Nacogdoches police: Man arrested after he stabbed family member

Nacogdoches police: Man arrested after he stabbed family member
Alexis Noriega (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail website)

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Nacogdoches police officers arrested a 20-year-old man Saturday night after he allegedly stabbed a family member in the chest during a disturbance that occurred at an apartment complex on North Street.

Alexis Rene Noriega, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a second-degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge and a Class A misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance between 3 and 28 grams charge.

No bond amounts have been set for Noriega’s charges yet, according to the Nacogdoches County Jail website.

Nacogdoches PD officers were dispatched out to a disturbance in the 3220 block of North Street in Nacogdoches at about 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the media report. During the disturbance, Noriega allegedly stabbed a family member in the chest.

The family member was taken to a Nacogdoches hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

A spokesman for the Nacogdoches Police Department said officers found that Noriega had a controlled substance on his person during their pre-arrest search. He was arrested without any further incident and taken to the county jail.

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