Haley Morrow

With a violent rash of convenience store robberies plaguing Beaumont, business reps like Exxpress Mart/ Tri-Con operations manager Ron Nicklas say it’s imperative to the community’s safety that the bad actors committing these crimes be weeded out of the crowd.

“Our point of view is pretty straight forward,” Nicklas said. “It’s not like Beaumont is some sort of crime-ridden city. It’s not like there’s bands of thieves going from store to store stealing…”

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A Beaumont man, possibly the victim of a drowning, was pronounced deceased Saturday, June 23.

According to Officer Haley Morrow, Beaumont Police responded to Lancaster Cornwall Apartments at 6650 Prutzman, in reference to assisting Fire and EMS with a possible drowning victim. The victim, identified as Arnold Smith, a 39-year-old Beaumont man, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 

At this time, it does not appear to be foul play. 

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Monday, Jan. 8, at 3:54 p.m., Beaumont police responded to an auto-pedestrian crash in the 6100 block of Hwy 69 southbound, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

When officers arrived, they located a male lying in the roadway.

At this time, police said it is unclear whether he was attempting to cross Hwy 69 or if he was walking next to the inside lane when he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up.

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The Beaumont Police Department was notified Tuesday, Jan. 2 that a Beaumont teen missing since October 2017 has been found safe.

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Bryan Bridges | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Police arrested a man attempting to rob a woman in the parking lot of Parkdale Mall Monday, Dec. 18 at 8:25 a.m., according to a statement from Beaumont Police.

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A West Brook High School student has been reported missing for nearly two months.

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Malcom Muse | Beaumont Police Department photos

U.S. Marshals found 2.5 pounds of marijuana and five firearms at a house in Beaumont and arrested a New Orleans man on a murder warrant on Nov. 7, Beaumont Police Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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On Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 11:28 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 5600 block of West Cardinal Drive eastbound in reference to an auto-pedestrian crash, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Brian Keith Williams

On August 22, at about 6:07 p.m., a Beaumont Police officer was checking the apartments located at 2575 Primrose Street in reference to complaints about drug dealing, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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Albert Wilson

On Wednesday, August 16, at 6:07 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the area of 4th Street and Blanchette Street in reference to a victim of a stabbing, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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