SWAT

Olivia Goodman is escorted to Jefferson County Jail

Olivia Goodman, a 37-year-old Beaumont woman was arrested and transported to Jefferson County Jail after a witness identified her for the shooting of a 39-year-old Beaumont man Friday, Aug. 10. 

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Jasper cash and drugs

The Jasper Police Department SWAT Team and Narcotics Division officers found a large stash of cash and marijuana as well as other drug paraphernalia while executing a search warrant a Jasper residence May 11, reports Lt. G.W. Foster.

According to Foster, officers executed the search warrant as part of an onging narcotics investigation. They went to the house in the 900 block of College Street in Jasper in the early morning hours and found 35-year-old Jimmie McBride inside the home, which Foster said is "steps away from the Jasper Middle School property."

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Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

On Wednesday, Feb. 14 around 11:45 a.m., Deputies from the JCSO Warrant Division attempted to serve a mental health warrant at a residence in the 1900 block of Edson Drive, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release. A mental health warrant is often served if someone reported the person to display strange behavior and is issued by a judge.

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Police and SWAT team officers in Port Arthur peacefully negotiated a hostage situation at a residence there May 18 and arrested one man, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

According to a statement from spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter, officers conducting a burglary investigation identified, detained and arrested a suspect, 38-year-old Christopher James Simpson. Officers reportedly witnessed the suspect carrying a television into the residence at 2426 11th St. and secured the perimeter of the property.

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Police in Beaumont are searching for the suspect who robbed the Fast Lane Convenience Store at 255 Dowlen Rd. Oct. 10, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

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Jimmy Duriso was taken into federal custody along with 41 lbs of synthetic pot.

Beaumont narcotics detectives and officers with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have reportedly recovered 41 pounds of what they believe to be synthetic marijuana hidden inside a local auto repair shop and arrested one suspect in connection to a federal search warrant executed Sept. 7, Beaumont Police Department Officer Carol Riley reported. 

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Police in Port Arthur arrested a resident there who fired shots outside his home then barricaded himself inside with a woman and child on Nov. 25, reports the Port Arthur Police Department.

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Aaron Gibson mugshot from Sept. 2015 assault arrest

A Beaumont officer’s ballistic vest was all that came between him and a bullet during a shootout with a local man Nov. 29, reports the Beaumont Police Department. Although the officer escaped with non-life threatening injuries, when the smoke cleared and police entered the home, they discovered the suspect deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 11:39 a.m., Beaumont police officers were dispatched to the Timbers Edge apartment complex in the 1000 block of Pinchback Road in Beaumont’s west end.  According to a press release, officers learned a Silsbee man, later identified as 30 year old Eric Gipson, was armed with a knife and holding an unidentified female hostage inside an apartment.

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Stock photo of a SWAT team

Local investigators are trying to trace the source of a call that resulted in a SWAT Team response over the weekend in Port Neches.

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