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According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, preliminary reports in the Oct. 16 accident indicate that a 2003 Buick passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on SH 73. Due to the wet road conditions, the vehicle hydroplaned and the driver lost control. The vehicle struck the inside guardrail, which disabled the vehicle in the roadway. A Chrysler 200 and a Toyota SUV were traveling westbound on SH 73 and stopped in the roadway to avoid colliding with the wrecked vehicle.

(Left) Suspect Herbert Wayne Collins (Right) Investigation of the shooting

Herbert Wayne Collins, a 38-year-old Beaumont man, was arrested as a suspect in the murder of 29-year-old Bradison Allen Mims near the corner of North and Ewing on Tuesday, Oct. 16. 

According to BPD, on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2:41 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Ewing in reference a victim of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers discovered Mims who had been shot several times. Collins was picked up the same day in the 2400 block of Delaware around 4:30 p.m. 

(Clockwise from top left)  Relford, Kimble, Wilturner and Williams.

Four Beaumont men were arrested after Beaumont Police investigated a suspiciously parked vehicle in a vacant lot in the 2600 block of Houston Street the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 16. 

According to Beaumont Police, the investigation led officers to 2.56 ounces of suspected synthetic marijuana and two firearms. One of the firearms was reported stolen out of the Beaumont Police Department.  All four subjects were arrested and transported to Jefferson County Jail.   

Photo by Kyle Swearingen

Beaumont Police are investigating a homicide of 29-year-old Bradison Allen Mims near the corner of North and Ewing Tuesday, Oct. 16, according to Beaumont Police. Beaumont Police received the call around 2:52 p.m. 


Dashman Crossley

Beaumont Police Department released a statemnt informing that Dashman Crossley is in custody. Officers arrested him October 15 around 9:00 p.m.  in the 200 block of Dowlen for his parole warrant with aggravated assault charges pending.

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