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Larry Crumpton, Robert Blackwell, April Tolbert, Lee Wheeler and Kent Houp

“If you see something, say something.”

Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas reminds us that we, as the residents of this community, have the ability to get criminals off the streets, thieves out of reach of our property, predators away from our children – by simply speaking up. 

The message has apparently gotten through. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the local Crime Stoppers group accepted a state program award for most cases solved by population. 

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Thursday, Oct. 11, that Kenrick Devonne Johnson, 37, to fifteen year sin prison by State Judge Larry Gist of the Drug Impact Court of Jefferson County. 

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Surveillance footage of suspects

According to a statement from Beaumont Police, BPD is investigating an aggravated robbery at 870 Major Drive. Witnesses said the three young black male suspects left in a dark colored pick up headed west on Landis. Two of the suspects had handguns. Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS or use the P3 TIPS app.

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Start your morning off right on Tuesday, Oct. 23, by enjoying a delicious breakfast while also supporting local students during the Beaumont Public Schools Foundation’s 26th annual Fiesta Breakfast fundraiser at Casa Olé in the Target Shopping Center.

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The Coast Guard issued a statement that they are searching for a person in the water near Seawolf Park in Galveston.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 10, Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a man overboard the ferry John W. Johnson. The man was reported to be a Hispanic male in his early 30's wearing a green shirt and blue jeans.

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