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The Vidor Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating a dangerous wanted fugitive, Timothy Bryan Claypool age 31. Mr. Claypool is wanted out of Hardin County for a Failure to Appear warrant in a controlled substance investigation and a Bond revocation out of Jefferson County for Theft.
On Friday, June 10, 2022, Officers from the Vidor Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the 2300 block of N. Main that was borrowed by Mr. Claypool from a family member and not returned. Inside the vehicle, officers found an AK-47 rifle, Short barrel Savage Shotgun, a 9mm HW Arms Pistol and a Point Blank Ballistic Vest. Officers believe these weapon s and ballistic vest are stolen. Mr. Claypool is a convicted felon and registered sex offender. He should not be in possession of a firearm or ballistic vest. Timothy Claypool has an extensive criminal record including robbery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and aggravated sexual assault of a child.
If you have information about this crime or any other crime, contact Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas by calling 833-TIPS (8477), online at 833TIPS.com or download the P3TIPS App. You WILL remain anonymous and MAY be eligible for a cash reward. Crimestoppers will pay up to a $1,000 reward for the location and arrest of Timothy Claypool or any other wanted fugitive.
Timothy Claypool should be considered armed and dangerous; no attempt should be made to detain him. Police should be notified immediately if his location is known.
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The City of Orange is holding a public hearing on 29 August 2023 at 5:30 PM at the Orange City Council Chambers at the Orange Public Library.
According to the notice, the proposed tax increase is under the amount that would require voter approval.
The public is invited to voice their support or opposition to the proposed tax rate at the hearing
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