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  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

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