On Thursday, four officers arrived at the scene near the University of Texas campus to arrest a young woman for jaywalking. A video of the arrest went viral, prompting APD Chief Art Acevedo to defend his officers in a curious manner.
13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Tulsa, was on a trip to Houston with her dance instructor, 29-year-old Emmanuel Hurd, and her dance partner, 22-year-old Josiah Kelly, to tape a dance video at Houston's Planet Funk Studio. When police saw the three of them parked in a gas station lot, they had Thompson taken to a Child Protection Services facility.
Colt Morgan, 29, is suspected of killing Wende Marshall. When police attempted to arrest him in Buffalo, Texas—two hours northwest of Houston—he attacked the officer and has been on the run ever since.
Eighteen-year-old Keithan Kennard Manuel says that he was joking when he told Wilmer's police dispatcher, "Give me all your money."
In which the TM Daily Post is accused of fixating on Lufkin and overlooking the weirdness of the Wise County Messenger's police blotter.