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FIRE DESTROYS MOBILE HOME

FIRE DESTROYS MOBILE HOME

Several members of the Silsbee Fire Department help put out a blaze that destroyed a small mobile home on Gore Store Road, near FM 92. The fire was reported about 4 p.m. on June 19. There were no injuries reported. Photo by Dannie Oliveaux

Silsbee man arrested on drug charges
Silsbee man arrested on drug charges

Silsbee man arrested on drug charges

KXOUNTZE — The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Silsbee man on multiple felony drug charges on June 18. According to Sheriff Mark Davis, Keniel Jemil Elam, 34, was arrested a n d charged with 4 drug offences including manufacture of cont rolled substance (crack cocaine), more than 4 grams (first-degree felony); manufacture of controlled substance (powder cocaine), more than 1 gram (second-degree felony); possession of controlled substance (alprazolam), under 28 grans (misdemeanor) and possession of marijuana (misdemeanor). He was also charged with felony assault (family violence). Elam was transported to the Hardin County Jail and his total bond was set at $82,250.

18-WHEELER ON FIRE

18-WHEELER ON FIRE

Silsbee Fire Department volunteer firefighters, along with the Silsbee Police Department, responded to a 18-wheel tractor trailer that caught fire on U.S. 96 about 12:42 p.m. June 22, south of Happy Kia in Silsbee. Northbound traffic on U.S. 96 was re-routed as firefighters extinguished the flames. The vehicle, owned by Miguel Paez of Houston, was pulling an empty trailer and it was a total loss. Photo by Dannie Oliveaux

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The Silsbee Bee

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Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
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