial wounds outside his apartment just after midnight Monday.  The complainant reported that he had been beaten by unknown suspects and robbed at an unknown location.  Officers followed the blood trail to a nearby apartment and found a man there who admitted to hitting the complainant and causing the injuries but said it was self defense.

The complainant then stated that man was his friend and did not hit him and then stated he was beaten by two black men in some type uniform outside his apartment. The complainant was treated for two lacerations to his face and the case if referred to detectives.