Guns

Jarrick Augustine, Rolanda Conklin and Demone Davis

Officers in arrested three people in a vehicle stocked with methamphetamine and guns on Dec. 11, Orange Police Department Capt. Robert Enmon reports.  

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The problem? An inordinate number of unregistered and unlicensed guns on the city’s streets. Just the number of guns stolen from vehicles and residences in Beaumont over the last two years amounts to hundreds upon hundreds of untracked firearms that were at least one time in the hands of a criminal. Judy Hickman from Beaumont Police Records Division reports that 476 firearms were reported stolen in 2016 and 379 were reported stolen in 2015.

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Police in Orange are searching for two suspects who robbed a Dollar General at gunpoint July 10.

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Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office seized marijuana, pot plants and firearms during an investigation Jan. 23, reportedly resulting in drug and weapon charges against an area teen, reports Deputy Marcus McLellan.

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Robert Sloan photo

Waterfowl hunters are not that techno crazy when it comes to gearing up for success. It’s basically like football – you get suited up with the essentials and go at it full speed. The crazy thing about duck and goose hunters is that we have to go afield prepared for just about anything that can be thrown our way here in Southeast Texas – rain, cold, mud, ice, sleet, mosquitoes, snakes and even alligators. It can be a true test of one’s perseverance on any given hunt.

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University of Texas president Gregory Fenves announced Wednesday, Feb. 17, that he has decided on policies for University of Texas at Austin that would allow concealed handguns in UT classrooms.

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One man was arrested and investigators confiscated more than 80 gram of methamphetamine, seven firearms and a variety of drug paraphernalia during a narcotics raid at a Vidor residence on Jan. 29, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Drugs and guns
Stephen McDaniel

Jasper County Sheriff’s deputies found narcotics and weapons during a warrant search executed Jan. 22, Sheriff Mitchel Newman reports.

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The county courthouse, Parkdale Mall, Derek Poe and County Judge Jeff Branick

With new gun laws taking effect at the beginning of the year – just days away – businesses and governmental entities are preparing for how it will affect their operations. Multiple provisions activate Jan.

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Police in Orange discovered a large amount of methamphetamine, five firearms, including a stolen shotgun, and almost $2,000 in cash during a warrant search at a residence in the 3500 block of Pheasant Street in Pinehurst Nov. 17. After the resident of the home was arrested on multiple charges and bonded out, he was re-arrested along with two other men at the same location later that day.

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