The News

James Richard Newton

Police have arrested a suspect in the Nov. 10 attempted robbery of Third Coast Bank on Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Beaumont resident James Richard Newton, 46, was taken into custody Nov. 12 at the Best Western Casino in Vinton, Louisiana after deputies located his vehicle in the parking lot of the casino.

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OPD arrested Heather N. Davis and Aaron D. Williams

Police in Orange arrested two suspects and confiscated a variety of controlled substances along with two handguns during a search warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Crepe Myrtle Drive in Orange on Nov. 11, OPD reports.

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Stacey Lewis (inset) and associates

Stacey Lewis has been a fixture in Beaumont’s North End community for more than a decade, heading up the neighborhood’s recreational facility and pool, volunteering at public events and participating and hosting philanthropic endeavors year-round with various organizations. Thousands of young lives have been touched by Lewis’ influence, but there’s always more to be done.

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High Five mugsots

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets.

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Chris Sanders, Jeff Westgate and Melisa Guillot bag samples for processing.

Sometimes the big picture can only be seen in the details. Such is the case when trying to determine the true picture of what populated the Earth millions of years ago. While the larger creatures capture the public’s imagination, knowing what was underfoot helps give a fuller picture of a particular place and time.

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