Crime

13-year-old shot in central Lubbock; taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

The call for the shooting came in around 5:30 Saturday morning. Lubbock Police say investigation into the circumstances is ongoing.

5th arrest made in murder of Tyshaun Bates

2 men indicted for armed robberies of Metro by T-Mobile stores

  Sacred Heart in Plainview asking for public help after church windows broken by vandals

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

Suspect in custody, charged in Wolfforth AIM Bank robbery

Lubbock Subway franchisee pays nearly $80k in back wages, damages

Continued Coverage

Court of Criminal Appeals to review Dixon murder case

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Suspect ordered UberEats with stolen iPhone

  Lubbock Police seek public’s help with murder investigation

Police: Man found with suspected IED in Midland Walmart parking lot

  LPD: More than 100 arrested in TAG operation

Clovis police warn residents of donation scam

  Child’s body found in Southwest Arkansas during search for missing Houston girl

Search crews are heading to Arkansas after the stepfather of Maleah Davis allegedly confessed on Friday morning that the four year old is dead.

‘Continuous’ sexual abuse suspect turns himself in to Amarillo police

According to the Texas Penal Code, sexual abuse qualifies as “continuous” if a sexually abusive act is committed at least twice within a period of 30 or more days.

Lubbock police confront suicidal person at McDonald’s at 34th & Quaker

Suspect in custody after late night standoff at McDonald’s.

  Man arrested in hit & run crash which injured an LCU baseball player

Phillip Rios, 38, is now in custody and charged with failure to stop and render aid in connection to the May 3rd hit and run crash that seriously injured one person.

Lubbock man indicted after pepper spraying his mom, choking her with rope

LPD locates suspect in Saturday shooting on 37th Street; now seeking witness

Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Center arrest 10 in street level gang suppression operation

Suspect wanted since April for continuing domestic violence arrested

Troopers identify suspect in Seagraves officer-involved shooting

  Roads closed Thursday for LPD accident investigations

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police seeking suspects in Cabela’s crossbow theft, hit & run

Lubbock police are asking for public help identifying suspects in a hit and run, and a man seen stealing a crossbow from Cabela's.

Inspector General warns public about social security scam

The Inspector General of Social Security is warning the public about a new variation of increasingly common government employee impersonation scams, this time involving the Social Security Advisory Board.

  Owner of vandalized car arrested in TTU Final Four riots

Lubbock police issued arrest warrants for five people involved in the celebration that turned dangerous the night Texas Tech beat Michigan State in the Final Four last month.

DPS increases reward, seeks leads in 1993 Hockley County cold case

The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1993 disappearance of Stephane Meeks Henderson, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible.

Grand jury finds Amarillo officer-involved shooting was justified

47th District Attorney Randall Sims said today a Potter County grand jury found an Amarillo officer-involved shooting justified.

Man arrested after 4 hour standoff in Slaton

According to officials with the Slaton Police Department, 39-year-old Antonio Garcia has been arrested on multiple charges after a four-hour standoff that happened in the 600 block of S. 8th Street early Wednesday morning.

3 arrested after body found in ditch near Lockney

he Texas Rangers have arrested three individuals in connection with the body found near Lockney on Thursday, May 17. The man, 21-year-old Braxton Mathis, was found in a ditch near CR 67 and FM 2286 in Floyd County.

Arrest made in Ave Q fatal hit and run

Lubbock Police announced Tuesday they have arrested a woman in connection to last week’s fatal hit and run along Ave. Q near Hood Park.

  Two indicted for murder, two for aggravated robbery in connection with Lubbock Square murder

Daytron Hood, 22, and Christopher Thomas, 23, have both been indicted on a charge of murder in the death of Tyshaun Bates. Quawnard Williams, 22, and Lisa Morales, 24, have been indicted on charges of aggravated robbery.

Woman accused of killing man on bicycle indicted for manslaughter

Laura Reynolds, the woman police say hit an 18-year-old riding his bicycle, was indicted for manslaughter by a Lubbock Grand Jury Tuesday.

Double murder trial begins in N.Y. for ex-Sunray police chief

According to CBS station WROC, attorneys provided their opening statements on day one.

