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photo by Kevin King

The Leger family has retained the legal services of the Bernsen Law Firm following the shooting death of 80-year-old Beaumont taxidermist Stanley Leger at the hands of a Beaumont Police officer at Leger’s home June 24.

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As the family of each fallen officer placed a yellow carnation on a wreath honoring all of the department’s officers killed in the line of duty, some loved ones sobbed.

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Jamail Wallace (left) and Latashi Henry (right)å

Beaumont Police Department detectives say they have solved a plot by a Beaumont couple to rob the AT&T store on Dowlen Road in February.

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Domminiqe Wendall Adams

A young man charged in an infamous kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault last year has pleaded guilty in a Criminal District Court. 

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At the scene of a domestic disturbance, a troubled young woman was able to drive off in an unsecured police car and later crashed it on Highway 69, the Beaumont Police Department said in a press release Friday. She and an officer suffered minor injuries.

Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1100 block of Fulton on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 1:31 p.m. Two officers arrived on scene at different times. The disturbance was between a mother and daughter. The daughter, a mentally ill 21-year-old, was off her medication and out of control, according to the BPD press release. 

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Beaumont police say a 2-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14 and later died.

According to a press release, the youngster was playing in his driveway in the 8100 block of Lawrence Drive when he ran down the driveway and into the street. 

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Law Enforcement Explorer Scouts

Police Chief James Singletary recognized several officers, citizens, organizat

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Southeast Texas’ coldest weather of 2014 might be tapering off as the weekend progresses, but the havoc brought about by temperatures that dipped below 25 degrees in some areas is still being felt by law enforcement agencies tasked with keeping the area’s icy roads and bridges safe from speeding motorists.

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Cameron Frank

 

A Louisiana woman is dead and one man is in custody after police made the first arrest in an Aug. 20 murder at Knights Inn. 

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Artis Brown (left) and Jordy Wilson (right)

Police have arrested two men who they say robbed a small grocer Monday evening, Aug. 26. 

According to a BPD press release, officers responded to Mike's Drive-In at 680 Buford about 4:11 p.m. Monday night to find the clerk who told police he had just been robbed at gunpoint. 

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