Orange

A man allegedly denied employment at Flying J's in Orange called into the business July 30, reportedly threatening to set the building on fire and to plant a bomb at the convenience store.

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Police pursued two suspects and arrested one of them in response to a report of a burglary in progress at a convenience store in Orange on July 27, reports the Orange Police Department.

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National Dance Day

What’s Happening Orange County and the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau are once again teaming up to host a National Dance Day event Saturday, July 25, at the Riverfront Pavilion (5th St and Division Ave) in downtown Orange from 7-9 p.m. Launched in 2010 by So You Think You Can Dance television show co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation co-president Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the last Saturday in July.

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The alligator believed to have killed Tommie Woodward was found dead July 6.

UPDATE July 9, 2015: Texas game wardens have completed their investigation into an alligator attack that resulted in the death of Tommie Woodard, 28, and investigators concluded the unprecedented circumstances of the case, believed to be the first fatal alligator attack in Texas on record, warrant no further action.

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American alligator (file photo)

A man found dead in Adams Bayou was reportedly killed by an alligator near Burkart's Marina in Orange in the early morning hours of July 3, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Police in Orange are searching for an armed robbery suspect caught on tape while holding up Sun Loan, located at 1104 16th St., on June 30.

According to a news release from the Orange Police Department, officers responded to the robbery at 3:38 p.m. A black male suspect reportedly entered the business armed with a rifle and demanded money. He fled on foot behind the building with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident, reports OPD.

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Jakendrick Lamar Clevenger

Police in Orange arrested a formerly convicted felon on weapons charges and for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop June 26, reports the Orange Police Department,

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Police have arrested an Orange resident for the June 22 aggravated robbery of the Texas Country Store, located at 3701 16th Street.

According to a news release from OPD Captain Cliff Hargrave, officers arrested 18-year-old Cody Bernard Kimball on Wednesday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. He is being held in the Orange County Jail on the charge of aggravated robbery on $20,000 bond.

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Police officers in Orange arrested a resident of the city during a traffic stop June 21 after discovering the man had warrants, and finding crack cocaine and counterfeit currency in the man’s possession, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Police are searching for a hooded gunman who robbed a convenience store in Orange on June 22, forcing customers to lie on the floor as he made off with the business's money.

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