Man taken into custody after barricading himself in vehicle in Lufkin

An investigation is underway.
An investigation is underway.(Lufkin Police Department)
Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 6:17 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 10:24 PM CDT
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LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Several law enforcement agencies responded to a chase and then a scene on Friday night, where a subject was barricaded in a vehicle on College Drive.

The incident started as a traffic stop attempt; the driver evaded officers, and finally crashed his vehicle. He refused to get out of the vehicle initially, but was soon taken into custody without incident.

According to Lufkin police, the incident ended on College Drive; police shut College down from Sandyland Road to near Angelina College baseball field, as well as the Whitehouse extension, beginning just past Walmart, while DPS and sheriff’s deputies dealt with the subject.

DPS has not yet released additional information on the arrest.

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