Orange Police Department

Sunmart in Orange was robbed at gunpoint the night of July 15.

According to a press release by Orange Police Department, at 8:54 p.m., officers of the Orange Police Department were dispatched to Sunmart at 333 Lutcher Dr. in regards to an Aggravated Robbery. Upon arrival at 8:56 p.m., officers met with the clerk who stated that a black male had robbed her at gunpoint for an undetermined amount of money. The clerk advised that the suspect fled on foot toward Simmons Dr. 

A search of the area by officers proved fruitless. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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A local tree trimmer died from electrocution after he accidentally made contact with a live power line while cutting limbs at an Orange residence, reports Orange Police Department (OPD) Capt. J.P. Burns.

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A local tree trimmer died from electrocution after he accidentally made contact with a live power line while cutting limbs at an Orange residence, reports Orange Police Department (OPD) Capt. J.P. Burns.

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Police are investigating a shooting in Orange that injured one person but, according to the Orange Police Department (OPD), the victim does not wish to press charges and would not help identify the shooter. 

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Police in Orange report a fatal accident May 18 claimed the life of an Orange County resident.

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Police in Orange are searching for a man who stabbed a woman in the neck April 17, reports Lt. J. E. Baggett of the Orange Police Department (OPD).

OPD reports, officers responded to the 2300 block of Pacific in Orange at 9:44 p.m. on April 17 in reference to an aggravated assault. During the investigation, they determined the victim was a 33-year-old Hispanic female who had suffered a laceration to her neck area. The victim was in stable condition but was flown via AirMed to St Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont for medical treatment.

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A man wearing what witnesses described as a dress and wig robbed Chase Bank in Orange on March 6, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police are still searching for the deceptively dressed suspect.

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Narcotics detectives with the Orange Police Department arrested a 63-year-old man after finding heroin and cocaine while executing a search warrant at his Barkins Avenure residence Jan. 11, reports Capt. Robert Enmon.

According to Enmon, the detectives made forced entry into the home in the 1300 block of Barkins at about 6 a.m. and found Knogs Wills. During the search of the residence, detectives reportedly discovered approximately 6.4 ounces of heroin and 5.7 ounces of cocaine.

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Keith Eric Parker | Photo: Lake Charles Police Department

Early Sunday, Jan. 7, an allegedly intoxicated driver was arrested by a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper. The suspect later fled from the scene in the patrol vehicle, crashing a short time later, and was taken in custody by law enforcement.

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UPDATE: The Orange Police Department announced that a 13 year old runaway has been located and is safe. 

Akiyah Heaven Ward is now in the care of her family, Capt. W. K. Longlios said in a statement Dec. 15 at 11:19 p.m.

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