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Nacogdoches man arrested for drug possession, criminal trespass, resisting arrest

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - A Nacogdoches man has been arrested for multiple charges after entering a residence where he did not live early Saturday morning.

Joe Howard Jr., 38, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, criminal trespass of a habitation and resisting arrest.

Howard allegedly entered a home on CR 805 around 1:45 a.m. and got into bed with the homeowners. went to the master bedroom and got into a bed already occupied by the homeowners.

The homeowners immediately called 911 and also asked Howard what he was doing inside their residence. He said he lived there.

A deputy arrived and found Howard sitting on the couch in the living room.

According to a press release from the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's department, when the deputy tried to get Howard to come outside, Howard become hostile and started fighting with the deputy. The deputy was able to subdue Howard and place him under arrest.

Once at the jail, deputies located over 3 grams of methamphetamine and over 2 grams of ecstasy pills on Howard. He He was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.


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