Ivan Fierro, one of four men charged in connection with the murder of 49-year-old Robert Dendy, has been found guilty of murder by a jury in the 137th District Court. The verdict comes after a week-long trial.
On February 20-21, Texas DPS Special Agents, Lubbock PD Officers and TABC Agents combatted human trafficking in the Lubbock area by conducting an operation targeting suspects attempting to pay for sex with minors. As a result, 11 suspects were arrested and charged with the following crimes.
The Lubbock Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating several subjects involved in an aggravated robbery that occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Feb. 3 at Stripes Convenience Store, 403 Avenue Q.
The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended a physician on Wednesday after learning that he was arrested by the Lamesa Police Department on charges of public intoxication while in the Medical Arts Emergency Room in Lamesa.
A mother and her boyfriend have been arrested and charged with capital murder after a 2-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries. Levelland police say they were called to the Levelland Covenant Hospital to investigate.
Jason Matthew Bridgeman, 43, of Lubbock was indicted on a charge of indecency with a child, sexual contact. He is accused of intentionally and knowingly engaging in sexual contact with a child younger than 14 years old.
Police found 18-year-old Jeffcoat in her home on Feb. 10, 2016. She had multiple stab wounds, her throat had been cut and her uterus had been removed. Authorities said whoever killed Jeffcoat tried to set the house on fire to cover it up.
Police say they received the call around 7:32, Friday night, to 19th Street and Avenue V. Emergency crews arriving on scene found the driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.
On February 1, the Lubbock Police Department, with the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office SWAT and the U.S. Marshal’s Service, arrested 17-year-old Johnathen Sanchez Feb. 1 at an apartment in the 1600 block of Iola Avenue.
A suspected neo-Nazi who was charged with a gun crime following an investigation by the FBI, has pleaded guilty to possession of firearms and ammunition by a prohibited person, and faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $250,000.
The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office joined the Lubbock Police Department on Wednesday to begin partnering their enforcement actions with a focus on speeding and violations of the Texas Move-Over law.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Willie James Brumfield, 20, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture.