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Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Senior students filled Ozen High School’s Center For Performing Arts recently for a special anti-drug presentation in observance of Global Youth Service Day 2016, collaboratively planned by IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve and Jefferson County Juvenile Probation.

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A former Orange Police Department officer who resigned subsequent to being charged with narcotics theft in 2013 was arrested again May 29 after stumbling into a residence, not his own, apparently intoxicated, reports Vidor Police Department Officer Eric Meineke. 

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Police in Vidor arrested a man June 1 on 14 outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions after initially stopping him for a minor traffic violation, reports the Vidor Police Department. 

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Police in Beaumont are investigating and searching for suspects in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 4600 block of Maddox Street in Beaumont on June 2, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release. 

According to Harding, BPD patrol officers responded to Maddox Street in South Park in reference to call reporting a suspicious vehicle early Thursday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. While officers were en route to the location, the complainant reported hearing multiple gunshots.

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Human-made sulfur dioxide emissions from a medium-size power plant. (EPA photo)

Using a new satellite-based method, scientists at NASA, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and two universities have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulfur dioxide emissions.

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The occupants of a home severely damaged by a fire in the 300 block of Major Drive on June 1 escaped the blaze without injury, reports Beaumont Fire-Rescue.

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Beaumont police report an early morning accident involving a passenger car and an 18-wheeler resulted in a fatality June 1, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported Wednesday.

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Police in Beaumont are investigating the aggravated robbery of a Dairy Queen restaurant in the 1000 block of Washington Blvd. just after 9 p.m. May 31, reports Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding.

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Police in Beaumont are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in the Parkdale Mall parking lot outside of Dillard's on May 31, reports Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding.

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