DPS: Death investigation underway at Nacogdoches County Jail

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Rangers are conducting an in-custody death investigation at the request of the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Jason Bridges. Bridges reported the death occurred in the Nacogdoches County Jail on Monday morning, April 29, according to a statement released by Sgt. David Hendry, DPS communications officer. The deceased has been identified as Andrew Haffert Jr., 31, of Nacogdoches. Online records for NCSO show Haffert was taken into custody shortly after midnight Monday in connection with a charge of burglary of a habitation intend other felony, a first degree felony. Haffert was arrested by Nacogdoches … Continue reading DPS: Death investigation underway at Nacogdoches County Jail

2 dead after fiery head-on crash

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 190 East at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday, according to the Texas Highway Patrol. The preliminary investigation shows that a 2015 Dodge pickup was westbound on Hwy. 190 about five miles east of Livingston when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 2003 Cadillac head-on, causing the Cadillac to catch fire and burn. The driver of the pickup was identified as Alton Kimes, 40, of Livingston. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a Polk County Justice of the Peace, said Sgt. David Hendry, communications officers for Texas DPS in Lufkin. A passenger … Continue reading 2 dead after fiery head-on crash

18 The Doctor is Out (of his mind)

Rape charge against doctor rocked the community By Greg Peak It was on a cool Wednesday morning in November 1989 when the Livingston community was rocked with the news that a prominent member of its medical community had been arrested in connection with the rape of a 37-year-old Vidor woman. That day, Dr. William Chester “Bill” Ingram, 41, had been booked into the Polk County Jail and was later released after posting a $25,000 bond on a sexual assault charge. The arrest occurred on Nov. 8, 1989 after the victim, a pharmaceutical sales representative, pounded on the door of a … Continue reading 18 The Doctor is Out (of his mind)