Crime

Tyler County Sheriff’s Office: Man caught in ski mask, gloves, admitted to home burglary

Deputies with the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man who was allegedly caught in the act of burglarizing a home in Colmesneil Wednesday.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office: Man who set fire to ex-girlfriend’s car in custody

Dallas man arrested following sexual assault of a child investigation in Nacogdoches

Affidavit: Nacogdoches woman led law enforcement on vehicle chase through town

  ‘Coordinated crooks’ steal hundreds of dollars’ worth of cigarettes from Lufkin store

  Nacogdoches police spokesman: Suspect in custody after vehicle pursuit

Lufkin man gets probation for driving boat drunk, firing gun at others

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Newton County Sheriff: Missing man found safe, has ‘business’ with NCSO

Nacogdoches police searching for robbery suspect who stole cash, guns from business

Nacogdoches woman at center of use-of-force investigation indicted on assault of police officer charge

  VIDEO: Trinity County Sheriff’s Office shuts down suspected meth house; 2 arrested

Lufkin police arrest man found sleeping in stolen vehicle

  Video captures suspected thief stealing musical instruments from Lufkin church

Former Lufkin ISD student accused of calling, harassing teachers for 5 years

Lufkin police have arrested a man accused of using means to call the phones of Lufkin High School teachers in a harassing manner over the course of five years before getting caught.

Rusk County Sheriff’s deputies arrest 2 in connection to ‘damsel in distress’ robbery

Deputies with the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man and a woman earlier this month in connection to allegations that they ambushed a Good Samaritan who thought he was helping a “damsel in distress” that had broken down on the side of the road.

  Lufkin man pleads guilty to 2013 murder, sentenced to 38 years in prison

Miguel Hernandez Monsivais pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Wednesday

  VIDEO: Lufkin police track down, arrest man who stole pickup from repair shop

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a suspect Tuesday afternoon in connection to a truck that was stolen from a repair shop on North Timberland Drive.

Lufkin police: Man who caused wreck on Denman Ave. arrested on possession, DWI charges

Sweet reunion: Sergeant stationed in Japan surprises sister during Longhorns senior event

Crockett police searching for man who fled from officer

Corrigan police: Card skimmer found on convenience store gas pump

Diboll police seize $10K worth of meth

Timpson police: Man rammed vehicle at intersection, endangered 8-year-old boy

Nacogdoches police: 2 suspects blocked street, planned to rob anyone who stopped

Thanks to a tip by a concerned citizen, Nacogdoches police officers prevented a possible armed robbery Wednesday night when they arrested two people that had blocked an intersection and were waiting with a bow and arrow and a stolen rifle.

Polk County sheriff’s deputies arrest 4 in connection to dirt bike thefts

Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested four young men on felony engaging in organized criminal activity, theft, and criminal mischief charges Tuesday in connection to allegations that they stole two dirt bikes and repainted them.

  Lufkin police investigating string of 16 vehicle burglaries, 6 vehicle thefts

In the wake of a string of vehicle burglaries and thefts that have occurred in Lufkin since April 26, the town’s police department is urging people to lock their cars, SUVs, and pickups and take anything of value inside.

Pineywoods Academy principal accused of illegally selling textbooks

The principal for Pineywoods Academy Early College program has been arrested and accused of selling school textbooks on the Angelina College campus.

  Texas Rangers investigating in-custody death of suspect in Nacogdoches shooting incident

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Rangers are conducting an in-custody death investigation at the request of the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Jason Bridges.

Search warrant execution turns up narcotics, two arrested in Lufkin

The Lufkin Police Department said two people were arrested Wednesday after a search warrant execution turned up narcotics.

Police investigating injury to child at Hallsville daycare

Child injured at Hallsville daycare.

Livingston woman arrested after 4 baby chickens found ‘squished’ dead in her car

Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Livingston woman after four baby chickens were found “squished” dead in her car.

Shooting leaves 2 injured during Nacogdoches Easter event

On April 21, 2019 around 8:43 pm Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department responded to the 800 block of Ritchie St in reference to a gunshot victim. There was a large gathering of people for the Easter Holiday at the park.

  Crime Stoppers searching for information on a unsolved bank robbery in Chester

Crime Stoppers is asking the public for help locating three suspects who police say robbed a bank in Chester last year.

DPS: Suspects attempt to evade law enforcement, drive into Toledo Bend Reservoir

According to DPS, the preliminary information indicates at approximately 12:30 a.m., a DPS Trooper attempted to stop a 2008 Cadillac passenger car for a traffic violation when the driver fled from the Trooper in the vehicle, a felony.

