Orange County

Breaking news from the Orange County Sheriff's Office:

Deputies seized close to 350 pounds of marijuana after a high-speed pursuit, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Thursday, May 22, 2014, around 7:20 a.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a stolen travel trailer from the 3100 block of Texas Avenue near the Bridge City area of Orange County. The travel trailer had been parked on the previous date near a business that had video surveillance.

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A man impersonating a peace officer reportedly stopped a Bridge City man on Friday, May 9 at about 9 p.m. on Interstate 10 East on the Neches River Bridge near the Orange County line, deputies reports. Investigators are looking into the report but want citizens to be on the alert for the possible pretender.

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An elderly man who had been attacked in his home on May 8 reports he was beaten into unconsciousness by an unknown man when answering a knock at his front door.

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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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