  Five charged with rioting in April 6 Final Four celebration

Lubbock Police have announced arrest warrants have been issued for five people involved in the celebration that turned dangerous the night Texas Tech beat Michigan State in the Final Four last month.

Portales man arrested in kidnapping of 9-year-old girl

A Texico man was arrested on Thursday afternoon after kidnapping a nine-year-old girl, according to the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Police investigating report of man exposing genitals to teen at Lubbock park

Officers were told that a male was driving slowly around the park around 9 p.m. on May 15 and exposed his genitals to a 15-year-old nearby.

Man with gun stops suspects assaulting Wendy’s employees over forgotten item

Officers with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating a situation which happened just after midnight on Tuesday in the drive-thru at Wendy’s near 19th and University.

Lubbock man sentenced to 87 months for robbing First Convenience Bank

Larry Wesley Brown was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $11,442 after robbing First Convenience Bank back in January of 2018.

  Lubbock man sentenced to 16 years for 2017 assault of 3 officers

Carlos Martinez, a 34-year-old Lubbock man, has been sentenced to 16 years in the Texas Department of Corrections after he was found guilty of aggravated assault of a peace officer.

  LPD Detectives using forensic sketches to track down suspects

Lubbock police are using artist sketches to try and identify suspects in crimes like sexual assault. Detectives say there are cases where sketches are the best tool they have.

Second arrest made in Lubbock phone store robberies

Lubbock Police have arrested a second suspect in connection to robberies at two separate phone stores Tuesday morning.

  Carlos Martinez found guilty of striking 3 officers with vehicle

A Lubbock County jury has found 34-year-old Carlos Martinez guilty of aggravated assault of a peace officer after he hit three police officers with his vehicle.

Sheriff’s Deputies stop stolen vehicle in alley near 35th & Ave. P

On May 15, 2019 Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle later determined to be stolen, driving west in an alley between 35th St. And Ave P.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for suspects in hit & run, vehicle burglary, credit card theft

It’s Wanted Wednesday and Lubbock police are searching for suspects in a hit and run, people caught using stolen credit cards, and four vehicle burglary suspects.

Attorney: SEAL to accept plea deal in Lubbock Green Beret’s death

One of four U.S. servicemen charged in the June 2017 death of an Army Green Beret from Lubbock plans to formally accept a plea deal.

Former Mexican police officer arrested on drug charges in Oldham County

The court documents said the suspect told officials he was transporting the drugs due to having little money after entering the U.S. illegally around seven months ago.

Clovis man pleads guilty to child abuse charge, sentenced to 19 years

A Clovis man pleaded guilty to a child abuse charge and was sentenced to 19 years in prison, according to Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb.

Levelland business owner busted, charged with selling synthetic urine

Texas DPS officers arrested the co-owner of a Levelland business on Friday, after executing a search warrant for synthetic urine.

Motley County cattle thief convicted for trying to sell $60,000 in stolen cattle

On May 3, 2019, a Motley County jury convicted Hill on one count of second-degree felony theft of livestock and handed down a sentence of five years in state prison. He was also ordered to pay almost $5,000 in restitution and court costs.

Clovis police searching for armed robbery suspect

Clovis police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a business at gunpoint on Friday morning.

  Lubbock police searching for sexual assault suspect

Detectives with the Lubbock Police Department Persons Crimes Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying a sexual assault suspect.

  Man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his mother

A man who was on trial, accused of murdering his mother in August of 2016, has taken a plea bargain and has been sentenced to life in prison.

  LPD, U.S. marshals still searching for man accused of domestic violence

Both the Lubbock Police Department and U.S. Marshals are searching for 39-year-old William Theodore Bradley, who is wanted for multiple cases of domestic violence.

Gaines County Sheriff asks for help in identifying suspected burglar

The Gaines County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who committed multiple burglaries in and around the La Tierra subdivision, southwest of Seminole.

Guard who aided in Clovis escape to serve 9 years in prison

Sarina Dodson, the jail guard accused of helping three men escape from the Curry County Detention Center last June was sentenced to 9 years behind bars Wednesday.

TABC cancels San Antonio club’s liquor permit following charges of human trafficking

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has cancelled the liquor permit of a San Antonio gentleman’s club following charges of human trafficking.

Seminole police searching for duo in credit card theft

The Seminole Police Department is searching for two men who are suspects involved in an alleged theft.

