Crime

SFA police charge 2 accused of doing ‘donuts’ on softball field

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office arrested two young men who allegedly did an estimated $3,000 worth of damage by doing “donuts” on the Stephen F. Austin State University softball field on Jan. 5.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office: 1 person in custody in connection with stabbing death

16-year-old taken to hospital after being shot by unknown suspects in Lufkin

Tip leads to Livingston man’s arrest on child porn charge

Man arrested near Lufkin on mail theft charges allegedly looking for letter from President Trump

Man who shot out windows at Lufkin Big Lots found guilty

Nacogdoches woman gets 40 years prison for starving mother to death

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Tyler County man gets life in prison for death of woman

Angelina County Sheriff’s Office releases name of man found in submerged truck

Lufkin police arrest two men suspected of stealing catalytic converter from church van

Lufkin police: 2 men stole catalytic converter from church van

Man found guilty in connection with 1990 Houston County shooting death

Crime Stoppers: Tyler County burglary suspects rummaged through house ‘as if shopping’

2 men injured in shooting incident at Nacogdoches mobile home park

Two men suffered serious gunshot wounds in a shooting incident that occurred at a mobile home park on Saratoga Street in Nacogdoches Sunday night.

Angelina County Sheriff’s Office investigating explosion that damaged Caver Rd.

After numerous Angelina County residents reported hearing a loud boom Saturday night, the sheriff’s office looked into the incident and found that someone had used an explosive called Tannerite to blow a large hole in Caver Road.

Lufkin man sustains ‘substantial’ injury after being shot by unknown suspect

A man was taken to the hospital Saturday after being shot.

Suspect in December aggravated robbery that injured Lufkin man arrested

According to Lufkin police, Deandre Bagley, 19, was arrested for the alleged aggravated robbery that seriously injured 64-year-old Joaquin Silva.

Nacogdoches police arrest 2 of 3 suspects in armed robbery at basketball court

Police: Investigation reveals car was in race when it hit, killed Lufkin woman on New Year’s Eve

Lufkin woman pleads guilty to stealing $69,710 worth of checks from business

  Texas, Colorado game wardens work together to convict Nacogdoches County man in ‘major’ poaching case

Deep East Texas Crime Stoppers asking for public’s help in finding sex assault suspect

Texan arrested in cyber-stalking probe; female real estate agents targeted across the U.S.

  Lufkin Police: No bomb found inside backpack of man who claimed to have one

The Lufkin Police Department is urging the town’s residents to avoid the area near the Women’s Shelter Thrift Store near Walmart to keep traffic congestion at a minimum in the wake of a possible bomb threat.

Lufkin police: Man brandished kitchen scissors during convenience store robbery

A man is in custody after he allegedly used a pair of kitchen scissors to threaten a clerk and then rob the Big's convenience store located at 1203 S. Chestnut Sunday evening.

A&E show to air story about Nacogdoches County child sexual assault fugitive

“Live P.D.” on A&E will be airing information on a Nacogdoches County fugitive who is wanted on a continuous sexual assault of a child charge and has been on the run since 2018 this weekend, according to a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

1 fatally stabbed, 3 hurt in morning attack in Austin, Texas

The attacks Friday morning just south of the Texas Capitol terrified customers stopping for their morning coffee along a popular stretch of restaurants and downtown apartments.

Nacogdoches police: Man fled traffic stop, tossed evidence out window

Nacogdoches police officers arrested a 30-year-old man after he allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop on East Main Street and threw evidence out his vehicle’s window Thursday evening.

  Lufkin police: Burglars broke into Target, stole $5K worth of electronics

Two suspects broke into Lufkin's Target store Thursday morning and stole more than $5,000 worth of electronic devices.

Funeral services set for fallen Panola County sheriff’s deputy

Panola County residents are mourning the loss of a sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed while he was conducting a traffic stop early Tuesday morning.

  'Our hearts are hurting’: Panola County sheriff, Gov. Abbott, commend deputy’s dedication

A Panola County sheriff’s deputy was killed in the line of duty while conducting a traffic stop early Tuesday, Sheriff Kevin Lake confirms.

WEBXTRA: Gary residents speak about fatal Panola County shooting incident

A mother and her daughter who live in the Gary community spoke to KLTV News about what they saw and heard early Tuesday morning when a Panola County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while he was conducting a traffic stop.

Jasper police: 11-year-old boy will be charged for false 911 text

An investigation into a hoax 911 text where a person claiming to be a 14-year-old boy said he had been shot by his father resulted in Jasper police officers arresting an 11-year-old boy on Sunday.

