Crime

Carlsbad Police searching for suspect in multiple shootings

Midland Police investigating armed robbery

OHS student arrested after threatening to ‘shoot up school’ over the phone

OPD offers advice to public to avoid scams

Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

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Texas DPS offers $8,000 for tips on most wanted sex offender from Wichita Falls

SC Correctional Officer arrested for having romantic relationship with inmate, accepting gifts

APD identify body found on railroad tracks

Police: Woman picked up knives off MO store shelf, fatally stabbed stranger

Amarillo murder suspect arrested in Odessa following kidnapping call

US Department of Justice looking for escaped inmate in Big Spring

OPD asking for help locating suspects in 7-Eleven murder investigation

OPD is looking for information on the whereabouts of suspects in connection to the murder that occurred at a 7-Eleven back in July.

Man arrested 3rd time for DWI after crashing into police car, attempting to flee

Odessa Police arrested Steven Linley Hale, 31, Tuesday evening for Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More “3rd Degree Felony”, Evading Arrest with a Motor Vehicle “3rd Degree Felony”, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident “Class B Misdemeanor”.

FBI to provide update after body found during search for missing NC girl

A body found off of Wire Grass Road in the Lumberton area has been sent to the North Carolina state crime lab for identification and an autopsy, according to a press release from the FBI

Fort Stockton police: shooting suspects are in custody

According to Fort Stockton police, all suspects involved in Wednesday morning's investigation are in custody.

Police: Accused serial killer Samuel Little has no ties to unsolved homicides in Lubbock

Video gamer arrested after fellow online player says he overheard alleged rape

Man accused of killing neighbor’s caged dog for attacking his own dog

2 arrests made in connection to aggravated kidnapping investigation

3-year-old victim in child abuse investigation dies

Deputies: Florida man punched, squeezed life out of baby

  OPD issues tips to avoid package thefts during holiday season

With the holiday season comes an increase in packages, which means package thefts will be on the rise.

Caught on camera: ‘Inchworm bandits’ crawl across floor to rob Houston restaurant

The three suspects stole $450 in tip money for servers who worked shifts over the weekend.

Convicted killer Samuel McDowell makes first court appearance in Odessa

Convicted killer Samuel Mcdowell makes first court appearance in Odessa

Odessa man pleads guilty to intoxication manslaughter, intoxication assault that left 3 dead

Three people died in October 2017 as a result of Benavides' actions.

Serial Killer Sam Little escorted out of Ector Co. Jail

The hearing for Samuel Little, the man who could potentially be tied to over 90 murders within the United States, begins November 26.

Body found in Austin lake confirmed to be missing Tech grad

The Austin Police Department has confirmed the body found at Lady Bird Lake on Monday is that of 25-year-old Martin Gutierrez, a Texas Tech grad.

  OPD asking for public’s help investigating shooting in northwest Odessa

OPD are asking for the public's help with a shooting that left one with minor injuries.

Suspect used dating app to help kidnap, sexually assault woman, prosecutors say

The 19-year-old victim says a man she met on the dating app Tagged took her to an apartment, where she was sexually assaulted by multiple men for five hours.

Murder of 19-year-old SC woman in 1978 could be linked to confessed serial killer, sheriff says

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Cross-state pursuit ends in Andrews County

Tuesday morning, the Andrews County Sheriff Office was contacted by the Eunice New Mexico Police stating they were in pursuit of a stolen white 2006 GMC truck and entering Andrews County on State Highway 176.

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office asking for public’s assistance in Homicide case

Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a homicide that occurred October 25.

Suspect arrested in Midland home invasion investigation

Samuel Granado, 44, was arrested on November 20.

Police: Florida man stored stolen gear in car with dead alligators

Police in Florida say a man inadvertently showed officers two dead alligators stored in the trunk of his car when he went to surrender stolen fishing gear.

Officials: Man caught fire trying to siphon gas from U-Haul truck

Investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect.

Girl, 6, allegedly kills 1-year-old brother after being left alone with him in car

The father allegedly found his son with a seat belt wrapped around his neck, and an autopsy ruled the death a homicide by strangulation.

Confessed serial killer charged with 1970s murder of South Mississippi woman

A convicted murderer who has confessed to killing dozens of people across the country is now charged with murder in the death of a South Mississippi woman.

OPD looking for 2 men in connection to Kent Kwik theft

Anyone who recognizes either subject is encouraged to contact Detective L. Goodson at 432-335-4942 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #18-9000349.

MPD searching for home invader who attacked 3

The suspect did not take anything from the home but did attack three people inside with household objects.

Child airlifted to Lubbock with serious bodily injuries; Fort Stockton PD investigating

The child is listed as being in critical condition at a hospital in Lubbock while Fort Stockton PD begin a child abuse investigation.

Ohio police confiscate 76 firearms; considered one of largest gun seizures in state history

Officers from the New Philadelphia Police Department conducted one of the state’s largest gun seizures from a 76-year-old convicted felon and registered sex offender.

Warrant shows Zoe Campos murder suspect choked, killed her in his house

A search warrant shows that Carlos Rodriquez, the 25-year-old Lubbock man who is suspected of murdering 18-year-old Zoe Campos in November of 2013, admitted to murdering Campos and burying her body in his backyard.

Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.

Florida man tried to steal vending machine from apartment complex, police say

Police believe the suspect was trying to steal money, as the machine was found with damage to its money slot.

Man robs New Mexico bank, gets away with $13,000

Officers and Detectives of the Carlsbad Police Department responded to a bank robbery at Western Commerce Bank Friday morning.

