car theft

Lumberton Police warned residents on Facebook that three vehicles and "numerous" auto burglaries took place during the night of Jan. 8 to Jan. 9.

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Jugging, car hopping and pump surfing are criminal trends currently impacting Beaumont, the surrounding area and, according to Detective Sergeant Ken Karr of the Southeast Texas Auto Theft Task Force (ATTF), the entire nation. The tricks employed by thieves in these criminal trades are making fast cash for the fleet-footed fugitives, who grab what they can and go – often before their victims even know they were there.

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Police in Beaumont arrested three juveniles for auto burglaries Aug. 10 after a police K-9 tracked the young suspects to a garage, Officer Haley Morrow reports.

According to Morrow, officers responded to 1450 N. Major Dr. at about 3:30 a.m. in reference to a possible auto burglary in progress. While en route, the complainant advised that multiple juveniles had fled the scene in a red Dodge Charger, allegedly a stolen car.

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Officers with the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) have arrested a local man after he allegedly stole an officer's patrol vehicle during a traffic stop on Feb. 6 close to 3 a.m.

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The swift action of Beaumont Police officers led to three arrests and the recovery of a stolen vehicle on Jan. 7, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

According to a news release from BPD, shortly after their shift began, officers in Beaumont’s north end were patrolling in the 5000 block of Helbig Road. As they were patrolling, officers identified a vehicle that had been reported stolen. Patrol officers found the vehicle to be occupied by three individuals, one of whom was a suspect in several violent crimes.

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Beaumont police arrested one man for car theft and evasion after he allegedly rolled a stolen car into a canal in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 26.

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A car theft in Port Arthur and subsequent car thefts related to the first carjacking report led Lafayette authorities to arrest one man who ended up stopping at a Louisiana hospital.

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