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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso released new details on the May 15 shooting at Moss Bluff Elementary School.

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On May 17, at about 1:30 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a motor vehicle fire on I-10 in Orange County. The truck tractor semi-trailer caught fire near FM 1442, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. 

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Update:  On May 17 at about 11 a.m., Tiffany Wiggins was arrested in Lake Charles by the Lake Charles Police Department’s Sgt. Jeff Morgan without incident.

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All LCM CISD students who have completed grades 6-8 are invited to join LCM High School STEM Academy students and teachers as they investigate the world of computer science and engineering, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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On May 16, at about 8:30 p.m., Port Arthur Police officers responded to Joe Louis Apartments in reference to a female being stabbed in the back, Lt. Martin Blitch said in a release.

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On May 17, at about 6:20 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash at the intersection of FM 1136 and Turtle Road in Orange County.

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On May 16, at about 8:25 p.m., a Port Arthur Police officer responded to the 2100 block of Waverly Circle in reference to a family disturbance, Lt. Martin Blitch said in a release.

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Narcotics detectives with the Orange Police Department arrested a local man after discovering ecstasy, PCP and marijuana during the execution of a search warrant in the 300 block of Decatur on May 12, reports Sgt. Jason Laughlin.

According to Laughlin's report, 28-year-old Michael Anthony Buchanan of Orange was arrested and taken to the Orange County Jail on second-degree felony possession of a controlled substance for the ecstasy, state jail felony possession of a controlled substance for the PCP and possession of marijuana. 

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Police in Jasper arrested one man after discovering a large amount of methamphetamine, crack cocaine and marijuana while executing a search warrant for his residence, reports CID Lt. GW Foster. 

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Former West Orange-Stark High School assistant coach Carl Broussard, 54, was sentenced May 15 to 10 years probation and two $5,000 fines after pleading guilty March 23 to two counts of failure to stop and render aid in the wake of a fatal accident Nov. 2, 2015, that claimed the lives of a 25-year-old woman and her 6-year-old daughter.

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