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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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On Jan. 27, at about 1:15 p.m., Beaumont Police Department detectives with the narcotics unit executed a search and arrest warrant at a residence in the 3800 block of West Lynwood, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 24, at about 7:30 p.m., an Beaumont Police officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Fannett Road and St. James Boulevard, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported Jan. 25.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 2:45 p.m., Beaumont Police Department Special Assignment Unit officers conducted a traffic stop in the 2500 block of 10th Street, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 10 at about 4:58 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to J. Wilson’s, at 4190 Gladys Street, in reference to a robbery in progress, BPD PIO Haley Morrrow reported.

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Officers investigating an auto burglary quickly apprehended and arrested a suspect, reportedly recovering several items stolen from inside the victim's vehicle, according to a news release from the Beaumont Police Department. 

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