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Following the Wednesday, Feb. 27, death of Desmond Nixon at a residence on Picadilly Lane, three warrants were issued for suspects in the crime. Following the announcement of the warrants, the suspects turned themselves into the Beaumont Police Department.

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The Port Arthur Police Department responded to the Park Central Apartments on Saturday, March 2, in reference to a robbery just after 8 a.m.

According to their investigation, three black males entered an aprtment where the victim was asleep by an unlocked back door. During the robbery, the suspects physically restrained the victim down while they took his property. The victim received minor injuries and gave a description of the suspects, as well as the property stolen from him.

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A Jefferson County grand jury handed up an indictment against three Beaumont residents for deadly conduct after uploading a live video to Facebook.

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On Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 11:51 p.m., Beaumont police officers responded to the 5800 block of Picadilly Lane in reference to a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified as Desmond Nixon, 35, of Beaumont, suffering from gunshot wounds. Beaumont EMS transported Nixon to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Just weeks after an arrest in Orange for apparent PCP-related intoxication, Brittany Lacole McLeod, aka Britteny McLeod, 32, has been indicated on state jail felony charges of possession of a controlled substance for a separate crime reportedly also related to PCP.

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