Crime

  Lufkin police looking for suspect in shooting incident at convenience store

We are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man shown in this surveillance video still moments before he shot another man in the MB Food Store parking lot late Friday night at 708 N. Raguet St.

Affidavit: Murder victim, suspects tried to rob Tyler home

K-9, helicopter assist in locating hunter lost in Angelina Forest

Deer decoy ‘Corby’ catches night hunter’s eye

2 arrested in Athens in connection with December 1 murder of Shreveport man

Pennsylvania woman arrested in connection with Diboll shooting death

Woman who allegedly stole Grubhub driver’s car booked into Angelina County Jail

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Lufkin man arrested on drug charge after toddler dies

Affidavit: Blood in missing San Augustine woman’s van leads to arrest of ex-husband

Nacogdoches police seek Scrooges who swiped cash from shopping dad

Authorities arrest suspected Trinity County child predator

Caddo coroner identifies pregnant woman who died after she and a man were shot in a car

Police: Texas State defensive back shot dead in drug deal

  Lufkin police release bodycam footage from Tuesday foot chase

Lufkin police have released video from the foot chase which led to the arrest of a man accused in two shootings.

Man arrested in Smith County stop accused of trafficking 9 illegal immigrants

The trooper pulled Orellano over and had him roll down the back passenger window.

  Lufkin police arrest man wanted for 2 shootings

Lufkin police have arrested a man wanted in connection with two shootings which took place 12 days apart.

  Affidavit: Lufkin coach tried to buy prescription pad from doctor’s son

An arrest affidavit states a Lufkin football coach offered money to a student for his father’s prescription pad. It also states he offered to sell edible marijuana and vape wax to the student.

  Trinity ISD campuses burglarized

Oregon State Police: Shelbyville man drove 18-wheeler wrong way on I-5, hit another big rig

Lufkin police: Man, woman stole 4 rings valued at $29K from jewelry store

Lufkin ISD coach arrested on drug charge

  Police: Lufkin resident found dead in home; man caught using his credit card

Driver accused of leaving scene after hitting pedestrian in Lufkin

  Man charged with murder in connection with missing San Augustine woman

San Augustine police have charged a man with murder in connection to a missing San Augustine woman.

Man arrested in connection with 2016 Jacksonville pedestrian death

A man has been arrested in the 2016 death of a pedestrian on SE Loop 456 in Jacksonville.

16-year-old arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Killeen teen

A 16-year-old boy was in custody Tuesday in connection with a shooting in September in Killeen that left a teenager dead.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office investigating drive-by shooting incident

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting incident that occurred on FM 350 on Wednesday that left one person injured.

Thief uses bolt-cutters to retrieve money from machine in Polk County

The suspect was seen on video surveillance driving an U-Haul truck.

Judge sentences Bowie County man to 17.5 years in federal prison for child porn

A 32-year-old Bowie County, Texas, man has been sentenced to prison for distribution of child pornography in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today.

Texas A&M police identify suspect in early morning campus sexual assault

University police say a woman reported she was sexually assaulted early Wednesday morning after leaving Northgate.

Jasper police release suspect’s name in fatal shooting incident on Peachtree Street

The Jasper Police Department has released the name of the suspect in a fatal shooting incident that occurred on Peachtree Street on Saturday following an alleged physical confrontation between the two men.

Jasper police: 1 person in custody after fatal shooting incident on Peachtree Street

Jasper police officers have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with allegations that he shot and killed another man after a physical confrontation that occurred on Peachtree Street on Sunday.

Nacogdoches police: Man arrested after he stabbed family member

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.

Lufkin Police Department: Multiple suspects in custody after drive-by shooting incident

Multiple suspects in a drive-by shooting incident that occurred in North Lufkin Saturday afternoon were taken into custody in Nacogdoches later that day, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in Sabine County

A man is in jail charged with murder after a woman was found dead with a gunshot wound Saturday.

Woman accused of setting fatal Gregg County fire found competent to stand trial

An East Texas woman charged with arson causing bodily injury or death in connection with a 2018 apartment fire that claimed the lives of two people has been found competent for trial.

