Dowlen

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Three of seven suspects are in custody after two car chases led to one group of suspects to be apprehended the morning of Thursday, Jan. 10.

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Dashman Crossley

Beaumont Police Department released a statemnt informing that Dashman Crossley is in custody. Officers arrested him October 15 around 9:00 p.m.  in the 200 block of Dowlen for his parole warrant with aggravated assault charges pending.

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Photo by Jennifer Johnson

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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Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:46 p.m., Beaumont police responded to the 400 block of Dowlen Road in reference to a major crash. Witnesses advised that the vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 6500 block of Lexington Drive, traveled through the intersection across Dowlen Road into the Westmont parking lot, and impacted the concrete column in front of Talbots clothing store.

The driver was transported to a local hospital, but the front right passenger, 86-year-old Bernice Waddell, died at the scene from her injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

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Suspect vehicle in Fuddrucker’s robbery

On Monday, July 10, at 7:34 a.m., Beaumont Police officers responded to a call for police at Fuddruckers, located at 4545 Dowlen Road, Officer Carol Riley said in a release.  

Upon arrival, officers were advised two white males wearing disguises entered an unsecured side door. They approached a female employee and secured her in a back room.  They forced the manager to open a safe, demanded money, and fled out the same door they entered.

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Bad weather in Beaumont caused quite a stir Thursday, January 21, especially in the shopping centers near the Dowlen Rd. and Folsom Drive intersection, where customers and merchants witnessed shopping carts rolling across the parking lot into parked cars, benches moving, and could hear the more than 50 mph winds roaring. The M from Madison's bar flew off and shattered and Bed Bath and Beyond saw substantial damage to the left side of its front entrance. 

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A man who tried to rob Third Coast Bank at 229 Dowlen Road with a BB gun came under fire from an armed customer who believes he wounded the suspect.

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