Vidor

Michael Durr and Robert Droddy

Two Vidor men have been charged with possession of a controlled substance following a routine traffic stop near Lakeview Road in Orange County that resulted in the seizure of around 34 grams of methamphetamine.

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The Vidor Police Department is cracking down on offenders with outstanding warrants in the city, and in a move towards that effort, Police Chief Dave Shows is issuing a weekly top ten most wanted of those fugitives who have failed to pay their required fines for criminal offenses.

This week, VPD is searching for the following offenders:

Achee, Jason Ray, w/m, 39, wanted for five traffic warrants totaling $2,112;

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Five people were arrested at a Vidor apartment last week after Orange County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant and found about 40 grams of methamphetamine, OCSO reports.

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photo by Kevin King

Two automobile accidents kept Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers busy Tuesday morning, August 4, the first resulting in a fuel leakage and prompting response by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as well as first responders' using the "jaws of life" to pull a Florida man from his vehicle.

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Richard Shock's vehicle contained numerous controlled substances.

A deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested one man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a variety of illegal narcotics, deputies report.

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Drivers in Vidor braved water over roadways to get to their destinations Friday, July 18, 2014.

Water covered the service road near the Interstate 10 onramp leading westbound into downtown Vidor, but the road was being utilized by drivers, traveling at very low speeds, at 11:05 a.m.

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Sondra Reed

Former Vidor Independent School District teacher Sondra Reed now faces criminal prosecution for engaging in what prosecutors say was an improper relationship between the educator and a student.

The indictment was filed June 25 in the 128th District Court, and Orange County District Attorney John Kimbrough signed off that the case is ready for trial on June 26.

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A burglary suspect evaded deputies during a high-speed chase on Monday, June 9, that ended in what appeared to investigators to be a rollover wreck in a stolen SUV.

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A shooting in Orange County on Saturday, June 7, started with a disagreement and ended in the death of one Vidor resident, deputies 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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