Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam phone calls

The weekend of October 11 through 13, Lubbock area residents were receiving phone calls from an individual identifying himself as a Sergeant with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.

Person of interest arrested in missing Lubbock woman case

Manhunt for fugitive near Borger called off

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police searching for man who used stolen debit cards

LPD K-9 who suffered two gunshot wounds receives Paw of Courage Award

DPS, Yoakum County and Lea County Sheriffs chase man in stolen vehicle

Two teens indicted, charged with joining three others in July aggravated robbery

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Popular Lubbock DJ indicted on indecency with a child charges

Suspect in custody, accused of firing shots in Depot District Saturday night

RDAG burglar leaves tools, cash, bag of marijuana at scene

Popular Lubbock DJ arrested, charged with two counts of indecency with a child

Texas Dept. of Insurance warns of insurance phone scam

Police recover thousands after burglary at Anderson Brothers

Clovis man found guilty for escaping jail in 2018

A Clovis man was found guilty by Curry County jury for escaping the Curry County Detention Center in 2018.

Jury indicts two, charged with endangering child after exposing them to meth

A Lubbock couple has been indicted, and charged with placing a child in imminent danger after a child tested positive for high levels of methamphetamine.

Wolfforth Police searching for person of interest in credit card abuse case

The Wolfforth Police Department is looking for a person of interest caught on camera and they are asking for the public’s help. If you have information regarding the person in the following images, please contact the Wolfforth Police Department at 806-855-4160

Former teacher’s aide indicted, charged with indecent exposure after relationship with student

A former Lubbock middle school teacher’s aide has been indicted by a grand jury, charged with indecent exposure after sending nude pictures to a student under 17.

New Mexico Football Coach arrested for burglary, stealing money from player’s wallet

$3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Fort Worth

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Lubbock police searching for credit card theft suspects

Sheriff’s deputies recover two stolen vehicles and a wedding dress

New Mexico man charged in Lubbock carjacking

Police: Andrews Middle School Choir Director found with child pornography

New Mexico woman missing since 1988; FBI offers $20,000 reward

The FBI is assisting the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office in searching for a New Mexico woman who has been missing for more than 30 years, and they are offering a $20,000 for information that leads to her whereabouts.

1 seriously injured after shooting near Clapp Park

The Lubbock Police Department is investigating a Monday night shooting that left one person seriously injured.

Authorities: Tucson man killed son while trying to exorcise demon

A Tucson man killed his son while trying to exorcise a demon from the 6-year-old, according to court documents.

Jury finds Portales man guilty of 2018 murder

A jury has found a Portales man guilty of the 2018 murder of a Portales woman.

Candlelight vigil scheduled for victim of weekend shooting

An arrest warrant for a Lubbock man who is accused of shooting and killing 36-year-old George Thomas Garcia Jr. over the weekend states shots were fired inside a vehicle to stop an argument.

Littlefield pursuit ends in Shallowater

A pursuit that began in Littlefield was stopped in Shallowater on Sunday evening, around 7:30 p.m.

Suspect in custody, charged in deadly Saturday night shooting

Adrian R. Castillo, 34, is now in custody charged with the murder of 36-year-old George “Thomas” Garcia Jr.

Amarillo police arrest man for auto burglaries after chase on rooftops

After a brief chase, Amarillo police have arrested a man in connection to multiple car burglaries around the city.

Texas pastor arrested on charges he sexually abused girl, 13

A longtime Houston-area pastor is being held by authorities on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl

1 in critical condition after shooting in West Lubbock

One man has been taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries after a shooting in the 4900 block of Belmont Avenue early Friday morning.

  Funeral arrangements set for former TTU star, NBA player Andre Emmett

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for former NBA and Texas Tech basketball player Andre Emmett, who was shot and killed early Monday morning in Dallas.

Lubbock police searching for information on August gas station robbery

On August 17, Police say this man was caught on camera in the midst on aggravated robbery. He appears to be wearing a red sweat shirt with “Austin” written on the front and work pants with black knee protection built in.

