Man arrested for burglary and terroristic threats

Alice Echo News Journal
Albert James Phillips was picked up on two warrants involving a terroristic threat on Jan. 29.

PREMONT - Albert James Phillips was arrested for two warrants on Friday, Jan 29.

Premont Police Chief Richard Nava said Phillips is accused of entering a home on the 200 block of South East First Street on Wednesday, Jan. 27 and threatened to kill the homeowner.

Phillips left the scene before officers could arrive and after further investigation, the warrants were issued for his arrest.  

He has been charged with terroristic threat, a class b misdemeanor, and burglary of a habitation, a first-degree felony.

Phillips was seen walking at the intersection of North East First Street and Clay Street where he was picked up on the warrants and transported to the Jim Wells County jail.