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Police arrested a 19-year-old Port Arthur man after he allegedly robbed an elderly man at gunpoint as he returned from the ATM with cash Dec. 26, reports Chief Darrell Bush. The thief didn't get the man's money though and grabbed a napkin instead.

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A Vidor man accused of murder is out on bond after being arrested in relation to the shooting death of 51-year-old Christopher Eric Sharpe, also of Vidor, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO). According to investigators, Sharpe was shot and killed just days before Christmas at a Vidor residence belonging to the suspected shooter, identified by deputies as 31-year-old James Derrick McGlothlin.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his counterparts from 49 other states and the District of Columbia announced a $13.5 million settlement Dec. 21 with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) over alleged off-label marketing and deceptive claims about four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®.

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Photo: The Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Dec. 22 that the Law Enforcement Division of his office received a special award from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for partnering with its “E” Division Major Crime Unit on an investigation to stop the sex trafficking of underage girls from Canada to the United States.

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Port Arthur Police is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in a Nov. 24 burglary at the Dollar General in Jefferson City.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division at (409) 983-8624.

Port Arthur Police also posted the video on Facebook here. 

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On Dec. 16, the Galveston County Citizen Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association (GCCSAAA) held their annual holiday event with Deputy Claus, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Multiple vehicles have been burglarized in Groves, according to the Groves Police Department.

Seven vehicle burglaries were reported in the 5300 block of Gulfway Drive on Dec. 16.

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Photo: Galveston County Sheriff's Office

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office, along with the Citizen Sheriff's Academy Alumni Association and the Tropical Impression Racing youth outreach program have collected toys each year since 2009 for the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

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Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

A Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy held out a helping hand to a cat caught in a tree just before Christmas, JCSO said in a release posted on Facebook Dec. 22.

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Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) are searching for 31-year-old James Derrick McGlothlin of Vidor after a murder warrant was issued for his arrest following the shooting death of 51-year-old Christopher Sharpe Dec. 19, reports Criminal Investigator Janois Strause Grizzaffi. 

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