The Port Arthur Police Department received a call for service at about 6 p.m. July 8 at HEB on Gulfway Drive in reference to a robbery.

According to information gathered at the scene, a 17-year-old suspect approached a female victim and displayed a handgun. He took the victim's belongings and fled the scene. He was quickly apprehended and transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

PAPD reports the incident is under investigation by its Criminal Investigative Division.

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At about 1 a.m. on July 5, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 87 and Austin Street in the city of Port Arthur. The crash injured four and involved a Port Arthur police officer.

The preliminary crash investigation showed that a PAPD patrol unit was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection when the unit patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a 1997 Pontiac. 

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At about 12:30 a.m. Julyy 5, officers with the Port Arthur Police Department were dispatched to the 1900 block of 11th Avenue in referencce to a man who was bleeding profusely. 

Once officers arrived, they discovered a black male victim had sustained a large cut to his arm during an altercation with another man. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital where he underwent surgery for the injury. As of publication, the victim was listed in critical condition.

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Sunday, June 30, at about 9:30 a.m., officers with the Beaumont Police Department were called to investigate several burglaries at the Super 8 Motel located at College Street and Interstate 10, in which multiple cell phones were stolen. 

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An unnamed Port Arthur police officer was arrested for intoxicated driving Saturday morning, June 29, just after 5 a.m.

Information from PAPD regarding the incident states a deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office made the arrest on Old Sour Lake Road near Beaumont after receiving a call of a vehicle stopped in the roadway. The deputy discovered the driver of the vehicle, the PAPD officer, was found asleep in the vehicle.

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