Beaumont Police Department

Police in Beaumont arrested a man who they say stabbed one person and choked his pregnant wife at a local motel in the early morning hours of Aug. 6.

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Angel Marquez Ramirez

Beaumont Police are looking for 67-year-old Beaumont man Angel Marquez Ramirez who is suspected of a shooting in the 4600 block of Ironton Saturday, July 28.

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Beaumont Police Department are investigating the homicide of 23-year-old Beaumont man Olajuwon Vaughns.

According to a press release by BPD, on Tuesday, July 24, at about 1:10 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to 3190 Eastex in reference to a Victim of a Shooting. When Officers arrived, they located the victim, later identified as Vaughns, a 23-year-old Beaumont man. Beaumont EMS arrived on scene and pronounced Vaughns deceased. 

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Jaquorian Oshae Bourgeois

One of the suspects in a robbery, 18-year-old Beaumont resident Jaquorian Oshae Bourgeois, was taken into custody Tuesday, July 24.

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Gariyon Coleman, a 19-year-old Beaumont resident, died from gunshot wounds Thursday, July 19. 

According to a press release by Beaumont Police Department, at 10:09 p.m., Beaumont police responded to 2950 S. 8th St (Sunlight Manor), in reference to shots fired. When Officers arrived on scene, they located a gun shot victim and attempted to render aid, however, the victim was pronounced deceased a short time later by Beaumont EMS. The victim was identified as Coleman. Detectives are seeking information from possible witnesses to this homicide. 

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A victim of gunshots was treated the night of Wednesday, July 18.

According to a press release by Beaumont Police Department, at 10:15 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 2100 block of Broadway, in reference to shots fired. When Officers arrived, they located a victim in the roadway, suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Detectives believe that there were multiple people involved in the shooting and possible witnesses, however information has not been forthcoming. 

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Walgreens at 3990 E. Lucas was robbed July 19 in what seems to be a long string of crimes by at least 12 suspects. 

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Cache of stolen weapons

Tuesday evening, July 17, the Beaumont Police Department detained five suspects in the 7100 block of Eastex who are believed to be involved in numerous burglaries throughout the City of Beaumont and Jefferson County. 

“The suspects were in possession of a cache of stolen weapons and other property,” an information release from BPD states. “This is the early stages of the investigation as detectives are interviewing the suspects and following up with more information.”

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Beaumont Police Department is hosting the Citizen’s Police Academy Thursday, August 9. The training program is free and lasts 15 weeks that meet every Thursday starting August 9 and ends November 15. The weekly class starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m. There are also two hands on-training classes that are on Saturday.

The program is for adults who are 18 and older. It is held two times each year and was designed to educate and expose community members to the operations of law enforcement.

Participants must apply and be registered to participate.

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A Beaumont man, possibly the victim of a drowning, was pronounced deceased Saturday, June 23.

According to Officer Haley Morrow, Beaumont Police responded to Lancaster Cornwall Apartments at 6650 Prutzman, in reference to assisting Fire and EMS with a possible drowning victim. The victim, identified as Arnold Smith, a 39-year-old Beaumont man, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 

At this time, it does not appear to be foul play. 

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