theft

Amanda Coker and Peggy Gibson

A second woman has now been indicted and arrested for what prosecutors say was her role in pilfering hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Triangle Area Network (TAN), formerly known as the Triangle AIDS Network, a nonprofit agency whose mission it is to provide healthcare to those who cannot afford it.

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Shalala Sharelle Fletcher

Police in Port Arthur are investigating the death of a woman who was reportedly shot and killed outside a convenience store on Jimmy Johnson Boulevard on July 2 when an off-duty security guard attempted to stop a robbery in progress, reports the Port Arthur Police Department (PAPD).

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Patricia Adams Collins Lambert, the former Beaumont Independent School District Assistant Superintendent and Central High School principal who admitted to embezzling $500,000 from the school district and conspiring with others to cheat on state-mandated standardized tests, had one last shot to show a federal judge why she shouldn’t be sentenced to the maximum penalty allowed under a plea deal she arranged with prosecutors in December 2015.

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Jeremy Lynn Phillips

Beaumont Police Detectives report they have obtained warrants on two individuals from Vidor who investigators believe are responsible for a string of burglaries of storage units from the Speedy Storage located at 5440 Dowlen Rd. and Lisotta’s Mini Storage located at 6045 College St.

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Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office are searching for a burglary suspect or suspects who reportedly made a heavy haul recently, stealing several massive pieces of farming equipment from two neighbors with adjoining properties.

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Peggy Lynn Gibson exits the Jefferson County Courthouse

When former Triangle Area Network (TAN) director Peggy Lynn Gibson pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $200,000 from the nonprofit in front of Jefferson County’s 252nd District Court Judge Raquel West on Wednesday, April 20, many were surprised that the charismatic and energetic executive would be morally capable of such indiscretion.

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Police in Orange are separately investigating a theft and a smash and grab incident where the driver plowed through walls to plunder proprietors' merchandise.

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A police K-9 unit tracked a suspect fleeing police during a traffic stop on March 18, but not before the teen allegedly fired a shot toward pursuing officers, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Cell phone

Police with the Lamar University Police Department (LUPD) are searching for two suspects who stole a cell phone from a student on campus Friday evening, Feb. 19, LUPD reports.

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Kevin Wayne Bradshaw

Police in Orange have arrested a suspect they believe to be responsible for the Feb. 1 burglary of the Two Amigos restaurant located at 3130 North 16th Street and for other local burglaries. Two Amigos has been burglarized twice within a week's time in a similar fashion. 

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