Orange County

Orange County Sheriff's deputies responded to an altercation between two men involving a machete on May 1 at about 4 p.m., OCSO reports.

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Timothy Smith Jr. and Derek Gray

Press release from Orange County Sheriff's Office:

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested six people on Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday April 30, after a traffic stop led to a search warrant of a local residence.

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Warning from the Orange County Sheriff's Office:

In recent weeks, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office has received a rise in reports of scammers targeting Entergy customers.  Entergy is aware of the scam and has an Internet web page dedicated to this particular scam.  The link is: http://www.entergy.com/alerts/scam2.aspx

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One man is in custody after an Orange County car chase that started just after midnight Monday, April 7, and ended when the suspect rammed a deputy's cruiser with the U-Haul truck he was driving, the Orange County Sheriff's Officer reports.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested one man for methamphetamine possession while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on Four Oaks Ranch Road in Vidor on Sunday, March 23 at approximately 2 a.m., Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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The historic Cow Bayou Bridge in Bridge City is closed as of Monday, March 17, until restoration is complete.

According to a news release from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), all traffic will be diverted to the taller Cow Bayou Bridge next to the historic bridge. North and southbound traffic will continue to flow on the taller bridge until the restoration of the historic bridge is complete, and no pedestrian traffic is permitted, according to the release.

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Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two men in relation to a narcotics bust on Wednesday, March 12 at about 11 p.m., according to a news release from Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson.

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A fleeing suspect who allegedly stole a truck from an Orange County convenience store led sheriff's deputies on a chase that eventually resulted in a three-car accident, Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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Deputies and U.S. Marshals attempting to serve a felony arrest warrant were met with armed resistance by a man with a loaded gun in the 800 block of F.M. 1131 in Vidor on Feb. 25, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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