Vidor

Police in Vidor are investigating the death of a 42-year-old woman discovered deceased at a residence in the 400 block of West Davis on Nov, 1, reports the Vidor Police Deprtment.

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Steven Coutee of Vidor was shot and killed Oct. 29
Ronald Barnes of Hartburg was killed June 7, 2014

The shooter reportedly responsible for the death of a Vidor man Oct.

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A five-year-old Vidor boy was tragically killed as the result of a vicious dog attack over the weekend, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Sgt. Kevin Tate of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Dwight King

All-terrain vehicles are designed for off-road use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. And the consequences can be tragic.

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Christa Grimh

During another parked car investigation, Vidor police officers arrested an allegedly intoxicated Vidor teen who fell asleep in her vehicle while parked next to the pumps at a local gas station on Sept. 27, reports the Vidor Police Department. The incident marked the second parked car investigation in the span of week that led to arrest.

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Police officers in Vidor investigating a vehicle stopped at a city park after hours ended up making two arrests after discovering an intoxicated man and his gun-toting female passenger inside the car on Sept. 26, according to the Vidor Police Department.

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Sears and Martin

Two Vidor men were arrested for possession of marijuana and burglary of a habitation in Vidor on Sept. 4, the Vidor Police Department reports. One of the arrestees told officers he was just "trying to do the right thing" and "clean up the yard next to my house," but police did not buy his dubious defense, and took both suspects into custody.

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A local man was injured while assisting an officer investigating a call reporting a disturbance at a Vidor apartment complex on Aug. 15. The man jumped in to help the law enforcer, who was struggling with a suspect he believed was physically abusing a woman inside the apartment, the Vidor Police Department reports.

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an excessive heat warning for Southeast Texas, including Jefferson and Orange Counties. Temperatures could reach the triple digits this afternoon, Aug. 10, NWS reports, and the heat index could rise to 115 degrees.

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A Newton County motorcycle accident claimed the life of a Vidor man on July 31, reports the Texas Department of Public Safety.

According to a news release from Trooper Stephanie Davis, at approximately 8:00 p.m. that evening, 37-year-old Henry McIntyre of Vidor was traveling westbound on FM 1004 on his 1996 Honda motorcycle. As the vehicle went into a curve on FM 1004 near CR 3089 in Newton County, McIntyre reportedly lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected. 

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