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Posted on: June 25, 2022

UPDATE – Abilene Police Investigating Early Morning Homicide

ABILENE, TX – UPDATE – An arrest has been made in this investigation.   The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Julion Xavias Arredondo of Abilene.

On Saturday, June 25, at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the Major I...

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Abilene Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault

ElKeithtryck Robert Mason Jr.

ABILENE, TX – On Friday, June 24, at approximately 1:23 a.m., Abilene Police responded to an injured subject call at a residence in the 100 block of South Pioneer Drive.  Upon arrival, it was discovered that a 23-year-old male, armed wi...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Operation Slow Down Results

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department began increased traffic enforcement for a two-week period beginning on Tuesday, June 7, in “Operation Slow Down”.

 For this period, officers conducted 456 stops, issued 394 ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Ambler Ave Fatal Crash Investigation UPDATE

UPDATE: The 13-year-old male driver of the stolen vehicle in this fatal crash was

released from the hospital this evening. He was immediately taken to the Police 

Department and interviewed. He has been charged with Theft of Property, Evad...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Ambler Avenue Fatal Crash Investigation Involving Four Juveniles

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department Traffic Division is working a fatal crash involving a stolen vehicle and four juveniles, one of whom died after being transported to the hospital.

 On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 3:09 a.m., a ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Bird Scooter Rider Suffers Injuries in Vehicle Crash

ABILENE, TX – On Sunday, June 19, 2022, at approximately 10:19 p.m., the Abilene Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle collision in the 900 block of Grape St. Responding officers determined that the collision involved a Ram 3500 pick...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Suspect Deceased in Officer-Involved Shooting

ABILENE, TX – A 51-year-old Abilene man is deceased after a domestic disturbance incident led to an officer-involved shooting at a south Abilene motel. 

 On Monday, June 20, 2022, at 5:57 a.m., police received a call from a fema...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Abilene Man Charged with Homicide of Infant Daughter

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ABILENE, TX – Abilene Detectives arrested a 29-year-old Abilene man and charged him with Homicide. Raymond Medina was initially arrested for an unrelated family violence warrant on June 14, 2022. He remained in custody while detectives with the ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Investigation

ABILENE, TX – A two-vehicle crash on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at approximately 12:25 a.m. the Abilene Police Department was notified of a major motor vehicle collision in the 1100 block of Arnold Blvd. The crash claimed the life of a 46-year-old...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Police Seeking More Victims in Funeral Services Theft Case

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ABILENE, TX – Abilene Police, on June 5, arrested Abilene Home Funeral Director, 53-year-old Richard Fuqua, for Third Degree State Jail Felony Theft of Elderly. He was accused of stealing money from a client who had paid for prepaid funeral serv...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

APD Increasing Traffic Enforcement in Operation Slow Down

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department will begin increased traffic enforcement beginning Tuesday, June 7. “Operation Slow Down” will go towards helping change driving habits and make the roads safer for all drivers. Sel...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Barricaded Subject in North Abilene Taken Into Custody

Police took custody of a 35-year-old Abilene man after a 5-hour-long stand-off. Dispatch received the call of an armed subject who had reportedly fired off at least one round at a home in the 1300 Block of Green St. in North Abilene at 12:28 p.m. Patrol O...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Fatal Crash Investigation 1500 Grape

The Abilene Police Department Traffic Division is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of N. 15th St. and Grape. The call came in at 5:39 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022, of a report of a two-vehicle crash. 

A 2012 Ford Esc...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Scooter Operations in Downtown Abilene

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ABILENE, TX – The Bird scooters are permitted for use within the city since mid-May 2022. For the safety of the community, the Abilene Police Department wants downtown operators of the scooters, drivers, and citizens to be aware of the City Ordi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash a Week Ago

ABILENE, TX – A motorcycle rider involved in a crash in North Abilene on May 5 has passed away from injuries sustained in the crash. 72-year-old Daniel Randolph of Abilene passed away at the hospital on Thursday, May 12, a week after the crash.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Suspect Arrested for Stealing Airport Truck and Evading Police

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ABILENE, TX – Police arrested a 40-year-old Abilene man for stealing a truck and leading police on a low-speed chase. Joseph Lee Dosson of Abilene was taken into custody just before 5 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022. 

