Port Arthur Police calls, March 12 through March 21:

Port Arthur Police responded to the following calls from March 12 through March 21:

Saturday, March 12

  • Windows at Calvary Baptist Church, 2208 Canal Ave., were broken during a burglary attempt.
  • Harassment of a public servant was reported at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, 2555 Jimmy Johnson Blvd.
  • Two people were arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of a prohibited weapon at Southwood Crossing, 3901 Texas 73.
  • A man was robbed of cash at Motel 6, 3838 Texas 73.
  • A person was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 700 block of 12th Street. Officers located codeine cough syrup and a muscle relaxer pill in the vehicle.
  • An unknown amount of Mexican currency was stolen from a home in the 3100 block of 19th Street.
  • A person was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, crack cocaine, in the 2400 block of 65th Street.
  • A person was arrested for the theft of four Polo shirts, valued at $45 each, at Dillards, 3200 FM 365.
  • A window was broken at Port Arthur Fire Station No. 3, 2232 Canal St.
  • A person was arrested or possession of a controlled substance, crack cocaine and Xanax, and possession of marijuana in the 2400 block of 61st Street.
  • Assault-family violence was reported at O.W. Collins Elderly Apartments, 4440 Gulfway Drive.
  • Cash was stolen during a burglary at La Reyna Ice Cream parlor, 4949 Gulfway Drive.
  • A person was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon at Heatherbrook Apartments, 7708 Heatherbrook Trail.
  • The window of a car was damaged by a BB gun in the 2400 block of Sixth Avenue.

 Sunday, March 13

  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported in the 1500 block of 14th Street.
  • Cash was stolen during a burglary at La Michoacana Ice Cream Shop, 4749 Gulfway Drive.
  • Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon was reported outside King’s Cue Stick, 8160 Ninth Ave.
  • An assault was reported at Port Arthur Park Apartments, 3248 Jefferson Drive.
  • Two people were arrested for possession of marijuana in the 7400 block of Ninth Avenue.
  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported at Southwood Crossing apartments, 3901 Texas 73.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 5200 block of Fourth Street.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 1300 block of West Sixth Street.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 800 block of Hergert Avenue.
  • A bicycle was stolen from an child by some older children in the 1700 block of Thomas Boulevard. The bike was later recovered in an alley.
  • A person was charged with failure to identify a fugitive in the 5100 block of Eighth Street.
  • The theft of a fishing rod, two reels, bag of dog food, cigarette lighter and fishing line was reported at Walmart, 8585 Memorial Blvd.
  • State jail felony theft was reported at Bradley’s Wrecker Yard, 6351 W. Port Arthur Road.
  • A person was killed in a head-on collision in the 5600 block of Memorial Boulevard. The suspect is charged with intoxication manslaughter.
  • A person was arrested for criminal trespass with a deadly weapon at Mid-County Land and Material, 8701 Industrial Drive.

Monday, March 14

  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported in the 1600 block of 14th Street.
  • A 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer was stolen from Port Arthur Park Apartments, 1348 Jefferson Drive.
  • An assault was reported in the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue.
  • Money was stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Trinity Avenue.
  • Criminal mischief-graffiti was reported at 9th Avenue Station Apartments, 7225 Lake Arthur Drive.
  • An 43-inch LG TV was stolen from the 1200 block of 15th Street.
  • A window of a home was shot at with a BB gun in the 2400 block of Evergreen Drive.
  • A pair of Ariat work boots, valued at $169.99, was stolen from Academy Sports and Outdoors, 8453 Memorial Blvd.

 Tuesday, March 15

• A canvas backpack, small digital camera, set of men’s Under Armour undergarments and cash were stolen from a vehicle at King’s Pharmacy, 8455 Ninth Ave.

  • Cash was stolen from The Spot Mexican Grill, 4545 Gulfway Drive.
  • A fatality accident was reported after left the roadway and landed in a partly filled ditch on Pleasure Island.
  • A person was arrested for driving while intoxicated with open container and possession of a controlled substance, synthetic marijuana, in the 2800 block of Gulfway Drive.
  • A cell phone was stolen from a persona t Rent-A-Center, 3719 Twin City Hwy.
  • Two people were arrested for burglary of a coin operated machine at Value Car Wash, 3849 25th Street.

