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Early morning showers returned for certain areas around Hardin and Jefferson counties this morning, with plenty of rain falling from High Island to the Bolivar Peninsula. Enough moisture moving in from areas west of us to push our rain coverage up to 50%. Most of the models agree on the rains to be done by this evening. Our Saturday sees partly ...
Transient arrested trying to break into vehicles
BEAUMONT - Beaumont Police have arrested a transient investigators say was prowling around vehicles at an apartment complex and trying to get into the vehicles.
Witnesses called police at about 4 a.m. Monday to report a man prowling and attempting to break into vehicles at the Carley House Apartments, 3580 South MLK. Officers found Jacoby L. Richard, 26, walking around vehicles in the parking lot. Police say he's a transient.
He dropped a bag with property and began walking away when he saw the patrol vehicle. The bag had stolen property in it and Richard told officers he broke into a vehicle at another location and stole it.
Richard was arrested for burglary of a vehicle and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.