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A man described by police as a "good Samaritan" scared off an attacker trying to drag a 43-year-old Beaumont woman into some bushes after ambushing her during her morning jog on Jan. 16, police report. The jogger suffered some emotional trauma and minor injuries, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. Rob Flores said, but things could have been a lot worse, even deadly, if not for the good Samaritan's actions and the woman's defensive plan of action.

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Traffic Officers are investigating a one-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a 53-year-old Lumberton resident Deborah McRoberts, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Investigators are still searching for a suspect who robbed a local fast food restaurant at gunpoint in the early morning hours of Nov. 9, police in Orange report.

According to an incident report from the Orange Police Department, dispatch received a call at about 4 a.m. regarding a suspect dressed in a camouflage jacket and a ski mask who stole money from the 16th Street Jack-in-the-Box in Orange. The gun-wielding thief got away with an unspecified amount of money from the drive-thru register and the safe of the business.

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Two auto burglary suspects were admitted to St. Elizabeth Hospital after fleeing the scene and crashing their car into a responding patrol unit, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

The two officers suffered minor injuries and are recovering at home.  At about 3:44 a.m. this morning, several residents in Beaumont’s West End reported burglaries of their vehicles. 

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Officers arrested an Orange resident for evading police and for driving while intoxicated after the man led police on a high-speed chase across state lines, the Orange Police Department reports.

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A prostitution sting by officers of the Orange Police Department on June 4 resulted in the arrest of a repeat offender who now faces state jail felony charges, police report.

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Police arrested a 22-year-old Vidor resident on May 31 after finding a small amount of methamphetamine hidden in the man's sock, officers report.

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A man refusing to comply with police after reportedly walking in a roadway and striking a vehicle with his fist was Tased and arrested in Orange on Monday, May 26, police report.

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Officers in Orange arrested an allegedly drunk man causing a disturbance and throwing beer bottles in the driveway of his home on Monday, May 26, police report.

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Orange Police arrested one woman and seized a quantity of methamphetamine along with synthetic marijuana during a drug bust at a local motel on April 23.

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