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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Suspect in Custody after Assaulting Paramedics

ABILENE, TX – A suspect is in custody after assaulting two paramedics sent to help him with medical issues. Michael Gaylon McMillan of Waxahachie, was taken into custody on Thursday, April 15, 2021, and will be charged with two counts of Aggrava...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Bicyclist Killed in Fatal Crash

ABILENE, TX – A sixty-year-old Abilene man was killed when a vehicle collided with the motorized bicycle he was riding. The crash occurred just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, 2021, in the 4000 block of Pine Street in north Abilene.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Abilene Police Impound Auction Opens Apr 19

APD Impound Auction: April 19 to April 29 at renebates.com

Abilene Police Impound Auction

Notice of Public Sale of Abandoned Vehicles

The Abilene Police Impound Facility has scheduled an auction of abandoned motor vehicles with RENEBATES.COM. The auction will open for bids on April 19, 2021 and bidding will continu...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Teen Missing for Several Months Located

Abilene TX – On Monday, March 29, 2021, Abilene Police recovered an Abilene teen reported missing by family in November. Patrol officers were called out to an apartment complex in north Abilene this evening and recovered Nevaeh Grace Smith who i...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Abilene Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

ABILENE, TX – On Monday, March 29, 2021, Abilene Police took 49-year-old James Green of Abilene into custody. He is charged with non-forcible Sexual Assault of a Child Under the age of 17. He was located in north Abilene and questioned about his...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Abilene Police K9 Awards

APD K9 Top Awards

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department K9 officers earned several awards at the United States Police Canine Association Region 25 certifications earlier this month held in Vernon TX. Among the awards for APD K9 teams were:

 K9 Karma...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Suspect Arrested in Shooting at Sporting Event

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ABILENE, TX – Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 8:30 p.m. Police Dispatch received a call of an injured subject suffering from a gunshot wound at an adult football game. The shooting occurred at the Lee Sports Complex after adults had just finished p...

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Posted on: March 13, 2021

APD Investigating Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash Web News Flash

ABILENE, TX – On Saturday, March 13, 2021, at approximately 1:05 pm, the Abilene Police Department responded to a major vehicle crash on Highway 36 at Blackburn Rd.

 Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered a white truck and a dark...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Suspect Arrested in Connection to South Abilene Shooting

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On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m. dispatch received multiple calls of gunshots at an apartment complex located in the 3500 Block of Curry Lane in South Abilene. Officers arrived to find a 19-year-old male victim with multiple gunshots....

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

APD Investigating Homicide

Homicide North Abilene

 Update: The Homicide investigation is ongoing. No threat to the public is perceived as it relates to this incident. Due to the nature of two juveniles located in the apartment at the time of the incident, laws regarding juveniles limit the infor...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Abilene Police to Assist Citizens During Significant Weather Event

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department will be assisting citizens who may need help sheltering from the weather and are not able to get out of the elements during this significant weather event. Temperatures are expected to remain below fre...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

APD Stepping Up Impaired Driving Patrol for Super Bowl Weekend

APD Steps up DWI Enforcement

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department will step up DWI enforcement for Super Bowl weekend. The purpose of stepping up patrol is to help reduce the number of DWI-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities through the use of dedicated patrols...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Fatal Hit and Run

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Update: Abilene Police arrested 58-year-old Wanda Rani Hebert of Abilene for the fatal hit-and-run that occurred on Sunday, January 31. She is charged with Second Degree Felony Accident Involving Death. She is currently being held at the Taylor County Jai...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Man taken into custody after holding woman at knifepoint

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Update: The name of the suspect arrested in Sunday’s incident is 45-year-old Mario Cearde Rivera Jr. of Abilene. He is charged with First Degree Felony Aggravated Kidnapping.

On Sunday, January 31, 2021, just before noon, police were dispatched t...

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Pedestrian Fatal

Fatal Pedestrian Crash

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 10:15 p.m. officers of the Abilene Police Department’s Patrol and Traffic Divisions responded to South First and Morris Streets to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The initial investigation revealed t...

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Two-Vehicle Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash Web News Flash

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 6:04 p.m. officers of the Abilene Police Department’s Patrol and Traffic Divisions responded to a two-car major vehicle collision in the 4400 Block of South 7th. St. The initial investigation revealed that a bla...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Abilene Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

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ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department Cyber Crimes arrested 66-year-old Rickylee Stafford on January 14, 2021. Investigators served a search and arrest warrant at a home located in the 1900 Block of Richland Dr. in northwest Abilene. Staff...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Cyber Crimes Arrests Abilene Man for Child Sex Crimes

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The Abilene Police Department’s Cyber Crimes Unit served a search and arrest warrant and arrested 23-year-old Yu Zhong on Friday, January 15, 2021. Zhong was arrested for Second Degree Felony Possession of Child Pornography. Upon his arrest, he ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Second Community Response Team Hits Abilene Streets

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ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police and Fire Departments along with the Betty Hardwick Center announce the deployment of Abilene’s second Community Response Team. CRT2 began operations on the streets of Abilene on December 28, 2020. The i...

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