 Wednesday, March 16

  • A Samsung Galaxy S6 cell phone, valued at $600, and a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus cell phone, valued at $700, were stolen from Better Way Insurance Agency, 3880 Gulfway Drive.
  • A person was assaulted in an open field in the 3000 block of 63rd Street.
  • State jail felony criminal mischief was reported after someone broke 11 glass windows and a door of a home in the 3800 block of 27th Street.
  • Criminal trespass was reported in the 8100 block of Oakmont Drive.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 3600 block of 10th Street.
  • A 12 guage shotgun, 50-inch Emerson flat screen TV, 32-inch Samsung flat screen TV, 23-inch Toshiba flat screen TV and small can containing a Masonic gold nugget ring and an 18-inch herringbone necklace were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Duane Street.
  • A wallet with credit cards and cash was stolen from Murphy USA, 4995 Twin City Hwy.
  • Attempted burglary of a habitation was reported in the 400 block of West 15th Street.
  • A person struck a parked vehicle then fled on foot, abandoning his vehicle in the 3000 block of Seventh Street.
  • A Gradall brand excavator, owned by the city of Port Arthur, was damaged after someone shattered taillights and a cab window in the 6200 block of 16th Street.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 3100 block of 23rd Street.
  • Someone shattered the windows of a vehicle and damaged the vehicle in the 3000 block of 59th Street.
  • Aggravated assault was reported at Lakeview Palms Apartments, 5200 Gulfway Drive.

 Thursday, March 17

  • A Sony Playstation 4 was stolen from a home in the 2000 block of Las Palmas.
  • Injury to a child was reported at Port Arthur Park Apartments, 1348 Jefferson Drive.
  • Assault-family violence was reported at Port Arthur Park Apartments, 1348 Jefferson Drive.
  • Burglary of a vehicle was reported at Walmart, 8585 Memorial Blvd.
  • Ray-Ban sunglasses, valued at $220, Vogue sunglasses, valued at $60 and a bottle of perfume, valued at $25, was stolen for a vehicle at Academy, 8453 Memorial Blvd.
  • A person was charged with possession of a controlled substance, crack cocaine, in the 1600 block of Nederland Avenue following a traffic stop.
  • A woman’s wallet was stolen from Walmart, 4999 Twin City Hwy., after the woman left her wallet on a counter.
  • While following up on a burglary in the 4000 block of Fifth Street an officer observed an approximately 8-inch marijuana plant in a window seal.
  • Injury to a child was reported in the 6200 block of Hazel Avenue after a person struck the rear windshield of a car until it shattered causing broken glass to fall on a 1-year-old child causing injury.
  • Two headlights, grill and battery in a 2000 mercury Cougar were stolen at Lewis Car Wash, 135 Gulfway Drive.

 Friday, March 18

  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 1000 block of West 15th Street.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 1100 block of DeQueen Bouldvard.
  • Interference with child custody was reported in the 3000 block of 12th Avenue.
  • Interference with child custody was reported in the 2500 block of Rosedale Avenue.
  • A 53-inch TV was stolen from a home in the 2900 block of Fifth Street.
  • An officer assisted another agency in the 6700 block of West Port Arthur Road.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 3200 block of Thomas Boulevard.
  • An assault was reported at Legacy Senior Apartments, 3225 Lake Arthur Drive.
  • A man was arrested for injury to a five-month-old child after he allegedly threw a pair of bolt cutters at his brother during a disturbance and struck the child’s leg, breaking her femur in the 1400 block of 18th Street.
  • Criminal mischief was reported in the 2600 block of 63rd Street.
  • State jail felony theft was reported at Kay Jewelers-Central Mall, 3100 FM 365.

