Crime

3 charged with murder of Celestino Rodriguez, police searching for Heather Casias

Heather Casias, Brett Garza and David Wayne Hampton have now been charged with the murder of 79-year-old Celestino Rodriguez.

  Amarillo police warning residents of fake mass shooting threats on social media

  Amarillo police searching for a man accused of choking a family member

  Animal control deputies rescue 35 dogs from West Texas home

Murder victim’s mother releases statement after Matthew Jones search goes national

  APD nets $249.9K worth of meth in southwest Amarillo

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

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Witnesses take the stand in trial of man accused of shooting Lubbock officer

Pampa ISD employee arrested for sexual assault, improper relationship with student

  Man killed in hit-and-run in northeast Amarillo

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

  Randall County Sheriff’s Office using drones to help keep the community safe

  2 sentenced for 2013 shooting of Oklahoma man

  Local death row inmate set with execution date

Execution date set for death row inmate Travis Runnel

  Woman sentenced for embezzling around $1 million from Texas Panhandle nonprofit

The 47th District Attorney announced today a woman accused of embezzling about $1 million from an area nonprofit has paid back the money and is in jail.

  Woman arrested in stabbing at Hoot’s Pub

A woman accused of stabbing a victim at a bar in southwest Amarillo back in July is now in police custody.

  ‘Fugitive of the Week’ wanted for felon in possession of a firearm

Amarillo police need your help searching for a felon having a firearm.

  APD: Murder suspect could be in Tierra Grande neighborhood

Amarillo police warn public that murder suspect Matthew Jones is still in the area and could be armed and dangerous

  3 arrested after authorities find disguised stolen vehicle at Amarillo impound

  Heroin, cocaine, other drugs confiscated during drug bust in Stinnett

Officials: Scammer calling residents pretending to be Potter County deputy

  Officials: Man wanted for forgery charges last seen in Canadian

  TxDPS nets $1.4 million worth of meth in Wheeler County

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized 36 pounds of meth that is worth $1.4 million in Wheeler County.

Authorities identify victim, suspect in Bovina homicide

Texas authorities identified the victim and suspect in a homicide in Bovina.

  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.

  Pampa man arrested after leading police on high-speed chase

One person is facing charges after leading Pampa police on a high-speed chase through a couple of counties over the weekend.

APD warns of fraudulent calls

Authorities say spoof callers are once again targeting Xcel Energy and unsuspecting customers.

  Suspect arrested following manhunt at Tascosa Road and Plum Creek Drive

One suspect is in custody following a three-vehicle wreck that turned into a manhunt in north Amarillo.

  Former Sunray police chief sentenced to life in prison

Former Sunray police chief Timothy Dean will spend life in prison for the double homicide of a couple in Sodus, New York.

  Amarillo police investigating Wednesday road rage shooting near Amarillo College

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a road rage shooting that happened on Wednesday near Amarillo College.

  Pampa woman accused of sex charges against minor pleads not guilty

A Pampa woman who is facing federal sex charges against a minor entered a not guilty plea on Wednesday.

  Suspects in fraud cases across West Texas sentenced in federal court

Two suspects accused of committing several counts of fraud across West Texas have been sentenced in federal court.

  Police: Phone scam targets children, asks for their address

Police are warning residents of a phone scam targeting children through a spoof app.

  Search continues for murder suspect, reward increased to $3,500

As the search continues for Matthew Dillon Jones, who is a suspect in a murder that happened in May, Amarillo police have increased the reward for information on where he may be.

  Amarillo police investigating Sunday shooting near 45th and Canyon Drive

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

  2 arrested after police find stolen copper wire, guns and other property during investigation

Two people have been arrested after police say they found stolen property and drugs at an Amarillo home.

  Moore County Crime Stoppers investigating Pheasant Trails Golf Course vandalism

The Moore County Crime Stoppers are investigating the vandalism of the Pheasant Trails Golf Course.

  Roosevelt County officials investigating deadly weekend shooting

Roosevelt County officials are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and multiple people wounded, according to the Eastern New Mexico News.

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.

Amarillo police investigating drive by shooting in north Amarillo

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a drive by shooting that happened in north Amarillo on Thursday evening.

  Potter County deputy seizes nearly $600,000 worth of drugs in traffic stop

A Potter County deputy stopped a car for speeding Tuesday and ended up finding almost $600,000 worth of meth.

  Sentencing of former Sunray police chief rescheduled

The sentencing of the former Sunray police chief found guilty in a double homicide in New York has been rescheduled.

  Amarillo police searching for suspect in convenience store armed robbery

Amarillo police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a convenience store near Northeast 24th Avenue and North Wilson Street.

  3 arrested in burglary crime spree in Randall County

Officials arrested three Amarillo residents who police say are connected to car and home burglaries in Randall County.

  Police searching for suspect in burglary of Canyon business

Police are searching for the suspect who burglarized Hil’s Burgers in Canyon.

  Robbery used as a reminder to be safe while buying, selling online

Amarillo police are advising residents to be safe while selling or buying anything online after a robbery over the weekend.

  Randall County officials reopening Claude Highway after investigation

The Randall County Sheriff’s Office is reopening the Claude Highway after having the roads closed during an investigation.

