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Agency assist, 18000 block of S. FM 225. Lufkin police asked Nacogdoches County deputies to contact a person whose vehicle was suspected of being involved in a theft. “It was discovered that the suspect took the license plates off of the owner’s truck to use on their own vehicle.”

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Controlled substance, 1500 block of SW Stallings Dr. Officers arrested a driver who had outstanding warrants. When searching the vehicle, “a felony amount of narcotics and drug paraphernalia was located.”

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Controlled substance, 2000 block of SW Stallings Dr. Deputies called for a drug-detecting dog after a driver denied them permission to search a vehicle. The dog alerted, and a felony amount of drugs were found in the vehicle.

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Assist complainant, 16000 block of U.S. 59 North. Deputies responded to a caller who heard an alarm noise coming from her vehicle outside. “Deputies arrived and discovered a toy piano under the bed was playing music. Deputies turned the piano off.”

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Theft, multiple locations. Law enforcement contacted residents at least four residences in the city after packages with their addresses were found empty and discarded on the side of the road. The packages were stolen from homes in the 1200 block of Victoria Dr., the 100 block of Old Line Dr.…

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Controlled substance, 2400 block of SE Stallings Drive. A “known wanted person” was seen by deputies leaving a business. When his identify was verified, deputies searched the man’s vehicle and found “multiple illicit narcotics” and a gun. “The suspect took ownership of all narcotics and firearm.”

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Welfare check, 3000 state Hwy. 7 East. Deputies responding to a report of a man lying on the shoulder of the highway found exactly that. The man told them “he was walking home and got tired. Deputies gave him a courtesy ride to his residence.”

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Controlled substance, 3000 block of N FM 225. Deputies were dispatched to investigate a report of a suspicious person “smoking in the ditch on the side of the road ... during late hours.” They contacted a person, whom they “found to be in possession of methamphetamine.”

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