  VIDEO: Police release security footage in Andre Emmett shooting, asking for public’s help

Dallas police have released security video and are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects of the Andre Emmett shooting in Dallas.

Lubbock police identify body found in west Lubbock Tuesday

Police have identified the body found in west Lubbock Monday as 63-year-old Greg Louis Koehler

Texas court halts the execution of Stephen Barbee to consider U.S. Supreme Court precedent

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday halted the execution of Stephen Barbee. He had been set to die Oct. 2.

Sheriff’s Office investigating robbery at travel Center on north Frankford Ave

A release from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office says the Chisum Travel Center on North Frankford by the Clovis Highway was burglarized sometime between 5:30 p.m. September 16, and 7:00 a.m. September 17.

LPD takes Airsoft gun from teen seen carrying weapon at South Plains Fair

Lubbock police received numerous calls on Saturday from people concerned about a teenager walking around with a gun in his waistband at the South Plains Fair.

DPS offering reward for information in 2004 murder case

Texas DPS is asking for public help as they work to solve the 2004 murder of Katara Deboise Johnson. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person or people responsible...

Clovis man found guilty of aggravated battery, faces up to 4 years in prison

A Clovis man has been found guilty of aggravated battery, a third degree felony, and battery on a household member.

Caudill sentenced to 99 years after shooting at police, endangering child in 2017

Thomas Caudill was sentenced to 99 years in TDCJ on Wednesday, with credit for time served after previously being found guilty of possession of a firearm with an enhancement.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for vehicle burglary suspects

Lubbock police are searching for vehicle burglary and theft suspects in this week’s Wanted Wednesday.

Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at 3 kids and their grandfather

A Clovis man was found guilty by a jury on Tuesday of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, child abuse and felon in possession of a firearm.

Grand jury indicts 3 involved in robbery which led to police K-9, 14-year old boy being shot

A Lubbock County grand jury has indicted three people who are accused of being involved in an aggravated robbery that led to a police K-9 being shot.

Six indicted, charged in connection to Celestino Rodriguez murder

Six of seven people arrested on various charges connected to the disappearance and death of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez were indicted by a grand jury in Lubbock, Tuesday.

Man who posted death threat on KCBD, LPD social media arrested

The Lubbock Police Department has arrested a man who posted a death threat on KCBD NewsChannel 11 and LPD media sites.

Texas teenager sentenced to 20 years for aiding terror group

A Texas teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization

  Police identify suicidal man shot, killed after shooting gun at Plainview police

A man threatening suicide was shot and killed after pointing his gun at Plainview police on Saturday morning.

Suspect arrested after police chase from Levelland to Lubbock

Joe Louis Garcia, 28, is currently in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a combined bond of $10,250. He is charged with evading in a vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into popular restaurant in Ruidoso, NM

New Mexico DPS has confirmed a car crashed through the front of a popular Ruidoso restaurant on Friday night.

Lubbock man who threatened mass shooting charged with making false statement to obtain firearm

A Lubbock man who made threats to commit a mass shooting has now been charged with making a false statement to obtain a firearm.

DPS arrests Levelland woman found with a pound of meth

Agents arrested Marisa Nicole Guillen, 23, who was found in possession of a pound of methamphetamine.

Police identify woman found dead in alley, death investigation underway

EMS pronounced the female deceased, who was later identified as homeless 49-year-old Tracy Anne Powell.

City of Odessa: Beto absolutely wrong; There was no ambulance shortage after the mass shooting

At last night's Democratic debate in Houston, presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke made a bold claim to the world about what happened in Odessa the day of the mass shooting

Man arrested after running from police in alleged stolen vehicle

Police arrested 27-year-old Eric Anthony Munoz after a short police chase in East Lubbock that ended near East 35th Street when he was found hiding in another vehicle.

Tucson murder suspects found hiding out in northern Arizona

Blane and Susan Barksdale taken into custody after weeks on the run

DPS searching for suspect who ran from vehicle during traffic stop

DPS says one suspect is in custody and deputies are searching for another after two men ran from a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon.

Lubbock police searching for teen wanted for felony charges

Lubbock police say they are asking for the public’s help in locating 17-year-old Mizarius Williams. Police say he is wanted for felony charges, but do not say what they are related to.

