Killeen Police Seek Fugitive Assault Suspect

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.

Carlos Derell Collins Jr.

Carlos Derell Collins Jr.

Carlos Derell Collins Jr. is described as a 27 year old black male with dreads, 5’6” tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He has two tattoos; one on his right shoulder with “Kiara” and “TX” outlined with the state of Texas and the second one on his left forearm with “Jeraldine”.

Detectives investigating this case would also like to speak to him regarding the homicide on Anderson. Collins is considered ARMED and DANGEROUS, do not attempt to apprehend.

The detectives are asking anyone if they know the whereabouts of Carlos Derell Collins Jr. to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477). Go online to or text BELLCO along with your tip to 274637. Text HELP for help with the tip to 274637 or text STOP to stop the tip to 274637, message and data rates may apply. All information is confidential and you can remain anonymous. If your tip results in the arrest of the suspect, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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