Crime

Lufkin officer assaulted at movie theater, suspect flees scene

A Lufkin police officer was assaulted while working security at a movie theater late Saturday night.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office searching for child sex assault suspect

Nacogdoches police investigating after woman shot in hand on E. Main Street

Nacogdoches police: Traffic stop results in seizure of meth valued at $240K, 2 arrests

  Crime Stoppers asks public’s help in IDing man who stole Huntington ISD yard equipment

  Change in Texas sexual assault laws benefit victims looking for justice, better tracks cases

Affidavit: Nacogdoches man, 2 other suspects tried to cut into ATM at Chireno bank

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Judge sentences former Polk County constable to 10 years deferred adjudication for witness tampering

Polk County jury finds man guilty of felony timber theft

Man arrested after search allegedly turns up multiple drugs in Lufkin apartment

Judge to Palestine city manager: Allow league to use athletic complex or ‘go to jail’; special meeting called for Monday

  Lufkin police release dashcam video of pursuit involving Houston-area robbery suspect

Shelby County sheriff: Robbery suspect, mother planned to flee country to avoid capture

Houston-area bank robbery suspect dies after fleeing traffic stop, crashing at Nacogdoches golf course

Law enforcement are set to release the identity of a Houston-area bank robbery suspect who died in a violent crash near Nacogdoches.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help IDing man who stole bucket truck

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole a bucket truck from a gated area at the Leggett ISD campus sometime between July 3 and 8.

  New observation room at Harold’s House expands care for young abuse victims

Investigators and CPS have a new resource at their disposal when carefully dealing with their youngest abuse victims.

Jasper police: Man found covered in blood at scene of homicide, charges pending

Jasper police officers found a man covered in blood at the scene of a homicide that occurred at The Roadway Inn on Wednesday.

Tyler police: No evidence found of gunshot victim or discharged weapon at Walmart on Hwy 64

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office seeking info on fugitive burglary suspect

Tyler County man arrested for cold murder case gets life in prison for unrelated charges

Tyler police: Man forced wife against her will into vehicle, led police on pursuit

Nacogdoches police file 2nd robbery charge on suspect accused of robbing South St. store

Nacogdoches police: Lucky Stop store robbed at gunpoint

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

  VIDEO: Nacogdoches County sheriff’s deputies arrest man after low-speed chase, foot pursuit

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 26-year-old man Friday night after he allegedly fled from a traffic stop, led law enforcement on a low-speed chase, and then ran on foot.

Multiple warrants issued for suspect who fled Angelina County deputies, discarded stolen gun as he ran

Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office have obtained multiple arrest warrants for a burglary suspect who fled a traffic stop and then ran from law enforcement on foot on Thursday.

Livingston woman who allegedly ‘squished’ baby chickens indicted

When a Polk County grand jury met last week, its members indicted a woman who was arrested after four baby chickens were found “squished” in her car.

Polk County grand jury indicts man accused in shooting death of 71-year-old woman

A Polk County grand jury indicted a 75-year-old man on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a 71-year-old woman when it met last week.

Texas set to execute Billy Crutsinger in Fort Worth slayings of two elderly women

Crutsinger has pushed to stop his execution based on claims of bad lawyering during his trial and in the appellate process.

Hudson police urge residents to be on look out for suspicious activity

The Hudson Police Department is urging the town’s residents to report any suspicious activity or people.

Tyler County man indicted on murder charge in 1988 cold case

More than 30 years after a woman was killed, the Texas Rangers have arrested a man in connection with the case.

  VIDEO: Crockett police release footage of driver crashing into embroidery store

A woman has been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a store on the Crockett square while under the influence of drugs.

  Arrest document: Angelina County commissioner assaulted 2 family members

Angelina County Commissioner Bobby Cheshire’s arrest Thursday is on the heels of an alleged domestic incident ten days ago, according to arrest documents.

Lufkin woman accused of stealing $39K from employer indicted

An Angelina County jury indicted a woman in connection with allegations that she stole nearly $40,000 from a business where she had worked as an office manager.

