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Heavy rains have already moved to the coast this morning. And with moisture content and instability a little more evident today, we've moved our rain coverage up to 60%. Afternoon temps will slowly build to the mid and upper 80's today. We're not ruling out a few showers continuing for the overnight period. That 60% coverage of showers will repeat ...
Off duty PAPD officer helps capture suspect, accused of taking items from Wal-mart
PORT ARTHUR - An off-duty Port Arthur police officer helped capture a suspect, accused of stealing items from a Wal-mart.
The man who was reported running away from the Groves Wal-mart was caught a short time later by an off duty officer working security at Five-Point Credit Union on Highway 73.
The guard saw a man fitting the description, coming out of the woods and getting into a vehicle.
He called for backup, and officers were able to pull the car over.
The suspect was taken in for an 'outstanding local warrant, and one of the two women in the car was also taken into custody on unrelated charges.