CrimeWatch

Lufkin PD requests public's help identifying church burglar

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying the suspect in an investigation involving burglary and a false alarm.
Tylerite sentenced to 25 years for 2013 murder

Tylerite sentenced to 25 years for 2013 murder

A Tylerite was sentenced to 25 years in jail Monday for the murder of another man back in May 2013.
ETX woman faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement

ETX woman faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement

A 54-year-old Murchison woman has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
Child predator agrees to plea deal in Tyler court

Child predator agrees to plea deal in Tyler court

A Tyler man has agreed to a plea deal in the 7th District Judicial Court and will be sentenced in the near future on one count of indecency with a child.

$3,000 reward offered for wanted, violent ETX sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Leo Colston, 60, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Tyler man arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

On Sunday at approximately 1:25 p.m., Officers were dispatched to a fight in progress in the 1400 block of North Whitten Avenue where at least one gunshot was fired.

Couple arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

On Saturday at approximately 3:30, Lufkin Police responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 200 block of Percy Simond Avenue.
Smith Co. homeowner shoots burglar in rear, sheriff says

Smith Co. homeowner shoots burglar in rear, sheriff says

A Smith County burglar learned the hard way that East Texans could be packing heat if you try to break into their home.
Tyler police searching for man missing since June 5

Tyler police searching for man missing since June 5

The Tyler Police Department is seeking the help of the public in locating a missing man. Chavez Pedro Martinez was last seen on Thursday afternoon on West Gentry Parkway where he walked away from a business.
Cherokee Co. homeowner catches thieves stealing from garage

Cherokee Co. homeowner catches thieves stealing from garage

Two thieves were caught in the act of stealing from a Cherokee County resident's garage Wednesday afternoon.
DA on 1997 sexual assault victim: 'She finally got the justice she deserves'

DA on 1997 sexual assault victim: 'She finally got the justice she deserves'

A victim is finally getting the justice she deserves after she was sexually abused 17 years ago.
Alleged ETX robbers use stun gun on homeowner, caught by police

Alleged ETX robbers use stun gun on homeowner, caught by police

Two East Texas men were taken into custody Thursday for attacking a man during a robbery, police said.
ETX man allegedly involved in local scams arrested

ETX man allegedly involved in local scams arrested

Shortly after putting out a news release warning citizens about scams in the area, Longview police located a person allegedly involved in this crime. 
Nacogdoches woman accused of sexually assaulting child under age 14

Nacogdoches woman accused of sexually assaulting child under age 14

An East Texas woman who is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a juvenile was arrested Wednesday.
2 arrested after police execute narcotics search warrant in north Tyler

2 arrested after police execute narcotics search warrant in north Tyler

According to the Tyler Police Department, a warrant was executed Thursday afternoon in north Tyler where two people were placed under arrest. The warrant was issued at a home located at 710 East Locust Street.