Lufkin PD arrests East Texas father, son on drug, firearm charges
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police officers arrested an East Texas father-son duo for drug and firearm charges following a traffic stop on Champions Drive late Thursday night.
Richard Allen Gee Sr., 52, of Crockett, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony, and two misdemeanor traffic charges - no driver's license and no insurance. Collectively, his bail has been set at $1,000 for the two misdemeanor charges.
Richard Allen Gee Jr. 30, of Huntington, was charged with possession of a controlled substance between 1 and four grams, a second-degree felony, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, and evading arrest, which is a Class A misdemeanor. His bail for the misdemeanor charge was set at $1,500.
According to the police report, Lufkin Police officers pulled over the GMC Sierra that the two men were in because it didn't have a license plate. When the suspects' vehicle pulled over, Richard Gee Jr. allegedly bailed out and tried to flee the scene on foot.
After Richard Gee Jr. was caught a short time later, he was allegedly found to have methamphetamine on his person. A search of the suspects' pickup revealed a Cobra .380-caliber semiautomatic pistol with one loaded magazine.
Combined, Richard Gee Sr. and Richard Gee Jr. have been arrested a total of 22 times in Angelina County.
The senior Richard Gee's arrests and charges date back to 1999, and they include possession of marijuana greater than 2,000 pounds, two charges of possession of a controlled substance between 200 and 400 grams, possession of stolen property, a previous unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams, obstructing a highway passage, and manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams.
Richard Gee. Jr. has arrests dating back to 2000. His arrests and charges include delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance analogue between 200 and 400 grams, escape, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication, manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams, and previous unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, and driving while intoxicated.
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