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03.31.15 Shooting Involving Baytown Police Officer

2015-16647 Officer Involved Shooting At 12:21 this morning, our Department received a report of an armed man wearing camouflage clothing standing in the intersection of W. Texas and Gaillard. A responding police officer saw the man, later identified as 21 year old Benjamin Quezada, carrying a rifle in a “low ready” position while walking east […]

03.29.15 Structure Fire on Dyer Street in Baytown

On Sunday night, March 29, 2015, Baytown Fire Department was dispatched to the scene of a structure fire on Dyer Street in Baytown, Texas. The female occupant heard a blast in her home and contacted Baytown Fire Department. Neighbors assisted in evacuating the elderly female from the home.

03.28.15 Major Accident on N. Alexander at Lanier

On Saturday night, March 28, 2015, Baytown police and other emergency personnel responded to the scene of a major accident at N. Alexander Drive and Lanier in Baytown, Texas. The accident involved three vehicles. Both the driver and occupant of the white pickup were transported to the hospital. Another driver was transported by private vehicle […]

03.20.15 Major Accident on Cedar Bayou Lynchburg

On Friday morning, March 20, 2015, Baytown’s EMS and Fire and Rescue, along with Harris County Sheriff’s Department, responded to the scene of a head-on collision that occurred in the intersection of Barkulou and Cedar Bayou Lynchburg in Baytown, Texas. One eyewitness said the drivers collided head-on in the intersection. The driver of the red […]

03.13.15 Accident Involving School Bus and Vehicle

On Friday evening, March 13, 2015, Baytown police, EMS and Fire and Rescue responded to the scene of an accident between a school bus and a vehicle on Highway 146 in Baytown, Texas. Thankfully, no one was hurt in the accident. According to information gathered at the scene, the accident occurred when the bus attempted […]

03.10.15 Jose Juan Chavez in Custody

JOSE JUAN CHAVEZ CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER As the search continued for leads into the murders of Baytown teenagers Jarvis Lamont Morgan Jr. and Alejandro Castillo, Baytown detectives have been able to gather sufficient evidence that rises to the level of “Probable Cause” to file the charge of Capital Murder on suspect number 4, Jose […]

Double Homicide of Baytown Teens UPDATE

    Keith Dougherty Chief of Police BAYTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE Assistant Chief Roger Clifford Public Information Officer (281) 420.7182 office E-mail:  roger.clifford@baytown.org UPDATE Capital Murder Investigation Continues Case 2015-9194 Ron Bottoms, Acting City Manager The vigorous investigation into the abduction and murders of 17 year old Jarvis Lamont Morgan Jr. and 18 year old Alejandro […]

Missing Baytown Teens Found – Baytown PD Press Conference

Chief of Police BAYTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE   Detective Edgar E. Elizondo Public Information Officer (281) 420-5862 Office E-mail:  edgar.elizondo@baytown.org Possible Missing Teens Located   Case 2015-9194 On Thursday March 5, 2015 at approximately 3:45 pm after a two day thorough and methodical search, Chambers County Sheriff’s Office along with the Texas Rangers and […]

02.27.15 Person of Interest Sought in Missing Persons Case/Baytown

Update Friday February 27 The Baytown Police Department is seeking the location of 20 year old Beach City man Brandon Alejandro Flores. Brandon is a person of interest in our investigation of missing teenagers Jarvis Morgan and Alex Chavez. He was the last person to have spoken with them. Brandon’s parents reported him as a […]

02.27.15 Attempted Kidnapping/Baytown

On Wednesday, February 15th at 6:45 p.m., a fourteen year old boy reported being the victim of an attempted kidnapping. The boy was walking near the intersection of E. Hunnicutt and N. Fifth when he was approached by a black, full size van (possibly a Dodge) with a white scratch on the driver side rear […]