Silsbee man questioned and detained after 24 hours.
By Daniel Elizondo, Editor
Kountze and Silsbee PD along with Hardin County Sheriff's office questioned and arrested a Silsbee man in the fatal shooting of James Steven Clem of Lumberton after a drug deal gone bad in Kountze on Tuesday evening.
Kountze Police Chief Brent Slaughter said witnesses and family came forward before police detained and questioned 28-year-old Terrance Williams of Silsbee at the Silsbee Police Department.
After lengthy questioning, Williams punched a brick wall at the Silsbee PD causing an injury to his hand that forced authorities in transporting him to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening.
Kountze PD returned with Williams at around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning to book him into the Hardin County jail and charge him with murder.