Meanwhile, in Lufkin… August Edition
Our favorite recent items from the Lufkin Daily News' police blotter.
We’re not sure if more strange things necessarily happen in Lufkin than in other small towns, but the person behind the Lufkin Daily News police blotter has a great appreciation for the absurd. (Learn more about Lufkin Daily News crime reporter Jessica Cooley here).
A pink briefcase was reported stolen Friday from a parked car.
Someone used someone else’s credit card information to pay their water bill.
A person’s identifying information was used to turn on electricity.
Two women reportedly tried to steal more than $30 in Lady Gaga makeup Saturday.
A woman reported that she believes someone entered her home Thursday. She told police that she found a bottle of Cruzan rum in her garage.
A woman reported her ring stolen Saturday. She later found the ring in her bedroom.
A man was arrested Friday morning after stealing beer and then waiting for police to arrive.
A woman reported Friday that she came home to her house and noticed the front and back doors were open and the lights were on.
A man reported that he believes a customer in line behind him at a business stole his wallet.
A water heater and electrical meter were reported stolen.
A bottle of replica designer cologne was reported stolen from a store.
A Longview woman was arrested Wednesday night on an allegation of drunkenly attending a Lufkin church service.