orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

Local News

April 4, 2013

Beaumont man gets 30 months in prison

BEAUMONT — A 28-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for burglarizing a bank in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Michael Anthony Jones pleaded guilty on Jan. 14, 2013, to bank burglary and was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison on Thursday by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. Jones was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,908.50.

According to information presented in court, on June 8, 2012, Jones burglarized the Chase Bank branch on Washington Blvd. in Beaumont by breaking a window while the bank was closed. Jones admitted to stealing $2,908.50 in cash from the bank. Jones was arrested in Louisiana on Aug. 2, 2012, and questioned about an unrelated charge. During questioning, he admitted to burglarizing the bank in Beaumont. Jones was indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 7, 2012 and charged with bank burglary.

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Beaumont Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Randall L. Fluke.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • BC High School Yearbook.JPG Rising above...

    Bridge City High School yearbook students Bree Newsom, editor and Gabriel Alvarez, assistant editor, traveled to Texas A & M University in College Station to attend the Balfour Communications Workshop July 18 - July 21.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Instructor recognized LSC-O instructor receives international recognition

    An instructor at LSC-O has receive international recognition for her work as an instructor in information technology.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • New Trustee Welcome to the Board

    Nathaniel Colbert, standing at left, was officially sworn in earlier this week as the newest member of the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sabine River 1 Have you seen the Sabine?

    There is more to the Sabine River than meets the eye, if one only looks.

    July 27, 2014 6 Photos

  • T-Byrd Tracy Byrd schedules Labor Day weekend event

    Country music star Tracy Byrd is hitting the stage once again this summer.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Texas A&M launches new Family Nurse Practitioner program

    The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has announced plans for a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-FNP) graduate program.

    July 26, 2014

  • VIDEO: Hibbett Sporting Goods to open in Pinehurst

    Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Alabama, announced the execution of a lease for a new store in the city of Pinehurst.

    July 26, 2014

  • Shop Talk BC officials begin budget talks

    City officials are already working towards a balanced budget in this Orange County community.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hello, Mr. Cosby Cosby opens Lutcher's 35th season in style

    The Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts 35th season kicked off in fine fashion with two sold-out performances on Thursday and Friday nights by the legendary Bill Cosby. The capacity crowd laughed from start to finish as Cosby spoke about marriage, bodily functions, age, his hotel and the papermill. The Lutcher’s 35th season continues with the next production being Lyle Lovett and His Large Band on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Visit www.lutcher.org for more information.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Update: New information release on Bridge City shooting

    July 25, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide