PAPD finds wanted man hiding in kitchen cabinet


The suspect wanted for robbing Thu's Game Room in PA was found hiding under the sink in a relative's kitchen.

  • Javante Lee Bailey, 26, of Port Arthur.
    Javante Lee Bailey, 26, of Port Arthur.

Just after 10 a.m. Jan. 7, PAPD located and arrested a man wanted for robbing Thu’s Game Room in Port Arthur on Christmas Eve, according to a news release.

With the help of U.S. Marshals and the Jefferson County Warrant Division, PAPD officers were able to locate and arrest 26-year-old Javante Lee Bailey. The suspect was found at a relative’s house, according to the release, hiding in a cabinet under the kitchen sink. 

Bailey was transported to the station for questioning before being taken to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

According to the release, Bailey attacked the game room clerk by shoving her to the ground and striking her several times in the face with a closed fist, while taking money from her.

This incident is still under investigation.