Pollok man indicted in connection with 2018 Central ISD bomb threat

An Angelina County grand jury indicted a Pollok man in connection with allegations that he called in a fake bomb threat about Central ISD in December of 2018.

  Angelina County commissioner facing multiple criminal charges, bond set at $10,000

An Angelina County commissioner is facing criminal charges.

Pittsburg police say 4 rounds shot at police station, ask public’s help finding shooter

Authorities in Camp County are searching for whoever fired shots at the Pittsburg Police Department building late Wednesday.

Investigators release details on connection between serial killer and 1993 Lubbock murder

A man who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history has been indicted for the Lubbock murder of Bobbie Ann Fields-Wilson in 1993.

Affidavit: Fingerprint match leads to arrest in robbery of Lufkin Whataburger

Lufkin police have arrested a man accused in the Aug. 19 robbery of the Whataburger on Timberland Drive.

  Angelina County game wardens searching for suspect who shot, killed alligator

Game wardens in Angelina County are searching for a person who shot and killed an alligator.

Affidavit: 2 Nacogdoches men arrested after drug deal turns into armed robbery, shooting incident

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department have arrested two men on engaging in organized criminal activities charges in connection with an alleged drug deal that turned into an armed robbery back on Aug. 7.

  Nacogdoches County considers grant to fund victim assistance liaison position

The purpose of the position is to promote and educate residents on victims' rights.

  Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program ends next month. Here’s what that means for you.

The program left more than 1 million people unable to keep or renew their driver’s licenses.

Teen told uncle ‘please don’t hurt us’ before Texas shooting

A young woman says she begged her uncle "please don't hurt us" before he fatally shot her parents and four siblings and shot her in the head in their suburban Houston home

DNA leads to arrest in 1988 East Texas death, body in river

Investigators say DNA evidence has led to the arrest of a convicted sex offender suspected in the 1988 death of a Southeast Texas woman whose body was found in a river

  Crime Stoppers asking for help identifying men who used stolen debit card

Lufkin Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help to identify two suspects who used a debit card that was stolen during a vehicle burglary.

Cameras catch woman using saw to break into Botox clinic

Police in suburban Houston are looking for a woman who used a power tool to break into a Botox clinic and steal anti-aging products

Pair accused of stealing almost $300 worth of goods

They reportedly grabbed 3 backpacks and started loading them up, police say

  Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in ID-ing suspects in burglary at Douglass store

A post on the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office stated that “tremendous progress” has been made in a joint investigation with the Bullard Police Department regarding two business burglaries that occurred last week.

DPS trooper finds around $250,000 worth of cocaine during traffic stop in Carson County

The Texas Department of Safety seized nearly five pounds of cocaine over the weekend during a traffic stop in Carson County.

Texas boy, mother found dead after kidnapping warrant, Amber Alert issued

A warrant for kidnapping had been issued for the 6-year-old's mother, who did not have custody of her son and was estranged from the boy’s father and custodial parent.

Livingston police: Armed teen home intruder allegedly terrorized woman, daughters

Officers with the Livingston Police Department arrested a 16-year-old boy on numerous felony charges last week after he allegedly forced his way into a home in the Oak Forest subdivision and used a knife to threaten a mother and her two daughters.

Grand jury indicts man accused of entering Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s office, claiming to be Texas Ranger

The man allegedly entered the Law Enforcement Center and claimed to be a Texas Ranger.

  VIDEO: Crockett police dashcam shows vehicle involved in chase crashing into patrol unit

Dashcam video from a Crockett Police Department patrol unit shows the moment that a driver that had been running from law enforcement smashed into it an effort drive through a roadblock Wednesday.

Lufkin man gets probation for aggravated robbery at Kilgore store

A Lufkin man received deferred adjudication probation for aggravated robbery.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s help in solving 2012 murder

A little more than seven years after a 23-year-old Louisiana man’s body was found in a wooded area off of FM 139, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving Ashton Randle’s murder.

Nacogdoches police arrest 2 on drug charges after citizens help K9 officer catch suspect

Two Good Samaritans helped a Nacogdoches Police Department K9 officer catch a suspect who fled from a traffic stop that occurred on NW Stallings Drive Tuesday afternoon.

