The News

A two-vehicle accident in Orange cost one man his life and another his freedom, reports the Orange Police Department.

According to a news release from OPD, on March 8 at 4:41 a.m., City of Orange Police Officers were dispatched to Highway 87 and M. L. King Drive in reference to a traffic crash. Officers arrived at the scene to discover one person deceased. The deceased man was identified as Bret Allen Gentzler, an Orange County resident.

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Suspects Rogelio Garcia, Orlando Garcia, Darren Spikes and Kristofer Garcia

Four men are in custody in connection with the Jan. 19 murder of a 20-year-old Lamar student and a related kidnapping.

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Texas Department of Public Safety has released the name of a woman killed in an accident that happened in front of the Pilot gas station on Highway 62 in Orange County.

39-year-old April Ranolls, of Orange, was driving southbound in a Chevrolet pickup truck when a Freighliner truck tractor pulled out from the Pilot gas station attempting to make a left turn and collided with the pickup truck at approximately 6 a.m on March 9.

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Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 at Buckner Children’s Village, located at 9055 Manion Drive.

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Sheriff Mitchel Newman

Four people were arrested after a narcotics raid at a Jasper tattoo shop on March 5, reports the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

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