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Officers with the Orange Police Department and deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed up to execute a search warrant on April 11, arresting the resident of the home after discovering what they believe to be methamphetamine and marijuana.

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Mauro Cano Moreno, 30, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, around 11:30 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies observed a white Volvo tractor trailer truck travelling eastbound failing to drive in a single lane. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate 10 near the 861 mile marker.

During the traffic stop, consent to search the vehicle was given; during the search of the vehicle, deputies located 60 bundles of cocaine determined to weigh about 132 pounds with an approximate street value of $4.8 million.

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Saturday, Jan. 9, at 11:46 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4900 block of Avie Lane in Beaumont after four males in a white Yukon were seen attempting to steal a trailer that had an ATV on it. The caller told dispatch that the suspects hooked the trailer up to the suspect vehicle and left.

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Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at 2 p.m., a search warrant was executed at 3520 Ridgemont Drive in Orange, Texas.

The warrant was from a combined investigation between the Orange Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. 

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District Attorney Bob Wortham has announced that a jury of the Drug Impact Court has found Anthony Joe Bendy guilty of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) in an amount of at least 1 gram and less than 4 grams.

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Tymecia Walker
Kenyatta Walker

A gun fight between home invaders and an occupant of a residence in Orange left one man dead and another hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds, police in Orange report.

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Orange Police arrested one woman and seized a quantity of methamphetamine along with synthetic marijuana during a drug bust at a local motel on April 23.

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Dennis Ross Pierce (left) and Holly Rachel Williams

Two separate incidents in Orange resulted in two arrests for amphetamine possession, one involving illegal prescription pills and the other involving cocaine and crystal meth.

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Police in Orange arrested one man on Dec. 14 after a traffic stop at approximately 7:52 p.m. led them to the discovery of what they believe to be crack cocaine inside the man’s vehicle.

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Iqbal Patel

Police in Orange have again arrested former Econo Lodge manager Iqbal Patel on a warrant resulting from his previous arrest for possession of a controlled substance while working in his capacity as manager at the hotel.

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