Beaumont Police Department

 

Monday, Jan. 8, at 3:54 p.m., Beaumont police responded to an auto-pedestrian crash in the 6100 block of Hwy 69 southbound, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

When officers arrived, they located a male lying in the roadway.

At this time, police said it is unclear whether he was attempting to cross Hwy 69 or if he was walking next to the inside lane when he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up.

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Damarcus Deshun McGhee, 21, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Jan. 5 by Judge John Stevens.

McGhee pled guilty Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, to the murder of 26 year old James Jones III, which occurred on January 17, 2017.

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Floyd Toran | Photo: Beaumont Police Department

On Monday, Jan. 8, at about 5:28 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to an apartment at 3030 French Road, in reference to an attempted burglary that had just occurred, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Dec. 16 robbery captured on video | Photo: Beaumont Police Department

Beaumont Police is asking for help in identifying two recent suspects in a convenience store burglary, the department posted on Facebook Jan. 4.

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UPDATE (Jan. 4, 2018): Beaumont police have obtained a second murder warrant for a suspect in connection with the shooting of 20-year-old Anthony Green Dec. 28, reports Officer Haley Morrow. 

In a news release, Morrow stated that police are searching for David Bryant Parkerson, aka “Lil Dave”, a 22-year-old Beaumont man.

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The Beaumont Police Department was notified Tuesday, Jan. 2 that a Beaumont teen missing since October 2017 has been found safe.

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Update: Beaumont Police reported at 2:43 p.m. on Dec. 29 that the missing instrument has been located. 

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Versa Integrity Group is offering a reward for a missing low-grade radioactive instrument used in welding applications, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

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Bryan Bridges | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Police arrested a man attempting to rob a woman in the parking lot of Parkdale Mall Monday, Dec. 18 at 8:25 a.m., according to a statement from Beaumont Police.

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A West Brook High School student has been reported missing for nearly two months.

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M&M Express on Washington | Photo: Eleanor Skelton

Beaumont police are investigating a shooting that took place outside the M&M Express on Sunday, Dec. 17.

Officers responded to the store, located at 1397 Washington Boulevard, at 5:42 p.m.

A 57-year-old Beaumont man told police that he was standing outside the store and speaking with an employee when they heard several gunshots and looked to see where they were coming from. The victim realized that he was struck in the abdomen area. The victim and witnesses did not know where the shots came from. Detectives are interviewing any witnesses that were in the area.

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