Man arrested on sexual assault of child charges in Polk County

According to a press release, on April 4, 2019, the Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation into allegations of two children age 14 and 13 suspected of being sexually abused on several different occasions.

  Crime Stoppers looking for information on pair wanted for stealing thousands from Crockett store

According to Crime Stoppers, security video from Walmart in Crockett shows the two walking out of the store with computers and computer equipment.

Tyler County jury sentences Kountze man to 70 years for continuous sexual abuse of child

Tyler County jury sentenced a man to 70 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison for continuous sexual abuse of a young child Thursday morning.

  Crockett PD asking for public’s help in IDing suspects who stole computers from Walmart

Two suspects allegedly stole thousands of dollars’ worth of computers and computer equipment from the Crockett Walmart, and now the town’s police department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man and woman.

Indictment: Huntington ISD student grabbed victim by throat, threw him on floor

A Huntington ISD student is accused of shoving a boy, grabbing him by the throat, and throwing him to the ground in connection to an ongoing investigation into allegations of hazing and sexual assault that occurred within the school district’s baseball program.

  Arrest warrant issued for second student in Huntington baseball investigation.

According Ken Dies, Assistant District Attorney in Angelina County, the adult student is facing a charge of injury to a child, a third degree felony.

Livingston police: Woman arrested on drug charges had paraphernalia hidden ‘on her person’

A woman who was arrested on a felony drug charge after a traffic stop in Livingston on Tuesday was also charged with tampering with evidence after jail staff allegedly found drug paraphernalia “hidden on her person.”

  Crime Stoppers asking for help identifying people who tried to break into ATM in Diboll

According to a Facebook post, around 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 7, thieves attempted to cut and pry their way into an ATM in front of Temple Inland Federal Credit Union in Diboll.

  RAW VIDEO: Nacogdoches police release dashcam video in use-of-force incident involving officer

Authorities said an officer was involved in a dispute with 2 women who resisted arrested Wednesday night.

Trinity County jury sentences man who pointed rifle at authorities to 35 years

A Trinity County jury sentenced a man who pointed a rifle at TCSO deputies who were trying to arrest him to 35 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison Wednesday afternoon.

Tyler County Sheriff’s Office: Woman tried to prevent deputies from arresting husband

Deputies with the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested a husband and wife on April 5 after the woman tried to hinder them from arresting her spouse on an outstanding revocation of probation warrant.

1 stabbed, 1 hit with tree branch in Jasper brawl; 2 others arrested

Officers with the Jasper Police Department arrested two 17-year-old suspects after a brawl that occurred at a Jasper Park Saturday evening.

Trinity County jury finds man guilty in shooting involving police

A Trinity County jury has found a man guilty in connection with a 2016 incident in which police officers say he pointed a rifle at them.

Federal grand jury issues indictments for Joaquin man who allegedly wanted to cannibalize girl

A federal grand jury has indicted a Joaquin man who is accused of seeking a girl online to sexually assault, murder, and cannibalize.

Lufkin Crime Stoppers looking for information on northeastern Angelina County burglary

According to Crime Stoppers, on February 7, a suspect or suspects entered a home and stole multiple items, including jewelry, an antique wedding ring, and three televisions.

Onalaska police: Man strikes wife with ax handle, stops her calls for help

An Onalaska man was arrested Sunday after police say he assaulted his wife with an axe handle, choked her and interfered with her attempts to call for help.

Polk County trial for man who shot, killed fleeing German shepherd ends with hung jury

Last week, the Polk County jury trial for a man accused of shooting and killing a German shepherd that was running away back in 2019 resulted in a hung jury.

  Tax professionals in Lufkin share how to avoid falling victim to identify theft during tax season

Filing taxes online may be the quickest way to get your tax refund, but it also leaves you at risk of being targeted by identity thieves.

Testing backlogged sexual assault kits is teaching law enforcement about the crime

Sexual kits have gone untested due to limited law enforcement and lab resources, victims withdrawing from the process, or a lack of training and understanding among law enforcement personnel.

Marshall woman sentenced for slamming child’s head against crib

Marshall woman is sentenced for causing a brain bleed to a child in 2017

Man accused of stealing 18-wheeler, lumber load at Diboll gas station

A Houston man has been arrested following an investigation into the theft of an 18-wheeler and its load of lumber, reported stolen from a Diboll convenience store.

