Beaumont

Robbery at Dollar General

Police in Beaumont are searching for suspects in an aggravated robbery of a local chain store, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Various brands of synthetic marijuana

Update:

Police in Beaumont warn that there is a "particularly vile" batch of synthetic marijuana being sold in Beaumont that could cause death for users and report more than fifty people have already overdosed as a result of its use.

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A 59-year-old Beaumont man was arrested on Jan. 4 after confessing to capital murder in relation to an incident that occurred in Corpus Christi in 2011, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Picadilly Lane in Beaumont

Beaumont firefighters battled a kitchen fire that damaged a home on Picadilly Lane, reports Beaumont Fire and Resuce.

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A Beaumont mother and her daughter got a nasty surprise when an armed robber confronted them as they were leaving a West End restaurant on Jan. 3, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Police in Beaumont are still searching for a suspect in the New Year's Day armed robbery of a local convenience store, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

On Thursday, January 1, at about 10:21 p.m., patrol officers responded to a panic alarm at the Stop & Shop Convenience Store located at 671 Washington Blvd., according to BPD. When officers arrived, the clerk told them that a man had just robbed the store at gunpoint.

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Traffic Officers are investigating a one-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a 53-year-old Lumberton resident Deborah McRoberts, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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A 34-year-old Beaumont man suffered minor injuries when the mother of his children struck him with a vehicle then stabbed him during an argument, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Fire on Avenue C
Fire on Ave. C

Beaumont firefighters battled a blaze at the former location of Koch's Flower Shop in the 2200 block of Avenue C on Jan. 1, Beaumont Fire and Rescue reports.

At approximately 1:20 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire at 2270 Avenue C where they found the vacant building heavily involved by fire. It took approximately an hour to get the fire under control, Fire/Rescue stated. The building was completely destroyed, but there were no injuries.

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A fire in Beaumont on New Year's Eve injured a 62-year-old man, leaving him with burns over approximately 15 percent of his body, Beaumont Fire and Rescue reports.

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