Crime

5th suspect in 2019 Sulphur Springs home-invasion robbery now in custody

Authorities in Hopkins County have arrested a man who was wanted by the Sulphur Springs Police Department in connection with a home-invasion robbery that occurred in September of 2019.

Suspect who ran over deputy’s leg while fleeing from Smith County probation office identified

Troup man arrested for allegedly threatening to kill Smith County deputy

  Longview man charged with murder in connection with man found dead in Eighth St. home

Henderson authorities searching for person who fled traffic stop

Smith County Sheriff’s Office identifies victims, suspect in double homicide

Man who drove SUV into pole, damaging Lindale police car during getaway attempt, gets 20 years

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Wood County Sheriff confirms juvenile arrested in death of woman; attorney injured

Texas Rangers, Wood County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide that occurred near Quitman

3 arrested, 1 at-large following Lufkin drive-by shooting

Texarkana rapper found with drugs, gun at hotel convicted on federal charges

Marshall police arrest 4 suspects in ‘planned fight’ that resulted in shooting death

Suspected meth, heroin dealer found hiding in Chandler attic

DPS arrests suspect in Austin for felony criminal mischief, damage caused to state capitol

On Tuesday, June 23, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism and damage caused to the Texas State Capitol during a protest on Saturday, May 30.

Charges may be filed against Upshur County game room operator for ‘misleading info’ on application

A man allegedly claimed on a permit application that he donated to the Upshur County Sheriff's Office, but he did not, they say.

Man charged in Sunday morning Smith County shooting at party

A suspect has been officially charged in a shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

Arrest affidavit alleges Van Zandt County girl kidnapped to Kentucky for ransom

A Van Zandt County kidnapping victim thought she was being taken to Louisiana and California, but instead ended up in Kentucky against her will, according to arrest paperwork.

Tyler police arrest suspect in shooting incident at City Fuel Express

Wood County burglaries solved when men allegedly confess, are charged

Longview police investigating death of man found in home as a homicide

Upshur Co. sheriff releases name of man charged in fatal Saturday morning shooting

Suspect in custody after Smith Co. shooting

One person injured in shooting at Tyler gas station

Altercation leads to shooting near Gun Barrel City, one in hospital

An altercation between two people near Gun Barrel City escalated into a shooting which sent one person to the hospital Friday.

Suspects who allegedly stole $1 million in equipment from Florida cannabis oil lab arrested in Smith County

Smith County law enforcement officials have arrested several individuals in connection with a burglary which occurred at a Florida cannabis oil lab.

Cass County man sentenced to 22 years in prison for drug distribution conspiracy

A 41-year-old Hughes Springs, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today.

Angelina County woman who stole $30K from employer pleads guilty

A Pollok woman will serve a 10-year probation sentence after pleading guilty to a charge in connection with the theft of $36,000 from her employer.

Arrest document states Diboll man bought murder weapon from classifieds

It is believed a Diboll man accused of shooting his father to death did it with a gun he bought out of a classified advertisement.

One dead in Upshur County shooting, suspect arrested

A suspect in a fatal shooting in Upshur County has been arrested and is charged with murder.

2 from Kentucky arrested in Van Zandt County kidnapping case

The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two more suspects accused in the kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl.

  Former inspector who found Smith County out of compliance begins new role at jail facilities

The sheriff said no one would be better for the job than the man who already knew what issues existed at the jail.

Affidavit states Lufkin man fired at least 10 shots at 2 brothers, 9-year-old girl

Lufkin police officers arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a May 30 incident in which he allegedly stopped an intersection and fired at least 10 shots at two brothers, and a 9-year-old girl, who were all standing outside a home on North Street.

Tyler police: Someone shot into Texas Workforce Solutions East Texas office overnight

Someone fired at least one round into the Texas Workforce Solutions East Texas office on Troup Highway in Tyler overnight.

Marshall police: 1 person suffered possible life-threatening injury in shooting incident at park

One person suffered a possible life-threatening injury in a shooting incident that occurred at Bella Wyatt Park, according to the Marshall Police Department.

12-year-old reported missing in Houston County found safe

A 12-year-old Grapeland girl has gone missing, and the Houston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding her and bringing her home safe.

