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Colder air will be in place through the weekend into early next week. Periods of mostly light rain can be expected with most of the activity Friday and Sunday. It appears that any risk of freezing rain or sleet will stay to our north and northwest.
Homeowner catches burglar in garage
BEAUMONT - PRESS RELEASE - At about 12:25 this morning, patrol officers responded to a reported burglary in progress in the 1300 block of Broadway.
The homeowner was awakened by loud noises coming from his attached garage. He went to look in the garage and saw a man prowling through his cars.
Officers arrived in the area and saw the burglar emerging from an alley near the garage. The burglar was holding a piece of lawn equipment. When the burglar saw officers, he ran on foot.
Officers were able to catch up to him quickly and take him into custody without incident.
Officers identified the burglar as Warren C. Reed, a fifty one year old resident of Beaumont. They transported him to the county jail and booked him for burglary of a habitation.