Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:31pm, officers responded to an apartment in the 1600 block of Cornerstone Ct. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a male at the apartment, later identified as Cameron Scott, a 20 year old Beaumont man. While speaking with Scott, a female yelled and told officers that Scott had kidnapped her. Scott then fled on foot and was pursued by officers. After a lengthy foot pursuit Scott was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed Scott and second suspect, a black male with short hair, slim athletic build, wearing a blue medical mask and a teal hoodie, showed up to the apartment and forced their way inside the apartment brandishing handguns. The female and her husband were bound while the actors loaded property into a nearby vehicle. The female was able to access her phone and notify the police through a third party.
Scott was arrested and transported to Jefferson County Jail. The second actor had fled prior to police contact. The stolen property and two handguns were located. One handgun was located in the actor vehicle and one handgun was in the area where Scott was taken into custody.
Preliminary investigation revealed the incident was narcotics related.
If you have information about this crime or know the second suspect’s identity, contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS or download the P3 TIPS app and submit your tip with a smartphone or tablet. All tips are anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash reward.