PAPD

Ty Smith fundraiser

Citizens of Southeast Texas and Port Arthur Police Department officers gathered at Mid County Chrysler Jeep Dodge Saturday, Oct. 5, to show their support for Officer Ty Smith of the Beaumont Police Department.

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Boo Boo

A 53-year-old Port Arthur man who goes by the name "Boo Boo" made the mistake of being seen by police after stealing a flat screen television from a Third Street home Sept. 22.

Sunday evening around 5:30 p.m., police spotted a man on a bicycle carrying a small flat screen television in the 3600 block of Procter Street in Port Arthur.

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PAPD

A Port Arthur man was shot early Saturday morning, Sept. 21 in what Port Arthur Police are calling an aggravated assault.

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A clerk was pistol whipped by a black male brandishing a firearm in an aggravated robbery Sept.16 in Port Arthur.

The incident happened at the Top Dollar thrift store at 1908 Ninth Ave. Monday night at 7:43 p.m., according to a PAPD police report.

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A Port Arthur man was assaulted and robbed early Monday morning, Sept. 16 in the 1000 block of West 14th Street, the Port Arthur Police Department reports in a press release.  The victim, a 30-year-old black man, advised police that around 1 a.m. he was approached by several black males who assaulted him and took his money, according to a PAPD press release.

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Port Arthur police are investigating an aggravated robbery that took place in the early morning hours of Sept. 6. Police received a call from the Southeast Texas Medical Center than a 36-year-old Port Arthur resident was at the facility seeking medical help for a gunshot wound to his back left shoulder. 

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PAPD

A 45-year-old Port Arthur man was arrested Tuesday, June 18 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Port Arthur Police received a call around 7:40 p.m. claiming that a man was seen with a gun at the 700 block of 18th Street in Port Arthur. Several officers responded to the scene and saw a black male walking away from the area. According to a press release by PAPD, when the man spotted the officers, he fled and after a short foot chase was detained.

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Port Arthur Police responded to an aggravated robbery at Central Mall this morning when they received a call from the victim who reportedly was giving a ride to an acquaintance who then stole the driver's money.

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