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The Vidor Police Department is cracking down on offenders with outstanding warrants in the city, and in a move towards that effort, Police Chief Dave Shows is issuing a weekly top ten most wanted of those fugitives who have failed to pay their required fines for criminal offenses.

This week, VPD is searching for the following offenders:

Achee, Jason Ray, w/m, 39, wanted for five traffic warrants totaling $2,112;

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Raymond Lanore Mallett

Police in Orange have arrested a suspect they say admitted to being high on PCP after responding to a call of a disturbance on Monday, Sept. 8, at about 11:18 p.m. When they found the man lying in the middle of the road, he reportedly started removing his clothing - all of it.

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A citizen's quick action led police in Groves to the arrest of a suspect the witness says stole a loaded gun from a vehicle at a local gym.

According to a report from the Groves Police Department, on Monday, September 8 at about 7:57 a.m., a witness observed a male enter an unlocked car and remove a loaded handgun and flee the area of Planet Fitness. The witness remained on the phone until Police arrived to investigate.

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Sex offenders beware! There is no escaping mandatory annual registration. Just ask the police in Orange, who recently traveled to Cloverleaf, TX to arrest 55-year-old Howard Perkins, aka Chuck Perkins, who failed to register as a sex offender with police earlier this year.

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Traffic alert from TxDOT:

The eastbound, inside lane of Interstate 10 from approximately 35th Street to Forest Drive in Orange will be closed tonight, Sept. 8, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. for road work.

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Terrance Christopher Watts

Beaumont police have murder suspect 22-year-old Terrance Christopher Watts of Beaumont in custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest Monday, Sept. 8.

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A 38-year-old Vinton, La., man who led Orange County police on a high-speed chase late last year was convicted of drug trafficking violations Friday, Sept. 5.

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A Silsbee man is dead after hitting an animal with his motorcycle, losing control, and crashing into a culvert.

On Sunday, Sept. 7 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the driver of a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle, 45-year-old Michael Hudson, was traveling southbound on Fresenius Road in Silsbee when he struck an animal in the roadway. The motorcycle veered off the road and struck a culvert.

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Germaine Joseph Jackson

A murder warrant has been issued for the shooting in the 4100 block of Sparks Street in Beaumont on Friday Sept. 5, 2014.

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Nederland Police Department

At approximately 1:24 p.m. Sept. 6, 2014 Nederland Police responded to a one vehicle major traffic accident near the LNVA Canal at the intersection of 14th Street and Canal Avenue. 

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