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Fatal Crash Interstate 20, Mile Marker 292

ABILENE, TX – First Responders responded to a major motor vehicle crash on Interstate 20 at mile marker 292 just after 4 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022. Two people are confirmed deceased and one person remains in critical condition at a lo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Fatal Crash Highway 83/84

ABILENE, TX – On Sunday, May 8, at 5:20 p.m., Officers of the Abilene Police Department Patrol and Traffic Division responded to a major motor vehicle crash in the 6000 block of US Highway 83/84. A 2003 Ford F-150 was entering the southbound lan...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Fatal Vehicle Crash Kills Two

ABILENE, TX – A head-on crash claimed the lives of two Abileneans on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Police received several calls just after 9 p.m. saying a vehicle was traveling south on Highway 83/84 in the wrong lane near Kirby Lake. Witnesses say s...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Fatal Crash in South Abilene – T&P Lane

ABILENE, TX – A single-vehicle crash in South Abilene claimed the life of a 36-year-old Abilene man.

 On Tuesday, April 26, at approximately 6:04 pm, the Abilene Police Department responded to a major accident in the 600 block of T&P...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

UPDATE – Fatal Crash in South Abilene – E Hwy 80

ABILENE, TX – UPDATE – Next of kin notification has been made.  Both of the deceased have been identified, They are, 46-year-old Jason Michael Rigstad and 32-year-old Rebecca Mae Barker, both of Abilene.

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Multiple People Stabbed in North Abilene at Festival Celebration

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department responded to a call of multiple victims suffering from stab wounds in north Abilene, just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022. The initial reports indicated that a 19-year-old male stabbed multipl...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Abilene Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

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ABILENE, TX – Abilene Police Department Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 32-year-old Eleno Silva III on an outstanding warrant for Second Degree Felony Sexual Assault of a Child. Detectives worked with the United States Air Force Special...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Abilene Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

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ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department arrested a 31-year-old Abilene man for sexually assaulting a child. Slade Dean King (31yoa) was taken into custody on Friday, April 15, 2022. He is charged with Second Degree Felony Sexual Assault of a...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Two Abilene Teens Arrested for Multiple Crimes

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ABILENE, TX – On Tuesday, April 12, detectives with the Auto Crimes Task Force arrested two Abilene teens on multiple charges stemming from several crimes in Abilene over multiple days. 19-year-old Devontay Dee Wayne Don Lamb and a 16-year-old j...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Coleman County Man Identified for Abilene Two Robberies

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department Major Investigations Bureau has identified a 22-year-old Coleman County man for two robberies in early February. Trenton Paul Thompson of Coleman County is accused of robbing two convenience stores. On...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Abilene Man Arrested on Fraud Charge

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ABILENE, TX – In February, agents with the Narcotics Unit of the Abilene Police Department began an investigation of a former school principal at Bonham Elementary with the Abilene Independent School District. On Monday, April 4, 2022, 40-year-o...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Homicide Suspect Charged

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UPDATE 2: Abilene Police Detectives with Major Investigations have charged 20-year-old Aashaud McVea of Abilene, with Homicide and Aggravated Assault this afternoon, in connection with the homicide on south La Salle. He is also charged with Aggravated Ass...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Detectives Arrest Suspect in South Abilene Bank Robbery

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UPDATE: The Abilene Police Department’s Major Investigations along with the Federal Bureau of Investigations working on the bank robbery of the Chase Bank, put Fernando Enriquez, with a New Mexico address, into Federal custody for the robbery. E...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Detectives Investigating Bank Robbery in South Abilene

ABILENE, TX – On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. police responded to a bank robbery at a bank located in the 3200 block of Rebecca Ln. A Hispanic male entered the bank, displayed a weapon, demanded money, and fled the scene with an undiscl...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Pedestrian Killed by Train

ABILENE, TX – A 41-year-old Abilene man was killed when he was struck by a train on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, just before 11 a.m. The incident happened on the train tracks just east of the Leggett St. crossover. Initial reports indicate the male ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Suspect Arrested for Multiple Robberies and Thefts

