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A Beaumont man has been found guilty of aggravated assault and manslaughter by a Jefferson County jury.

Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced Friday, Oct. 31, that Lance Jacoby Moore, 28, was found guilty for shooting Lorenzo Simon in the foot at a home in Beaumont, and then fatally shooting Simon again later that same evening on February 27, 2013.  The trial was held in the Criminal District Court, Judge John Stevens presiding. 

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Eastern District of Texas U.S. Attorney John M. Bales and Jefferson County District Attorney Cory Crenshaw announced Friday, Oct. 31, the addition of a new partner agency to the multi-jurisdictional Task Force.  Attorney General of Texas Greg Abbott will dedicate resources from the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to investigate and prosecute crimes related to Medicaid fraud which are uncovered by the Task Force.  The mission of the Task Force remains to investigate and prosecute major crimes – more specifically, violent crime and crimes related to the abuse of public trust.

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More than 30 grams of cocaine was recovered and one man arrested during the execution of a search warrant in Orange on Oct. 30, police report.

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Marcus Lynn Robinson and 19 pounds of marijuana

Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office, assisted by officers with the Orange Police Department, seized 19 pounds of marijuana, two handguns, a digital scale, and nearly $7,000 in cash while executing a search warrant at a residence in the 3100 block of Oakmont Drive in Orange on Oct. 29.

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Even after numerous public intoxication arrests of suspected phencyclidine users in Orange, the steadily rising trend of the deadly drug’s use within the city shows no signs of slowing. Police officers with the Orange Police Department made three arrests of suspected PCP users in two separate incidents over the course of two days, Oct. 23 and Oct. 24, according to incident reports.

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A Facebook group for residents of Vidor and the surrounding area is causing quite a stir in social media circles, generating some mixed emotions with its efforts to clean up Vidor streets.

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The Examiner had the unique and exciting opportunity Friday, Oct. 17, to visit the Federal Bureau of Investigation Houston Division office and speak to new Special Agent in Charge Perrye K. Turner. FBI Director James B. Comey named Turner SAC of the Houston Division in July. The Houston field office covers 40 counties and includes five satellite offices, known as resident agencies; Beaumont is one of them.

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More than 60 officers from the Beaumont Police Department, the Port Arthur Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies were dispatched Wednesday, Oct. 29, to serve search and arrest warrants at five local gaming rooms and the home of the head of those establishments, who is alleged to have committed felony acts in connection to ongoing criminal enterprises.

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The Lamar University Police Department issued a crime alert on a possible aggravated robbery at parking Lot F5, east of Monroe Hall.

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The Gift of Life currently has availability for free prostate cancer screenings for medically underserved men Saturday, Nov. 1, at First Christian Church in Port Arthur  and Saturday, Nov.<

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