Father arrested, charged in death of 3-year-old girl killed in car fire

Christopher Cantrell of Plainview, Texas was arrested and booked into Hale County Jail on Friday, charged with criminally negligent homicide after his daughter, 3-year-old Tabitha Cantrell, was killed in a vehicle fire.

Overnight robbery at 7-Eleven at 34th & Frankford

  Warrant: Missing Slaton man beaten, left in field; 4 in custody

  Man convicted of shooting LPD officer sentenced to life in prison

Law enforcement searching for pursuit suspects on US 84 south of Post

  Animal control deputies rescue 35 dogs from West Texas home

  Brett Garza, suspect in case of missing Slaton man, arrested overnight

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Two in custody, accused of using vehicle of missing Slaton man

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Lubbock police searching for theft, vehicle burglary suspects

  Jury pronounces Jeremy Moor guilty of shooting LPD Officer Timothy Varner; sentencing follows Thursday

Police identify third person possibly connected to disappearance of elderly Slaton man

Lubbock D.A. appointed to newly formed Texas Domestic Terrorism Task Force

Clovis library shooting survivors suing Nathaniel Jouett’s family, psychologist

  Police seek third person of interest in case of missing elderly Slaton man

The Lubbock Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying a third individual considered a person of interest in the suspicious disappearance of Slaton resident Celestino Rodriguez. Mr. Rodriguez, 79 was reported missing on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

2 men indicted after man was shot during carjacking in central Lubbock

Brandon Cruz, 30, and Joseph Sanchez, 33, have both been indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury. They are charged with aggravated robbery in connection to the July 2nd carjacking that sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries. Cruz and Sanchez are the second and third suspects to be indict

Second person arrested in Larry Fawver murder has been indicted

A Grand Prairie man has been indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury on a charge of murder.

Grand jury indicts man for murder of homeless military veteran

A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 38-year-old Michael Jimenez on a charge of murder.

Mental exam sought for teen charged in Texas school shooting

4 arrested on prostitution charges at 2 Lubbock massage parlors

Reward offered for information about disappearance of 79-year-old Slaton man

2 more suspects arrested in July carjacking

Texas man arrested for possession and promotion of child pornography

Person late for job interview causes evacuation of Social Security building

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for theft suspects

Lubbock police are searching for a variety of suspects in this week's Wanted Wednesday.

LPD: Liquor store employee fired shots in dirt to stop theft suspect

Lubbock Police are investigating a report of shots fired during a robbery at River’s Spirit Liquor Store in the Security Park shopping center. The shopping center is located at 35th and Slide Road.

Firearms stolen from Littlefield Gebo’s, police searching for suspects

Just before 4 a.m. on Aug. 7, Littlefield Police say Gebo’s on Hall Ave. was burglarized.

  Alabama woman fought off suspect using hot grease, police say

Decatur police say a woman there used hot grease to fight off a man charged with burglary and domestic violence.

Free on bond Texas man charged with killing pregnant wife

A Houston-area man who was free on a personal recognizance bond after being accused of hitting his pregnant wife has been charged with killing her two days later

  17-year-old indicted, charged with manslaughter in central Lubbock shooting

17-year-old Detren Ward has been indicted on charges of manslaughter in connection to the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Maria Isabel Cervantes.

Five men indicted following July overnight shootings

Five Lubbock men have been indicted on charges related to overnight shootings that took place July 16 and July 17 in the areas of Parkway Drive and Zenith Avenue, and North Elder Avenue and East Colgate Street.

  Two indicted in connection to Dendy murder

Two men in connection to the murder of 49-year-old Robert Dendy on July 6 were indicted Tuesday; one on a charge of murder, the other charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Hells Angels gang members arrested in Lubbock

Officials with the Lubbock Texas Anti-Gang Center reports two Hells Angels motorcycle gang members were arrested in Lubbock County.

Texas Rangers investigating homicide in Bovina

Law enforcement agencies are investigating after a person was found dead in Bovina today.

Convicted felon sentenced to 40 years for indecency with a child

A Petersburg man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after being convicted of indecency with a child.

Lubbock man allegedly plotting mass shooting charged with making false statements to a firearms dealer

A Lubbock man has been charged for making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer, allegedly contemplating a mass shooting.

Creator of 8chan calls to ‘shut it down’ after El Paso suspect used message boards to post hate-filled manifesto

8chan was knocked offline when Cloudflare pulled its support but has migrated to a new service provider and is back online.

