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On Thursday, May 11, at about 1:48 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Stoneleigh on Major apartments at 4550 N. Major Drive, in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle in progress, Officer Haley Morrow said in a release.

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On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at about 3:00 a.m., Beaumont Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white Dodge Charger in the area of Harrison Avenue and Forrest Street.

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Joseph Colone Jr. asserts he’s an innocent man in search of justice, but Jefferson County Assistant District Attorney Pat Knauth outlined a case before 252nd District Judge Raquel West’s court on Tuesday, April 25, set to invoke the death penalty as the preferred outcome of justice in this case. Testimony is still ongoing, and will proceed into next week.

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Port Neches Police are investigating a terroristic threat allegedly made by a student at the Port Neches-Groves High School on April 19.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who died in the book-in area of the office on March 18 as 33-year-old Byron James Sessions of Nederland.

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On Tuesday, March 7, about 12:20 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the 5600 block of Forest Glade in reference to multiple calls of shots fired, Officer Haley Morrow reported.

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Jamie Butler, Tyrohnda Saffold and Eddie Melton

On Monday, Feb. 27, at about 12:30 a.m. Beaumont Police conducted a traffic stop in the 5100 block of I-10 S.

During the stop, officers located about 23 grams of suspected MDMA (Ecstasy) and about 17 ounces of suspected marijuana, Officer Haley Morrow reported.

The three occupants of the vehicle were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. They were transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

The suspects are identified as Jamie Butler, 24, Eddie Melton, 36, Tyrohnda Saffold, 26, all from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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On Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:58 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to Academy Sports & Outdoors, located at 7130 Eastex Freeway, in reference to a burglar alarm, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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On Jan. 31, at 11:45 p.m., a Beaumont Police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle in the 4600 block of Harding Drive. The driver of the vehicle fled from police and drove into an apartment complex in the 5000 block of Helbig Road, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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