Lufkin Police Department: Woman stabbed boyfriend in back, chest during argument

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 47-year-old woman Sunday in connection with allegations that she stabbed her boyfriend in the back and chest during an argument.

1 in custody, 2 identified after trespassing at property of Joey Ross Towing

According to NPD Sergeant Mobley, three individuals were trespassing on the property and broke into several vehicles.

Nacogdoches County sheriff: Suspect in Arkansas homicide confesses to killing mother

Arkansas State Police have formally filed murder charges against a woman arrested in Nacogdoches County on Monday.

Suspect in Arkansas homicide arrested in Nacogdoches County on unrelated charge

An arrest by the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office has led to the discovery of a Homicide that occurred in Arkansas and has landed the primary suspect in the Nacogdoches County Jail on unrelated charges.

Livingston police: Man shot dead after dispute over child; 1 in custody

A man is dead after being shot in a dispute over a child, Livingston police say.

  Lufkin police release video of victim trying to thwart truck theft before getting hit

The Lufkin Police Department has released home surveillance video of a man trying to keep a robbery suspect from stealing his pickup.

Shelby County man accused of trying to cannibalize girl pleads guilty

A 23-year-old Joaquin, Texas man has pleaded guilty to child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.

Former prison guard receives a two-year prison sentence for explosive device found in home

Former prison guard sentenced to 2 years in prison for explosive device.

Nacogdoches police: Search at apartment results in 3 arrests, seizure of drugs, guns

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department seized a large quantity of narcotics and handguns and made several arrests after an investigation began late Wednesday evening.

Angelina County grand jury indicts man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman

A Lufkin man has been indicted in connection to allegations that he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman back in October. Later, the woman managed to escape from a car trunk.

Angelina County grand jury indicts couple accused of abusing, neglecting autistic son

An Angelina County jury indicted two parents in connection with the abuse and neglect of their autistic 9-year-old son, who was later found to have leukemia.

Grand jury indicts Huntington man accused of bomb message that evacuated school

An Angelina County grand jury has indicted a Huntington man who is accused of leaving a threatening note on a bathroom stall that prompted Huntington ISD’s administration to evacuate the students and faculty at the high school campus to the football stadium in March 2018.

  Lufkin Crime Stoppers: Burglary suspect tried to steal handguns from pawn shop

An alert police officer kept a burglary suspect from stealing almost two dozen guns from a local pawn shop, but the man managed to escape, according to a Lufkin Crime Stoppers post.

Court documents: Man arrested in Amarillo admitted to selling $4.5 million worth of meth this year

A man who was arrested in Amarillo admitted to selling around $4.5 million worth of meth this year, according to court documents.

  Woman gets 35 years for her role in Angelina County drowning death of 3-year-old nephew

Billie Jean Cuttler pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of second-degree felony conspiracy to commit murder.

Man found guilty in Polk County illegal gambling operation

A man has been found guilty in connection to an illegal gambling operation in Polk County.

  Lufkin police search for suspect who stole truck, ran victim over during getaway

Lufkin police are searching for a person they said stole a man’s truck and ran over him in the process of getting away.

Nacogdoches police: Man used knife, threats to hold woman against her will

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 35-year-old man on Tuesday in connection with allegations that he held a woman against her will in an apartment overnight.

Lufkin man pleads guilty to Christmas Eve shooting death of woman

Prosecutors said a jury trial will decide the punishment for Ceddarius Blake in early 2020.

After 40 years on Texas death row, court tosses Cesar Fierro’s sentence for faulty jury instructions

After Cesar Fierro spent 40 years on death row, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals tossed his sentence Wednesday.

Lufkin police: Teenage boy who was reported missing found safe

A 14-year-old boy who was reported missing Monday was found safe, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

  VIDEO: After vehicle burglary. suspects tried to use stolen credit cards at Lufkin store

Deep East Texas Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying three men who tried to use credit cards that were stolen during a vehicle burglary at a gym at the Lufkin Walmart.

Lufkin police: Charter school students texted each other about shooting, suicide plans

The Lufkin Police Department has filed first-degree-felony warrants on two former Pineywoods Community Academy students stemming from an investigation into alleged threats that began earlier this year.

Newton County County sheriff: No arrests have been made in fatal shooting incident

A 40-year-old man died after a shooting incident that occurred at a property on FM 2626 Wednesday night, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

Suspect accused of killing Nassau Bay police sergeant arrested

Harris County deputies have arrested a 21-year-old man accused in the death of a Nassau Bay police officer.

Texas executed Travis Runnels for a prison murder. His lawyers said false testimony put him on death row.

