Meanwhile, in Lufkin… July 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 21-year-old woman was arrested on charges of theft when she was allegedly observed taking various hair accessories, flip-flops and pedicure supplies.
A woman reported having $1,500 stolen from the pocket of a jacket she let another woman borrow.
Several pairs of expensive earphones were reported stolen.
Meat was apparently stolen from several area grocery stores Saturday morning when a 43-year-old man was arrested on charges of theft. According to the police report, Hamilton had various meats and cheeses, valued at more than $100 that were allegedly taken from different stores.
Two iced cakes were reported stolen when a woman reportedly left the grocery store without paying for them.
A man who kicked a woman’s door in Wednesday night got a face full of bleach.
A woman reported that her Kindle Touch was stolen a year ago.
A man told Lufkin Police that he believes his son stole his Weedeater for beer money Sunday.
Someone told Lufkin Police that an ex-friend opened a charge account in their name at Conn’s Appliances and bought nearly $6,000 in merchandise, including several bedframes, two television stands, a sound bar, four mattresses, headboards, night stands, an LED television, an HE washer, a Cyrus workstation, a 55-inch LED HDTV and a Blu-Ray player.
Thieves reportedly stole a puppy and a lawn mower Friday from a house.