A 48-year-old Lufkin man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after darting back and forth across North Medford Drive, waving a towel.
Michael Swint was taken in on a charge of not crossing at a crosswalk after reportedly running back and forth across North Medford Drive with the towel around 4:30 p.m. There were vehicles around him that had to brake and change lanes to avoid hitting him, a police report stated.
Officers on the northbound side of the highway tried to get his attention, but he ignored them as he continued his dash across traffic. When enough officers arrived to cover the highway, Swint reportedly darted off into a wooded area toward Paul Avenue. He was taken down in a field north of Paul Avenue.
When asked what he was doing, Swint told the officers he was “getting exercise,” the report stated.
He was then arrested and taken to the Angelina County Jail, where he was released on a $500 bond.
A woman’s truck was broken into overnight Tuesday in the 1500 block of Azalea Street.
A man was arrested Wednesday after reportedly assaulting his father during an argument.
Two guitars were reported stolen Monday from a home in the 2900 block of South John Redditt Drive.
A thermometer was reported stolen by a man from a business Thursday morning in the 900 block of West Frank Avenue. The man was described as an older black man in a maroon shirt and black jeans who fled in a mid nineties extended cab Chevy.
An apartment window was broken Thursday in the 100 block of East Denman Avenue.
A log splitter was reported stolen Wednesday from a garage in the 600 block of Bartmess Drive.
A sink was reported stolen Wednesday from a front yard in the 1100 block of Grove Avenue. Its owner said he had moved it to the front yard because a relative planned on using it in their lake house.
Two brothers were arrested for reportedly fighting Wednesday night in the 100 block of Kirksey Drive.
The Lufkin Police Department made eight other arrests late Wednesday and early Thursday. Arrests and charges included: Craig Young, 30, assault/family violence; Jacourtney Fowler, 32, assault causing bodily injury; Terry McMurry, 38, warrants; David Free, 27, public intoxication; Ramon Rios, 40, warrants; Aaron Allred, 23, assault/family violence; Treavor Allred, 31, assault/family violence; and Raymond Wilson, 28, assault/family violence.
The Texas Department of Public Safety made three arrests late Wednesday and early Thursday. Arrests and charges included: Antolin Lagunas-Rodriguez, 24, public intoxication and open container; Martin Segura, 42, driving while intoxicated and no mud flaps; and Javier Contreras, 25, warrant.
The Pct. 1 constable made two arrests late Wednesday and early Thursday. Arrests and charges included: Leginald Malone, 28, public intoxication; and Sharterrence Cannon, 21, burglary and theft.
Texas Parks and Wildlife arrested Charles Nichols, 27, on a probation revocation Wednesday.
The Hudson Police Department made two arrests late Wednesday and early Thursday. Arrests and charges included: Marcos Castellanos, 24, DWI and no driver’s license; and Robert Price, 36, warrant.
The Huntington Police Department made two arrests late Wednesday and early Thursday. Arrests and charges included: Travis Lewis, 26, no driver’s license and warrant; and Jerry Bush, 26, disorderly conduct.
The Angelina County Jail housed 234 inmates as of 10 a.m. Thursday.