Crime

  Wanted sex offender from El Paso arrested in Lubbock

Lubbock man indicted for South Plains Mall robbery

5 federal search warrants executed in illegal game room operation

One in serious condition after shooting in west Lubbock

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

Driver of stolen vehicle leads police on low speed chase

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  Wedding gifts stolen from front porch of Lubbock newlyweds

Hockley County Sheriff asks for help to catch burglar

Littlefield police asking public’s help in death investigation

WANTED WEDNESDAY: LPD searching for suspects in commercial burglary, hit & run

LPD posts reward for information on people who killed man in Central Lubbock apartment

Police chase in central Lubbock ends with stolen vehicle suspect missing

  Slaton man indicted, to stand trial for 2013 shooting of LPD officer

Jeremy Moor, the man accused of shooting a police officer outside Lubbock’s Salvation Army in October 2013, has been indicted for the second time on charges of attempted capital murder of an officer.

Police release identity of 2 women found in notorious Texas ‘killing fields’

Police have finally been able to identify two unknown women whose remains were found years ago in the Calder Road area of League City, off of I-45 in Galveston County.

Lubbock man indicted for aggravated robbery after shooting his vehicle burglary victim

Grand jury has indicted 18-year-old Ruben Arguijo on a charge of aggravated robbery following a vehicle break-in and shooting that occurred in late 2018.

  Sunray woman pleads guilty to charges in Sodus double homicide

Jury selection for Dean’s trial is scheduled for May 15, and Childers is set to be sentenced in June.

Man injured after Monday night shooting near 24th Street, Avenue L

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

Hate crime charges added against man accused of burning three black churches in Louisiana

  Man wanted in connection to Portales homicide arrested after high speed chase in Clovis

Police respond to central Lubbock shooting, one woman in hospital with minor injuries

LPD searching for commercial burglary suspect

Grandfather of baby punched by dad arrested, charged with making terrorist threat to hospital

An arrest warrant was issued for 45-year-old Thomas Matthew Fricke after being accused of making terroristic threats to hospital nurses after they would not give him information on his grandson, who was allegedly seriously beaten by 20-year-old Gary Lee Fox.

DPS chase through East Lubbock ends with suspect on the loose

The chase started at east 24th Street and MLK at around 1:40 Wednesday afternoon. It ended just minutes later in the neighborhood of east Brown Street and North Spruce Avenue.

Lubbock woman indicted after child tests positive for meth

A Lubbock County Grand Jury has indicted 36-year-old Misty Weikert for criminal neglect of her child, who is less than 15-year-old, after the child tested positive for methamphetamine.

Littlefield teens arrested, accused of stealing pickup truck while owners did yard work

Two teenagers in Littlefield are in police custody after stealing a pickup truck while its owners were helping another resident mow her lawn.

LPD: Suspects in Saturday night disturbance may be charged with arson, criminal mischief, riot

Lubbock police have just released photos of suspects who may be charged with criminal mischief, arson and riot after a street party got out of control on Saturday night.

Man charged in shooting of trooper after South Texas crash

Authorities say a man suspected of shooting a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper as he investigated a vehicle collision in South Texas has been arrested after fleeing hours earlier

One man charged with murder in fatal shooting at east Lubbock club

At 3:40 a.m. Lubbock police responded to a shots fired call at the Hitching Post club at 1902 East Broadway.

  Lubbock police use tear gas to disperse crowd as Tech fans take to the streets

Lubbock police eventually used tear gas to disperse a rowdy crowd after Texas Tech's big win in Minneapolis.

1 in custody after Friday afternoon car chase in Plainview

One person is in custody after a car chase that started in Plainview and ended with spikes in Swisher County.

  Victim wrestles gun away, shoots at suspect during attempted robbery

Police say received multiple calls that shots were fired near the Quaker Square shopping center. When they arrived, they learned the incident started as a robbery. The suspect entered the store with a gun and demanded money. After a brief struggle, the victim was able to get the gun and fire it at t

  Matthew Liford sentenced to 10 years for punching baby in the face

Liford was charged with aggravated assault after being accused of punching his 6-week-old baby on June 6, 2017, and sending the child to the emergency room.

