Lufkin Police Report - 8/28/08

BURGLARY/HABITATION: 100 Block LAZY OAKS. Complainant reported that his apartment was burglarized Tuesday and a DVD player and video game were stolen.

INCIDENT/INFORMATION: 1400 Block S JOHN REDDITT. Complainant reported that she was the victim of a "secret shopper" fraud scheme.  The complainant lost $3000 in the scheme where she was hired as a secret shopper and sent a bogus check and asked to send $3000 of that money to someone n Canada.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: 4600 Block S MEDFORD DR. Complainant reported that someone wrote profanities on the hood of her car with a marker Wednesday evening.

BURGLARY: 1500 Block N MEDFORD. Complainant reported that his residence was broken into Wednesday. A stereo, computer, and printer were stolen.

BURGLARY: 2100 Block JOHN REDDITT. Complainant reported that someone entered several vehicles at an auto auction lot and stole the stereos out of the vehicles Tuesday night.

BURGLARY/ATTEMPT: 4600 Block S MEDFORD DR. Complainant reported that a display case lock at a kiosk inside Lufkin Mall had been tampered with in apparent burglary attempt Tuesday might.

BURGLARY: 700 Block DESERT WILLOW. Complainant reported that his unlocked vehicle was entered Tuesday night and a roll of quarters and a folding knife were stolen.  The air was also let out of all four tires.

THEFT: 2800 Block PAUL. Complainant reported that a large BBQ grill was stolen off her back porch Tuesday night.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: 1800 Block SAYERS. Complainant reported that she was approached at an apartment complex around 4am Wednesday by a man who pointed a gun at her and identified himself as a Lufkin police officer.  The suspect told her that her car had been reported stolen.  The woman went inside her apartment and the man left the scene in a black Chevrolet Tahoe with dark tinted windows.  The woman said the man was wearing a vest that had "POLICE" on the front and wore a police gun belt.  He is described as a white male, mid 20's, slender build and about 5'8" tall.  The man was not a Lufkin police officer and the woman's car had not been reported stolen.