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CASA of Southeast Texas is gearing up for another year of advocacy for children suffering from a life of neglect and abuse.
With dwindling funding comes an increased need for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) and the money it takes to guide neglected children through the maze of Texas’ foster care system, especially since every neglected or abused child in Jefferson County is assigned an advocate from CASA of Southeast Texas.

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According to a report from the Orange Police Department, 45-year-old Orange resident Dexter Sias was caught red-handed trying to steal a stereo from a vehicle parked at a business in the 400 block of Green Ave. in Orange at approximately 12:04 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

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Police in Orange recovered approximately $1,175 worth of stolen power tools and other equipment from a local pawn shop after a call regarding theft of the items on Wednesday, April 10.

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Two men were arrested Tuesday, April 9, when sheriff’s deputies found marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy) and 30 grams of liquid PCP (Phencyclidine) during a traffic stop. Orange County Sheriff’s Office narcotics deputies initiated the stop at approximately 12:20 p.m. near the intersection of Dayton St. and Western St. in West Orange.

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Officers with the Orange County Correctional Facility found a package containing synthetic marijuana hidden inside a prison transport van on Tuesday, April 9. According to a report from the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle was parked at 205 South Border St. in Orange when correctional officers found the "green leafy substance."

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