Lubbock police searching for suspects seen using stolen credit card

It's Wanted Wednesday and Lubbock police are asking for public help as they try to track down three suspects seen using a credit card stolen in a vehicle burglary.

Mother, father arrested after 1-month-old child punched ‘hard, multiple times’

A Lubbock man is behind bars after admitting to police he punched his 1-month-old child in the ribs, abdomen and head, at least five to seven times, and “probably a lot more than that,” according to police records. Police records show the mother of the child has also been arrested.

Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scams using names of deputies

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive SEVERAL complaints of an individual(s) calling Lubbock and surrounding area residence representing themselves as a “Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy”. These individuals are using names of deputies currently working for the Lubbock County Sherif

WARRANT WEDNESDAY: Hockley County Sheriff’s Office seeking information on wanted man

The subject this week is Elias Aragones, he is wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated robbery.

Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested, police say

Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two days earlier.

Lubbock man indicted for March 11 shooting

Today, Tyson was indicted by a Lubbock County grand jury for aggravated assault.

  Evidence from 1993 Lubbock murder case used to identify suspect after 26 years

The Lubbock Police Department will host a news conference to discuss new developments in the 1993 murder of Sherry Ann Ragsdale Dorsey.

  Clovis man sentenced to 6 years for second-degree murder

A Clovis man has been sentenced to the maximum sentence of six-years for a homicide in 2017.

Former Coronado teacher accused of inappropriate relationship taking his appeal to Fifth Circuit

The attorney for former Coronado teacher Scott Riley Hall has filed an interlocutory appeal, asking the U.S. Fifth Circuit to reconsider the plea deal that was rejected by a Lubbock federal judge back in November 2018, and again on March 22.

Volunteer youth leader sentenced for sending obscene photos to a minor

A witness identified the man as a volunteer at an unnamed church where the victim was a member. He was spotted by the witness driving around the victim's home and parking on her street.

In last-minute ruling, U.S. Supreme Court stops execution of Texas Seven prisoner

"In Thursday night’s ruling that came down after 8 p.m., the high court sided with Murphy, saying the state could not execute him before his arguments were heard unless TDCJ allowed a Buddhist spiritual advisor to accompany Murphy in the execution chamber."

Awaiting trial date for former Lockney ISD coach

A pretrial hearing was scheduled for former Lockney ISD coach Raynol Jimenez on Thursday afternoon, but no trial date has been set yet.

LPD, Meals on Wheels warning about fake donation calls

Lubbock Meals on Wheels and Lubbock police issued warnings about fraudulent calls pretending to be from Meals on Wheels Thursday.

Gun goes off after Central Lubbock fight, no serious injuries reported

Just before 11 a.m. Thursday the Lubbock Police were called to the 2300 block of 51st Street after a disturbance was reported in the area.

Lubbock police asking for public help on Wanted Wednesday

Lubbock police are searching for three sets of suspects in this week's Wanted Wednesday.

Lubbock man indicted, charged with assault on public servant

41-year-old Hector Contreras was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with assault on a public servant.

Lubbock man indicted, charged with July 2017 arson

23-year-old Broderick Stevenson was indicted by a Lubbock Grand Jury on Tuesday, charged with arson.

Potential scam alert for Lubbock residents

Officials with the City of Lubbock have issued a warning to residents about a potential scam.

Suspects arrested in February meth lab bust indicted on organized crime charges

Kevin Kelley, 40, Logan Sandvick, 26, and Chris Albarran, 25, all of Lubbock, were indicted on charges of organized crime as well as multiple individual charges.

Suspect faces murder count after West Texas deputy dies

The man accused of shooting a West Texas sheriff's deputy faces an upgraded charge after the lawman died over the weekend

New Castro County Law Enforcement Center opens in Dimmitt

After a year of construction, an open house at the new Castro County Law Enforcement Center brought members of the community to Dimmitt to see the completed project.

