CrimeWatch

Lufkin man arrested for evading arrest, posseession of drugs

Lufkin man arrested for evading arrest, posseession of drugs

A Lufkin man was arrested after he allegedly led sheriff's deputies on a high speed chase through Lufkin and was later found to be in possession of drugs.
Man takes Angelina Co. deputies on chase with speeds over 100 MPH

Man takes Angelina Co. deputies on chase with speeds over 100 MPH

Deputies arrested a Lufkin man over the weekend following a high-speed chase reaching speeds over 100 miles per hour.
Son of Smith County officials charged with rape

Son of Smith County officials charged with rape

Two men, including the son of two Smith County elected officials, are now behind bars following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault Sunday morning.
Tyler Police seeking identities of multiple thieves

Tyler Police seeking identities of multiple thieves

The Tyler Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying suspects pictured in unsolved crimes.
Thieves steal truck, equipment from Morris Co. Precinct 3, 4 barns

Thieves steal truck, equipment from Morris Co. Precinct 3, 4 barns

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help in solving a recent crime.
ETX man on death row loses appeal, execution will go on as planned

ETX man on death row loses appeal, execution will go on as planned

Randall Wayne Mays was denied his latest challenge to his conviction by the United States Supreme Court today, bringing him one step closer to execution for the 2007 murders of Sheriff’s Deputies Paul Habelt and Tony Ogburn.
Crime Stoppers looking for Angelina Co. fugitive

Crime Stoppers looking for Angelina Co. fugitive

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating an Angelina County fugitive.
Longview homicide numbers hold in 2014, but few charges

Longview homicide numbers hold in 2014, but few charges

 The number of people killed in homicides in Longview held nearly steady in 2014, yet as a new year begins there are still no charges filed in the majority of those cases.
Texas man receives 30+ years behind bars in disturbing child porn case

Texas man receives 30+ years behind bars in disturbing child porn case

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Authorities are requesting the public's help locating a Cherokee County fugitive who is believed to have recently lived in the Lufkin area.
Texas sex offender fugitive wanted 15 years captured in California

Texas sex offender fugitive wanted 15 years captured in California

John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in now in custody after being captured on Jan. 5 in California. Volker, who had eluded law enforcement for nearly 15 years, was wanted for probation violation.
Status hearing reset for Longview hospital stabbing suspect

Status hearing reset for Longview hospital stabbing suspect

A status hearing for the upcoming trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing two people in a Longview surgery center has been reset for April 10.

Flint father pleads guilty in daughter's death

An East Texas man pleaded guilty in a Smith County court today in the death of his daughter. He was also charged in the injury of a second daughter.
6 ETX retailers cited for selling tobacco to minors during undercover sting

6 ETX retailers cited for selling tobacco to minors during undercover sting

On January 8, 2015 the Longview Police Department conducted tobacco stings to test the compliance of Longview area tobacco retailers in regards to Texas tobacco laws.
Alleged drunk driver involved in ETX wreck with 3 child passengers

Alleged drunk driver involved in ETX wreck with 3 child passengers

A Zavalla woman was jailed Thursday after allegedly driving drunk prior to being involved in a crash. In addition, the woman was traveling with three children.