Woman arrested on 4 felony counts, 1 misdemeanor after speeding in stolen car

Cassi Jo Rincon, 31, was arrested Wednesday for Manufacture or Delivery of Methamphetamine “Felony 1”, Possession of a Controlled Substance “Felony 3”, Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility “Felony 3”, Possession of Heroin “State Jail Felony”, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle “State Jai

Third autopsy results show ‘non-accidental’ damage to boy found dead in rolled up in gym mat

WALB has obtained autopsy results of the third autopsy done on Kendrick “K.J." Johnson.

Serial killer linked to 90 murders confesses to two Louisiana cold cases

According to the Houma Police Department, Samuel Little admitted to killing Dorothy Richards of Gray, LA, and Daisy McGuire, 40 of Houma.

4 service members charged in death of Lubbock green beret

Two elite Navy SEALs and two Marine Raiders have been charged with felony murder related to the 2017 death of Logan Melgar, a Lubbock native and U.S. Army green beret staff sergeant, in Bamako, Mali.

Serial killer linked to more than 90 cases admits to Odessa woman’s 1994 murder

A man connected to several cold cases across the country has confessed to killing an Odessa woman in 1994.

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

The charges stem from multiple incidents where the man was caught on camera allegedly putting a white bodily fluid into his co-worker's water mug.

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

The rescued dogs were treated by animal shelter workers and taken to regional shelters for fostering or adoption.

National Guardsman serving at border arrested for sexual assault

Alpine Police Officers arrested Luis Ontiveros, 30, for sexual assault of a female.

VIDEO: Man crashes into courthouse, tells police he needs to report stolen drug paraphernalia

It’s unclear exactly how much damage a man did to the Harrison County Courthouse over the weekend when he crashed his truck into the side of the building, all in an effort to contact police over stolen drug paraphernalia.

MMH goes on temporary lock-down

According to the hospital, the lock-down was due to a gunshot victim in the emergency room. Hospital policy states if a victim comes with a gunshot or stab wound and the suspect is not known, they must go on lock-down.

Suspect identified in Monahans murder investigation

Authorities identified Jeremy Joel Ray McPeake in reference to the body found in Monahans, McPeake was charged with Murder, Felony 1.

Trial rescheduled again in Mark Garrett case

Mark Garrett is accused of slamming into the back of an ice cream truck while intoxicated and killing three people.

Monahans police find body outside of catholic church

Friday morning, the Monahans Police Department was called to a crash where they discovered a deceased person. The body was in a vehicle in the parking lot of a catholic church on 6th Street and James Ave.

OPD asking for public’s help with shooting investigation

Odessa Police are asking for the public’s help in connection to a shooting that occurred October 20 in Northwest Odessa.

Odessa police search for aggravated assault suspects

The Odessa Police Department is looking for a man and woman involved in an aggravated assault outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.

Carlsbad priests named in sex abuse scandal

The list released by the Diocese of Las Cruces names Kerry Guillory and Casilda Puedi, who served in Carlsbad in the 1970s and 1950s.

LA man commits suicide after confessing to murder in Odessa, brother arrested

According to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Department, Jonathan Boston confessed to family members he had killed Ashley Davis in Odessa.

New Mexico launches statewide Child Support Warrant Operation

November 1 the New Mexico State Police was tasked with a statewide Human Services Division Child Support Warrant Roundup.

Ector County Sherriff’s Office sieze 13 lbs of marijuana, AK-47, cash

Marijuana, an Assault Rifle, Hand guns and money were all seized by Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Tactical Respose Team Wednesday evening in West Odessa.

OPD arrest suspect in Texas Workforce Commission Burglary

Odessa Police arrested Xavieus JaRon Sledge, 34, Monday for Burglary of a Building “State Jail Felony”.

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

The suspect was arrested and could face several attempted kidnapping charges.

Texas man in jail for aggravated sexual assault of a child bailed out after parents win lottery

ason Wayne Carlile was being held in the Wichita County Jail following his arrested last year for allegedly sexually assaulting a child younger than 14 years old in 2006.

Clovis man sentenced for hiding bag of meth under sleeping infant

A Clovis man has been sentenced to prison for child abuse, possession of drugs and tampering with evidence.

Odessa man sentenced to life in prison after murdering former roommate in 2015

An Odessa man has been sentenced to life in prison after murdering his former roommate in 2015.

Denver City police seize 19 kilos of cocaine, make 2 arrests

Chief of Denver City Police, David Hennigan said one of his officers made one of the largest, if not the largest drug bust in Yoakum County history on Friday.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

Odessa Police searching for missing 22-year-old

Odessa Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person. Abdulkareem Akinremi Kehinde Oshodi, 22, was last seen on Oct. 17 in the 9100 block of Andrews Highway.

Woman robbed by man in gorilla suit at Woodcrest Apartments

According police, the apartment manager advised she had been robbed at gunpoint by a person wearing a full gorilla costume.

OPD training community for active shooter response

The Odessa Police Department is preparing the community in case a tragedy strikes.

Hobbs man hospitalized in Lubbock after Sunday shooting

A Hobbs man is currently listed in critical condition after he was shot Sunday night during a fight he was in at a Halloween party.

Man in serious condition following Odessa stabbing

An Odessa man is in serious condition following a stabbing on Oct. 28. Odessa Police responded to Medical Center Hospital in reference to a stab victim at around 3:21 a.m.

Texas Rangers investigate officer-involved shooting

The Odessa Police Department has requested the Texas Rangers office to investigate an officer-involved shooting near the Halftime Lounge on 2120 Andrews Highway.

Former Martin Co. sheriff indicted on aggravated assault, family violence charges

Former Martin County Sheriff John Woodward has been arrested in Midland.

Midland operation lead to 4 women arrested for prostitution

An operation in Midland last week uncovered suspects accused of asking for money in exchange for sexual acts.