Two of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted captured in Dallas, New Orleans

Two of the Texas 10 Most Wanted — one sex offender and one fugitive — were recently captured.

Police searching for driver of black Mustang, involved in hit and run accident

Have you seen a black Ford Mustang, possibly a 1999 to 2004, that has extensive front end damage including missing front headlight assemblies and front grill?

Man arrested after woman reports being shot at while walking dog

The Lubbock Police Department has arrested 32-year-old Joshua Ray Guzman after a Thursday night incident in which a woman was reported to have been shot at, though uninjured, near 33rd Street and Avenue N. Police are currently looking for a second suspect in the shooting.

  Man holds 2 people hostage in Slaton

A man who was wanted on a parole violation for an aggravated assault on a public servant held two people hostage for a short time in Slaton this afternoon.

New Mexico woman wanted by FBI for drug trafficking

A 28-year-old woman has a federal warrant out for her arrest. The FBI is currently looking for Marysol Pena, who is wanted for her alleged involvement in a drug trafficking organization that operated in New Mexico.

Clovis man indicted in Lubbock for kidnapping, cyber stalking and enticement of minors

A grand jury for the Lubbock division of the Northern district court of Texas has issued a federal indictment for Rene Gloria, 57, charged with crimes involving at least three minors.

Xcel Energy warns of additional disconnect scams

Xcel Energy has received calls from customers reporting attempted scams in the Texas Panhandle over the past few days.

WANTED WEDNESDAY: Hockley County searching for Joshua Hinson

The Hockley County Sheriff's Office is searching for Joshua Hinson, wanted on a felony warrant for Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

Man accused of shooting at neighbor from his roof indicted for evading in a vehicle

The man accused in September of 2018 of firing a gun at his neighbor from his roof has been indicted for attempting to evade an officer in a vehicle.

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Authorities arrested a 36-year-old Texas woman who has been accused of permitting a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.

Lubbock Police warn of scams targeting elderly people

Officials with the Lubbock Police Department are warning the public about recent scams which have been reported in Lubbock, targeting elderly people.

Man sentenced after being caught in Plainview flying marijuana from California

Maksim Anatolyevich Mironov, 32, was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 31, 2018. Homeland Security agents confronted Mironov on October 4, as he was stopped in Plainview to refuel.

  Lubbock woman gets 25 years for sexual assault of adoptive son

A Lubbock County district court has sentenced a woman for having sexual relations with her adoptive son.

  Texas Anti-Gang Center investigators make arrest in west Lubbock shooting

On Friday, March 15th, Lubbock Texas Anti-Gang Center investigators arrested 41-year-old Nathaniel Blake Tyson for aggravated assault in connection to a March 11th shooting that sent one person to the hospital with injuries. Tyson was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, theft of

Suspect armed with ice cream scoop wanted for aggravated robbery

Plainview police are searching for a man who used an ice cream scoop to rob the Allsup’s on Olton Road in Plainview on Friday.

Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

Lubbock police searching for suspect in hit & run accident

Lubbock police are searching for a suspect who they say rear-ended an SUV stopped at a red light at 130th & Quaker back on March 7.

Lubbock police searching for suspect who kicked in glass door to Reagor Dykes

Lubbock police are searching for a suspect accused of criminal mischief after he was caught on video kicking in a glass door at Reagor Dykes Auto Group, located at 1200 Ave. J.

LPD searching for suspect seen stealing tools from work truck

Lubbock police are searching for a vehicle burglary suspect caught on video back on Dec. 19, 2018.

  VIDEO: Former elementary school teacher indicted on charges of child pornography

A former Lubbock-Cooper ISD teacher is in the Lubbock County Detention Center charged with possession of child pornography.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

4 teens charged with organized crime after burglary spree in Idalou

The indictment states Joshua Garcia, Isaac Garza, Nathaniel Garcia and Jacob Pauda, all 18-years-old, have been accused of breaking into 10 different automobiles in Idalou. It happened in October 2018.

Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

Police investigate shooting at Days Inn on Slaton Highway

Officials with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened at Days Inn by Wyndham Lubbock South which is located near Slaton Road and I-27.