Lufkin police say they've identified, spoken with 'Blue Bell licking' suspect

Suspect is a juvenile from the San Antonio area

July 05, 2019 - 11:59 am

LUFKIN, Texas ( -- Lufkin Police say they've identified and spoken with the "Blue Bell Licker."

Police say the suspect is a juvenile from the San Antonio area, tied to the Lufkin area through her boyfriend's family.

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Because she is a juvenile, police say her identity is protected under state law.

Police say they are turning the case over to state officials for further action. Wednesday, officials said the suspect could face a second-degree felony charge of tampering with a consumer product, carrying a punishment of between two and 20 years in prison.

It wasn't immediately clear what charges may be applied now that the suspect has been identified as a juvenile.

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