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High 5, June 22

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting potentially dangerous dealers and users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets.

To that end, The Examiner features a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here each week.

All suspects, considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, should also be considered dangerous, and no attempt should be made to apprehend them. Call Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477) with any tips you may have. You could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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Damage Controlman 2nd Class Garland Jones from Hardin, Texas, gives information about damage control equipment to family and friends of sailors assigned to Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) during a Tiger Cruise on June 21, 2017, in the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy has patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional peace and security.

— U.S. Navy

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6:20 p.m., Beaumont police responded to Collier’s Ferry Park at 5360 Pine St. in reference to body being located. Overnight, detectives were able to identify the victim as Catherine Jane Dungan, a 54-year-old Beaumont woman. At this time, BPD has been unable to locate next of kin. Detectives are following several leads; however, anyone who was in the area of Collier’s Ferry Park between the hours of 5-6 p.m. Saturday is asked to call the Beaumont Police Department at (409) 832-1234.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division received information from the Pompano Beach Police Department in Florida that a fugitive from their jurisdiction was staying in the Beaumont area.

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Donavin Cantwell and Kala Renay Kinsey

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an escape that occurred at the Hardin County Jail.

Donavin Michael Cantwell, 28, was charged with the felony offenses of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading detention and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

June 22 at about 5 a.m., Cantwell was able to move past guards and exit the jail during the morning feeding activity. Video surveillance captured the event.

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Students meet representatives of the Irish Dementia Working Group, a national ad

Undergraduate and graduate students of speech and hearing sciences at Lamar University earned course credit abroad this summer as they learned new, person-centered approaches to engaging individuals with dementia in Liverpool, England, and Dublin, Ireland.

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The Port Arthur Fire Department continues to maintain a 24-hour presence at the German Pellets terminal, and is ensuring every necessary action is being taken to end this incident as quickly and safely as possible, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release June 16. The Port Arthur Fire Department has overseen approximately 4,700 tons of product removed from the debris pile to date.

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The LaBelle road closure has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 7 around 9 a.m.

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Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty in federal court in Beaumont, Texas on June 20 to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice for covering up the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated bilge water and garbage from one of their ships into the sea.

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The Boomtown Film and Music Festival is partnering with R. C. Miller Memorial Library this summer to provide five free workshops for attendees to develop in their skills, meet other writers, and expand their knowledge.

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