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Teenager injured in FM 1130 rollover

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  A teenager was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving went off the roadway and rolled over several times. Orange police report that 17-year-old Jordyn Bailey West of Orange had non-incapacitating injuries. Officer J.E. Roy reported she was not transported by ambulance for medical treatment. He said West was driving a Nissan ...

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Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage

Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage A resident in Greenway Park had two dirt bikes worth a total of $3,800 stolen from his garage. The man called police at 11:12 a.m. Sunday after seeing the garage door open on his house in the 1700 block of Robin Street. The stolen bikes are described as a ...

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Burglaries and thefts over the Weekend

Burglaries and thefts A guest at the Comfort Inn on Highway 62 South apparently chased away a burglar early Friday morning. Police went to the hotel about noon Friday after damage was discovered to the exterior screen and window. Officer L.L. Claybar reported the guest was awakened between 3:30 and 4 in the morning by ...

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Marriage Licenses June 15-19

Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of June 15, 2015 thru June 19, 2015   Ronald P. Hidalgo, Jr. and Sheila J. Brock John L. Badeaux and Ellen G. Wright Kent P. LeMaire and Shannon D. Touchet Paul B. Brown and Cynthia R. Newkirk Daniel P. ...

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Two Stores Robbed at Gunpoint

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  Two convenience stores in Orange were robbed by gunmen during the weekend. Orange police report the Stop and Drive at 1801 DuPont Drive was robbed Friday evening about 6. Then the Star Stop at 1402 16th Street was robbed at 9:44 Sunday night. Detective Captain Cliff Hargrave said in both robberies, the clerks described ...

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Contractor Electrocuted in OF

On Friday, June 19, 2015, around 1:57 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded along with Acadian Ambulance and the Bridge City Fire Department to the Orangefield Junior High School on Sandbar Road in Orangefield, Orange County, Texas, in reference to a person who was electrocuted. On arrival, Deputies learned that an electrical crew working ...

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Sales Tax Payments

Orange County, the cities and the Emergency Services District for Little Cypress have received sales tax payments covering the month of April. All sales taxes are collected by the Texas Comptroller’s Office and reimbursed to the entities. The amounts are: Orange County: $405,700 for the month and $2.61 million for the year. Bridge City: $107,289 ...

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Local Man Dies After Jail Incident

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, around 2:10 p.m., an inmate in the Orange County Jail was found attempting to commit suicide by hanging himself. Corrections and nursing staff were able to perform life saving measures until first responders from the Orange Fire Department and an Acadian Ambulance arrived on scene. He was revived and found ...

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Johnson Busted

Orange police Tuesday night arrested a man with bolt cutters in his pocket near a cut fence at Tractor Supply on Interstate 10. Captain Robert Enmon reported a burglar alarm sounded at 11:19 p.m. and officers went to the store. The captain saw a man walking in the parking lot and the man told him ...

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Food Inspections

June 17, 2015 Restaurants and food businesses were looking good for the summer as County Health Inspector James Scales had high rates for inspections during the first part of June. He inspected 14 businesses and gave perfect scores to the Vidor City Pool, Cool Breeze on Texas Avenue in Bridge City, and Holiday Inn Express ...

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