Police Reports

Agency assist, Stallings at Appleby Sand Road. Nacogdoches County deputies were called to Highway 59 North and FM 941 area on Sunday to assist in a DPS pursuit of a vehicle that refused to stop. “The pursuit ended in Shelby County when another DPS trooper deployed a spike strip and disabled the vehicle. The driver fled on foot but was apprehended after a 50-yard run.” Outside of the suspect’s tires, no injuries or property damage were reported.

Disturbance, 1600 block of Cardinal St. The suspect was gone when police arrived at a disturbance during which “the complainant reported having been assaulted by the complainant’s baby daddy by physical contact that the complainant found to be offensive.”

Evading arrest, 1600 block of Cardinal St. Officers attempting to locate the suspect in a disturbance saw someone matching his description begin to run from them. “After a brief foot pursuit, the subject was apprehended.” He was found to be in possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, and also had an active warrant. He was escorted to jail.

Controlled substance, 3000 CR 525. A driver pulled over for a traffic violation displayed “a nervous demeanor.” After consent was given to search the vehicle, deputies found a felony amount of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

Unauthorized ATV on the roadway, 200 block of CR 701. A property owner called deputies to report “residents at the end of the road are constantly riding their ATVs on the roadway.” The road was placed on extra patrol.

Family violence, 200 block of CR 307. A woman called deputies to report “her husband was intoxicated and had taken her rental vehicle.” Information was taken for a report.

Runaway juvenile, 200 block of Spring Creek Drive. Deputies located a runaway juvenile who ran from them in a wooded area. He was apprehended and taken to a juvenile center.

Suspicious person, 400 block of Spring Creek Drive. A caller reported that someone “knocked on her bedroom window and bathroom door.” Deputies patrolled the area with negative results.

Burglary of vehicle, 1000 block of Tanglewood Circle. A firearm was stolen from a vehicle.

Burglary of vehicle, 1600 block of Tanglewood Circle. A vehicle was entered and items taken without permission.

Traffic offense, 3800 Old Lufkin Road. A driver pulled over for a traffic violation was found to have a suspended ID card with previous convictions for driving while license invalid; he also had not bothered to insure the vehicle. The driver was arrested.

Theft, 2900 block of Center Road. Items were stolen from a backyard during the night.

Family violence, 3200 Pearl St. A woman called police to report her common law spouse pushed her during an argument.

Theft, 4300 block of North St. Two shoppers at a local hobby store were seen putting items into one of their purses. They were later reported to have left the store without paying for said items. Both were arrested.

Assault, 3400 block of South St. Police were called to a hotel where a woman said she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. “There was no evidence of any injury and she stated that she was not in pain. Both sides gave conflicting information and there were no witnesses.”

Criminal mischief, 1040 block of Cypress Ave. A Cushing car wash was vandalized overnight.

Theft, 12000 block of state Hwy. 204. A man reported an unknown suspect came on to his property and stole a cellphone from his porch.

Suspicious person, 9500 block of FM 1087. A caller from Garrison reported “someone was loading a bull dozer. While en route, it was learned a salt water truck had been stuck on an oil well site.”

Attempt to locate, Cypress Avenue at 8th St. A woman reported missing by her husband was later found to have been attending church.

Suspicious person, 300 block of N. FM 95. A caller reported a suspicious person who “went around the local nursing home and pulled on multiple doors attempting to get inside.” Deputies patrolled but did not locate the person.

Arrests included: Matthew David Custer, 33, driving while license invalid, possession of controlled substance, bail jumping and failure to appear; Hunter Francis Worthy, 20, possession of marijuana; Angel Aguilar, 22, possession of marijuana, motion to revoke probation, evading arrest; Octavio Ceferino Cortes, 52, public intoxication; Cicsley Johnson Culpepper, 42, possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia; Alton David Dowdy, 55, warrant, theft, criminal trespass; Summer Michelle Dykes, 40, of Lufkin, theft; William Thomas Dykes, 40, of Lufkin, theft; Danny Vantress Gipson, 40, possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia; Laureano Cardenas Gomez, 23, possession of marijuana; Marisol Madera, 31, driving while license invalid with previous conviction; and Bryan Yebra, 20, of Jacksonville, possession of marijuana.


No reports were filed.


At 10 a.m. Monday, the Nacogdoches County Jail housed 242 inmates. According to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, the maximum population is 292.


Medical assists on Rusk, North, Pearl, Kent and E. Seale streets; Westward, Egret, Oak Hill Plaza and Ridgeview drives; Santa Fe Road.

Alarm malfunction on N. Steen Drive and W. Cox St.

Power line down on C.L. Simon St.

Dispatched and canceled to Logan Circle.

Service call on Dolph St.

Vehicle accident with injuries on North St.

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