Top 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitive Justin Walker now in custody

The Texas Anti-Gang Center announced the arrest of one of their Top 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives on Friday night, as 35-year-old Justin Walker is now behind bars.

Samuel York out of jail with time served after shooting woman at 2018 birthday celebration

Samuel York, Jr. pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on Tuesday and was sentenced to 230 days in jail after shooting a woman in the arm during her birthday celebration back in November 2018.

Lubbock man facing 25 to life for Picantes robbery

Joseph Gonzalez Jr, 37, of Lubbock has been convicted of aggravated robbery of Picantes restaurant back on Jan. 27, 2017.

Texas man charged with conspiring to provide material support to ISIS

A federal grand jury in Dallas has indicted a U.S. citizen for traveling to Syria and conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

Lubbock County Sheriff searching for Mexican National wanted for sexual assault, indecency with a child

Lubbock County Sheriff's investigators are asking for public help to locate 25-year-old Alejandro Nunez-Beltran, wanted for sexual assault, indecency with a child.

Gaines County man indicted for April shooting of Seagraves officer

A Gaines County grand jury has indicted Daniel Ray Garcia for attempted capital murder of a police officer and aggravated assault on a peace officer – both considered first-degree felonies.

Grand jury indicts man on 5 charges of sexual assault of a child

According to the indictment, 29-year-old James Daniel Garza is accused of sexually assaulting a child on January 19, 2019.

Woman indicted after March stabbing at east Lubbock club

The indictment accuses 20-year-old Johnnie Marie Rangel of stabbing another woman multiple times with a pocket knife.

5 juveniles arrested in stolen vehicle, charged with burglary of a habitation

Five juveniles were arrested early Saturday morning in a stolen vehicle and charged with burglary of a habitation, according to a police report.

LPD: Juvenile held woman against her will since end of May

Officers were advised that a 30-year-old female was held against her will in her apartment by the juvenile since the end of May and was not permitted to leave.

  Third person arrested in Larry Fawver murder

On July 25 at approximately 5 p.m. in Dallas a juvenile offender was arrested in connection with the Larry Fawver murder by investigators assigned to the Dallas Police Department Fugitive Unit.

Hobbs Police searching for murder suspect

Police in Hobbs, New Mexico are searching for a suspect in a murder that happened early Wednesday morning. Anyone with information about this incident or the whereabouts of Salazar is asked to call the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.

New Mexico State Police seize more than $63 million in narcotics

New Mexico State Police seizes cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, marijuana and THC on Interstate 40.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police searching for theft, vehicle burglary suspects

Wanted Wednesday kicks off with a vehicle theft case from June 18th in the 5200 block of 11th Street. Police say a credit card was stolen and used at several location by this male suspect captured on camera.

WANTED: Plainview Crimestoppers offer reward for couple using stolen credit card

They are offering $250 to the first person who can help lead to the arrest and indictment of a man who, on July 19, accompanied by a Hispanic female, stopped at four different locations in Plainview, purchasing several items. The man was last seen wearing a white shirt and white shorts.

Parents charged after two children test positive for methamphetamines

Two Lubbock parents have been charged with abandoning children and placing children in imminent danger after CPS reports two children tested positive for methamphetamines.

Levelland police investigating threat made to Covenant Hospital, EMS

Levelland police are investigating after they say a suspect made a terroristic threat to Covenant Hospital and EMS.

Shallowater man indicted by grand jury after SWAT standoff in June

A Lubbock County grand jury has indicted a Shallowater man after a SWAT standoff that happened on June 18, 2019.

Shallowater man indicted after carjacking, shooting in Lubbock

A Lubbock County grand jury has indicted a Shallowater man on charges of aggravated robbery after a carjacking and shooting that hospitalized a man on July 2, 2019.

Police make second arrest in Larry Fawver murder case

According to Lubbock Police Department officials, Hassan N. Abdurahman, 20, is now in custody and charged with murder in the connection to 67-year-old Larry Fawver on July 13, 2019. Abdurahman was taken into custody today in Grand Prairie, Texas by the U.S. Marshals Service – Northern District.

Police searching for suspect in officer-involved crash

Lubbock Police Department is searching for a suspect who failed to stop and render aid after pulling out of a parking lot and striking an officer’s police car in the 5100 block of 50th Street on June 27th at 10:40 p.m.

Suspect tased after trying to escape sheriff’s deputy’s patrol unit

A suspect accused of burglary, who was arrested Monday morning, tried to escape a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy’s patrol unit. He was tased and unable to get away.

