Killeen Police Seek Fugitive Assault Suspect – Update

The Killeen Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a man who is wanted and considered Armed and Dangerous.

Officers were called to the 4800 block of Peppermill Hollow on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at approximately 2:00am in reference to an assault. Upon the officers’ arrival, they made contact with the victim who told them he was assaulted by a black male acquaintance. The victim told officers’ the suspect ran out of the house and fled the area.

Through the investigation detectives were able to identify the person responsible for this assault. This case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging Carlos Derell Collins Jr. with Aggravated Assault and Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke issued a warrant for his arrest.

UPDATE – January 19, 2014

A Crime Stoppers tip was received late yesterday afternoon after the tipster advised the whereabouts of the suspect involved in this Aggravated Assault. The suspect was located at a hotel in Temple, Texas, when Temple Police Department subsequently arrested 27 year old Carlos Derell Collins Jr. of Killeen. Collins is currently in the Killeen City Jail awaiting arraignment.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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