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UPDATE: Elizalde is being held in the Orange County Jail on a $1 million bond after being charged with murder.

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The 100 Club of Southeast Texas received a check for $25,000 on Thursday, Aug. 18, from Martin Motors. The gift was a way for the automotive team to show its support for area police and fire personnel due, in part, to state and national events that have highlighted the importance of protecting and supporting all first responders, Martin Motors owner Danny Martin said.

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Police in Port Arthur are warning the public that callers posing as emergency dispatchers are contacting city residents to tell them they have outstanding tickets and threatening arrest if they don't send money immediately. 

According to a news release from the Port Arthur Police Department, they have received multiple reports from people who were called by a number that appeared to be the Port Arthur Police 9-1-1 Dispatch Operators and told to send money via Western Union right away or get thrown in jail.

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Barry Richards

Barry Richards, 34, is a veteran of both the United States Army and Marine Corps. He’s from Long Island but was in Beaumont on Aug. 3 to honor local law enforcement officers.

“I want to let police know I support them,” Richards said before carrying an American flag for three miles through downtown Beaumont.

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A Lumberton man riding a motorcycle in a two-vehicle crash was fatally injured July 24, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

According to a news release from BPD, officers responded to a wreck involving a motorcycle and a van at the intersection of Calder Avenue and MLK in Beaumont at about 3:30 p.m.

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In another recent attack against law enforcement officers, an assailant carrying an assault rifle and a pistol, with a backup assault rifle reportedly hidden in his car, shot and killed three police officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on July 17 before he was taken down.

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Officers with Beaumont Police Department rescued a missing man with dementia who had been lost in the woods for several hours July 20, Officer Carol Riley reports.

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Police in Beaumont are investigating a weekend shooting incident that left two local men injured, reports the Beaumont Police Department (BPD).

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A convenience store in Orange turned over a $20 bill and two $10 bills to police June 30 after discovering the currency wasn't real cash, but counterfeit.

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Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) personnel and detectives with the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD) are investigating the apparent drowning death of a special needs child that occurred July 2, PAPD reports. 

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