Lufkin police: 1 arrested in connection with May shooting incident, 2 suspects at large

Detectives with the Lufkin Police Department arrested one of three suspects in a May 22 shooting incident in which a man and a woman were shot at their home on Ellis Avenue.

‘Find the people who did this’: Amarillo ice cream man still hospitalized after shooting

Amarillo police are investigating a shooting last week that left an ice cream vendor in the hospital.

Kilgore police arrest suspect wanted on felony warrant

Kilgore police arrested a man wanted on a felony warrant after they said he fled from them into a wooded area prompting a search Monday.

Man sentenced to 40 years for setting Jasper house fire that killed his grandmother

A Beaumont man who pleaded guilty to charges of murder and arson earlier this year in connection with the 2018 death of his grandmother, who died because of injuries she suffered in a house fire he allegedly set, was sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Apple Springs man charged with murder in connection with woman’s shooting death

An Apple Springs man has now been charged with murder in connection with the June 7 shooting death of a Groveton woman, according to Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace.

Palestine man wanted in connection with robbery of stepmom arrested

Lambright is charged with aggravated robbery along with two other suspects who were arrested Thursday morning, Que Green and Eddie Barnes.

Gregg County Sheriff’s Office searching for smash-and-grab suspect

The suspect left the convenience store on Hwy 300 in Gregg County in an older model Chevrolet Silverado extended cab.

Diboll murder suspect allegedly shot dad twice while victim sitting in recliner

Diboll police officers arrested a 44-year-old man on a murder charge Sunday morning in connection to allegations that he he shot his dad twice while the other man was sitting in a recliner and watching TV.

Shelby County woman arrested for murder in connection to man’s death in 2019

Earlier this month, a Shelby County constable arrested a 51-year-old woman in connection with the death of a man who was found unresponsive in her home in September of 2019.

Henderson County Sheriff’s Office: Search results in 1 felony arrest, seizure of 266 grams meth

Henderson County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators arrested a 35-year-old man Friday evening after a search of his home turned up 266 grams of suspected meth and syringes.

Nacogdoches police: Suspect pistol-whipped 2 people, causing visible injuries

Nacogdoches police officers arrested a man late Saturday night in connection to allegations that he pistol-whipped two people at a residence in the 2100 block of Marty Street.

Search of Kilgore ‘trap house’ results in 3 felony arrests, seizure of drugs, cash

A search of a drug “trap house” in Kilgore resulted in three felony arrests and the seizure of large amounts of drugs, including THC-laced candies, and cash last week.

Palestine police: 2 arrested after woman robbed at gunpoint

The third suspect, Braidan Lambright, has not been arrested.

Grand jury indicts Tyler man accused of murder over bag of pot

An arrest warrant for Sparks, who was arrested for murder in connection with the April 2 shooting death of a Chapel Hill High School student, revealed that the suspect was angry at victim Zane Collier, 17.

Christopher Columbus statue pulled from water after being torn down

The Christopher Columbus statue located in Byrd Park has been pulled out of Fountain Lake after being torn down by protesters last night.

Complaint: Man fired multiple rifle shots at Overton police officer, then barricaded himself

Overton police officers arrested a 47-year-old man on Monday in connection with allegations that he fired multiple rifle shots at an Overton police officer and then barricaded himself inside his home earlier this month.

Sulphur Springs police continue search for fugitive wanted for 2019 home invasion

Sulphur Springs police continue the search for a fugitive wanted on charges related to a home invasion that occurred in 2019.

Athens woman accused of ramming woman with car, killing unborn baby

An Athens woman is jailed following the death of an unborn child.

Man arrested after allegedly hitting man in head with metal objects in Longview

Around noon on Tuesday, Longview Police arrested a man after he allegedly hit someone in the head with metal objects.

Marshall man gets 14 years for burning house

A Marshall man has pleaded guilty to burning a home on Five Notch Road in November.

Amber Alert discontinued after 7-month-old allegedly abducted in Port Arthur found safe, suspect arrested

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-month-old boy who Port Arthur police say was abducted following a shooting Monday.

Va. prosecutor: Man who drove through group of protesters is leader of KKK

Police say a man has been arrested after driving through a group of protesters Sunday evening.

Harrison County DA waiting on results of Texas Ranger investigation into officer-involved shooting death

Harrison County’s district attorney said Monday that they can’t take the Dec. 5, 2019, officer-involved shooting death of Demetrius Williams to a grand jury until the Texas Rangers submit the evidence from their independent investigation.

