One person was injured last Thursday in a crash near Dollar General on South Sam Houston Blvd. in Houston. The truck hit the pole, knocking the light fixture on the right-of-way.

A Houston man faces several charges following his arrest Sunday.

Officers arrested Anthony J. Jones, 49, of 1800 Highway B, on April 4 on DWI – aggravated, operating a motor vehicle while driver’s license/privilege revoked and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. A police computer check shows he has three prior convictions for DWI and 10 prior convictions for driving while revoked.

In other matters, police:

-Charged Justin D. Beasley, 19, of Raymondville with driving while intoxicated, failing to stop for posted sign, possession of marijuana up to 35 grams and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia on April 3.

-Charged David L. Lange, 23 of 816 Augusta, with stealing under $500 following the theft of a Nintendo Xbox that was later pawned. Lange was charged after his arrest on an unrelated matter, police.


-Cited James R. Olson, 22, of 5604 Boster Road, with operating a motor vehicle with no valid operator’s license and failing to exhibit an insurance identification card on April 3.

-Cited James W. Dickens, 18, 713 W. Chestnut St., and Stephen R. O’Daniel, 20, of 719 Augusta St., Apt. A, with minor in possession of alcohol on April 3.

-Arrested Joshua D. Stallcup, 21, of 8043 Illinois Road, on a Texas County warrant for failing to appear on a charge of not maintaining financial responsibility related to insurance. He posted $500 bond.

-Charged Violet M. Douglas, 84, with failing to yield the right-of-way following an accident on April 19 near South Sam Houston Blvd. and Holder Drive. Police said she made a turn in the path of a truck driven by Susie M. Twyford, 52, of 8164 Morton Road. Twyford’s vehicle struck a utility pole.

A passenger, Clara P. Gum, 55, was transported to Texas County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. Twyford and a passenger, Nicolette Davis, 15, refused treatment at the scene. Douglas was later located leaving a nearby parking lot, and she told authorities she was unaware of the accident.

-Were called April 4 to Houston Wal-Mart Supercenter, where damage was reported to a fence south of the Garden Center. A 2 x 3 foot hole in the chain link fence was reported. It is not know if anything is missing, police said.

-Were called to Lone Star Plaza where a fight was reported last Wednesday. It involved students.


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