auto theft

The victim of an auto theft in Beaumont used a cell phone signal to find his stolen car and followed the woman driving it until Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputies caught up and arrested her Jan. 7, reports Capt. Crystal Holmes. 

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Alex Espinoza

Jan. 18 around 12:37 p.m., a man called the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to report that he was behind his brother’s stolen maroon F350 truck with the rear window smashed out.  They were eastbound on Highway 90.  Deputies spotted the stolen truck and attempted to stop it. 

The driver veered the truck into a field in the 2100 block of North Broadway in China.  The truck became stuck in the field.  The male suspect then fled on foot.  A search of the area ensued.  The suspect was taken into custody nearby. 

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Darrell Durousseau, Eddie Stephens, Kendale Henton and Toiy Jackson

Beaumont police arrested four suspects on charges of felony theft and engaging in organized criminal activity for allegedly stealing trailers and lawn equipment from a local business, reports Officer Haley Walters.

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A police K-9 unit tracked a suspect fleeing police during a traffic stop on March 18, but not before the teen allegedly fired a shot toward pursuing officers, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Brandon Martinez

Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Hutto resident late on June 29 after a witness in pursuit of a stolen truck called to report the vehicle theft.

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