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Eric Ray Johnson, 37, and Trashawna Day, 22, of Houston have been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown March 21.

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AC gang sign photo from Anti-Defamation League, adl.org

Three Southeast Texas men are included in an eight-person indictment alleging their connection to the Aryan Circle white supremacy group as well as a Louisiana murder.

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday, March 20:

“Eight alleged members or associates of the Aryan Circle (AC) have been indicted and arrested for their alleged roles in the 2016 murder of an alleged fellow AC gang member in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.

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Damon Marques Pierce

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at 2:11 am, Beaumont police responded to Club Rumba at 3684 College St. in reference to a disturbance. Witnesses told officers that a fight broke out inside the club and continued in the parking lot. Multiple subjects retrieved firearms and began shooting at each other. Five people suffered gunshot wounds and one man, 27-year-old Ronald Livings, was killed. Beaumont police detectives interviewed many witnesses and through the course of their investigation, obtained a murder warrant for Damon Marques Pierce, a 21-year-old Port Arthur man. Monday, March 12, the U.S.

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Orange Police Department officers are searching for the thief or thieves who stole disaster relief supplies from a local church March 17.

According to a police report from OPD, Officer Dustin Myers was dispatched to Long's Warehouse at 2-- 15th St. where he met with the president of the Church of Christ Disaster Relief program. The program president told Officer Myers the group had been storing relief supplies in the warehouse and that household appliances had been stolen from the facility. The officer took a report, and police are currently investigating. 

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Judge Raquel West sentenced Kirt Vavasseur, 32, to 15 years in prison for committing second-degree felony online solicitation of a minor. Vavasseur was also sentenced concurrently to 10 years in the Institutional Division in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on three other charges of online solicitation related to the same investigation.

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