Beaumont

The city of Beaumont is taking measures to resolve an issue that has caused many of its residents difficulty and discomfort. The city is replacing a water valve meant to provide relief to residents who have recently experienced a loss of water at their homes and those who have been under a boil notice since June 22. 

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Police have arrested a suspect they say was caught crawling out of the broken door of a local liquor store, but not before the man fled the scene with a bundle of booty and led the officers on a chase through Beaumont neighborhoods. 

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A 25-year-old Beaumont man died after being struck by a car on College Street in Beaumont on June 25, reported Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

According to Guedry, police responded to a report of a subject lying in the roadway unresponsive after being struck by a vehicle in the 6300 block of College Street at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday night. Responding officers discovered the victim was deceased.

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Officers with the Beaumont Police Department conducting a warrant sweep through the city June 22 arrested a total of 49 people for outstanding city warrants Wednesday, Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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Knakil Bernard

A Beaumont police officer working an off-duty job at a local car dealership June 22 thwarted a burglary attempt and took three people into custody, two of them juveniles, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. Cody Guedry reported.

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One of two people injured in a fire on Rafes Way in Beaumont succumbed to injuries sustained in the blaze, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reported June 21.

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Firefighters in Beaumont quickly quenched a fire resulting from the burner of a stove being left on at a local residence June 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reports.

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Jeremy Jenkins (left) and Vonte Williams

Police arrested two suspects June 19 after the stray bullet of a recklessly fired gun struck and injured a man at a Beaumont convenience store June 19, Officer Tony Harding of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) reported. 

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Beaumont police officers investigating a car wreck in the 1900 block of Gilbert Street June 18 were shocked to discover the man driving a Chevy Tahoe involved in the accident had suffered a fatal gunshot wound, Officer Tony Harding reports. 

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Jermaine Jones

Police arrested a “dangerous man” who was apparently in a state of excited delirium and exhibiting a bleeding chest wound after the man went behind the counter of a local McDonalds on June 17 and began acting as though he were an employees of the business, Officer Tony Harding of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) reported.

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