Wyman Cameron Burson

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department’s Major Investigations Bureau has arrested a Winters, TX man. 31-year-old Wyman Cameron Burson III is behind bars for two counts of Second Degree Felony Robbery. Detectives are working on fiv...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Pedestrian Killed by Train

ABILENE, TX – A 35-year-old Abilene man was killed when he was struck by a train on Thursday, March 10, 2022, just after 7 p.m. The incident happened near E. Highway 80 and the Judge Ely underpass, along the train tracks. Initial reports indicat...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

E Hwy 80 Fatal Crash Investigation

ABILENE, TX – On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 7 p.m., dispatch was called regarding a single-vehicle crash in the area of East Highway 80 and the underpass of Loop 322. A 2002 Toyota Tacoma 4-door pickup was heading east on East Highway 8...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

UPDATE: Fatal Interstate 20 Crash Investigation

UPDATE: Initial reports were that there was one person in the cab of the truck at the time of the crash. After further investigation, it was discovered that a second person was also in the cab of the truck. Next of kin notification has been made,...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Update: North Abilene Shooting Death Investigation

UPDATE: The female in this incident, was taken off life-support this morning. Next of kin notification has been made. The female is identified as 24-year-old Chyanne Villarreal of Lubbock. The male is identified as 30-year-old Sedrick Braxton Jr....

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Abilene Man Arrested for Online Solicitation

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ABILENE, TX – Abilene Police detectives arrested 23-year-old Joseph Wesley Bertelson of Abilene for 3rd Degree Felony Online Solicitation of a Minor, and State Jail Felony Sexual Performance by a Child. Detectives with Cyber Crimes conducted an ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2022

Fatal Interstate 20 Crash

ABILENE, TX – On Sunday, February 27, 2022, at 7:55 a.m., dispatch was called regarding a crash involving a semi tractor-trailer at mile marker 286 in the east-bound lane of Interstate 20. The caller said a semi-truck that was headed ea...

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Posted on: February 27, 2022

Aggravated Assault, Death Investigation Underway

ABILENE, TX – On Sunday, February 27, 2022, just after 6 a.m. Abilene Officers were called to a hotel located in the 3500 Block of West Lake Road in North Abilene for a call of an injured subject. Police arrived to find a male deceased ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

North Abilene Shooting

ABILENE, TX – An Abilene man is in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound after an altercation at a North Abilene residence.

 On Friday, February 18, at 11:38 p.m. Police were called to a large house party in the 2100 Block of Linc...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Transient Man Arrested for Injury to a Child

Bramblett, Sheldon

ABILENE, TX – Police have arrested 45-year-old Sheldon Lee Bramblett of Abilene and charged him with 3rd Degree Felony Injury to a Child.

 On February 14, at approximately 7:30 a.m., officers of the Abilene Police Department were contact...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

APD Promotion & Recognition Ceremony

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department will host a promotion and recognition ceremony at the Abilene Police Department, 4565 South First, on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 3 p.m. in the main conference room. The ceremony will recognize ou...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Police Investigating Homicide in North Abilene

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UPDATE - Police Investigating Homicide in North Abilene

ABILENE, TX – UPDATE - The Abilene Police Department is actively looking for 35-year-old Brack Earl Daniels who has been identified as a Person of Interest in this investigation. Daniels is ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Police Investigating Homicide in South Abilene

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ABILENE, TX – On Thursday, January 20, 2022, at approximately 12 a.m., the Abilene Police Department responded to an injured subject call in the 200 block of Miss Ellie Lane.  The calling party, a 32-year-old stabbing victim, indicated ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Abilene Police Searching for Robbery Suspects

Police Searching for Robbery Suspect(s)

 

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department is working on a string of four robberies that took place in a span of three hours. On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, dispatch received calls from four sep...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Death Investigation

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department’s Major Investigations Bureau is investing the death of a 45-year-old Abilene man. Christopher Carrion was taken to the hospital on Monday, January 3, 2022, due to injuries sustained in a fig...

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