Bobby Moore’s death sentence is changed to life in prison after lengthy court fights over intellectual disability

Bobby Moore has been on Texas' death row for 39 years. On Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals officially changed his death sentence to one of life in prison, ending a yearslong battle between the high courts in Texas and the nation.

Trinity County man arrested after shooting death of woman

An Apple Springs man is in jail following the Sunday shooting death of a Groveton woman.

Longview police arrest woman in connection to stabbing incident

Longview police officers arrested a woman Saturday evening in connection with allegations that she stabbed an individual in the stomach.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office: 1 person dead after being run over by pickup

One person has died after he or she was run over by a pickup near the Newton-Jasper county line Saturday night, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

  Longview police investigating 2 home invasions on Harrison Street

The Longview Police Department is investigating two home invasions which occurred Thursday.

Franklin County deputies capture escaped Nebraska convict, one still at large

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said deputies have captured an escaped convict from Nebraska who was hiding in the southern part of the county. Another escaped convict remains at large.

Harrison County deputies’ search nets 2 arrests for drug charges

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office said two people were arrested after a search warrant execution resulted in the seizure of different drugs.

  Manhunt suspect who shot at Mineola police officer apprehended in Conroe

A man who fled after a traffic stop, and who shot at a police officer, has been taken into custody in Conroe.

Man accused of fleeing Mineola police, firing gun arrested

Mineola police say a Quitman man who fled officers during a traffic stop and fired a gun last week has been arrested.

Harrison County grand jury indicts man on 6 child porn charges

A Jefferson man has been booked into the Harrison County Jail following a grand jury indictment on child pornography charges.

Plea offer rejected in case of Westwood Shopping Center murder suspect

A district judge has reset the trial of a man suspected in a December 2018 shooting death for September.

Diboll police, ACSO deputies arrest 3 after tracker on stolen car reveals location

Diboll police officers arrested three men on engaging in organized crime charges Wednesday after a tracker on a vehicle they allegedly stole in Harris County revealed that they were in Lufkin. A chase ensued after a Diboll PD officer spotted the vehicle on U.S. Highway 59.

Rusk man accused of driving drunk in 2018 fatal crash

A Rusk man has been booked into the Smith County Jail in connection with what DPS states was a 2018 drunk-driving wreck which resulted in the death of a Tyler man.

Police: Livingston ISD employee arrested after child porn found on his home computer

Livingston police officers arrested a 61-year-old LISD employee Monday after a search of his home computer allegedly turned up child pornography.

Woman pleads guilty in Cherokee County court to shooting dog on Facebook video

A Cherokee County woman has plead guilty to a charge of cruelty to animals.

Former Arlington pastor sentenced to 293 months for child exploitation

A former Arlington pastor was sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of a child.

Governor, U.S. Attorneys warn out-of-state instigators: Don’t mess with Texas

On Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott and the four U.S. Attorneys for Texas announced that people who come from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.

Lufkin police: Suspect fired at least 10 shots at man, his family

Officers with the Lufkin Police Department are investigating a shooting incident in which a man stopped at an intersection and fired at least 10 shots at a man and his family members.

Former Smith County jailer accused of sandwiching contraband connected to 9-member smuggling ring

A former Smith County jailer who was caught allegedly trafficking contraband into the jail back in March has been named as a member of a nine-member smuggling ring.

Smith County sheriff: ‘Dangerous’ suspect arrested 5 days after fleeing traffic stop

According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 9:00 pm on Friday, May 22, a Smith County Sheriff’s K-9 deputy initiated a traffic stop on Interstate 20 at County Road 3111 in Smith County. The deputy requested that the driver, Joel Lee Gonzales, 33, exit the vehicle. At this time, Gonzales retr

Sheriff’s Office: Search of Union Grove home results in arrest, seizure of drugs, guns, cash

On May 28, 2020, the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant at 9955 Union Grove Rd. as the result of an ongoing investigation into the alleged sale of narcotics.

Upshur County authorities say game room operator lied about donations to law enforcement

Upshur County authorities say game room operator lied about donations to law enforcement agencies within the county.

Marshall man involved in shooting, robbery on Henley Perry pleads to three years prison time

A Marshall man has been convicted in the robbery of a victim on Henley Perry has been sentenced to prison.