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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Thursday, Oct., officers responded to the 3100 block of Gilbert in reference to a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, a 31-year-old Beaumont man, laying in the doorway of his residence with a gunshot wound under the left armpit. The victim told officers he knew the suspect and had invited him into the house. The victim said they got into a disturbance over narcotics that turned violent. The suspect fled the scene headed southwest along the railroad tracks after shooting the victim. The victim was transported to St.

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Julian Thomas Owens

According to a statement from the Beaumont police, on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 1:07 p.m., officers responded to an aggravated robbery in progress at the Major Dr. Food Mart (870 S.Major). Three young black males, two with handguns, robbed the clerk and fled with money and cigarettes. A witness told officers the suspects were last seen getting in a dark vehicle and headed west on Landis. While officers were on the scene, another witness gave officers additional suspect vehicle information.

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A statement released Oct. 11 from the Coast Guard in Galveston stated that they have now suspended the search for a person last seen in the water near Seawolf Park.

Search crews covered more than 259 square miles for approximately 23 hours.

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