Jefferson County District Attorney

Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced Sept. 25 that Adam Emanuel Fuller, 36, pleaded guilty to murder in the January 6, 2015, shooting death of 27-year-old Derek Allen Phillips of Beaumont.

Following the shooting, the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) reported that Phillips was discovered dead by his roommate at their shared residence in the 1300 block of Central Drive in Beaumont. Initial reports of the murder indicated that after waking from a nap, Phillips’ roommate found him unresponsive and bleeding profusely before calling 911 at 9:42 p.m.

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Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham announced today that David Anthony Humphries, 34, was found guilty by a jury for the offense of indecency with a child.

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The Liberty County constable accused of lying about his work with a fake Beaumont cop is now back on duty.

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Beaumont man, Arthur Christopher Harmon, 23, was found guilty of the first-degree felony offense of murder and was sentenced to 45 years in prison, according to Assistant Jefferson County District Attorney Rachel Grove. The jury returned a guilty verdict after one-and-a-half hours of deliberations on Aug. 25.

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Judge Cory Crenshaw and Michael Rethmeyer (inset)

Month after month, filing after filing, Friendswood resident Michael Rethmeyer has been fighting misdemeanor DWI and possession of marijuana charges in the Jefferson County Courthouse.

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Walker, Kolander, Broussard and Smith

Special Prosecutor Josh Schaffer told The Examiner he has yet to receive word as to when and where a trial will be held for four Jefferson County officials and former officials charged with crimes including tampering with physical evidence to affect the outcome of a criminal prosecution and using county material and personnel for private gain.

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 Jefferson County Pct. 1 Constable Nick Saleme has resigned his elected position, turning in a letter of resignation to county officials Thursday, March 3.

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A Jefferson County jury convicted Brandon Ahmad Julun, 31, of Port Arthur, of the felony offense of burglary of a habitation stemming from an incident in which the man burglarized and assaulted his ex-girlfriend, announced Criminal District Attorney Bob Wortham today. The verdict was returned following a two day trial. The punishment phase of the trial will occur later in the year once a pre-sentence investigation is completed.

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Shauwn Williams

A former employee of the City of Port Arthur has been indicted on two counts of felony theft by a public servant, Jefferson County Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced on Dec. 16.

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Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw has announced the May Term Jefferson County Grand Jury voted to take no action following a complaint of a Texas Election Code violation stemming from the City of Beaumont’s Juneteenth Celebration on June 21, 2014.

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