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Michale Hoke

Educator and environmental champion Michael Hoke of Orange died Wednesday, Jan. 13.

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Jimmy Livingston - obituary picture

A fatal New Year’s Day accident claimed the life of a Vidor man, reports the Vidor Police Department. James “Jimmy” Earl Livingston, 60, died in a car accident Jan. 1.

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David Nehemiah Diaz, disorderly conduct

Police in Orange arrested 34-year-old David Nehemiah Diaz for disorderly conduct on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, after Diaz reportedly shouted profanity and slung racial slurs at passersby and security personnel outside of a local grocery store.

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Update: The West Orange-Stark High School coach reportedly driving the vehicle that claimed the lives of 25-year-old Ava Lewis and six-year-old daughter Lamya Newhouse, Carl Broussard, 53, of Vinton, resigned from his position at the school, reports WO-S representatives. The district accepted his resignation.

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Police in Vidor are investigating the death of a 42-year-old woman discovered deceased at a residence in the 400 block of West Davis on Nov, 1, reports the Vidor Police Deprtment.

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Grenade

Police in Beaumont recovered a live grenade from the GI Surplus store in the 5700 block of College Street on Sept. 14 when a man asked about the explosive item at the store after finding it while cleaning out his uncle's apartment, according the Beaumont Police Department.

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Josh Green

Police are investigating a shooting that left a Beaumont man dead, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Stolen utility trailer

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is requesting help from the public in locating the suspect or suspects responsible for the Feb. 18 theft a utility trailer from Turning Point Church at 3600 North Main St. in Vidor, reports OCSO.

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UPDATE: Joshua Jackson informed authorities he is fine and living in Vidor. His mother, who reported him missing, has been made aware, and he is no longer considered a missing person.

Initial report:

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in the search of a local teen reported missing since January 16.

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George David Welch of Vidor turned himself in to authorities earlier this morning in Orange County, reports DPS.  Welch was wanted on a felony arrest warrant related to a fatal hit and run accident in Oct. 2014.

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