, Port Arthur, Texas

Port Arthur

October 12, 2013

Transient calls police, turns self in for burglary

PORT ARTHUR — An area transient is behind bars after calling police and turning himself in for the burglary of a storage building Saturday morning.

The man, identified as James Wesson Jr., 51, reportedly informed responding officers of the burglary of a storage facility in the 4800 block of Seventh Street that occurred on Oct. 11, according to a press release from Port Arthur Police Department.

The man took officers to the storage facility and police confirmed the building had been burglarized. Officers then contacted the owner of the storage unit who informed police he did not give anyone permission to enter the building and verified that items were missing.

The suspect was transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he was booked in for burglary of a building.

Text Only
Port Arthur
Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City
Sports Tweets