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A 51-year-old federal inmate has pleaded guilty to assaulting a prison guard in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced July 11.

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Tuesday, July 12, at about 7:45 p.m., Beaumont officers on I-10 near mile marker 838 stopped a white 2015 Jeep Latitude with Florida plates for a traffic violation, Officer Carol Riley said in a release. A K-9 officer and his partner Sugar assisted with the stop.

A small, user amount of suspected powder cocaine and methamphetamine were located inside the vehicle. A further search of the vehicle revealed that three kilos of suspected powder cocaine were hidden inside the front driver and passenger doors.

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On Friday, July 7, at about 1:07 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to K & K Designs located at 1315 Calder Avenue in reference to a burglar alarm, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Wednesday, July 12, at approximately 6:16 a.m., Beaumont Police officers responded to the 400 block of Yorktown Lane, in reference to a burglary in progress.

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Suspect vehicle in Fuddrucker’s robbery

On Monday, July 10, at 7:34 a.m., Beaumont Police officers responded to a call for police at Fuddruckers, located at 4545 Dowlen Road, Officer Carol Riley said in a release.  

Upon arrival, officers were advised two white males wearing disguises entered an unsecured side door. They approached a female employee and secured her in a back room.  They forced the manager to open a safe, demanded money, and fled out the same door they entered.

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The Beaumont Police Department has confirmed there was an alleged aggravated family violence assault reported by the wife of former Beaumont ISD electrician Calvin Walker the evening of Monday, July 10, but did not report an arrest connected to the incident.

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Police in Orange are searching for two suspects who robbed a Dollar General at gunpoint July 10.

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Shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, July 10, reports started to come into the Beaumont Police Department that former Beaumont ISD electrician Calvin Walker and wife Stacy were involved in a domestic disturbance that escalated from their home on Roland Road to another part of the city, with witnesses claiming that Calvin, while driving in a black truck, ran into the vehicle driven by his wife as she attempted to flee.

Further reports are that Calvin Walker also damaged at least one other vehicle at the home before chase ensued that took the couple from their home.

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News release from Cumulus Broadcasting:

It’s important to remember those who keep us safe in our community.  That’s why Cumulus Broadcasting has dedicated July 12th to our brave men and women in SETX and have teamed up with Rao’s Bakery and Firehouse Subs to show our appreciation!

Cumulus Broadcasting will be honoring our first responders in SETX with an appreciation breakfast or lunch on Wednesday, July 12th!

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“This is the beginning,” Greater Rising Sun Baptist Church Pastor Charles Gregory said as he took a brief respite following three hours of touring Beaumont in the Texas summer sun with fellow clergy. The group spent the afternoon and early evening of Saturday, June 24, praying for an end to the violence that has overshadowed the city, cementing a presence in the neighborhoods most affected. “But I tell you this: It’s not even close to the ending.”

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