homicide

Ronald Gene McLain (left) and Kenneth Dawayne Williams

June 26, 2018, the Beaumont Police Department Person’s Unit began assisting with a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO) homicide investigation in Louisiana. Two Beaumont residents, Ronald Gene McLain, 57, and Kenneth Dawayne Williams, 32, were identified as murder suspects in the CPSO investigation, and warrants were issued for their arrest. BPD detectives assisted CPSO with the investigation for several days. June 29, McLain was arrested in Aransas Pass, Texas, and July 3, Williams turned himself in at the Beaumont Police Department.

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Update:

Beaumont Police have released an update on the Yasin Jones homicide, which took place Thursday June 7 at 5680 Concord.

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Police caught and arrested a third suspect June 8 in relation to the May 9 murder of Nederland resident Michael Legg, Chief Gary Porter reports. 

Officers investigating an alert from a Ring security system at a residence on Beauxart Garden Road May 9 found 40-year-old Michael Legg deceased at a neighboring home, determined by police to be the result of foul play. The Ring video supplied by the caller reporting the alert showed two distinctly male figures creeping across the porch of the home where the camera was installed. 

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Police in Beaumont are currently investigating the second fatal shooting on June 7, this one occurring at the Cypress Bend Apartments.

Beaumont Police Department Officer Cody Guedry reports that officers responded to the apartments, located at 1450 N. Major Drive in Beaumont, at nearly 10 p.m. Thursday night and arrived to find a victim on a stairwell in the apartment complex. The victim was non-responsive and had multiple gunshot wounds to the upper chest area. Beaumont EMS was on the scene and determined that the victim was deceased.

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Beaumont Police have begun investigating a homicide at the Concord Manor Apartments Thursday, June 7.

The investigation follows a report to Beaumont Police that around 9:20 a.m., 24-year-old Beaumont man, Yasin Jones arrived at St. Elizabeth Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound, before passing away. The police received information that the homicide could have occurred in the 5600 block of Concord. 

Next of kin have been notified.  

If you have information about this case please contact the Crime stoppers of Southeast Texas at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).

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Levi Pruitt | Facebook.com photo

Police in Beaumont are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man Feb. 27, reports Officer Haley Morrow.

According to Morrow, officers responded to shooting in the 3900 block of Sunbury Drive at about 5:45 p.m. They found the victim, identified as Levi Pruitt of Beaumont, injured at the scene. Pruit was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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On Jan. 29 at 11:28 a.m. Beaumont Police officers responded to the 1100 block of Church Street in reference to a victim of a shooting, Sgt. Cody Guedry said in a release.

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Club Rumba | Photo: Eleanor Skelton

One person is dead and five were injured in a shooting at Club Rumba this past weekend, according to Beaumont Police.

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Police in Orange are investigating the death of a 28-year-old woman and have arrested a man identified as her boyfriend for murder, Orange Police Department Capt. Robert Enmon reported Oct. 25.

Earlier the same day at about 1:16 p.m., officers responded to #2 East Sunset in reference to an unresponsive female. Upon arrival to the scene, officers found medical staff attending to Stormy Stanley, who was unconscious and unresponsive. Stanley was transported to the South East Texas Medical Center by ambulance. She was pronounced deceased at 3:49 p.m. 

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Stormy Stanley

Police in Orange are investigating the death of a 28-year-old woman and have arrested a man identified as her boyfriend for murder, Orange Police Department Capt. Robert Enmon reported Oct. 25.

Earlier the same day at about 1:16 p.m., officers responded to #2 East Sunset in reference to an unresponsive female. Upon arrival to the scene, officers found medical staff attending to Stormy Stanley, who was unconscious and unresponsive. Stanley was transported to the South East Texas Medical Center by ambulance. She was pronounced deceased at 3:49 p.m. 

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