Killeen Police Investigate a late night Shooting

Officers were dispatched to Northeast Killeen at approximately 8:58 p.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017, after receiving a 911 call in reference to two shooting victims. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located two male victims, a 14 year-old and a 15 year-old, suffering from gunshot wounds. The 15 year-old was transported to the Baylor Scott and White Hospital in critical condition and the 14 year-old was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Through the investigation it was revealed that this incident was motivated by a Robbery which led detectives to the suspect. A 16 year-old male suspect was identified and arrested. He was taken into custody and is currently in the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Investigates a Late Evening Shooting

Officers were dispatched at approximately 5:52 p.m. to the 1600 block of 4th Street on Friday, October 20, 2017, after receiving a 911 call in reference to shots fired. While officers were in route they were notified about a shooting victim. Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a 29 year-old male victim laying in the roadway. He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in stable condition.

No one is in custody at this time.

The investigation is on going and information will be released as it becomes available.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

KPD asking for assistance in locating Aggravated Robbery suspect.

Killeen Police are asking for assistance in locating Lazarus Israel Duaquon Bush for Aggravated Robbery.

 

The Killeen Police Department Violent Crimes unit has been conducting an investigation into series of robberies between October 15, 2017 and October 18, 2017

A warrant for arrest was issued on October 19, 2017. Bush is described as a 17 year old black male, about 6 feet tall and weighing 275 pounds.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Lazarus Israel Duaquon Bush to contact the Killeen Police Department at 254-501-8830 or Bell County Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the app P3 tips on IOS and Android phones.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this Homicide you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police are Asking for Assistance in Locating Antione Latrell Williams for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child (In Custody)

 

 

The Killeen Police Department Special Victims Unit has been conducting an investigation into the allegations made by a 7 year old child.

A warrant for arrest was issued on October 18, 2017. Williams may be driving a black in color Nissan Sentra with the Texas license plate of JVW1488. Williams is known to frequently travel between Killeen and Lubbock.

Any information regarding the whereabouts of Williams can be reported to the Killeen Police Department or the Bell County Crime Stoppers tip line. Any tips submitted through the Bell County Crime Stoppers tip line that lead to an arrest may be subject to a cash reward.

The suspect is now in custody at the Bell County Jail.  The Killeen Police Department would like to express it’s appreciation for the support of the community, whose cooperation has assisted us in this investigation.

 

Erich Morsbach
Chief of Staff
Killeen Police Department

The Killeen Police Department is Asking for Assistance Related to a Robbery

On Monday, October 16, 2017, at 8:40 p.m., officers of the Killeen Police Department were dispatched to MetroPlex Hospital in reference to an assault alleged to have taken place 20 minutes earlier at Lions Club Park.

 

Upon the officer’s arrival, the victims advised the officers that they had been walking the exercise path at the park and they were returning to their vehicle when they were approached by 3 to 4 black males. The victims stated that as they were trying to enter their vehicle the suspects assaulted them and took a backpack from the vehicle.  The suspects could only be described as black males wearing sweatshirts, hoodies and basketball shorts.  Based on the victim’s statements, a report for robbery was filed by officers.

 

Detectives are asking that anyone who may have witnessed, or have knowledge of, this robbery to please contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

 

 

Cdr. Erich Morsbach
Chief of Staff
Killeen Police Department

Missing Man has been Located

October 17, 2017 – UPDATE

The missing man, Robert David Keller, has been located and returned home safely.  We would like to thank everyone for their assistance in locating Mr. Keller.

 Killeen Police are asking for the community’s help locating a missing man.

On Monday, October 16, 2017, at approximately 7:23 p.m., Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Spring Branch Drive, after receiving a call from a woman who said her 66 year-old husband was last seen around 5:00 p.m.  Upon the officers arrival they learned that the woman and her husband were in a verbal argument and he left the residence on foot.  She told officers she believed he is in the beginning stages Dementia but has not been diagnosed.

Robert David Keller is a 66 year-old white male with salt and pepper mid length hair and gray blue eyes. He is approximately 6’3 and weighs approximately 240 pounds and was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, a brown jacket, dark blue jeans and white sneakers.  He is on several medications and missed his doses.

The Killeen Police Department is asking anyone if they have seen Mr. Keller or know of his whereabouts to contact them at 254-501-8800.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police are asking for the Community’s help locating a Missing Man

On Monday, October 16, 2017, at approximately 7:23 p.m., Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Spring Branch Drive, after receiving a call from a woman who said her 66 year-old husband was last seen around 5:00 p.m.  Upon the officers arrival they learned that the woman and her husband were in a verbal argument and he left the residence on foot.  She told officers she believed he is in the beginning stages Dementia but has not been diagnosed.

Robert David Keller is a 66 year-old white male with salt and pepper mid length hair and gray blue eyes. He is approximately 6’3 and weighs approximately 240 pounds and was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, a brown jacket, dark blue jeans and white sneakers.  He is on several medications and has missed his doses.

The Killeen Police Department is asking anyone if they have seen Mr. Keller or know of his whereabouts to contact them at 254-501-8800.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Department Investigates a Family Dollar Robbery

The Killeen Police Department is asking for assistance identifying a Robbery suspect.

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 9:00 p.m., Killeen Police responded to the Family Dollar Store, located at 4802 Bridgewood Drive, after receiving a 911 call telling them the store had just been robbed.

As the officers were responding they learned that an armed male entered the store and demanded money from the clerk; he then fled the store on foot.  The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’ to 6’5” tall, weighing approximately 225 pounds and was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black jeans and a blue bandana covering his face.

Detectives are asking that anyone who can help identify the suspect in this photo to please contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Identify and Arrest a Juvenile for Armed Robberies

Detectives with the Killeen Police Department are investigating multiple Aggravated Robbery reports filed between October 8th and 11th, 2017.  The victims advised that they met the suspect through on online website and agreed to meet to purchase items.

Through subsequent investigation, detectives were led to a 16 year-old male juvenile suspect who was arrested on Thursday, October 12, 2017.  The juvenile was transported to the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center. A search warrant was conducted at the residence of the juvenile, where property belonging to the victims was recovered.

This suspect is believed to be involved in additional Aggravated Robberies and the investigation will continue.

The Killeen Police Department encourages the public to utilize our Safe Exchange Zone located in the lobby of the Police Headquarters at 3304 Community Blvd. when meeting for online sales.

A few tips regarding meeting strangers for sales and dating include:

  1. Trust your instincts. If it sounds too good to be true, it normally is.
  2. In the case of sales, don’t go alone.
  3. Insist on meeting at a public place such as the KPD Safe Exchange Zone.
  4. Do not meet in a secluded area.
  5. Do not invite strangers into your home, and do not go to theirs.
  6. Be cautious when buying/selling high value items.
  7. Perform the transaction during daylight hours.
  8. Tell a friend or family member about your intentions and where you will be.
  9. Take your mobile phone with you.

This warning is not necessarily directed at legitimate sales and dating websites, although common sense and caution should always be exercised when meeting a stranger for the first time.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Conducts Investigation on KISD Teacher

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Killeen Police Department was advised of inappropriate conduct by a teacher.

In cooperation with the Killeen Independent School District, Detectives with the Killeen Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division are conducting an investigation into the allegations by eighth-grade students at Palo Alto Middle School.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department