Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

An armed man apparently attempting to escape arrest was shot and killed during a confrontation with officers Nov. 22, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. 

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UPDATE 11-23-2016: The man killed has still not been identified, but both Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies involved have been placed on administrative leave per department policy, according to the most recent statement from JCSO PIO Marcus McLellan. The Harris County District Attorney's Office and the Texas Rangers are conducting the investigation.

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UPDATE Nov. 17, 4:23 p.m.: The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office identified the suicide victim as Michael Anthony Griffin.

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Original story:

A man with out-of-state felony warrants reportedly committed suicide during a traffic stop in Jefferson County Nov. 17, reports Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) Deputy Marcus McLelllan.

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Deputies with the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force discovered approximately 3 kilos (6.6. pounds) of cocaine during a traffic stop Oct. 24, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Port Arthur Police reported a man’s body was recovered from the waterway near Taylor’s Bayou Bridge the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 24.

The body was discovered after the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office received a call at 2:07 p.m. that “a person had gone underwater at the Taylor’s Bayou Bridge on Highway 73 in Port Arthur,” according to a JCSO release.

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UPDATE: Christina Pollard was arrested Sept. 16, 2016.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) and Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas is requesting the public's help finding 31-year-old Christina Marie Pollard of Port Neches.

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Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect they say used a flare gun to rob a group of people at a local truck stop Sept. 9, reports the sheriff’s office.

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Two of four current and former Jefferson County officials who were indicted in May for alleged involvement in courthouse corruption have been reinstated to their upper echelon positions at the Sheriff’s Office, according to information from the governmental agency.

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As you drive around this holiday season, you will see patrol deputies out on the streets enforcing the traffic laws of the state. One of those deputies may stop you and you may wonder why, when you know that you did not do anything wrong. Instead of a traffic citation, you may receive a gift card

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and sheriff's helicopter, along with Beaumont Police Department K9 and Port Arthur Police K9, were involved in a man hunt this morning, Monday, December 7, 2015.

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