A SUV's catalytic converter is being removed at a salvage yard. Catalytic converters reduce pollutants by oxidizing carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons. Converters contain platinum or palladium which are recovered and recycled during the salvage process. This vehicle, will be crushed, shredded and melted into recycled steel.

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise, not only in our community, but across the country. This type of theft is not a new crime, it has been around for many years, but comes and goes as the price of metal changes. The Beaumont Police Department would like to remind the public to be aware […]

Arrest Update (2)

Investigation: Fatal Hit and Run

Beaumont, CA – On Saturday, November 14, 2020, at approximately 6:00pm, the Beaumont Police Department received a 911 call regarding a traffic accident involving a pedestrian in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue. and the Interstate 10 Freeway.   Officers responded and located the victim deceased on the ground. The driver of the vehicle had left […]

Press Release

Vehicle verses Pedestrian Traffic Collision

Beaumont, CA – On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at approximately 8:40 pm, the Beaumont Police Department received a 911 call reporting a traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the area of Highland Springs Avenue and 8th Street. Officers arrived at the location to find a pedestrian laying in the roadway with significant injuries. […]

PD Updates

Conviction: Hit and Run, December 24, 2016

Original Press Release – December 24, 2016 On Friday, December 23, 2016, at approximately 5:10pm the Beaumont Police Department was dispatched to the area of 4th Street and California Avenue reference a vehicle versus pedestrian. Officers arrived to find a victim laying on the railroad tracks suffering from injuries from being hit by a vehicle. […]

Kaitlyns Law

Kaitlyn’s Law

Did you know that it is illegal to leave a child under the age of six alone in a vehicle? State law mandates that any child left in a vehicle must have supervision from a person who is 12 years of age or older. Unfortunately, millions of children are left unsupervised in or around vehicles […]