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Beaumont shop owner Derek Poe carries a rifle into Parkdale Mall.

After a 9th Court of Appeals decision not to intervene on behalf of former Beaumont shop owner Derek Poe, it was up to a Jefferson County jury to decide whether Poe’s December 2013 walk through the mall where his shop was located with an assault rifle strapped to his back was indeed a crime punishable under the law. This month, the six-person jury recorded its verdict.

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Police in Beaumont are searching for masked suspects who robbed a group playing dice at a local residence May 24, reports Beaumont Police Department (BOD) Officer Carol Riley.

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A 22-year-old Zwolle, LA man has been sentenced to federal prison for his part in a kidnapping conspiracy scheme targeting individuals in the Eastern District of Texas and surrounding area, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced May 11.

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Beaumont Police Detectives have worked extensively on a case involving an elderly female that was assaulted, causing serious injuries. Beaumont Police arrested Walter Wilson, 39, from Beaumont, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

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Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced April 3 that Wilbert Anthony Frank, 29, of Port Arthur was sentenced to 35 years for home invasion burglary and assault of a Port Arthur family.

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Police are investigating a weekend shooting at Prince Hall Apartments in Port Arthur that left two teens with gunshot wounds and possibly injured another unknown individual, reports the Port Arthur Police Department. 

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A Beaumont man who reportedly entered a local residence and assaulted the occupant with a knife was behind bars on charges of aggravated assault following a Dec. 29 incident, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

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Beaumont Police Department (BPD) detectives are investigating an incident that left a young woman who was leaving a local bar with a gunshot wound, reports Officer Carol Riley. 

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Police responded to a call from a man with an apparent knife wound who had allegedly been cut during an altercation with a woman in the 1600 block of Georgia Street in Orange on Dec. 8, Orange Police Department (OPD) Capt. Robert Enmon reports. 

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Police in Vidor responding to a call reporting a sexual assault at a residence there arrested three individuals on warrants and drug-related charges, and discovered multiple concealed marijuana plants growing inside the house, reports the Vidor Police Department (VPD).

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