On Aug. 27, at about 9:30 a.m., Pinehurst Police Chief Fred Hanauer was attempting to locate a man wanted on an outstanding felony warrant at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Fourth Street. As Hanauer drove into the parking area for the complex, he spotted a a white male he recognized as the wanted man. The police chief made contact with the suspect, who immediately got into his vehicle and fled the area.

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The body of a Beaumont woman who went missing Aug. 21 was found days later, the Beaumont Police Department said.

Mina Jean Hamm, 76, of Beaumont was last seen at CVS, located at Highway 105 and Eastex Freeway, around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police had additional concerns as Hamm was off needed medication at the time. 

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On Aug. 24, at about 3 a.m., officers with the Beaumont Police Department were called to the area of W. Cardinal Drive and Fannett Road in reference to a one-vehicle crash. Arriving officers found a black Chevy Suburban in the 1700 block of W. Cardinal Drive. The driver of the vehicle, as well as his dog, were both deceased. The preliminary investigation showed that the vehicle was traveling on Cardinal Drive when it left the roadway and went into the median and continued traveling between the guardrails dividing east and westbound lanes.

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An investigative effort between the Port Arthur Police Department and the Texas Rangers resulted in a break in a cold case more than three decades old. 

Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham announced the arrest of Daniel Andrew MacGinnis for the 1988 murder of Patricia Ann Jacobs on Aug. 27. 

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The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Old Champion Road and Highway 62 on Aug. 26, at about 5:30 a.m. The crash involved a commercial motor veihcle.

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