In unrelated incidents occurring 15 minutes apart, Lufkin Police arrested two men on charges of public intoxication after they both attempted to drunkenly cross South Medford Drive.
At 7:45 p.m. officers were called to the 3800 block of South Medford Drive, where they saw Randy Songue, 52, walking in the middle of the road and then stumbling in the grassy median. He was arrested on a charge of public intoxication and taken to jail.
Fifteen minutes later, officers were called to the 4200 block of South Medford Drive, where they saw Michael Shuell, 22, clumsily run across traffic and then sit on the steep curb near the Tulane Drive overpass as if in hopes the officer would pass him by. He was also arrested on a charge of public intoxication and taken to jail.
Police found no connection between Shuell and Songue. They have both been released from jail on $500 bonds.
Jethro Henderson, 68, was arrested for reportedly trespassing at the downtown post office Thursday morning.
A store employee reportedly stole $87 worth of merchandise Thursday in the 1800 block of West Frank Avenue. In another incident, $807 worth of merchandise was reported stolen.
A vehicle was reportedly broken into overnight Wednesday in the 900 block of Culverhouse Street.
Items were reported stolen Wednesday from an unoccupied rent house in the 400 block of South Bynum Street.
Groceries were stolen Thursday night from a store in the 100 block of North Timberland Drive.
The Lufkin Police Department made three other arrests late Thursday and early Friday. Arrests and charges included: Robert Ferguson, 32, disregard traffic and expired inspection; Robert Guider, 35, Class C warrant; and Roosevelt Williams, 34, assault/family violence and injury to a child.
The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Holloway, 21, on warrants Thursday.
The Hudson Police Department arrested Fernando Rosas, 18, on a charge of assault/family violence Thursday.
The Huntington Police Department arrested Gregory Snider, 34, on a charge of sexual assault of a child Thursday.
Texas Parks and Wildlife arrested Byford Pfeiffer, 18, Thursday on charges of retrieval and waste of game and hunting from vehicle.
The Angelina County Jail housed 227 inmates as of 10 a.m. Friday.