Police respond to man pointing gun in Port Arthur, leading to arrest, narcotics and cash

Published 12:41 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2022

A report of a man with a gun pointing it at another person led to Port Arthur Police Department response at approximately 1:16 a.m. Tuesday in the 4200 block of Jimmy Johnson Boulevard.

Responding officers located a vehicle matching the description provided by the caller, police said.

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The subject in the vehicle exited and fled on foot.

The officers were able to apprehend the suspect and discovered he had recently committed an aggravated robbery and was in possession of the victim’s property.

Police arrested Joshua Allen Boyden, 25, of Port Arthur on a charge of aggravated robbery. Bond was set at $65,000 and he bonded out of jail the same day.

Officers also reported locating a firearm used in the robbery, as well as narcotics and cash.