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Police in Orange arrested a convicted felon in possession of a firearm July 11, Officer Stephen Ward of the Orange Police Department reported Monday. Ward picked up Euraina Carol White, 46, of Orange, after allegedly finding a gun in her bag. The arrest marks her fourth in Orange since May 2014, and, in spite of her nickname, this frequent flyer of the Orange County Jail is no "Angel," according to police reports and a criminal database search. 

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11th Street activity

“It’s still out there,” Officer Joe Ornelas of the Beaumont Police Department said of prostitution and drug solicitation along what is known in Beaumont as the 11

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In May 2015, law enforcers took aim at crime on 11th Street in Beaumont, a hotbed of criminal activity by prostitutes and drug dealers. Through a joint effort by the Beaumont Police Department and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, police attempted to serve more than 100 warrants and ended up arresting 49 people in a single day.

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Janelle Crutchfield

The Criminal District Court in Jefferson County is a busy place. Judge John Stevens has presided over more than 360 trials since he was elected to the bench in 2006 and has heard every bizarre manifestation of human behavior conceivable in that time. And hundreds of cases don’t even end up in a trial because defendants enter guilty pleas trying to avoid a maximum sentence.

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Police in Beaumont have made multiple arrests during an ongoing prostitution sting, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Beaumont’s seedy nightlife, where hookers, pimps and drug dealers peddle their wares in pedestrian right-of-ways, has longed plagued the city – especially in the area of Interstate 10 and 11th Street.

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Beaumont Police Department reports officers with the Special Services Division along with the Special Assignment Unit conducted a prostitution sting Oct. 24 that resulted in nine arrests. According the news release, officers initiated the operation, conducted in the Interstate 10 and 11th Street area, after numerous calls from citizens. Three females and six males were arrested for soliciting, BPD reports.

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A prostitution sting by officers of the Orange Police Department on June 4 resulted in the arrest of a repeat offender who now faces state jail felony charges, police report.

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Melanie Rider

Five women were arrested in Orange as the result of a prostitution sting operation carried out by the Orange Police Department Wednesday, March 13. Bertha Geral, 50, Precious King, 34, Shanna Meaux, 29, Irisha Dupree, 33, and Melanie Rider, 45, were arrested and charged with prostitution.

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