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Jessica Talmadge, 29, of Buna was pronounced deceased Monday, July 16 after being found on the shoulder of Highway 12 in Orange County on the morning of Saturday, July 14. 

According to a statement by Texas Department of Public Safety at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of an injured woman on the improved shoulder of Highway 12 in Orange County.

DPS Troopers responded to the area of Highway 12 and FM 1136.  Troopers located Talmadge lying on the westbound shoulder of Highway 12 with severe injuries.

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Thomas Charles Jones (top) and Ashley Faye Alexander

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested two Vidor residents during a warrant arrest/meth bust June 15, reports Criminal Investigator and Public Information Officer Janois Strause Grizzaffi. 

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Orange County investigators are searching for a travel trailer stolen out of the Mauriceville area April 2.

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Rhonda Guidry

Rhonda Kay Guidry, 50, of Vidor was arrested, Wednesday, March 14, after being stopped in Vidor. Investigators observed a red Nissan two door traveling south on Main Street.  According to a press release by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, investigators observed the subject vehicle change lanes without signaling and run the stop light at South Main and Old Highway 90. 

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Detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) are investigating a shooting in Vidor that claimed a man's life Dec. 19, Criminal Investigator Janois Strause Grizzaffi reports.

According to her, deputies responded to the 1100 block of Liberty in Vidor at about 10 p.m. in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they found a white male deceased inside a residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper portion of his body.

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Darrin Dustin Maxwell | Photo: Hardin County Sheriff's Office
Colton Keith Lebouff | Photo: Orange County Sheriff's Office

Two locals were arrested by multiple agencies for possession of child pornography last week, according to The Texas Attorney General's office.

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Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives discovered human remains while conducting a missing persons case reported Oct. 16.

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hristopher Duane Cartlidge

Orange County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly discovered more than 15 grams of suspected methamphetamine and “assorted drug paraphernalia” after stopping a man for failing to use his turn signal Sept. 18.

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Port Arthur Police Department are investigating the reported kidnapping and robbery of an Orange attorney that is said to have occurred in the early morning hours of May 8, said OCSO.

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the death of a toddler who drowned after falling into a small pond at a Vidor residence yesterday evening, May 5.

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