  Judge sentences former Sabine County constable who shot girlfriend in hand to 10 years

A former Sabine County constable has pleaded guilty to firing a shotgun through a home’s door in October of 2016 and hitting his girlfriend in the hand. A district judge then sentenced Jerry Dan Webb to 10 years in prison.

  Nacogdoches High School students showcase police training which earned state recognition

The team competed at the state level on March 28 and 29, where student teams placed as high as first place in state events.

Arrest made for robbery and assaulting a public servant

Arrest of Royrick Roberts Nacogdoches for robbery assault of public servant

Federal grand jury indicts Livingston man on explosive, gun charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Livingston man who is a known member of the Aryan Brotherhood for possessing an unregistered destructive device and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

  Father of Livingston man beat to death reacts to mistrial ruling: ‘I just want justice for my son’

“Every time they set a trial date, it just brings it back up again," Sadler's father said. "It never eases up, you know.”

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in finding burglary suspect

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who tried to break into a home between Cushing and Douglass on FM 225 on March 21.

Lufkin police: Man trying to buy phone robbed at gunpoint

Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men in connection to an armed robbery that allegedly occurred in Lufkin Tuesday after a man went to meet someone to buy a cell phone.

  Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office investigating suspect’s potential involvement in drive-by shootings

Investigations are underway to determine if an arrested suspect may have been involved in two drive-by shootings in Nacogdoches.

Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested, police say

Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two days earlier.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office: Tenaha man arrested for online solicitation of minor

A Tenaha man who was arrested in 2017 for sexual performance of a child has been arrested again.

  VIDEO: Lufkin Crime Stoppers seeking public’s help in finding check forger

Lufkin Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who stole checks from local businesses and cashed them for thousands of dollars.

  Crockett murder suspect booked into Houston County jail

A man accused of shooting another has been booked into the Houston County jail.

Silsbee man arrested again after Tyler County grand jury indictment on child porn charge

A Silsbee man was arrested again after a Tyler County grand jury indicted him on a felony child porn charge earlier this month in connection to an investigation by the Texas Attorney General’s Office.

Nacogdoches Sheriff’s Office arrests man wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 19-year-old man who was the subject of a Crime Stoppers bulletin for aggravated assault with a deadly, unlawfully carrying a weapon, and failure to identify as a fugitive on Friday.Bryan Lee Negron Martinez, of Nacogdoches, is still b

  Sheriff: Suspect in alleged Huntington ISD sexual assault bonded out of jail

In the wake of an Angelina County grand jury handing down three indictments in connection to a case involving alleged hazing inside the Huntington ISD baseball program, three arrests warrants have been issued for a 17-year-old.

  Lufkin police: Boyfriend struck woman with truck, led officials on pursuit

An East Texas woman suffered injuries to her leg, hip and pelvis when her boyfriend hit her with his truck, Lufkin police say.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office: 1 suspect in drug bust has ties to Mexican cartel

An ongoing investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in Nacogdoches County has led to the arrest of a large drug distributor with ties to the Mexican Cartel.

Lufkin police: Suspect tried smuggling steaks out of store in pants

A man tried to steal $26 worth of steaks from a Lufkin Brookshire Brothers store by hiding them in his pants Tuesday morning, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

Suspect in Nacogdoches intoxication assault case indicted

Jabraylin Dewayne Garner, who is suspected of intoxication assault, has now been indicted.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office: 4 suspects arrested in alleged brawl at event venue

Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office have arrested four people in connection to a brawl involving weapons that occurred at a 4-year-old’s birthday party at an event venue known as the Barn.

Polk County judge declares mistrial in case of man accused in beating death

A Polk County judge declared a mistrial in the case of a Lufkin man indicted in connection to the April 17, 2016, beating death of Spencer James Sadler earlier this month.

Lufkin therapist among 4 arrested in alleged THC gummies ring

Lufkin police have arrested four people for their part in making and trafficking THC edibles.

Nacogdoches constable: Skull found off county road sent to crime lab

Nacogdoches County officials are investigating after a human skull was found last Thursday.

  Crockett police release new details on shooting that left man dead

The Crockett Police Department said they are investigating a shooting that left a man dead early Tuesday morning.

Jasper County deputies searching for suspects after woman shot in head

Jasper County officials are searching for four suspects in a shooting after a woman was shot in the head Sunday in Jasper County.

  Nacogdoches police collect evidence at shooting homicide scene

Nacogdoches police are investigating a homicide on Lola Street after Damien Wade, 18, was found dead with a gunshot wound.