Robert Fabian sentenced to life in prison in the murder of Zuzu Verk

Robert Fabian was found guilty in the murder of Verk and tampering with evidence (a corpse). Today he was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 year for concealing a human corpse.

Wanted Wednesday: police seeking purse thief, public urination suspects

Lubbock Police are looking for three people all suspected of recent crimes at the Walmart off Northeast Loop 289.

Man indicted for robbery, possession after trying to pull knife on police officer

A Lubbock man is in jail for robbery, drug possession and felon in possession of a firearm after an attempted robbery at the Walmart at south Loop 289 and Quaker Avenue resulted in an officer being attacked.

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off

Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers

  Lubbock prosecutor in murder trial: ‘We still do not have her body to this day’

“I am not guilty,” those are the words Kody Climer spoke to the court Tuesday morning as his murder trial began in the 137th District Court.

Texas police arrest bartender who served man prior to attack

Authorities in suburban Dallas have arrested a bartender who served drinks to a man who later went to his estranged wife's home and fatally shot her and seven others as they gathered to watch the Dallas Cowboys play

  TTU football player injured in shooting released from hospital

The Texas Tech Athletic Department has issued a new statement about freshman John Scott III who was injured in a shooting back on Saturday, April 27.

Curry County jury finds Daniel Tapia guilty of meth possession

Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that today a Curry County jury found Daniel Tapia, age 41, of Clovis, guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance, to-wit: Methamphetamine, a fourth degree felony.

Police, Texas Anti-Gang Center investigating shooting off 42nd and Utica

LPD and the TAG center on scene after man shot in leg.

Suspect in custody after Thursday afternoon chase

A suspect is now in custody after a Thursday afternoon chase that began as a traffic stop.

  Wanted Wednesday: Lubbock Police want a pair of meat thieves

Lubbock Police are asking for your help in nabbing some well-fed thieves who used a stolen card at the Amigo's store off University Ave.

  Suspect in TTU football player shooting turns himself in to police

24-year-old Asia Devine Jackson has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting that seriously injured Texas Tech redshirt freshman defensive lineman John Scott III.

Lubbock fugitive considered ‘armed and dangerous’ could be in Amarillo area

A fugitive from Lubbock who is considered armed and dangerous could be in the Amarillo area.

  Lubbock police searching for vandalism, vehicle burglary suspects

Lubbock police are asking for public help identifying some vandalism and vehicle burglary suspects.

Lubbock Police arrest 2 following brief chase near TTU’s Greek Circle

Two men are in the Lubbock County Detention Center Thursday afternoon leading police on a brief chase in a stolen pickup.

Heavy police presence at Berl Huffman Athletic Complex

Lubbock Police have the entrance to Berl Huffman Athletic Complex blocked off as of 5:45 Wednesday evening.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Police searching for porch pirate who stole wedding packages

Lubbock police are asking for public help as they search for two theft suspects - one caught on camera taking hair products from a store without paying, the other seen stealing wedding packages off a victim's front porch.

Texas execution set for John William King in racist dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

It’s been more than two decades since an infamous hate crime in East Texas, where three white men were convicted of chaining a black man to the back of a pickup truck, dragging him for miles and then dumping the remains of his body in front of a church.

  Wanted sex offender from El Paso arrested in Lubbock

UPDATE: LPD reports Callahan was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Lubbock police officers. Callahan was located at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of 9th Street and was arrested without incident.

Lubbock man indicted for South Plains Mall robbery

A Lubbock grand jury has handed down an aggravated robbery charge against a man who robbed someone at gunpoint inside the South Plains Mall last month.

5 federal search warrants executed in illegal game room operation

A total of five federal search warrants were executed on Tuesday afternoon as part of the ongoing investigation and enforcement of gambling laws.

One in serious condition after shooting in west Lubbock

A 20-year-old man is in the hospital with serious injuries after a shooting at an apartment complex early Tuesday morning at 7514 19th Street, which is between Alcove Ave. and Upland Ave. on 19th Street.

New Mexico man holds a child, three adults hostage in stand off

Jared T Pendleton, 34, of Hobbs, barricaded himself in a residence in the 2500 block of Waylon Road near Hobbs, New Mexico with four hostages, including one child.