Killeen Police Investigate Hit & Run Crash on Fort Hood Street

Killeen Police investigate pedestrian/vehicle Hit and Run crash on S. Fort Hood St.

Officers responded to the 3300 block of S. Fort Hood St. on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at 2:26am, after receiving a 911 call telling them a person had been hit by a vehicle.  Upon the officers arrival they located a male lying in the roadway in front of blue Ford Fusion. The 30 year old male was immediately airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital with life threatening injuries; he is in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed the male was crossing the roadway, from east to west, in the 3300 block of S. Fort Hood Street.  An unknown vehicle traveling northbound in the left turn lane struck the male, throwing him into the oncoming inside lane of traffic where he was struck again by a Blue Ford Fusion.   The suspect vehicle, which should have front left damage, fled the scene.

The Killeen Police Department is asking anyone who has information about the suspect vehicle involved in this Hit and Run crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 254- 526- TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also give an anonymous tip by downloading the P3tips app for IOS and Android.  All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this Hit and Run, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this Hit and Run and the circumstances surrounding it.  Information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Investigates Crash on Bunny Trail

Killeen Police investigate a crash with injuries on Bunny Trail.

Officers responded to the 5800 block of Bunny Trail at 2:03pm, after learning of a crash involving a Transit Concrete Mixer and a City of Killeen Utilities Collection pickup.  Upon the officers arrival found an injured male lying in the roadway just behind the cement mixer in the left turn lane.  The Killeen Fire Department Paramedics arrived and transported the male to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in stable condition.  The preliminary information revealed that the concrete mixer was stopped in the left turn lane facing south; the driver had exited the vehicle and was walking north towards the rear and beside the mixer.  The pickup was traveling northbound in the inside lane of traffic.  The pickup veered into the left turn lane colliding with concrete mixer’s front left side continuing northbound hitting the male.    The pickup driver did not receive any injuries in this crash.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and the circumstances surrounding it.  Information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Investigates Afternoon Crash on Trimmier

Killeen Police investigate afternoon crash involving a pedestrian.

Officers responded to the 3800 block of Trimmier on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 12:52pm, after learning of a crash where a vehicle hit a pedestrian.  Upon their arrival they located a 15 year old female and a white Nissan Cube in the roadway.    The preliminary investigation revealed that the female was crossing Trimmier from the east side of the roadway to the west side.  Witnesses advised the female was talking on her cell phone and walked into the path of the oncoming Nissan that was traveling south in the outside lane.

The female, a 10th grade student at Ellison High School, was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital where she remains in critical condition.  The driver of the Nissan was not injured.  The names of the people involved in this crash will not be released.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this crash and the circumstances surrounding it.  Information will be released as it becomes available.

 

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Missing Elderly Man Located

 UPDATE –

 Herman Ray Parrish was located in a housing area on Fort Hood, safe and well.  We would like to thank everyone for their assistance in locating Mr. Parrish.

 

 Killeen Police are searching for an elderly man who is missing from his residence.

Killeen Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Cloud St. today, after receiving a call from a woman who said her 74 year old husband was missing.  Upon the officers arrival they learned that the woman spoke to her husband at 2:00am when he told her he was getting ready to go to bed.  When the woman woke up around 8:30am, her husband, Herman Ray Parrish, was nowhere to be found.  She told officers she believed he has been showing signs of Alzheimer’s but has not been diagnosed.  His wife said she believes he walked away from the residence and may not remember how to get back.

Herman Ray Parrish is a 74 year old bald white male; he was last seen wearing a white shirt and tan pants.  He is not on any medications and he walks without assistance of any device.

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

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Search for Missing Elderly Man

Killeen Police are searching for an elderly man who is missing from his residence.

Herman Parrish DL 2Herman Parrish RMS

Killeen Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Cloud St. today, after receiving a call from a woman who said her 74 year old husband was missing.  Upon the officers arrival they learned that the woman spoke to her husband at 2:00am when he told her he was getting ready to go to bed.  When the woman woke up around 8:30am, her husband, Herman Ray Parrish, was nowhere to be found.  She told officers she believed he has been showing signs of Alzheimer’s but has not been diagnosed.  His wife said she believes he walked away from the residence and may not remember how to get back.

