A police report reveals details about a Wednesday afternoon incident where a Lubbock police officer fired his weapon while responding to a domestic call near the Omni Apartment complex at 53rd and Salem Ave.
Federal documents show 58-year-old James Paul Wean Jr. of Lubbock has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to sending obscene material to a 12-year-old girl in Michigan.
A Lubbock man and woman are facing federal charges after they were accused of stealing more than $2.3 million in checks from the mail over the course of two days while working for Cargo Force, Inc. at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.
One suspect is in custody and Lubbock police are investigating after an officer fired his weapon while responding to a domestic call near the Omni Apartment complex at 53rd & Salem on Wednesday afternoon.
This was the first sting operation since Texas increased charges for solicitation of a prostitute, making it a felony. Police staff say through these changes, as well as a recent partnership with Voice of Hope, they are identifying true victims of sex trafficking.
The investigation will examine whether Texas provides children confined in the facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints, and excessive use of isolation. The investigation will also examine whether Texas provides adequate mental health care.
His sentence was suspended to five years of community supervision and 30 days in the Lubbock County Detention Center. If he completes the five-year probation without incident, he will not have to serve the two-year state jail sentence.
The initial complaint was filed in federal court in January. He was indicted the following month. In August, prosecutors filed a superseding indictment against him alleging additional child pornography and enticement crimes involving seven victims over the course of 15 years.
A Midland man who pleaded guilty to robbing banks in Lubbock, Odessa, and Abilene has been sentenced after pleading guilty to three counts of bank robbery. He faced up to 20 years in prison and three years of supervised release for each count.
A former Lubbock Christian School president was sentenced today to 5 1/2 years in federal prison for possessing sexually explicit images of a child, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.
The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad responded to a request for assistance from Plainview. The Deputies recovered the explosive device and transported it to a secure location for evidence processing.
According to FBI, the suspect entered the bank and presented a demand note to a teller. Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300, or Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (505) 843-STOP.
Three men have been arrested are facing charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping, among other charges, after the victim told police he was held in an apartment against his will for three days, according to the police report.
Three alleged drug traffickers in Pampa, Texas – including the alleged local president of the Bandidos motorcycle gang – have been charged with gun and drug crimes, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah.
The Belen Police Department in New Mexico is asking the public for assistance in locating Italy Hernandez, a two-year-old Hispanic female. She is two feet five inches tall, weighing approximately 50 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
One person is moderately injured after an overnight shooting in Central Lubbock. Joe Arredondo was arrested and transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center for Evading Arrest Detention with a Motor Vehicle. Rico Aguilar was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Burglary of Habitation.