A man attempting to steal a can of potato chips and some ice cream was arrested in Orange on Monday, Dec. 16, after fighting with store personnel trying to detain him, police said.

An unidentified man robbed BBVA Compass Bank on Calder.

Detectives are working with investigators from the FBI to identify and locate the man who robbed a downtown bank the morning of Thursday, Oct. 10.

At about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers responded to a reported robbery at the BBVA Compass Bank in the 700 block of Calder.

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Detectives are investigating an attempted robbery of D’s Gift Shop in which one of the suspects was killed.

At about 9:03 p.m. Tuesday evening, Sept. 17, patrol officers responded to a reported aggravated robbery of D’s Gift Shop, a game room in the 3600 block of East Lucas. A clerk in the game room told officers that three men attempted to rob him at gunpoint. Sometime during the robbery attempt, the owner retrieved his handgun and exchanged gunfire with the robbery suspects. After the exchange of gunfire, all three suspects fled on foot.

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A Beaumont man has undergone at least one surgery and is recovering after he was wounded in a gunfight with Beaumont police Saturday night, Aug. 24. 

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Detectives have identified three juvenile suspects in the July 5 attempted robbery of a postal worker that occurred in the 2100 block of Ives Street, the Beaumont Police Department said in a press release.

Detectives obtained felony warrants for all three suspects and have arrested all three. A 16-year-old, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, all female, were booked into the Jefferson County Juvenile Detention Facility for a charge of attempted robbery, a third degree felony.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 1:08 a.m., Beaumont police officers were dispatched to Royal Stop convenience store at 8350 Gladys Ave. in reference to an aggravated robbery.

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Police say a man was shot when he refused to give up his wallet Sunday, May 12. 

The suspect was described as a white male wearing blue jeans, a dark-colored jac

Vidor Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at Mid South Bank at 1384 North Main St. in Vidor at 4:26 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14.

The suspect was described as a white male wearing blue jeans, a dark-colored jacket and a dark-colored Texas Tech ball cap.


Officer Doug Kibodeaux of the Beaumont Police Department released details and suspect descriptions in two weekend robberies.


UPDATE: Police arrested a suspect in this robbery Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. For that story, click the link below:


An armed robber fired one shot into the ground during a robbery in the parking lot of the Target Shopping Center on Thursday, Nov. 15