Beaumont

Multiple shootings occurred the night of Friday, Aug. 24. Beaumont Police responded to three separate shootings, which left two injured. 

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A 27-year-old bomb-maker arrested in February with suspected explosive devices and all the ingredients to make more pleaded guilty Aug. 21 to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown.

Mark Avery Rudd pleaded guilty to possession of an unregistered destructive device before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin.

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Beaumont Police Department is looking for three suspects in a robbery of an Exxpress mart located at 4095 in the morning of Thursday, Aug. 23. 

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A 45-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been found guilty of child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. 

Willie Lampley was found guilty of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography today by a jury following a two-day trial before U.S. District Judge Marcia A. Crone.  

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As Sept. 11 rolls around each year since 2001, Americans across the nation pause to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed on that date in terrorist attacks, the more than 6,000 injured, the families left behind and the first responders who risked life and limb to save as many people as possible, even as some among their ranks fell in the line of duty.

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Westbound lanes of I-10 going out of Beaumont toward Houston are closed near Gator Country due to an accident. Troopers are en route to the scene, and injnuries have been reported. 

According to Texas Department of Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis, dispatch received a report of a multiple-vehicle crash at approximately 11 a.m. Aug. 21.

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Police investigating a shooting Aug. 19 discovered there had been two victims, one who had been shot and another who had been kidnapped but later escaped the alleged gunmen’s grasp, reports Sgt. Cody Guedry of the Beaumont Police Department.

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Beaumont police investigating a call reporting “shots fired” at a local residence discovered the scene of a shooting over the weekend, reports Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry.

Guedry stated that officers responding to the call located the crime scene in the 5300 block of Dewberry at close to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Both the suspected shooter and the victim had left prior to officers’ arrival. Officers were notified a short time later that the victim had just arrived to St. Elizabeth hospital and was suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest area.

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Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers are investigating a fatal weekend crash that claimed the life of a 38-year-old woman Aug. 18, reports Sgt. Stephanie Davis. 

According to Davis, troopers responded to a multiple vehicle crash on US-90 in Jefferson County at about 10:30 p.m.  The crash occurred approximately two (2) miles west of Beaumont.

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The Beaumont Police Department (BPD) has arrested a 25-year-old Beaumont man for theft related to a LetGo app fraud scam that has plagued several Southeast Texans, Officer Haley Morrow announced Aug. 16.

Jeremy Deshawn Harris is suspected of committing over 12 theft crimes using the popular LetGo app, commonly used for buying and selling used items. Harris targeted victims who were trying to sell electronics on the app, telling his marks he was a Beaumont police officer, presumably in order to gain their trust.

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