On Wednesday, July 31, two men came across human remains in the woods of South Liberty County and notified the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies responded along with the Texas Rangers and found additional remains on Aug. 1. The area where they were discovered had recently been under water due to flooding of the Trinity River. Texas EquuSearch joined in assisting deputies and rangers in the search for any additional remains on Aug. 5.

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Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reported 2.6 pounds of methamphetamine was found on Bolivar beach. The drugs are estimated to have a street value of $20,500. 

Hawthorne warned those who may stumble across such a find are encouraged to immediately call the sheriff's office and refrain from touching the suspected drugs, as it could result in exposure to harmful or even fatal substances. 

Also never attempt to move or transport the suspected drugs. Leave it to law enforcement to remove safely.

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A months long investigation has resulted in the arrests of more than a dozen in Chambers County.

According to information from the Chambers County Sheriff's Office, deputies were conducting an investigation of Lambert "Ray" Myers on Oct. 11 when a vehicle was observed leaving his residence on Stutes Road in Winnie. The vehicle was stopped and three subjects were arrested for possessing over 5 ounces of methamphetamine. A search warrant was obtained for Myers' residence and an additional 2 ounces of methamphetamine was located. 

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Beaumont police officers were called to the 300 block of Pinchback Road on Aug. 4, in reference to a victim of a stabbing. 

Upon arrival, officers found a 35-year-old man with a lacerations to his neck and chest. He was reportedly bleeding profusely. Beaumont EMS transported the man to St. Elizabeth for treatment. 

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Police have identified the body of a woman found at a railyard as that of 64-year-old Judy Toronjo. 

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