Lufkin Police Report - 2/18/08

BURGLARY/BUILDING: 2500 BLOCK OF ATKINSON. An officer on patrol spotted a burglary in progress in the 2500 block of Atkinson at 1:45am Monday.  Two men broke into a clothing store and removed numerous articles of clothing and put the items in a car.  Travis James Rogers, 18, was arrested and a second suspect got away on foot.   The property was recovered and returned to the store.

ASSAULT/C: 1600 BLOCK OF GRAHAM. Complainant reported that her estranged husband touched her in a provocative manner without her consent and against her wishes Sunday evening.

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A VEHICLE: 1500 BLOCK OF WILDBRIAR. Complainant reported that his black 1999 Chevrolet Camaro was stolen from his carport Sunday evening.

DISTURBANCE/DOMESTIC: 300 BLOCK OF MONTROSE STREET. Complainant reported that a known suspect pulled a knife on him and then ran over him with a car during a disturbance Sunday afternoon.  The victim had visible injuries but declined treatment.  The suspect was located a short time later and no knife was found.  He said the complainant jumped on his hood on purpose and was not hit.  No arrest was made pending further investigation.

BURGLARY: 400 BLOCK OF TRENTON STREET. Complainant reported that her home was broken into over the weekend and some property belonging to her ex-husband was taken.  The suspect apparently attempted to fix the damage caused by the break-in.

BURGLARY: 1100 BLOCK OF TIMBERLAND. Complainant reported that someone entered his motel room Saturday night or Sunday and stole some cash, a microwave and a stereo system.

THEFT: 700 BLOCK OF TIMBERLAND. Complainant reported that a woman was seen putting candy and a bag of bird seed in her purse and leaving the store without paying for the items Sunday morning.

THEFT/B: 700 BLOCK OF SOUTH TIMBERLAND DRIVE. Complainant reported that her purse was stolen from the vehicle she had ridden to a nightclub in Friday night.  The complainant said her ride left her at the club and when she went to retrieve her purse the next day it was gone from the vehicle.  The driver denied knowing what happened to the purse though there was no sign of forced entry.

FORGERY/COUNTERFEITING: 800 BLOCK OF NORTH TIMBERLAND DRIVE. A man tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill Sunday morning.  The man was located and said he got the bad bill from an ATM.  The bill was confiscated and the man was released without any charges.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: 800 BLOCK OF NORTH. Complainant reported that brick was thrown through the window of his house Saturday night.  No suspects.

BURGLARY: 2200 JOHN REDDITT. Complainant reported that two storage buildings were broken into Saturday night but nothing was noted missing from either building.