CAPTURED: Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, Gang Member Caught in Lubbock

Rodolfo Ortiz Gonzalez, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, was captured on Sept. 6 in Lubbock, Texas.

Lubbock police cancel overnight chase due to ‘public safety’ concerns

On September 12, 2019 just before 1 a.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle for an expired registration at Marsha Sharp and Avenue R. The suspect vehicle fled from the officers and began driving at high speeds.

All clear given at Levelland school after bomb threat found in bathroom

Levelland Intermediate School was evacuated Thursday morning after a written bomb threat was found in one of the bathrooms, saying a bomb would go off at 1 p.m.

Lubbock man pleads guilty to theft of 14 firearms

20-year-old Zachary Nicholas Gonzales of Lubbock pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee this week.

  11-year-old girl has encounter with suspicious man trying to give her a ride

One 11-year-old middle school girl had to deal with "stranger danger" right here in Lubbock when she was approached by a suspicious man in his car while she was walking home from school.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Hockley County Sheriff’s Office searching for man accused of stalking

The Hockley County Sheriff's Office is searching for Andrew Stuart McDaniel, wanted on a felony warrant for stalking.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police searching for vehicle burglary, theft suspects

Lubbock police are searching for suspects accused of theft and vehicle burglary in this week's Wanted Wednesday.

  Lubbock police offer reward for information about shooting that injured 1-year-old

Anyone with possible information in regards to this case is asked to call crimeline at 741-1000 and could be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.

Records: West Texas gunman has ‘suicidal tendencies’ in 2001

Arrest reports say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was arrested in 2001 for trying to break into a woman’s bedroom after threatening to kill her brother.

Lubbock man arrested, charged in 98th St and Ave U vehicle burglaries

Christopher Adam Baker, 33, was taken into custody at his home in the 2100 block of 98th Street after authorities spotted the vehicle he’s believed to have been driving during the crimes.

Texas executes Mark Soliz for a 2010 Johnson County slaying. He said fetal alcohol disorder should have excluded him from death.

Soliz and another man were convicted in the shooting death of a Johnson County woman during a robbery in her home. His lawyers pushed to stop his execution, saying fetal alcohol spectrum disorder should be treated like an intellectual disability.

  Four indicted, charged with organized crime after stealing LPD officer’s gun from car

Three men and one woman have been indicted by a grand jury for organized crime after a string of burglaries, including stealing a Lubbock Police officer’s handgun from his unlocked car.

Mississsippi man sentenced for cross burning

A federal judge sentenced a Mississippi man Tuesday for his role in burning a cross in a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Seminary.

Texas DPS increases reward to $10,000 for September’s Featured Fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety is increasing the reward for Carlos Rafael Benitez, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and September’s featured fugitive for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.

Lubbock police no longer searching for two escapees from Juvenile Justice Center

The two were caught by Lubbock police around 3:20 p.m. Police say they are being transported back to the Juvenile Justice Center.

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

Police release sketch in August attempted robbery case involving AR-15

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at approximately 3:40 a.m., the victim, stopped at United Supermarket, 1701 50th Street to get fuel on her way to work. Shortly after getting back in her car, another car pulls up in front of hers.

Domestic assault charges against former Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy dismissed

A Lubbock County judge has dismissed domestic assault charges filed against former Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Coulter.

Lubbock man sentenced to 40 years for aggravated assault after shooting vehicle burglary victim

18-year-old Ruben Arguijo has been sentenced to 40 years in prison on a charge of aggravated assault following a vehicle break-in and shooting that occurred in late 2018.

Muleshoe man sentenced to 33 years for child kidnapping

57-year-old Rene Gloria of Muleshoe was sentenced to 33 years in prison for child kidnapping this week. Gloria had previously issued a guilty plea back on Dec. 24, 2018, admitting that he lured two minor children into his car with the promise of money.

Woman in critical condition after shooting in Plainview, one arrested

A Plainview woman is in critical condition after a Thursday night shooting in the 2000 block of W. 20th Street in Plainview.