Five in custody, charged in overnight shootings

Four men have been arrested, charged in two overnight shootings that occurred on July 16th and July 17th, 2019. These shootings resulted in several injuries and one death.

Lubbock man charged with manslaughter sentenced to 30 months for firearm offense

A Lubbock man charged with manslaughter was sentenced to 30 months in prison for an unrelated firearms offense this week.

Meth dealer pleads guilty, faces 10 years to life in prison

A Lubbock man faces a minimum of 10 years and up to life in prison after pleading guilty to possession with the intent to distribute 279 grams of methamphetamine.

Man sentenced 10 years after body dumped at Carriage House

A Lubbock man pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence in the murder of 32-year-old Gabriel Salazar. Salazar’s body was found behind the Carriage House Inn on Jan. 8, 2017.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for suspects in multiple vehicle burglary cases

Lubbock police are searching for two men seen using stolen credit cards and a variety of vehicle burglary suspects on this week's Wanted Wednesday.

Man arrested, accused of attempting to abduct child while she was sleeping

The suspect reportedly made contact with a 9-year-old inside the home while she was sleeping. He attempted to abduct the child when she screamed for her mother.

  Police say overnight shootings in Lubbock are connected

Multiple law enforcement agencies and units are currently investigating two overnight shootings that resulted in several injuries and one death. Police officials say it appears both shootings are connected.

Lorenzo woman indicted on manslaughter charge after deadly November crash

A Lubbock County grand jury has indicted a 21-year-old Lorenzo woman on charges of manslaughter after a deadly November crash that killed 52-year-old Hector Villarreal-Castaneda.

  Man indicted for failure to stop and render aid following June 29 fatal motorcycle crash

Robert Quevedo, 55, charged with failure to stop and render aid, has been indicted by a grand jury. His son, Jeremiah Quevedo, 19, was arrested for tampering with evidence in connection to a deadly motorcycle crash on June 29th.

Police Report: Woman hides steak knife in bra, stabs victim during fight

A woman who is listed as homeless by the Lubbock Police Department has been indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury on charges of aggravated assault.

Lubbock man indicted for online solicitation of a minor

A man who has previously been convicted of injury to a child has been indicted on a charge of online solicitation of a minor.

Slaton man indicted, accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child

A Lubbock County Grand Jury as indicted a Slaton man on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child - sexual contact.

Lubbock police respond to shooting in East Lubbock

Lubbock Police responded to a shots fired call near Parkway Drive and Zenith Avenue, around 10:00 P.M. Tuesday night. One person with moderate injuries has been reported.

Lubbock Police searching for suspect in Saturday night murder

Investigators urge anyone with information on Abdurahman to call Crime Line at (806) 741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Man who chased people at grocery store with a machete arrested by LPD

Officers were called to the United Supermarket at 12815 Indiana Avenue to respond to reports that a man, later identified as Alfonso Telles, 24, of Lubbock, was bothering customers in the parking lot with a long knife.

New York murder fugitive arrested in Lubbock

After a two-year manhunt stemming from a murder in New York, Rasheed Boland, 26, was taken into custody in Lubbock on Tuesday afternoon.

Man, woman killed in shootout with Texas deputy

A man and woman were shot dead in a shootout with a sheriff's deputy outside a home south of Houston

Grand Jury indicts Lubbock man for sexual assault of a child

On Jan. 1, 2019 during a New Year’s party in Lubbock, police reports say Smith sexually assaulted a 15 year old girl. He was 19 at the time.

LISD golf cart stolen from PlainsCapital Park

Officials with the Lubbock Independent School District are asking for help from the public to find a stolen golf cart.

UPDATE: Arrest made in Olney teacher’s murder

Arrest made in Olney may be connected to teacher's death

  Step-grandson identified as murder suspect after Saturday night crash

An arrest warrant for a 19-year-old murder suspect from Fort Worth who is accused of killing a Lubbock man in his driveway on Saturday, shows the suspect is the victim’s step-grandson.

  19-year-old charged with murder in South Lubbock shooting

Felix Joseph Alonzo, 19, is in custody and charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of 67-year-old Larry Fawver in the 5600 block of 122nd Street at 6:20 p.m. on Saturday evening.

  How Carlos Rodriquez’ letter could affect his murder charges

Kris Espino is a criminal defense lawyer in Lubbock. He said what Rodriquez did is not something you ever want your client to do.