CrimeWatch

Former Gilmer pastor, sex offender loses 6 life sentences appeal

Former Gilmer pastor, sex offender loses 6 life sentences appeal

A former Gilmer pastor who was found guilty on several child sex charges had his appeal denied Tuesday by the Sixth Appellate District Court in Texarkana. Hugo Fluellen is currently serving six life sentences without parole.
Illegal immigrant accused of operating fake ID mill in ETX

Illegal immigrant accused of operating fake ID mill in ETX

An illegal immigrant has been detained and is on a Homeland Security hold after it was learned he was making fraudulent identification cards in Nacogdoches County.
Jury indicts man who attacked ETX police chief

Jury indicts man who attacked ETX police chief

An East Texas man accused of assaulting the Lakeport Police chief was indicted by a Gregg County jury last week.
Smith County deputies investigating possible homicide

Smith County deputies investigating possible homicide

Deputies are investigating a possible homicide in the eastern part of Smith County. According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, the incident took place in the 3700 block of Jackson Avenue.
Former ETX prison guard gets 99 years for molesting multiple girls

Former ETX prison guard gets 99 years for molesting multiple girls

An Upshur County man was sentenced Friday to 99 years in prison for the aggravated sexual assault of a child. 
ETX suspect wanted for kidnapping, attack of man

ETX suspect wanted for kidnapping, attack of man

Lufkin authorities are looking for a Diboll man who is allegedly part of larger group responsible for kidnapping and attacking another man.
Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid

Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid

Two East Texas were taken into custody Thursday evening during a raid by the Drug Enforcement Agency and local police.
Police: Longview man attacks deputies, lights fire in patrol vehicle

Police: Longview man attacks deputies, lights fire in patrol vehicle

A Longview man is accused of attacking Gregg County sheriff’s deputies and lighting a “small fire” in the back of a patrol vehicle while being taken to jail after drinking whiskey and smoking two joints of synthetic marijuana.
Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

Authorities arrested a Flint teenager Thursday after it was discovered he was allegedly responsible for an April burglary.
PHOTOS: Tyler PD releases photos of bank robbers

PHOTOS: Tyler PD releases photos of bank robbers

A few hours after the Tyler Police Department announced a $25,000 reward for the identification of local bank robbers, authorities released photos from surveillance cameras.
Cherokee Co. jury sentences man to 50 years for rape of child relative

Cherokee Co. jury sentences man to 50 years for rape of child relative

A Cherokee County man will spend the next 50 years in jail for the sexual assault of a child relative.
Smith County deputies searching for burglary suspect

Smith County deputies searching for burglary suspect

The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public help find a suspect allegedly involved in a recent home burglary. Authorities are looking for Aaron Bowers, 41, of Tyler.
Henderson Co. deputies find meth on woman during stop

Henderson Co. deputies find meth on woman during stop

Henderson County deputies took a woman into custody after allegedly finding meth inside the vehicle she was riding in during a traffic stop.
Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Sheriff: E. Texans caught with meth, marijuana during traffic stop

Two East Texans were taken into custody early Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and distributing drugs in Henderson County.
Trooper fires gun in attempt to stop possibly drunken driver

Trooper fires gun in attempt to stop possibly drunken driver

A DPS trooper had to fire his gun in an attempt to disable a vehicle driven by a possibly drunken driver Wednesday afternoon.