Judge gives man 4 life sentences for sexual assault, kidnapping charges

A man is going to prison for life on sexual assault and kidnapping charges filed against him for an incident in 2017.

  Court Documents: Man found with meth in SUV after dropping off woman and dead baby in South Amarillo

A man is in jail after court documents say he dropped off a woman and a dead baby in South Amarillo on Monday.

Texas law enforcement taking extra measures to stop porch pirates

With Amazon Prime Day packages being delivered this week, the Amarillo community is taking extra measures to prevent porch pirates from stealing their packages.

  Borger Police: Suspect on the run after aggravated robbery, police chase

The Borger Police Department is searching for a suspect who is on the run after an aggravated robbery and police chase.

  Police searching for man wanted for forfeiting bond on intoxicated manslaughter, assault charges

Amarillo Crime Stoppers are searching for a man who is wanted for forfeiting bond on intoxicated manslaughter and assault charges.

  Amarillo police searching for suspect in Wonderland Park burglary

Amarillo police are searching for the suspect involved in the burglary of Wonderland Park on July 12.

  Texas Hemp Bill presenting new challenges for prosecutors handling marijuana cases

A Texas Hemp Bill is making things difficult for prosecutors to handle marijuana cases.

  Officials release pictures of suspect, getaway car in Allsup’s armed robbery

The Carson’s County Sheriff’s Office has released pictures of the suspect in the armed robbery of the Allsup’s in Groom that happened over the weekend.

  Amarillo police searching for man seen using stolen credit card

Amarillo police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man seen using a stolen credit card.

  Amarillo police investigating Saturday shooting

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on Saturday, July 13.

Carson County officials searching for suspect in armed robbery

Officials in Carson County are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery.

DPS recovers over 100 pounds of marijuana in Carson County bust

Upon a search, troopers found several packages of marijuana, totaling around 105 pounds.

Carlos Rodriquez sends handwritten letter detailing Zoe Campos’ murder

KCBD received a hand written letter from Carlos Rodriquez, the man accused of murdering Zoe Campos, saying he murdered her and the details leading up to the murder.

APD: Aggravated assault suspect now in custody

Narvaiz is 5-foot-8 and weighs 145 pounds.

Lubbock D.A. files appeal to reinstate Dixon’s conviction

It has been seven years to the day since the death of Lubbock pathologist Joseph Sonnier. Dr. Sonnier was found dead in his Lubbock home on July 11, 2012. He was murdered on the night of July 10, 2012.

DEA: Meth, cocaine found on man suspected of taking drugs from Mexico to Amarillo

When the trooper commented on the lack of clothes in the vehicle, the man said he didn’t pack any clothes because he “didn’t want his wife to find out," according to the complaint.

  APD: Shirtless man breaks into business in ‘Crime of the Week’

According to an APD news release, the man was caught on camera burglarizing a business near the 900 block of S Madison Street in Amarillo.

  Clovis man arrested after SWAT standoff over the weekend

Police arrested a Clovis man after a SWAT standoff over the weekend.

  ‘There is a killer among us’: Officials investigating vandalism of Thomas Brown banners

The Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating after banners aimed to keep the memory of Thomas Brown alive were vandalized.

  Woman wanted out of Randall County for violating probation on family violence charge

She is 5-foot-6 and has brown hair and green eyes.

2 indicted on charges of aggravated assault after road-rage shooting

A Lubbock County grand jury has indicted McKinley Lacy, 19, of Pampa and Jaquan Johnson, 18 , of Lubbock on charges of aggravated assault after a shooting which happened on March 23, 2019.

  APD searching for suspect after shooting in north Amarillo

The Amarillo Police Department is searching for a suspect who shot a man on Tuesday afternoon in north Amarillo.

  APD: Suspect killed during attempted robbery in Amarillo

Police said there was a struggle before they arrived, and the man suspected of the robbery attempt was shot.

  Charlene Childers sentenced to 28 years in Sodus, N.Y. double homicide

Niles and Washburn were killed in the driveway of their home in Sodus, N.Y.

Suspect arrested for arson in connection with early Thursday shed fire in Amarillo

If convicted the man could face up to 99 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Amarillo police: Robbery suspects force way into apartment, fire gun

The three victims said they opened their door after hearing a knock and saw a Hispanic man pointing a gun at them and a black man wearing a mask.

69th Judicial District Attorney holding training to help law enforcement spot ‘drugged drivers’

The program is designed to give officers of the court tools to focus on drivers who are under the influence of marijuana, street and prescription drugs or combinations of drugs.

  Grand jury finds officers justified in deadly shooting near downtown Amarillo

A grand jury found today that the three Amarillo Police officers involved in a deadly shooting near downtown were justified in their actions.

  Amarillo police warning of fake money spotted at garage sale

Police are urging people to learn the characteristics of a real $20 bill to protect themselves against counterfeiters.

  Man wanted out of Randall County for assaulting family member

Damon Skyler Tolbert is wanted for assault on a family or household member by impeding breathing or circulation.

Pampa police, Texas Rangers investigating death that may indicate foul play

The Pampa Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating after finding a man dead from gunshot wounds with autopsy results indicating possible foul play.