The News

Kevin Dwayne Riles

A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a 12-year-old girl before a jury was to decide his fate.

Kevin Dwayne Riles, 23, of Beaumont, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Feb. 28, 2013, on an aggravated sexual assault of a child charge, a first-degree felony.

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 A Beaumont teen is free after pleading guilty to stealing high-powered weaponry from the trunk of a Beaumont police cruiser.

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Larry Wayne Ball

A Nederland man charged with possession of a number of child pornography videos had his plea deal rejected by a Jefferson County Criminal District Court on Monday, Jan. 13.

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Jermaine Durall Champs

A man arrested in April 2013 is still in jail, and accusations against him are mounting. Police say he held at least one person prisoner and tortured as many as four women. In the end, it might be the man’s own words that will finally secure justice for his accusers.

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Veronica Grant

After shocking prosecutors by pleading guilty to charges of theft by a public servant and throwing herself on the mercy of the court in November of last year, former Rose City secretary Veronica Grant was back in front of Judge Dennis Powell in the 163rd State District Court for sentencing on Jan. 9.

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