Speeders and aggressive drivers might be the obvious ones to get traffic tickets, but officers are also looking for slow drivers and those folks will get a ticket in a certain situation. This is the one time that speeding up can actually help you avoid a citation.
As a man involved in an accident left the scene he ended up smashing into two other parked vehicles, and he admitted to police that he got high on PCP before getting behind the wheel. It had to have happened in another state, right? Nope, right here in East Texas.
A man in Longview is accused of keeping his girlfriend against her will for several hours, beating and choking her, but she eventually escaped. And she had probably never been so glad to see that Whataburger sign.
We know you always obey the seat belt law and buckle up, but just in case you need some encouragement, the annual Click it or Ticket campaign starts Monday, and officers will be looking to hand tickets to unbuckled folks. And what's the rule for the kids and booster seats?
This was the scene moments ago (Approximately 4:30 PM on Thursday, March 9th 2017) on Atkinson Drive in Lufkin. If you live in this area, judging by the number of power company trucks, you might have lost power for a short time.
If you're going to call police on your neighbor for any reason, it's probably a good idea to be sure that you don't have anything suspect going on. A Longview man called police about a problem with a neighbor, and well, you can probably guess the rest.