A single-vehicle crash in Jasper County ended in the death of the driver Friday, Dec. 21. 

According to a press release from the Department of Public Safety, DPS troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on FM 1131, near CR 873, in Jasper County. The crash occurred just South of FM 105.

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Orange police investigators are asking for help in the investigation into the death of 37-year-old Octavias Lamont Williams.

According to information from the Orange Police Department, Williams was found just after 3 p.m. Dec. 22, in the 300 block of Second Street. An autopsy has been ordered by Justice of the Peace Joy Dubose-Simonton. 

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact Orange Police Department at (409) 883-1026 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477)

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Two alleged Port Arthur juvenile burglars were arrested after an investigation of a Lamar Barnes & Noble College Bookstore burglary the morning of Monday, Dec. 24.

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Dec. 22, around noon, Orange Police Department received a call regarding a single-car rollover crash in the 10,000 block of FM 1130. Upon arrival, officers found a 2012 Toyota Rav 4 overturned on the side of the roadway. Officers' preliminary investigation shows the 83-year-old driver left the roadway while maneuvering through the curve, causing the car to rollover, striking a tree. 

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A Jefferson County Sherriff’s Deputy gave a 27-year-old woman from Richmond an early Christmas gift the morning of Monday, Dec. 24. When the deputy was “working radar” on Interstate 10 near Boyt Road he clocked a woman speeding. When he lit up his lights and siren, the woman kept on driving, though, she didn't try to speed up and flee, she just didn't stop. Law enforcement units from several agencies came to assist. The woman finally pulled over at I-10 and Major Drive.

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