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Kitchen brawl leaves Angelina county jail inmate nearly blind

Apr 18th, 2012

By Francesca Washington – Posted: Apr 10, 2012, KLTV , Lufkin, Texas –A brawl at the Angelina County Jail could bring more charges against a man already in jail on forgery charges.Last Tuesday, fists flew in the kitchen area as one trustee attacked another.Jail officials say Demetrick Erwin hit Charles Evans in the face. Until that point, the men



Lufkin Jail: Not Humane?

Mar 27th, 2007

To the editor of the Lufkin Daily News (printed March 27th, 2007) It’s easy to forget that people in jail are human beings in addition to being inmates. While you may not personally know anyone in the Angelina County Jail, those inmates are still neighbors and fellow citizens, fathers, brothers, mothers and sisters—and while in