Groveton police: Reckless driving suspect assaulted officer, 2 deputies while resisting arrest

A Groveton police officer arrested a 28-year-old man last week after the man allegedly fought the three law enforcement officers who tried to take him into custody. The suspect even allegedly bit one officer during the melee.

Affidavit: Huntington man allegedly beat man unconscious; victim later found dead in truck

A suspect accused of murdering an Angelina County man allegedly beat the victim because he suspected he was a “pedophile,” according to an arrest affidavit.

Nacogdoches police arrest man on robbery charge in connection with alleged home invasion

Detectives with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 30-year-old man on Monday in connection with an alleged home invasion that occurred at a residence on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. early Monday morning.

  Video released of Nacogdoches burglary; believed to be tied to Bullard burglary

Surveillance video has been released of a group of suspects believed to be connected to burglaries at gas stations in two places in East Texas.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office: Fugitive found in possession of meth, Ecstasy, Xanax

-Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office acted on a tip and found a wanted fugitive at a home off of County Road 2703 last week.

Nacogdoches police: Someone in vehicle shot at person walking near Oak Hill Plaza

The Nacogdoches Police Department is investigating a report that someone fired a gun in the direction of a person that was walking near the Oak Hill Plaza apartment complex early Monday morning.

  Lufkin police: Armed man robbed Whataburger on Timberland Drive

The Whataburger restaurant located on Lufkin's North Timberland Drive was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning.

Lufkin police investigating vehicle burglaries at apartment complex

Lufkin police said they are investigating multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred over the weekend at an apartment complex.

Nacogdoches police: Homeowner with gun scared off armed burglary suspects

The Nacogdoches Police Department is investigating a home-invasion burglary in which the homeowner fired at one of the armed suspects, causing both men to run away.

Stabbing in Tyler County leaves one dead, man arrested

One man is dead and another is in jail after a stabbing in Tyler County Saturday.

Arrest made in death of man in Angelina County

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office said a person has been arrested in the case of a man found dead in his vehicle.

  Lufkin man found guilty of capital murder in toddler’s 2015 death

Woods is accused of drowning his three-year-old nephew back in 2015.

  Historic cemetery vandalized, causing more than $120,000 in damages

Roughly 35 grave-sites were damaged when the Goshen cemetery was vandalized. Those responsible will be charged with a felony when caught.

  Man accused of drowning toddler testifies in Angelina County capital murder trial

The man accused of leading a toddler to a pond and letting him drown took the stand Thursday in his own defense.

Nacogdoches police: Burglary suspect found in creek, arrested

Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a burglary suspect after they found him in a creek Thursday morning.

Man arrested after allegedly sending explicit pics to Nacogdoches County child over Snapchat

Officers with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a New Waverly man on an indecency with a child charge.

Crockett police: 38-year-old man sexually assaulted 15-year-old girl twice

Officers with the Crockett Police Department arrested a 38-year-old man on Aug. 8 in connection with allegations that sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl twice.

Affidavit: Nacogdoches man broke into house, stole truck, then threatened law enforcement

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 38-year-old man Tuesday in connection with allegations that he broke into an individual’s home and stole his pickup and debit card and then threatened law enforcement officers.

Jasper Police Department: Suspect or suspects stole work truck from wastewater plant

Detectives with the Jasper Police Department are still looking for a work truck that was stolen from the city’s wastewater treatment plant last week.

Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers offering reward for info on aggravated robbery suspect

Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers has issued a wanted bulletin for an aggravated robbery suspect.

  Video of confession played during 5th day of capital murder trial

The State presented more testimony on Tuesday during the fifth day of trial for Bobby Woods Junior.

Center police: Pawn shop burglary suspect found hiding in bushes with cache of weapons

A man who allegedly burglarized a pawn shop is facing charges after police found him hiding in the bushes with a cache of stolen weapons.

Groveton Police Department asking for public’s help finding stolen equipment

The Groveton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding stolen farm equipment.

Police execute search warrant at Jasper business

Law enforcement officers have executed a search warrant at a Jasper business.