Vidor

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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Phillips

Vidor High School freshman Sierra Leigh-Anne “Si-Si” Phillips died Nov. 11, 2013, when she was struck and killed as she was walking across the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge in Beaumont. Now, months later, her family is still struggling to pay the youth’s funeral expenses and is hoping to create a scholarship in honor of their lost loved one.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested one man for methamphetamine possession while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on Four Oaks Ranch Road in Vidor on Sunday, March 23 at approximately 2 a.m., Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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