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Posted on: January 24, 2023

APD Retirement and Recognition Ceremony

Abilene, Texas – The Abilene Police Department will host a recognition and retirement ceremony at the Abilene Police Department, 4565 South First, on Wednesday, January 25, at 2 p.m. in the main conference room. The ceremony will recognize our o...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Police Investigating After School Bus Shot With an Air Rifle

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Abilene, Texas – On Monday, January 23, 2023, just after 4 p.m. Police were called from the Abilene ISD stating that one of their bus drivers who was taking kids home from school on their normal route, was reportedly hit by some type of projecti...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Update - Suspect Shot in North Abilene

Update: The suspect who pulled a weapon on officers on the evening of Sunday, January 22, remains in critical condition at a local hospital. The 36-year-old male is facing a charge of First Degree Felony Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer that carries ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2023

Male Shot in North Abilene

Abilene, Texas – On Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. a neighbor called requesting a check of a residence located in the 3500 block of N. 9th. They were concerned that there was a window broken.

Upon arrival, officers approached a vehicle th...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Homicide Arrest

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Update: Abilene Police Detectives with Major Investigations have charged 31-year-old Quayshaun Lampkin with First Degree Felony Murder in connection with the homicide at the Salvation Army. His bond is set at $150,000. He remains in the Taylor County Jail...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Police Investigating Homicide at the Salvation Army

Abilene, Texas – Police were called out to the Salvation Army, 1726 Butternut St., at around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. The calling party reported that there was an altercation between two people inside the facility.

Minutes later,...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Two Honduran Males Arrested for Aggravated Assault of a Child

Abilene, Texas – The Abilene Police Department arrested two male subjects for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under the age of 13. Robert Acosta Lemuz, 18 years of age, and Fernando Rivera, 21 years of age, were both arrested on January 10,...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Abilene Man Charged with Homicide

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Abilene, Texas – On Monday, January 2, at approximately 5:08 p.m., Abilene Police responded to an injured subject call in the 600 block of North Bowie Drive.  Police located a 35-year-old-year-old black male with blunt force trauma to h...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Man Attempting to Flee Police Custody Crashes Car

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Abilene, Texas – On Wednesday, January 4, 2023, just after 5 p.m., Agents with APD’s Surveillance, Apprehension and Tactics Team and Patrol, approached a vehicle with a 21-year-old wanted driver by the name of Damien Joiner stopped in ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Abilene Police Investigating Early Morning Homicide

Abilene, Texas – A 35-year-old Abilene woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the 3100 block of College Street in South Abilene.  Ashley Rapp, died in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 1, 2023, just before 1 a.m.

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