Child Protective Services

Jefferson County Sherrif Deputies responded to a call of an accidental shooting of a 12-year-old boy in the area of Highway 90 and Highway 326 in Nome Aug. 13 around 10:58 p.m.

Upon arrival, an adult male subject was located at Snappy’s Exxon Station on Highway 90 in China with the wounded boy. He advised Deputies that his stepson had been accidentally shot to his right forearm and was bleeding heavily. One of the deputies placed a trauma bandage from his wound kit on the wound to try to stop the bleeding. 

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Miguel Perez

A woman was hospitalized Wednesday, March 29, after Beaumont Police responded to a report of a female victim bleeding in the street. The woman had stab wounds to her head and chest area. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in collaboration with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Beaumont Health Department, Beaumont Animal Services and the Texas Department of Transportation, are hosting a Summer Safety Kickoff event on June 3 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The event will be held at the Beaumont Health Department, located at 3040 College St. in Beaumont.

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Beaumont Police are investigating the death of a five month old child, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release April 27.

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Governor Greg Abbott listed reforming Child Protective Services (CPS) as one of his emergency items in his State of the State address on Jan. 31. CPS advocates were quick to offer praise for the Governor’s call to action:

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Police arrested an apparently intoxicated man found lying in a ditch filled with water while holding a 1-year-old child in his arms Aug. 29, reports Orange Police Department Officer Michael Roush.

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Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) personnel and detectives with the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD) are investigating the apparent drowning death of a special needs child that occurred July 2, PAPD reports. 

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Meagan Lonion

Police in Pinehurst arrested a local woman March 1 after discovering her toddler wandering around a storage facility unattended as the allegedly intoxicated mother slept in a unit there.

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Several local leaders including Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames, Jefferson County Dist

Child Protective Services partnered with Southeast Texas leaders to participate in Go Blue Day, an event targeted at bringing awareness to child abuse by donning the color blue, at the Chief C.A. Shelton Fire Pavilion in downtown Beaumont on April 10.

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A 6-month-old boy and his two sisters, ages three and four, were placed in custody of a relative by Child Protective Services on Friday, Feb. 6 after a witness called police in reference to small children being left in a car. At approximately 9:46 p.m. Beaumont Police Officers responded to 4255 Crow Rd, and was told by a tenant that he heard a baby crying inside the vehicle when he arrived around 9:43. He advised that he went into his apartment and told a relative.

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