Orange County

Police in Vidor arrested a man June 1 on 14 outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions after initially stopping him for a minor traffic violation, reports the Vidor Police Department. 

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An accident in Orange County involving a passenger truck and a motorcycle claimed the life of Vidor man May 30, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports. 

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Deputies arrested a Vidor man May 25 after finding methamphetamine subsequent to a shooting that occurred at his residence on May 22, Detective Janois Strause of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Including an arrest made in January related to a separate drug bust, this is the second narcotics arrest involving methamphetamine at the same residence this year.

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Kadie Odom

A Vidor woman clinging to life in a local hospital succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed that 27-year-old Vidor resident Kadie Odom died May 24 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred on May 22.

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A motorcycle accident in Orange County sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries May 22, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported in a news release. 

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Orange County Emergency Management Coordinator Ryan Peabody is no longer heading the department according to information from Orange County Judge Brint Carlton's office effective Thursday, May 12.

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A man trying to cross the highway was struck and killed in an auto-pedestrian accident April 28, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD). 

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A search for an Orange County man ended in tragedy when his body was discovered in south Newton County eight days after he was last seen, Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Criminal Investigator Janois Strause Grizzaffi reported in a news release April 22. 

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High Five 04-21-2016

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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Jason Leutloff and the gray Chevrolet Tahoe he was believed to be driving

After the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) asked for the public’s help locating a suspect in a hit-and-run that injured a 2-year-old child Friday, April 15, in Orange County, Jason Michael Leutloff was arrested near the Econo Lodge on 11th Street by Bea

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