VIDEO: Lufkin Crime Stoppers seek help in solving burglary

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 1:21pm

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help solving a residential burglary.

At 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, unidentified suspects burglarized a residence located in the 1000 block of Crooked Creek Drive in Lufkin.

Video cameras mounted outside the victim's residence captured images of the suspects and their vehicle coming and going from the residence.

The videos show that at 2:30 p.m, a small SUV parked in the victims' driveway and the driver of the vehicle approached the front door of the residence. After knocking at the door and getting no response, the suspects drove away. Over the next forty-five minutes, the suspect vehicle, a red or maroon early 2000's SUV drove past the residence more than a dozen times. Minutes after the suspect vehicle's last pass by the residence, the homeowner arrived, dropped off his sons and left again.

Just before 3:30 p.m., while the victim's sons were inside, two suspects entered through the rear of the residence and stole a television, a wallet, and a jar of coins. It appears that the suspects parked their vehicle at another location, possibly at Trails Apartments on Crooked Creek Drive, and made their way along a creek to reach the residence.

Under that Crime of the Week section of, you can view portions of the videos showing the suspects and their vehicle.

If you can identify the criminals responsible for this burglary or provide information concerning the location of the stolen property, call Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS or submit an anonymous tip at You never have to give your name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest related to this crime.

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