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Police in Beaumontare investigating a shooting that left two people injured at a local club over the weekend, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

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A man riding a motorcycle was killed in an accident March 10, reports Officer Haley Morrow of the Beaumont Police Department.

Beaumont Police responded to the 4500 block of Magnolia at 5:53 p.m.in reference to a major traffic crash involving a motorcycle. Investigation revealed that a pick-up truck turned in front of the motorcyclist, who was traveling southbound on Magnolia. Beaumont EMS responded and transported the victim to St.ElizabethHospitalwhere he died a short time later. The victim was identified as 57-year-old Ronald Davis. 

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Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham announced that a 25-year prison sentence has been handed down for 28-year-old Artavias Cole related to a 2016 crime he committed alongside a 12-year-old family member.

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A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputy discovered more than 100 bottles of testosterone and over 300 grams of Xanax during a traffic stop March 10, reports Deputy Marcus McLellan.

According to a news release from JCSO, Deputy Brigitte Hazleton responded to a reckless driver reported to be speeding and tailgating other vehicles on Interstate 10 close to 8 p.m. on March 10. She soon caught up with the suspect vehicle and stopped the driver at mile marker 845.

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On Monday, March 12, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will close the eastbound traffic lanes on SH 73, near Wilber Road, to reconstruct a fatal crash that occurred on Friday, according to DPS’ Sergeant Stephanie Davis.

All eastbound traffic lanes will be closed for approximately three hours with crash reconstruction beginning at 1 p.m., she advised.

“Motorists are urged to find an alternate travel route,” according to Davis. “Expect delays.”

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Fidel Sanchez

A Galveston County man, 50, Fidel Sanchez was arrested in Bacliff, Texas following a seven month investigation by the the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit.

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Grass and flowers are not the only things growing with the warmer temperatures this year. Utility payment scam attempts seem to be rising as well.

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Edit: The man has been identified as Joshua Caleb Crunk

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A man was struck in traffic at SH 62 in Orange County, near the Mauriceville Volunteer Fire Department, on March 8.

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Michael Terrebonne of Cut Off, Louisiana, caught ShareLunker 572.

The second Legacy Class largemouth bass of the 2018 Toyota ShareLunker season came out of the big bass hot spot Lake Fork March 8. Angler Michael Terrebonne of Cut Off, Louisiana caught the 13.00 pound, 25-inch largemouth bass in 6ft of water during an annual family trip to the lake.

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