Beaumont Police Department

photo by Kevin King

Author Karen Pruitt Fowler explains the perspective of an adopted child in her book “Reflections on Motherhood,” saying, “My life has been shaped by the decision two people made over 24 years ago. They decided to adopt a child. They got me, and I got a chance at the kind of life all children deserve.”

shadow
photo by Kevin King

The Leger family has retained the legal services of the Bernsen Law Firm following the shooting death of 80-year-old Beaumont taxidermist Stanley Leger at the hands of a Beaumont Police officer at Leger’s home June 24.

shadow
Justin Mottox

Two men have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after a shooting on Crockett Street early Thursday morning, May 22.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Beaumont Police responded to a possible shooting in the 200 block of Crockett Street, where they located two shooting victims — a 21-year-old man from Kountze and a 25-year-old man from Beaumont.

shadow

The victim of a shooting arrived at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont Sunday morning prompting an investigation by the Beaumont Police Department.

shadow
Dominique Reed

UPDATE: Detectives do not feel the shooting death of Dominique Reed was a random act, Beaumont Police said in a press release, adding that Reed and her unidentified killer likely had a "prior connection." 

•••

shadow

A Louisiana man is dead after the riding lawnmower he was driving was struck by a pickup truck on the service road of Highway 69 North in Beaumont.

Saturday, March 29, at about 8:12 p.m., Beaumont police responded to a report of a major crash on the northbound service road of the 8300 block of Eastex Freeway. 

shadow

A juvenile victim is giving police sketchy details following a Saturday, March 29 shooting in Beaumont.

shadow
photo by Kevin King

If you are planning on parking in a handicap space for a few minutes while you run in and grab a pack of smokes or a fountain drink at your local convenient store, watch out!

shadow
The bus came in from the left in this photo, destroying the brick column on the

UPDATE: The officer that investigated the bus crash at Washington and Ave C on March 26, at 10:26 a.m., has completed the investigation and an 80-year-old Beaumont woman that was driving the red Chrysler 300 has been cited for disregarding a red light, a BPD press release states.

***

shadow
Savoy

A Beaumont man has been indicted after entering the Beaumont police station lobby brandishing a semi-automatic pistol.

Andrew Bradderson Savoy, 31, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury March 13 for making a terroristic threat, a third degree felony.

shadow