Beaumont Police Department

A man punched a Beaumont postal carrier in the face and refused to give a statement, BPD PIO Carol Riley said in a release.

A U.S. Postal Carrier called to report that he had been assaulted while delivering mail near Pittsburg Street and East Lucas Drive. The postal carrier was in his visibly marked vehicle and stopped at the corner of Lucas Drive and Cleveland Street when the suspect allegedly walked up to his vehicle and punched him once in the face with his fist.

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The Smoke Shop on MLK Parkway was burglarized Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9:44 p.m., according to Beaumont Police, and one suspect is now in custody

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The 100 Club held their annual membership meeting and luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the C.A. "Pete" Shelton Firefighter Memorial Plaza at 400 Walnut Street in downtown Beaumont, hosted by Chief Anne Huff and the Beaumont Fire and Rescue Services staff.

Beaumont Deputy Chief Fire Marshall Joe Condina cooked his renowned firehouse gumbo, and the rest of the luncheon was sponsored by Rao’s Bakery, Moncla’s, and Coastal Welding Supply.

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Beaumont police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near Lamar University. Officers responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Bingman Drive on Sunday, Nov. 13. about 6:11 p.m, according to BPD PIO officer Haley Morrow.

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Beaumont Police responded to a burglary at Mike's Drive In Grocery, 680 Buford Street, on Friday, Nov. 11 at 3:43 a.m., BPD PIO Officer Haley Morrow reports.

Officers responding to the scene discovered a vehicle, later determined as a white Chrysler Town & Country minivan, was used to ram the front doors of the business. Once entry was gained, the suspects unsuccessfully attempted to access an ATM. The suspects then burglarized the store and fled in the minivan.

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Police detectives in Beaumont are investigating a violent murder that occurred in the 900 block of Doucette Nov. 5, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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The Beaumont Police Department Special Crimes Unit has filed two robbery cases with juvenile probation in reference to a robbery that occurred Sept. 30, 2016. The victim of the robbery was a 13-year-old.

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Beaumont Police were called out to investigate a reported bank robbery at Community Bank at 6378 Phelan on Monday, Oct. 31 at 1:08 p.m.

When officers arrived, it was discovered that a black male had entered the bank and demanded money, threatening an employee. The suspect fled the area prior to the officers' arrival, in an unknown direction.

Detectives and the FBI responded to the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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Beaumont Police are investigating a body found inside a large exhaust fan at the Beaumont Rice Mills, in the 1800 block of Pecos Road near MLK and Calder.

Detectives were called out to the scene and the “investigation is ongoing,” according to a BPD statement.

BPD PIO Officer Haley Morrow said in the statement that “information was limited at this time,” but the body is an unidentified male.

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Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7:10 am, Officers of the Beaumont Police Department, Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on IH-10 Eastbound, near mile marker 839.

Investigation revealed that approximately 4 kilos of cocaine were concealed inside the vehicle.

Hugo Garcia, a 27-year-old Houston man, and Emily Villareal, a 20-year-old Houston woman, were both placed under arrest and taken into federal custody.

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