Police arrest Beaumont man for violent attack

Police arrest Beaumont man for violent attack

A Beaumont man who reportedly entered a local residence and assaulted the occupant with a knife was behind bars on charges of aggravated assault following a Dec. 29 incident, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

According to a news release from Officer Haley Morrow, police arrested 35-year-old Charles Siggers after responding to a disturbance in the 2500 block of Linson at about 10:30 p.m. Investigators on-scene reportedly discovered Siggers had entered the house on Linson uninvited before attacking the resident. Siggers was found "standing in the street" outside the home. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries, which police report are not life-threatening. Siggers was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, no bond set, and resisting transport, bond set at $2,500. 

A criminal database search revealed Siggers has an extensive criminal history. Since 1998, Siggers has racked up convictions for a variety of charges from numerous area law enforcement entities. According to the information from the database, he has been arrested in Lumberton, Silsbee, Beaumont and Pasadena and has been convicted of charges including possession of marijuana, driving while intoxicated, failure to identify, evading arrest and evading arrest with a previous conviction, criminal mischief, felony possession of a controlled substance and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.