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Former Central High School principal turned Beaumont Independent School District assistant superintendent Patricia Adams Collins Lambert was indicted on Wednesday, Feb. 4, for allegedly embezzling an estimated $750,000 from the district's students while she headed the high school campus.

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Christopher M. Carmon Thomas

A 23-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a bank in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales on Feb. 4.  

According to a news release, Christopher M. Carmon Thomas pleaded guilty on July 29, 2014 to bank robbery and was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison Feb. 4 by U.S. District Judge Thad Heartfield. Thomas was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,309.00.

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Patricia Lambert, 60, and Victoria Steward, 31

Starting at 2:30 p.m. today, watch live, streaming video of a press conference by US Attorney Malcolm Bales on a indictment concerning Beaumont ISD.

Watch the live stream below:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/examiner-bmt

 

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Kendrick Dwayne Savoy

UPDATE: Kendrick Savoy’s mom called BPD dispatch Feb. 5 and advised he returned home.

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A possible love triangle reportedly led to a stabbing that resulted in injury to a 19-year-old Beaumont man.

According to a news release from the Beaumont Police Department, the young victim was stabbed after arguing with another man over a female. BPD reports that at about 9:08 on January 30, patrol officers responded to the Regent I Apartment in the 1700 block of Regent in reference to a man with a knife.  When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old Beaumont man suffering from a stab wound.

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A string of pharmacy burglaries along the I-10 corridor has the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers requesting the public’s assistance in solving the crimes. Family Pharmacy, 207 East Railroad, China was burglarized in the early hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17. Deputies responded to an alarm and upon arrival they found that entry had been made into the building via the front door. The thieves appeared to have targeted the pharmacy removing a quantity of narcotic medications. This burglary is similar to a burglary that occurred on the previous day, Dec.

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Detectives are still working to determine the circumstances that led to the shooting of a 35-year-old Beaumont man on Jan. 31, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Beaumont Police Narcotics Unit, along with the assistance of the department's S.W.A.T. team, Special Assignment Unit, K-9 Unit, and The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, executed a search warrant Jan. 30 that resulted in the seizure of a variety of narcotics and weapons, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Fire on Youngstown Street

Firefighters in Beaumont made short work of dousing a residential fire on the morning of Feb. 4, according to a news release from Beaumont Fire Rescue.

At approximately 8:00 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire in the 3800 block of Youngstown Street reported by multiple callers. Upon arrival, firefighters reportedly saw flames coming from one room of the home. They made “a quick attack and were able to confine the fire to one room,” reports the department.

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