The News

Donnie Ray Gilbert Jr. of Cheek (inset) has been identified as a suspect.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at approximately 3:30 p.m., an armed robbery occurred in the 9400 block of Highway 365 at the Country Corner Store.

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Ginalee Hardy and Dustin Chapman

Police in Orange arrested two people for public intoxication over the weekend after reports of a disturbance led them to an allegedly drunk man and a woman who officers say admitted to using “dip,” a street name for PCP (phencyclidine).

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On Monday, October 26, 2015, at approximately 7:15 p.m., there was a two-vehicle crash on US 96 in Hardin County, near the Garden Suites motel just north of Silsbee, involving a passenger vehicle and a truck tractor semi-trailer.

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According to the City of Beaumont, effective Monday, October 26, 2015, Forrest Street between Harrison Avenue and North Street will continue to be closed to traffic until Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 5 p.m. This closure will allow the Streets & Drainage Department to finish making repairs to Forrest Street.

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On Monday, October 26, 2015, at approximately 4:28 a.m., officers of the Port Arthur Police Department were called in reference to the burglary of the Good Times Bar, located at 3901 Hwy 73. 

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