From Staff Reports
CROCKETT – The summer heat seems to have spurred a rash of illegal activity in the area. As of June 13, the Crockett Police Department was asking the community for help in apprehending local lawbreakers.
Angelina County Jail is seeking help in locating James Tad Wheeler, Jr., a 36-yr-old white male, approximately 6’0” 180lb, with light brown/blond hair.Wheeler was in jail for Felony Thefts, Burglaries, Organized Criminal Activity, and Vehicle Theft. If you know the current location of James Tad Wheeler Jr., submit a tip anonymously at 639TIPS.com, use Crime Stoppers’ app (936-639-TIPS), or call (936) 639-TIPS. You’ll see other requests to assist in locating Wheeler, but only tips and calls DIRECTLY to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and reward eligible.
Two suspects wanted
During the night of May 24, 2022, or the morning of May 25, 2022, at least two suspects stole a white 2007 GMC Sierra (Texas License Plate GLK2306) from Lowery’s Automotive, located at 403 East Loop 304. At about 3:45 a.m., the suspects drove the stolen vehicle to Holbrook Electric Company, located at 2301 East Goliad Avenue, where they cut the gate to access several buildings on the property. The suspects stole several thousand dollars worth of tools and equipment from Holbrook Electric Company before fleeing the scene in the stolen vehicle. Neither the stolen vehicle nor the tools and equipment have been recovered.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Crockett Police Department at 936-544-2862. Tips can also be made to Crime Stoppers by phone at 936-639-TIPS or online at 639TIPS.com. Tips to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and reward eligible.