Keith McLaughlin of Groves was arrested when police found 72 grams of meth.

According to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rod Carroll, a Groves man is now behind bars after he was caught in possession of 72 grams of meth on Monday, June 1.

The find was the result of the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force executing a search and arrest warrant in the 6200 block of Monroe Street in Groves, Carroll explained. During a search of the residence, 72 grams of methamphetamine was located.

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Michael Green and Dezmond Arnez Nixon

Detectives have released the name of two suspects involved in the Memorial Day weekend shootings at Magnolia Park.

Michael Jason Green, 34, of Beaumont is in the county jail facing two counts of capital murder and one count of aggravated assault. Each capital murder charge carries a $5 million bond and the aggravated assault charge carries a $100,000 bond.

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Friday, May 29, at approximately 10:54 p.m., an individual armed with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Snappy’s (Price Wise Store #103) at 213 E. Highway 90 in China.

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Austin-based Americana rock group Band of Heathens will play Courville’s on Thursday, June 4, at 7 p.m.

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Pat Bell and Louis Mueller

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Houston BBQ Festival at NRG Park. I bought VIP tickets the day they were released and waited anxiously the morning of the event to set off on I-10 in search of Houston’s best barbecue. There were roughly two dozen restaurants providing a wide variety of smoky goodness. 

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