Lufkin Man Threatens to Kill Police and Judge in Courtroom
According to a release from the Lufkin Police Department, a Lufkin man is facing a charge of retaliation after he threatened the lives of law enforcement officials Tuesday afternoon in response to a 10-year prison sentence.
Courtney Daniel Warren, 30, received the sentence in a revocation hearing on eight theft convictions and an order for surrender through Drug Court, according to Angelina County records.
Upon hearing his sentence, Warren began yelling, cursing and pushing furniture around the courtroom. As bailiffs fought to restrain him, Warren forced his way closer to the judge’s bench, looked at Lufkin Police Det. Cpl. Kevin Jackson and said “I’m going to kill you (expletive). I’m going to get you.” Jackson was a witness for the state during Warren’s hearing due to his service as a Drug Court Liaison.
Warren then continued attempting to force his way closer to an assistant district attorney and other law enforcement officials.
Warren later told Angelina County jailers that when he got out, he was going to shoot State District Judge Paul White in the stomach.
Additional charges are pending.