Child sex assault suspect kills self before Livingston police arrest

A 37-year-old man shot himself before Livingston police officers could arrest him on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge Thursday afternoon, according to an LPD press release.

Cherokee County judge gives man 50 years for abuse of infant

“Everyone has a right to procreate, but with that right comes a powerful duty to love and care for that child. Everyone can be a parent, but no parent can fail in their duty to care for their child without consequence,” 2nd District Court Judge R. Chris Day said at the trial.

1 dead, 1 arrested following Houston County shooting

One man is dead and another arrested following a shooting on Navarro Crossing Road in Houston County.

  Man wrongfully accused in Greenville party shooting files lawsuit against sheriff, DPS

The lawsuit refers to a fatal shooting at a homecoming party held at a venue in Greenville on Oct. 27, 2019. Two men died in the shooting; Gonzales was arrested, but later declared innocent.

Fight between inmates in Bowie Co. Jail ends in death

The dispute started as a verbal disagreement until Daffron decided to spit on Baker.

Lufkin man arrested on child porn charges

The DPS Criminal Investigations Division launched the investigation last month, and on October 27, agents served two search warrants in furtherance of the case.

Police: Man arrested for holding ex-wife hostage for weeks in Lufkin

Police found Hector had received a trespass warning for the whole apartment complex on Oct. 1, and was not supposed to be on the property at any time.

Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling methamphetamine in Tyler County

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling methamphetamine in Tyler County.

Nacogdoches man stable after being shot multiple times

Nacogdoches police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times.

Nacogdoches police investigating 37-year-old man’s death as homicide

he Nacogdoches Police Department is currently conducting a homicide investigation in the 500 block of Ridgewood Dr.

Lufkin police: 2 suspects used stolen pickup to break into bank ATM

Two individuals broke into an ATM at a bank on Tulane Drive using pry bars and a stolen pickup early Friday morning, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office seeks help finding man accused of fleeing traffic stop

Keshone Runnels is believed to be driving a 2008 white Dodge dually pickup truck license plate NFS-1080 and is known to reside in the Corrigan/Diboll area.

Affidavit: Tallahassee woman used tire iron to kill 3-year-old boy

The Tallahassee Police Department says the woman accused in the death of a 3-year-old boy hit him repeatedly with a tire iron.

  Equipment stolen from nonprofit who built house ramp for East Texas family

The nonprofit now must replace the tools to continue its work for other East Texans.

‘Erratic’ driver arrested for money laundering after pulled over by San Augustine Co. deputy

Alvarez-Arteaga was booked into the San Augustine County Jail on charges of money laundering. He is also wanted by the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Nacogdoches police: 17-year-old man arrested after allegedly shooting female victim in face

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 17-year-old man Saturday night in connection with allegations that he shot a woman in the face.

Search warrant execution leads to arrest, drug seizure in Shelby County

On October 15, 2020, a multi-agency task force executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence just outside the city of Center for alleged narcotics trafficking.

Houston arson investigator shot, killed in line of duty

Arson Investigator Lemuel Bruce (44) is the first HFD Arson investigator to die in the line of duty.

Benny Judah, ordered to pay back $60 million from Lubbock ponzi scheme, files for compassionate release

Benny Judah, serving 25 years for his role in a Lubbock ponzi scheme, has filed a motion for compassionate release to home confinement, citing his age and vulnerability to COVID-19.

Aryan Brotherhood gang member arrested after K-9 finds narcotics during traffic stop

Lubbock Police arrested a member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas after LPD K-9 unit “Phantom,” alerted officers to firearms, drugs and paraphernalia in the car.

Newton County man jailed on child pornography charges

Gerald Xavier Rhodes, 24, was arrest Wednesday at a residence on County Road 2041 in the Liberty Community

  Lufkin police arrest 2nd person in connection to Sunday murder

They said through the course of their investigation, they identified Renfro as the shooter in the early Sunday morning death of 19-year-old Elvin Alday.