 Saturday, March 19

  • A generator, compressor, two framing guns, a Bostitch tile cutter and six drills were stolen from the 61100 block of 17th Street.
  • About 20-feet of chain link fence was damaged, possibly by a vehicle, in the 2900 block of Thomas Boulevard.
  • A 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from the 3400 block of Platt Avenue.
  • Officers responded to a call of a vehicle in a ditch in the 1200 block of 11th Street and found, in plain view, a Jimenez Arms handgun and four pieces of crack cocaine. A person was charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful carrying a weapon.
  • A person was struck in the face with a 2 ½ foot piece of copper wire at The Capri Club, 8585 Ninth Ave.
  • State jail felony criminal mischief was reported at Charles Maul Tax Office, 4600 Gulfway Drive.
  • Someone stole an iPhone 6S, valued at $650, from a display at AT&T, 8445 Memorial Blvd.
  • A person was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance after a traffic top in the 1800 block of Oak Avenue. The suspect was reportedly in possession of .35 ounces of marijuana and five acetaminophen/hydrocodone pills.
  • A person was arrested for possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at Central Mall, 3100 FM 365. The suspect reportedly had 0.01 grams of crack cocaine, 0.6 ounces of marijuana and a digital scale.
  • A person was arrested for evading arrest/detention in the 1600 block of West 60th Street.
  • A woman’s wallet was stolen from her purse at Texas Roadhouse, 8575 Memorial Blvd.
  • Two left side tires, two front headlights and a battery were stolen from a 2006 Ford Taurus in the 600 block of 48th Street some time between March 8 and March 19.
  • Assault-family violence was reported in the 3700 block of Fifth Street.
  • Two sets of tires and rims were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 100 block of West 15th Street.
  • A Stihl concrete saw, valued at $989 and a Harbor Freight generator, valued at $400 were stolen from a construction trailer at Walter Umphrey State Park, 4000 S. Martin Luther King Drive.

 Sunday, March 20

  • Felony assault was reported at Southwood Crossing Apartments, 3901 Texas 73.
  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported in the 3100 block of Thomas Boulevard.
  • Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence was reported after a person cut another person with a machete in the 4700 block of 13th Street.
  • A person was assaulted by several other people at the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Drive.
  • Assault-family violence was reported at the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Drive.
  • Injury to a child was reported after a person dropped a baby during an altercation at the Robert A. “Bob” Bowers Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Drive.
  • Assault-family violence was reported at the Boudain Hunt, 5714 Gulfway Drive.

 Monday, March 21

  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported at valley View Estates, 5801 Twin City Hwy.
  • A person struck another person with a pool stick, breaking the stick across the victim’s arm, at Social and Civic Club, 2748 Gulfway Drive.
  • A 10-foot trailer, valued at $900, containing a Winston Zero Turn lawnmower, valued t $1,200 was stolen from the 1900 block of Snider Avenue.
  • A person was assaulted at RJ Car Wash, 2648 Ninth Ave.
  • Criminal mischief was reported after someone damaged a security camera at Royal Inn Motel 3015 W. Texas 73.
  • Theft by deception was reported after someone purchased a puppy but never received it in the 2400 block of Avenue A.
  • Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported in the 2000 block of Jefferson Drive
  • SOURCE: Port Arthur Police Department

Local

Here are the examples of positive education growth in Port Arthur, local leaders detail

Local

H.B. Neild open house celebrates near century of business excellence with eye toward future

College/Pro Sports

Port Neches-Groves grad Roschon Johnson looks back on NFL draft experience, rookie season

Local

RiverFest planning days of family fun, numerous attractions

Local

Assessment team shares tornado damage totals, possible avenues for reimbursement

Local

Port Neches Police Department arrests and responses: April 8-21

Local

Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce earns top distinction; 1 of few nationwide with the accreditation

Local

Vehicle with 3 inside, including a 7-month-old, shot at; arrest and charges set

Local

Abraham students capture 1st at Get Excited About Robotics competition

Groves

Groves Pecan Festival 2024 Queen’s Scholarship Pageant sign-up nears

Local

Port Neches nearing plan for pickleball courts

Local

PHOTOS — Community Retirement Home celebrates 80 years young

Beaumont

Spindletop Center hosting career fair Thursday; see the details

Local

Port Neches man killed when driver misses exit, speeds through median

BREAKING NEWS

Alternating lane closures this week on U.S. 69 northbound and beyond detailed

Local

Early voting ongoing for Jefferson County elections. See dates/times for separate May elections.

High School Sports

SPEED TO BURN — Memorial, Port Neches-Groves runners advancing to state meet

Local

Area football stadium vandals sentenced to probation; forced to pay for damages

Groves

Groves Police Department arrests and responses: April 10-16

Local

Groundbreaking kicks off work for Port Arthur’s new animal services center; see the details

Local

Fundraiser helping family of local man struck by vehicle in front yard; see how to help

Local

Louisiana man leads Port Neches police on chase. Not considering the welfare of others, chief says

Beaumont

Department of Transportation outlines closure of U.S. 69 northbound connector to Interstate 10

Local

Analyst “hopeful” Americans will soon see relief at the pump; see where Texas stands now