At approximately 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Beaumont police officers responded to a disturbance in the vicinity of the Regent Apartments near Gulf Avenue. 

According to Officer Joe Ornelas, while officers attempted to handle the disturbance they were called out for, shots rang out nearby, prompting the officers to take cover. One officer was hit with what he believed to be a pellet, and was not injured.

Ronald Lee Young Sr.

Beaumont Police have arrested a man they say was responsible for a pair of purse snatchings just before the holidays. 


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