Polk County grand jury indicts man in connection with fatal Corrigan shooting

A Polk County grand jury has indicted a Corrigan man in connection with a fatal shooting incident that occurred on July 22.

  Authorities identify homicide victim and the person suspected of stealing and killing her unborn child

Charges filed in Okla. over death of fetus; charges pending in Texas over death of baby’s mom

  Lufkin police: 1 person in custody after man fatally shot in back seat of pickup

A suspect in another vehicle fatally shot the backseat passenger in a pickup that fled from a disturbance on Timberland Drive early Sunday morning, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office: Wanted child sex assault suspect now in custody

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who is wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact.

  Texas woman dies after baby is forcibly removed from womb

Police have arrested a woman accused of a attacking a pregnant woman in New Boston, Texas.

  Caught on Camera: 2 men in pickup truck swipe new refrigerator from Aaron’s store

Henderson Police Department asks that anyone who recognizes these men call Det. Miley at 903- 657- 3512.

East Texas grand jury indicts Netflix for controversial ‘Cuties’ movie

It appears that a Tyler County grand jury has indicted Netflix Inc. in connection with a controversial movie titled “Cuties.” The grand jury indicted the California-based streaming service on a charge of promotion of lewd visual material depicting child.

Wolfe City officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Jonathan Price

At approximately 8:24 p.m. on Oct. 3, 2020, Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas responded to a disturbance call at the 100 block of Santa Fe Street for a possible fight in progress.

SFA responds to statements from attorney of student who was subject of false report

Stephen F. Austin State University has responded to statements made by the attorney for Christin Evans, the SFA student who was the subject of a false report to the college's police department.

Lufkin woman shot in leg at home

The Lufkin Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a home on North Avenue early Monday morning.

Texas Rangers investigating fatal officer-involved shooting incident in Wolfe City

A Wolfe City police officer has been placed on administrative leave after the officer allegedly shot and killed a man at a convenience store in the town on Saturday.

SFA officials ask ‘swatting’ victim to release bodycam footage of event to provide closure, accuracy

SFA will hold a press conference Saturday morning regarding a false report to university police made on Sept. 14.

Facebook video showing child abuse leads to Nacogdoches woman’s arrest

The arrest warrant affidavit reveals what an investigator says he saw on a Facebook video.

  Search continues as Amber Alert discontinued for Wells baby

DPS has discontinued the Amber Alert for the missing Wells baby, but Sheriff Brent Dickson says the search continues.

17 arrested on federal drug, gun charges in Jasper County

U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox announced today that 17 individuals have been arrested in the Eastern District of Texas pursuant to a federal indictment which alleges drug trafficking and firearms violations.

  Man charged with stealing $53K in checks, credit cards from mailboxes in Newton County

Newton County Sheriff Billy Rowles said they started receiving calls about stolen mail last week in the Bleakwood, Call, Bon Wier and Trout Creek communities.

  SFA police chief says false report not racially motivated

SFA is holding a press conference in response to a false report to university police.

  Victim of Sept. 11 shooting in San Augustine County dies

A man who was shot in a shooting incident in San Augustine County on Sept. 11 has died.

REPORT: False report leads to law enforcement barging into SFA student’s dorm room

The school posted a message from Chief of Police John Fields Monday afternoon.

Zavalla police: Father fought with suspect accused of sexually assaulting his child

A suspect in a child sexual assault case allegedly went to the victim’s house in Zavalla to talk to him or her and wound up getting into a fight with the child’s father on Sept. 21.

  Lufkin police ID men wounded in drive-by shooting

According to the officials, the incident happened around shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Culverhouse Street.

Nacogdoches police investigating shooting incident on EJ Campbell Blvd.

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department are investigating an incident in which someone shot out the back windows in a woman’s vehicle as she was leaving a housing complex early Sunday morning.

1 adult, 1 juvenile still in custody after shooting incident in San Augustine County

A man is still in critical condition, and two people are in custody after a shooting incident that occurred in the northwest San Augustine County on Sept. 11.