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Police in Beaumont and CrimeStoppers are asking for the public's assistance finding the suspect in a Monday morning bank robbery, the Beaumont Police Department reports.

According to BPD, dispatch alerted officers of a robbery in progress at Chase Bank, 350 S. Dowlen Rd. on Monday, January 4, at 10:22 a.m.

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On Sunday, January 3, 2016, at approximately 9:25 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at Popeye’s Chicken, located at 6432 Phelan Blvd in Beaumont. According to Beaumont police officer Carol Riley, officers were advised via dispatch that a suspect had a gun to the head of an employee and some of the employees fled the store on foot through the back door.

Officers arrived in the area and began searching for the suspects.

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JCSA President Deputy William “Ike” Eichelberger

Three local medical facilities received some generous and fun gifts from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Association (JCSA) on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.

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Santa and his crew made a sleigh stop at Girls’ Haven on Dec. 23 for a special Christmas delivery to the 20 young ladies living there.

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Effective Monday, January 4, 2016, Willow Bend Drive from Prestwick Circle to Pebble Beach Drive will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. until Thursday, January 7, 2016. This closure will allow the city to repair the pavement in this area.

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Jefferson County Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Angela Bellard

Attorneys battling increased home appraisals in Jefferson County will be in court Thursday, Jan.

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We’ve all seen the highway signs warning drivers, “Don’t text and drive,” but with smart phones and other mobile devices making information and communication readily accessible, literally at your fingertips, distracted walking is also becoming a serious problem, having led to numerous accidents and even deaths, according to recent media reports.

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High Five 12-31-15

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.

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