The Hudson Police Department on Wednesday arrested a Lufkin man who was allegedly in possession of cocaine and methamphetamine.

John Cornett, 25, was taken into custody before noon on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance after Hudson Police Officer Joe Burton stopped Cornett’s vehicle at 9:10 a.m. on Walnut Hill Road, according to Hudson Police Chief Jimmy Casper.

A search of the vehicle uncovered 34 grams of cocaine and more than five grams of meth.

Cornett was previously arrested in January by the Texas Department of Public Safety on a charge of meth possession.

Cornett had not been booked into the Angelina County Jail as of 1 p.m.

Lufkin Police officers responding to a criminal trespassing in progress in the 700 block of Allendale Drive spotted Anthony Burks, 27, walking away from the scene wearing a black backpack.

When officers approached Burks, there was a brief struggle before Burks ran. Officers chased Burks a few blocks until he circled back to the 700 block of Allendale Drive, were he was apprehended

Burks left his black backpack at the scene, and when officers inspected it, they found a semiautomatic handgun with the serial number scratched off.

Burks was arrested and charged with assaulting a public servant, evading arrest, unlawfully carrying a weapon, tampering with an ID number and a warrant for running a stop sign.

Erika Hensley, 28, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of Mylan 477 Diazepam late Tuesday on North Timberland Drive.

Reginald Crawford, 46, was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife late Tuesday on the 2600 block of South First Street.

Javier Sarmiento, 22, was arrested on a warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance stemming from an October 2013 incident following a traffic stop Wednesday at the intersection of Paul Avenue at Timberland Drive.

Angel Diosdado, 22, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication and a warrant late Tuesday in the 100 block of North Angelina Street.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in the 300 block of Craft Fenley Loop Tuesday after a woman reported that another woman came to her home “calling her out” over a Facebook post that turned into an argument about “the baby daddy.”

A woman called the sheriff’s office Tuesday asking what to do about a stray dog and its puppies because she was afraid they were going to get ran over in the 2500 block of Richardson Road.

A man reported that a man keeps driving by his home screaming curse words and making offensive hand gestures Wednesday in the 400 block of Thigpen Road.

A man called the sheriff’s office to complain that his neighbor’s new spotlight was shining in his window. When a deputy spoke with the neighbor, they said they would move it.

A Ford F250 tailgate was reportedly stolen between Monday and Tuesday in the 800 block of North Medford Drive.

Prescription medication was reported stolen off a resident’s front porch Monday afternoon in the 300 block of Joyce Lane.

A Smith & Wesson .38 revolver and an RCA tablet were reportedly stolen in the 600 block of Locke Street when an unknown suspect broke in late Tuesday.

Someone reported stepping in a hole and breaking his ankle after walking away from an assault late Tuesday on the 1600 block of Sunrise Avenue.

The Lufkin Police Department made four other arrests between Tuesday and Wednesday. Arrests and charges included: Cheyanne Deerman, 30, probation revocation, assault; Patricia Kessinger, 30, failure to appear; Chase Miller, 29, no seat belt; and Robert Powell, 56, disorderly conduct, jaywalking.

The Texas Department of Public Safety made four arrests between Tuesday and Wednesday. Arrests and charges included: Morgan Butler, 60, failure to render aid, driving while intoxicated, unlawfully carrying a weapon; Jonny Norred, 55, insurance fraud;  Ismael Olvera, 21, warrants; and Jeremy Patton, 26, failure to identify, possession of marijuana.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office made three arrests between Tuesday and Wednesday. Arrests and charges included: Paula Richardson, 49, judgment, order to surrender for driving while intoxicated;  Richard Cabellero, 22, bench warrant, aggravated assault with deadly weapon; and Johnathon Temple, 25, judgment for taking wildlife without consent.

The Angelina County Jail housed 228 inmates as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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