POSTED: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:54pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 11:49am
UPDATE: The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office is continuing the search for Thomas Howell.
They believe he may be in the Nacogdoches or Center area.
The U.S. Marshall's office is helping in the search for Howell.
He's wanted for breaking into his ex girlfriends house.
Officials say Howell committed an assault and violated a protective order.
He's charged with burglary of a habitation, sexual assault, retaliation and violation of a protection order.
Howell should be considered dangerous; anyone having information on Howell’s whereabouts should contact the Nacogdoches Sheriff Office at 936-560-7777
The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office is looking for a wanted subject that was last seen in the Central Heights area.
A felony warrant for Thomas Howell has been issued for burglary of a habitation with intent to commit assault, a first degree felony.
Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that Howell is from Center, Texas and is described as a black male, 5-09 in height and 210 lbs. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and black pants. Sheriff Bridges stated that Howell left the scene fleeing on foot before officers arrived. Deputies searched the area throughout the day and night but have been unable to locate the suspect.
Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has learned that Howell is believed to be somewhere in the city of Nacogdoches and may still be on foot and wearing the same clothing. Howell should be considered dangerous and anyone seeing him should dial 911.
The Sheriff Office is not releasing any further details of the case, due to the investigation is ongoing. Sheriff Bridges stated that more felony warrants are likely to be issued in this case.