Meanwhile, in Lufkin . . . March 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 man told police that he had been shot with a shotgun Saturday night, but upon further investigation, officers determined the injuries to be minor and not to have been caused by a firearm.
Criminal mischief was reported Sunday morning when someone a woman knows reportedly damaged or destroyed her printer.
A man reported that a woman he doesn’t know spat on and then keyed his vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. He said she also left a note complaining that he parked too close to her vehicle.
A roll of trash bags left outside a business was reported stolen Wednesday night.
A clean car attracted one man who allegedly stole a vehicle from a car wash. The man reportedly took the car and fled police.
A case of sports drinks and a woman’s purse were reported stolen out of her vehicle overnight.
A computer was reported stolen from a backpack in a church gymnasium.
Police arrested a naked man wearing only socks and shoes on a charge of public intoxication after officers received a report of a man standing in the roadway.
A television set, vacuum cleaner, purple plate set, red pot set, five-piece knife set and a set of kitchen glasses were reported stolen from a home.
An employee reportedly detained a woman who attempted to exit a business with wrinkle and eye cream and hair regrowth treatment without paying.
A Lufkin woman was arrested Sunday morning on a warrant while visiting a friend at the Angelina County Jail. The woman was taken into custody after jail staff recognized her as someone who was wanted on a warrant for driving her vehicle into the vehicle of a woman with whom she had a problem in November.
Part of a metal roof was reported stolen Saturday afternoon from a business.