Port Arthur Police

An officer responding to a family disturbance shot and killed a suspect who was brandishing a knife and reportedly threatened officers at a residence in the 3800 block of 29th Street on Friday, Nov. 1. 

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PAPD

A man was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in Port Arthur on Friday morning, Aug. 30, resulting in his death.

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Port Arthur Police took four men into custody as suspects in an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of Delaware Drive Saturday night, August 17.

According to a news release from PAPD, officers were dispatched to Delaware Drive at approximately 9:35 p.m. in reference to an assault victim. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located the male victim who had sustained "several injuries," police reported. Witnesses advised police the man was assaulted by several armed suspects.

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Jayne Bordelon and Officer Calvin Walker

Dozens of children ages 5 through 14 gathered to listen, learn and let loose Aug. 1 at the Bullying Stops Here Rally at the City of Port Arthur Health Department building.

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PAPD

A Port Arthur woman died Saturday, June 8, after being struck by one vehicle and run over by a second. Fifty-three-year-old Port Arthur resident Monica Johnson was struck by a silver vehicle at the 3300 block of Proctor Street in Port Arthur early Saturday morning while walking. Officers responded to the scene at approximately 3:59 a.m. and learned that the driver who struck the woman had failed to stop and render aid, according to a Port Arthur Police Department press release. While Johnson was lying in the roadway, she was run over by a second vehicle that did not see her.

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