At approximately 7 a.m. on Oct. 17, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a single vehicle crash on SH 73 in Jefferson County. The crash occurred at Needmore Canal.

Initial reports indicate that a Nissan passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on SH 73. For an unknown reason, the driver of the vehicle struck the outside guardrail and lost control. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and came to rest in the canal.

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According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, preliminary reports in the Oct. 16 accident indicate that a 2003 Buick passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on SH 73. Due to the wet road conditions, the vehicle hydroplaned and the driver lost control. The vehicle struck the inside guardrail, which disabled the vehicle in the roadway. A Chrysler 200 and a Toyota SUV were traveling westbound on SH 73 and stopped in the roadway to avoid colliding with the wrecked vehicle.

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Dashman Crossley

Beaumont Police Department released a statemnt informing that Dashman Crossley is in custody. Officers arrested him October 15 around 9:00 p.m.  in the 200 block of Dowlen for his parole warrant with aggravated assault charges pending.

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On October 13 at 7:51 p.m., officers with the Port Arthur Police Department responded to Truong’s Washateria, 648 9th Avenue, in reference to an aggravated robbery. Officers learned that two male black suspects entered the business brandishing weapons. The two suspects demanded money and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of money. This case is currently being investigated by the Port Arthur Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division.

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At approximately 9:16 p.m. on Oct. 12, Port Arthur Police responded to  a report of a robbery at 1039 Ninth Ave.    

According to a statement from PAPD, officers responded and discovered that two subjects had entered the business armed with handguns and robbed the clerk. The subjects fled with an unknown amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident. The incident is being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division.

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