Texas officials didn't dispute that prosecutors introduced false testimony at Travis Runnels’ 2005 capital murder trial in Amarillo. Instead, they argued the state should still execute him even if they did.

Lufkin police: Officer suffered possible concussion after scuffle with combative person at hospital

A Lufkin police officer lost consciousness after he fell and hit his head during a scuffle with a combative individual who refused treatment at a local hospital.

Lufkin police searching for suspects who attempted to rob store

Lufkin police are investigating after they say three suspects attempted to rob a store Tuesday.

  Crime Stoppers: Person fraudulently withdrew thousands after finding lost wallet

Crime Stoppers is asking the public for help identifying a suspect who allegedly fraudulently used someones debit card and withdrew thousands from their bank account.

Nacogdoches County traffic stop yields 10 pounds of cocaine, stolen guns hidden inside dash

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a Houston man who the sheriff says was caught with 10 pounds of cocaine and two stolen handguns inside the dash of his SUV.

Jury finds man guilty of stealing hundreds of thousands from Houston County newspaper

A jury has convicted a Grapeland man who stole from a newspaper with which he was employed over years’ time.

  Police arrest Nacogdoches woman in connection with drugs given out at school

Nacogdoches police have arrested a woman after one of her children took methamphetamine to a local elementary school.

Execution date set for Smith County man who strangled mother, buried her in backyard

An execution date has been set for the Smith County man who strangled his mother and buried her body in their backyard.

Center man convicted of sexual assaults, stabbings gets 40-year prison sentence

A Center man agreed to a 40-year prison term as part of a plea agreement on six felony charges that included two counts of aggravated sexual assault and two unrelated counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

DPS: Trinity man arrested after he struck bicyclist on FM 356, fled scene

Trinity County law enforcement officers arrested a 31-year-old man Tuesday night after he allegedly struck a bicyclist when he was driving on FM 356 and then fled the scene.

Polk County deputies arrest fugitive, 2 other suspects, find meth, other drugs, guns

After a man with outstanding felony warrants allegedly evaded arrest and left his two children abandoned in his vehicle in Woodville, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested him and two women on multiple child endangerment and drug charges Sunday.

Lufkin Police Department: Woman being escorted out of store hit LPD officer, fled

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 31-year-old woman on an assault of a public servant charge after she hit one of the LPD officer escorting her from the town’s Walmart store Thursday night.

Jacksonville police: Man shot in neck after fight escalates into shootout

A man suffered a gunshot wound to the neck after a fight escalated into multiple people pulling out handguns and shooting at each other, according to the Jacksonville Police Department.

Lufkin Wendy’s employee robbed at gunpoint

Lufkin police are investigating the robbery of a Wendy’s employee Sunday morning.

Bond set at $1 million for suspect in Tyler County murder

Bond has been set for the suspect in a murder in Tyler County.

VIDEO: Hooded men break into Van Zandt County gun business; reward offered

Two hooded men broke into a Wills Point gun shop on Aug. 30 and stole two guns and a suppressor, and now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is offering a reward of up $1,000 for any information that leads to the suspects' arrest and convictions.

Tyler County murder suspect arrested in Jasper County after two-day manhunt

A manhunt for the suspect in a fatal shooting incident that occurred in Tyler County has shifted to Jasper County, according to the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office.

  Angelina County manhunt suspect charged with 5 counts of aggravated assault against public servant

An 18-year-old man who allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle and fired shots at law enforcement officers Wednesday has been charged with multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, including five counts aggravated assault against a public servant.

Trinity ISD: Student who allegedly made social media threat about riot in custody

A student who allegedly made social media threats against Trinity ISD campuses has been arrested. According to a press release that was posted on the Trinity ISD Facebook page, the threat indicated that a riot could occur on TISD campuses on Friday.

Jury sentences Diboll man who shot woman 8 times to 50 years in prison

A jury has found a Diboll man guilty of shooting a woman in front of their children in March.

  Manhunt subject Nathan Lamar found inside attic of home he broke into

Law enforcement officers from various agencies are looking for someone in the area of FM 2021 and Ransom Brown Road after he fired shots at deputies.

  VIDEO: Lufkin Crime Stoppers: Suspects stole pickup from motel in less than 90 seconds

It took two thieves less than 90 seconds to break into a Ford F-350 pickup on Oct. 29 and then drive it out of the parking lot of a Lufkin motel, according to a bulletin on the Crime Stoppers website.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office releases name of man found dead after house fire

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man whose body was found after a house fire that occurred on County Road 4084