Beaumont

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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Beaumont firefighters responded to two calls from local businesses on Christmas Eve, one at Orkin Pest Control and the other at Red Roof Inn, reports Beaumont Fire and Rescue.

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Beaumont firefighters responded to two calls from local businesses on Christmas Eve, one at Orkin Pest Control and the other at Red Roof Inn, reports Beaumont Fire and Rescue.

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Beaumont police are investigating a shooting that took place in the 4200 block of Chaison on Dec. 21, and left one man injured

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A 75-year-old Beaumont doctor has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Dec. 18.

John Q. A. Webb, Jr., now living in Houston, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2014 to conspiracy to commit health care fraud and was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.

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