BPD SWAT bust yields bevy of drugs

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Two Beaumont residents were arrested at a home on Ironton Avenue after numerous neighbors complained of drug trafficking.

  • Items found at the scene.
    Items found at the scene.
  • Items found at the scene.
    Items found at the scene.
  • Items found at the scene.
    Items found at the scene.
  • Items found at the scene.
    Items found at the scene.
  • Kobe Jashawn Grimes, 21, of Beaumont.
    Kobe Jashawn Grimes, 21, of Beaumont.
  • Travion Dewayne Parkerson, 32, of Beaumont.
    Travion Dewayne Parkerson, 32, of Beaumont.
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Beaumont Police, along with a SWAT team, arrested two after a search of a residence Feb. 6 on Ironton Avenue yielded varying amounts of copious drugs and multiple handguns, according to a news release.  

This operation was conducted based on numerous citizen complaints and a lengthy investigation that revealed a large amount of narcotics trafficking from this residence, where officers arrested three men and one woman.  

According to the release, police found 200 grams of Ecstasy, 21,628 grams of Promethazine, more than 12 ounces of marijuana, a large amount of assorted prescription drugs and four handguns. 

Two of the four people found at the home were arrested, Kobe Jashawn Grimes, 21, and Travion Dewayne Parkerson, 32, both of Beaumont. The men were charged with eight counts of possession of a controlled substance, seven counts of possession of a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana and possession of a stolen firearm. Parkerson was additionally charged with felon in possession of a firearm. 

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted with assistance from local ATF and DEA agents.