Beaumont Police

photo by Clay Thorp

When BPD officer Joshua Jackson first came upon the Paradise Market in the 1000 block of Washington Boule­vard to find 34-year-old April Danna bleeding profusely and begging for him to save her life, the 4-year midnight shift officer said the police-issue rain coat he used to try and stop Dan­na’s bleeding did little to keep the mortally wounded Danna alive

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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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Organizers say about 300 people turned out for National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Stone Hearst Apartments on East Lucas in Beaumont. The event sought to educate the public regarding crime and drug prevention and awareness, and build positive relationships with local businesses and public service industries. “Everything was beyond expectations,” said Mecheal Faulk, program coordinator for Stone Hearst Family and Senior Communities. “The sermon by The Rev.

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Sgt. Rob Flores of the Beaumont Police Department released a statement Thursday, Sept. 20, saying that police dog Marco has died.

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