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Police in Orange are currently investigating a burglary that happened sometime Friday, Sept. 6, while the victim was gone. He reported that, among other items, his gold, jeweled wedding ring and his wife's gold Virgin Mary pendant were missing from his residence in the 1000 block of Clairmont Drive.

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Brandi Berwick

Police chased an Orange resident through the woods Friday, Sept. 6, after she jumped from her third-floor hotel window and attempted to run from officers serving an arrest warrant.

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David Lawrence Guest

Police arrested a 50-year-old Groves man on charges stemming from a six-month investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual abuse and improper photography of underage females.

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wreck on MLK

A driver of a 2005 black Toyota Corolla crashed into a metal utility pole separating it from its base near the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Oakland in Beaumont around 11 a.m. Friday morning, Sept. 6. According to Sgt. Robert Flores of the Beaumont Police Department, the man was headed northbound on MLK, veered across the southbound lane and struck the pole, knocking it down.

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Port Arthur police are investigating an aggravated robbery that took place in the early morning hours of Sept. 6. Police received a call from the Southeast Texas Medical Center than a 36-year-old Port Arthur resident was at the facility seeking medical help for a gunshot wound to his back left shoulder. 

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Port Arthur police are currently investigating a kidnapping that resulted in the sexual assault of a young woman taken from her residence  on Sixth Street in Port Arthur on Wednesday night.

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Roman Journeys

Pine trees are common in the Gulf Coast region and often go unnoticed by many Southeast Texans during their everyday scurry, but for early 20th century Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, the pines of the Villa Bor­ghese gardens in Rome were more than mere trees — they were part of a glorious setting that inspired a musical masterpiece.

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Jeanie Marie Smith Henges

A 38-year-old Beaumont woman has been sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Jeanie Marie Smith Henges pleaded guilty on Nov. 20, 2012 to seven counts of bank fraud and was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison Sept. 5 by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.

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Skye Nicole Frederick

 

Police in Orange arrested a woman at an auto accident she caused after finding numerous prescription pills in her possession, police reported. 

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