Double-murder suspect caught in Beaumont
Beaumont Police arrested Jose Chinchilla for two Capital Murder warrants at the French Road Apartments on Wednesday, June 20, at 1:40 p.m., the department said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. According to Officer Carol Riley, Beaumont Police worked with the US Marshall's from the time of the murders until Chinchilla was apprehended. Investigators received a Crime Stoppers Tip and Port Arthur PD was asked to assist. Port Arthur PD brought in their armored personnel carrier, known commonly as the "Bear." Chinchilla surrendered to SWAT and was transported to the Beaumont Police Department.