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Port Arthur Police Department
News Release
Friday, January 12, 2018

Port Arthur, Texas -  This morning PAPD detectives responded to a deadly conduct call in the 2600 block of 9th Street. While PAPD was on scene shots were (heard) fired, and a short time after the shots were heard PAPD received a description of the suspect vehicle.

PAPD officers in the area of W. 14th and Dewalt visually identified the suspect vehicle. As officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle fled. Officers attempted to apprehend the individual in the suspect vehicle and two PAPD vehicles were damaged in the process. However, the suspect was taken into custody and a weapon recovered. Upon taking the suspect into custody it was discovered the suspect vehicle was stolen out of Hardin County. The suspect is being interviewed by detectives along with two female juveniles who where in the suspect vehicle. The investigation is still ongoing.

Remembering Jim Guidry

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