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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

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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

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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

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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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