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Two auto burglary suspects were admitted to St. Elizabeth Hospital after fleeing the scene and crashing their car into a responding patrol unit, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

The two officers suffered minor injuries and are recovering at home.  At about 3:44 a.m. this morning, several residents in Beaumont’s West End reported burglaries of their vehicles. 

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A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexual assault of a child, Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced in a Tuesday, July 29 press release.

A Jefferson County jury was about to begin hearing evidence in the case when Rodney Adams, 37, entered a guilty plea in the 252nd District Court. 

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Jefferson County sheriff's deputies released and re-arrested one man within less than one hour on Tuesday, July 29, after stealing a motorized maintenance vehicle and then a deputy's personal vehicle.

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Post from Calvin Walker's Facebook page before his arrest

Calvin Walker foretold his Tuesday, July 29, arrest pertaining to state charges of defrauding the Beaumont Independent School District on his Facebook page Sunday, July 26. In his social media site writings, Walker also laments The Examiner looking at invoices he submitted to the local school district for payment of taxpayer dollars in the hundreds of thousands.

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Tuesday, July 29, BISD contract electrician Calvin Walker was indicted and arrested for perpetrating fraud against the Beaumont Independent School District and the city of Port Arthur, Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw says.

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