Herman Ray Parrish is a 74 year old bald white male; he was last seen wearing a white shirt and tan pants.  He is not on any medications and he walks without assistance of any device.

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

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Arrests Robbery Suspect

Killeen Police arrest man wanted for Aggravated Robbery of a Business.

Towlwen Dekeith Rowe

On August 7, 2016 at 12:53am, officers responded to a report of a Robbery that had just occurred at the Super Killeen Mart, located at 711 W. Hallmark.  The caller advised the males entered the store one was armed with a knife.  The suspects demanded money from the cashier then fled on foot.

Through the investigation detectives were able to confirm the identity of the suspects involved in this Robbery.  The case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging 19 year old Towlwen Dekeith Rowe with Aggravated Robbery with a Knife and a warrant was issued for his arrest.  On Thursday, August 18, 2016, officers arrested Rowe in the 3700 block of Hereford.  Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin set his bond at $100,000; he is currently in the Killeen City Jail.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident and the circumstances surrounding it.  Information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Arrests Man Wanted for Tampering with Evidence

UPDATE – August 18, 2016

 Keyante Lermont Kelly was arrested at an apartment complex in the 4100 block of E. Rancier, on Monday, August 15, 2016.  He was transported to the Killeen City Jail where Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin set his bond at $250,000.  He is currently in the Bell County Jail.

Keyante Kelly Arrest

Killeen Police obtain a warrant for a man who tampered with evidence.

Detectives with the Killeen Police Department are continuing to investigate the recent shootings that occurred in the 3300 block of E. Rancier on Sunday, July 17, 2016.  During this investigation they have revealed that there was another person inside the reddish orange vehicle that fled the scene.  This person took Atrayu Davis to the 1800 block of N. 18th Street, where he was pronounced deceased.  This case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office who issued a complaint charging 27 year old Keyante Lermont Kelly with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence (a third degree felony).

Detectives are asking anyone who may know the whereabouts of Keyante Kelly or have any information about the Murders on E. Rancier, to contact 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 Kelly’s arrest you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Looking for Suspect in Stabbing Death

UPDATE – August 18, 2016 – Warrant Issued for Suspect in Stabbing

Gus Lozano Jr.

Through the investigation detectives were able to determine the identity of the suspect in this case.  On Friday, August 5, 2016, the Bell County District Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and issued a complaint charging 36 year old Gus Lozano Jr., with Aggravated Assault and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Later the same day, the victim, 40 year old Emjomo Moore, succumbed to his injuries at Baylor Scott & White Hospital and pronounced deceased by medical officials.  The original charge of Aggravated Assault may be upgraded by the District Attorney’s Office at a later date.    Gus Lozano Jr. is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS; do not attempt to apprehend this suspect.

Officers responded to the area of 38th and Lake Rd. on Wednesday, August 03, 2016, at 2:34pm, after receiving 911 calls in reference to a man who had been stabbed.    Officers arrived at the Sun Mart located at 1515 N. 38th St., they were told a black male was stabbed by a Hispanic male.  The located the victim walking north on 38th St.   The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were involved in a verbal altercation when the Hispanic male stabbed the black male.  The Hispanic male then left in a maroon Ford Explorer.  The victim was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Lozano to call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3tips app 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 crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Asking Community to Identify Debit Card Abuse Suspect

Killeen Police asking for assistance identifying a suspect in a Debit Card Abuse.

Debit Card Abuse Suspect

Officers were notified by a woman on June 17, 2016, when she filed a report in reference to unauthorized charges on her debit card.  The caller advised that she still had her debit card in her possession and somehow this suspect was still making charges.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police Share Crime Briefing Report

There have been requests to see the presentation that Chief Baldwin provided to the Killeen City Council on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  Please click on the link below to view this presentation.

KPD Crime Brief August 16 2016

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