Polk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 46 in Polk County, TX

  1. Livingston PD: Duo arrested after they tried to buy Taco Bell meal with fake $20 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... James Brian Hartin, 33, and Julie Annette Kawazoe, 39, both of Livingston, are both still being held in the Polk County Both suspects were charged with two third-degree felony charges of forgery of money. Kawazoe was also charged with bond ...

    Comment?

  2. Onalaska PD officer arrests woman for DWI with child after she drives off road, gets stuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... in the front seat and failed several field sobriety tests. Ashley Nicole Kilian is still being held in the Polk County Jail on two state-jail felony charges abandoning or endangering a child and driving while intoxicated with a child under the age ...

    Comment?

  3. DPS: Livingston woman drove drunk with 4 children under the age of 15 in the vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... under the age of 15 in the car with her Wednesday night. Megan Renne Albrecht is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a state-jail felony charge of driving while intoxicated with a child under the age of 15 in the car and a misdemeanor no ...

    Comment?

  4. Corrigan PD traffic stop results 1 arrest, seizure of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Jonathan Craven was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. According to a spokesman for the Polk County Jail, he has not been booked in to the jail at this time. Officer Jacob Hopper, a spokesman for the Corrigan Police Department, said ...

    Comment?

  5. Lufkin native who lost legs in accident near Livingston suing GM over faulty ignition switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... did not deploy because of the ignition switch failure," the press release stated. A story that appeared on the Polk County Today Web site stated that emergency personnel had to use a hydraulic rescue tool to free Adams from her car. The process took ...

    Comment?

  6. Livingston PD arrests Spring duo in process of alleged car theft, clears several other casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Detectives with the Livingston Police Department cleared several open cases involving vehicle thefts in Livingston and Cleveland after LPD officers arrested two Spring residents who attempted to steal a car from the town's Walmart on April 4. Paul Daniel Turney, 28, and Shanna Rena Dick, 36, are both still being held in the Polk County Jail.

    Comment?

  7. Shoplifting suspect allegedly suspect strikes Livingston officer in hand with open handcuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... hard enough to cause a cut and bruising. Samuel Jacob Alexander Baker, of Cleveland, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on two felony charges - assaulting a public servant and a theft of property less than $1,500 charge that was upgraded to ...

    Comment?

  8. East Texas mom's on Affordable Care Act: 'it's just not affordable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... in areas of East Texas have been left out in the cold. Two mom's, one from Angelina County and the other from Polk County, say they don't qualify for ACA and are unsure what to do next. "I've called at least 15 companies and they all tell me that I ...

    Comment?

  9. Livingston woman gets 8 years for taking fall for husband in shooting death of 16-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Polk County judge sentenced the Livingston woman who initially took the fall for her husband in the Oct. 12, 2012 shooting death of 16-year-old Rhett C. Lathan to eight years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison.

    Comment?

  10. Livingston PD: Amarillo man endangered 3 kids by ramming vehicle of his child's momRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... of his son when he allegedly rammed her on State Highway 190. Justin Dewayne Owens is still being held in the Polk County Jail on three second-degree felony charges of abandoning or endangering a child, a parole violation, and misdemeanor charges ...

    Comment?

  11. Ruth Houston is 2014 Tyler County Dogwood Festival Parade MaaRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | Tyler County Booster

    ... the education and development of the youth of East Texas." Born Ruth Arlee Ratcliff, Mrs. Houston was raised in Polk County, Texas. She graduated from Texas Southern University with a Bachelor of Music Education and did post-graduate work at the ...

    Comment?

  12. Livingston PD: Man had another person's car towed from Walmart, sold it for scrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... local recycling center, where he sold it for scrap. Bart Thomas Moore, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a state-jail felony charge of theft between $1,500 and $20,000 and a parole violation charge. His bail has been set ...

    Comment?

  13. Police nab Livingston man 'fascinated' with child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... eastern shore of Lake Livingston. The arrest followed an investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Polk County Sheriff's Office and Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constable's Office. Officers with those agencies came to Fleet's house ...

    Comment?

  14. Livingston child porn suspect's computer allegedly had about 100 images of young boys, girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... and girls between the ages of 8 and 15 Thursday afternoon. Joshua David Fleet, 33, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on four counts of second-degree felony possession/distribution of child pornography charge. His bail has been set at ...

    Comment?

  15. Livingston PD: Property owner claimed he shot armed robber in self defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... and completion of the investigation. The LPD is being assisted in the investigation by the Texas Rangers and the Polk County District Attorney's Office.

    Comment?

  16. DPS: Livingston woman involved in 1-vehicle wreck drove drunk with 8-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... road, struck a stop sign, and wound up in a ditch. Jill Bowen Burrows, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a state-jail felony charge of driving drunk with a child under the age of 15 in the car, and a misdemeanor charge of ...

    Comment?

  17. Police: Livingston man said while being arrested 'I need to get my crackpipe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... he was being arrested for assaulting his girlfriend Wednesday. Paul Lee Dewalt Jr. is still being held in the Polk County Jail on felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and tampering or fabricating with physical evidence and ...

    Comment?

  18. Livingston PD: Store employee barricaded 1 of 2 crime spree suspects until police arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Aaron James Cumby, 25, and Erin Michelle Ibarra, 27, both of Livingston, still have not been booked into the Polk County Jail. No information was available on their charges. Lt. Matt Parrish, a spokesman for the Livingston Police Department, said ...

    Comment?

  19. District Attorney race heating up in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Lee Hon and Elizabeth Coker are the only two candidates that are running for the Polk County District Attorney's office.

    Comment?

  20. Livingston PD: Drug suspect fought officer, 2 paramedics in McDonald's drive-throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle, Parrish said. Cruz is still being held in the Polk County Jail on three felony charges - assault of a public servant, evading arrest, and resisting arrest. He was also charged with ...

    Comment?