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USPS employee allegedly caught trying to sneak cigarettes over Smith Co. jail wall

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A United States Postal Service Employee was busted Thursday allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes into the Smith County Jail. Brittney Boyd, 25, of Lindale, who was also on duty as a USPS employee, was caught with Andria Smith, 21, of Tyler, trying to get contraband over the p

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-16 17:02:46

Methamphetamine dealer arrested after leading deputies on chase

Bill Monday, a 33-year-old Athens-area methamphetamine dealer was arrested after leading Henderson County deputies on a chase through the town Thursday. Deputies believed Monday to be in Athens with a large amount of illegal narcotics. According to authorities, Monday refused to stop his motorcycle

CBS19.TV - 2018-03-16 15:39:00

East Texas fugitive known as "Stinky Butt" captured in Jacksonville

A man who escaped the custody of the Van Police Department in late November after he received medical treatment at a Tyler hospital is in custody. A press release from the Jacksonville Police Department said police received word Drashaydrian "Stinky Butt" Hunter, 26, was at an apartment in the Jack

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-16 14:43:00

PPD doesn't plan more gaming raids

Palestine Police Chief Andy Harvey said Friday he doesn't plan to conduct more gaming raids, and that his department has shut down the major operators. PPD conducted three gaming raids in January and one last month on businesses that were allegedly operating illegally. "I hope not,'' Harvey told the

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-03-17 03:55:00

ETX wanted suspect known as 'Stinky Butt' found in closet, arrested

Jacksonville police have arrested the notorious "Stinky Butt." Drashaydrian Montell Hunter, 26, also known as "Stinky Butt" has been arrested in Jacksonville. Police say they found Hunter in a closet with a black nylon bag over his head just before 7:30 a.m. at an apartment at Jacksonville Pines apa

KLTV - 2018-03-16 14:08:04

Weather update: Storm warnings have been allowed to expire as of 11 p.m.

All weather warnings have been allowed to expire as of 11 p.m. on Saturday night. Delta and Hopkins counties are under a flood warning until further notice. Previous story: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Houston Trinity, and Walker counties. At 10:11 p.m.,

KTRE - 2018-03-17 19:46:55

Jacksonville police reports: March 7-14

The Progress will publish reports from the Jacksonville Police Department in the Saturday edition each week. All information is provided to the Progress by the police department. These reports are not an admission of guilt for parties involved. March 7 - 14 Two men were arrested in the 700 block of


Pinner sets school records for Bulldogs

The Central powerlifting team recently had a landmark showing as two Bulldogs competed at the regional meet in Elkhart. Thank You For Reading! Read the complete story... The story you're reading is premium content from The Lufkin News. Subscribers get total access to all our in-depth news, digita

LUFKIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 07:30:00

Suspect accused of robbing Tyler credit union at gunpoint charged

Police have charged the man they say robbed a Tyler credit union at gunpoint back in December. Wayne Alan Watson, 58, of Fort Worth was served an arrest warrant on Tuesday and charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. Police say on Dec. 1, 2017, Watson was responsible for robbing the


Figures show no racial bias in city traffic stops

A Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) report shows traffic stops in Palestine reflect the city's demographics - and have for the past three years. That strongly suggests racial profiling by local police is not a serious problem in Palestine. Last year, the report states, Palestine police off


Howell resigns as Grapeland interim police chief

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Police Lt. Ronnie Howell has stepped down from the position of interim chief of the Grapeland Police Department (GPD), but is not leaving the force. Howell announced early last week that he was resigning fr

HCCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-16 21:18:00