burglary

A woman in Vidor with an uninvited guest told police she asked the apparently intoxicated intruder to leave her residence several times, and he refused. When he exited but then tried to push his way back into her apartment, the woman said she was forced to display her handgun in order to keep the man at bay until police arrived. 

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Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that an average of 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) reported in September 2015 that an estimated 17.6 million persons, or about 7 percent of U.S.

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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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Police report that warrants have been issued for the arrests of three individuals in connection to a series of storage facility burglaries in Beaumont. The wanted suspects face charges of engaging in organized criminal activity for allegedly conspiring to burglarize a total of 30 units impacting 21 victims.

The warrants come mere weeks after police obtained warrants for two other men they believe to be connected to a separate series of storage unit burglaries as reported in The Examiner on June 9.

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Brent Ivey

While out on parole for a home burglary he committed in 2008, Brent Ivey wasted his opportunity for another chance at freedom by continuing to disregard the law, according to evidence offered in Judge Cory Crenshaw’s County Court at Law No. 2 on Wednesday, June 22. Less than two weeks out of prison, Ivey admitted he tried to cheat on drug tests that were a required condition of release. He is then alleged to have committed another home burglary that he will answer for in court next month.

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A “frequent flyer” of the Orange County Jail found himself back inside a cell once again after police arrested him on an outstanding warrant June 15, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD), but a long gash on his forehead proves that the wanted man didn’t go quietly

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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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burglary suspects

“A person’s home is their sanctuary,” Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham said to an assembled group of media representatives gathered at the courthouse’s grand jury impaneling room Wednesday, May 25, underscoring his position that the burglary of someone’s home is a serious – and appalling – crime.

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Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office are searching for a burglary suspect or suspects who reportedly made a heavy haul recently, stealing several massive pieces of farming equipment from two neighbors with adjoining properties.

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