Archive | April 2017

KPD Investigates an Early Morning Robbery

Killeen Police investigate Aggravated Robbery at 7-Eleven.

Officers responded to the 7-11 Convenience Store located at 1001 Willow springs Road at 3:50 a.m., on Monday, April 10, 2017, after receiving a 911 call advising the store had just been robbed.  Upon the officers’ arrival they were told two black males entered the store, displayed a weapon and demanded money from the store clerk.  The suspects fled in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money.  No injuries were reported.

One suspect is described as a black male, wearing a hoodie, black jeans, black shoes and a white bandana across his face.  The second suspect is described as a black male, also wearing a hoodie, white shoes and light blue jeans.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division Violent Crimes Section are asking anyone who has information about this robbery, 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 the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

 

KPD Needs Help Locating A Person of Interest – UPDATE

April 6, 2017

UPDATE: Mr. Pacheco has been located and is no longer a person of interest. The Killeen Police Department would like to thank the public for its assistance.

April 5, 2017

Killeen Police need your help locating Bryant Pacheco, who may have information to assist the detectives in furthering their homicide investigation. Detectives continue to investigate the homicide of Eric Dieter Hill, who was found deceased in the 6500 block of Taree Loop, on January 11, 2017.

If you know the whereabouts of 23 year-old Bryant Pacheco, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips APP for IOS and Android to give a tip. All information is confidential and anonymous.

 

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Asking for Help Identifying Forgery Suspect

The Killeen Police Department is asking if anyone can identify a suspect in a forgery case.

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, officers filed a forgery report after speaking with an employee from the “Go N Cash Check Cashing” business. The employee stated on September 9, 2016 at approximately 12:49 P.M., a male came to the business and cashed a check. On September 29, 2016 the check was returned to them showing to be a forged check.  During the course of the investigation detectives obtained a photograph of the suspect.

Forgery suspect

Detectives asking anyone who can provide any information, about this suspect, contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at 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(s), you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

 

KPD Investigates Aggravated Robbery at Dollar General UPDATE

UPDATE: April 5,2017  During the course of the investigation detectives have obtained these photographs of the suspects.

Enter 1 SUSPECTS

Enter 2 SUSPECT

March 30, 2017

The Killeen Police Department is investigating an aggravated robbery of a Dollar General store.

Killeen Police responded to the Dollar General, located at 3107 E. Stan Schlueter Loop on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 10:02 p.m., after receiving a 911 call telling them the store had just been robbed.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they learned that two male suspects entered the store and demanded money from the clerk.  At least one of the suspects was armed with a handgun.  The men then fled the store on foot.

The suspects are described as follows:

1st Suspect is a black male, approximately 5’07” wearing a black hooded shirt, gray pants and white shoes.

2nd Suspect is a black male, approximately 5’07” with a bushy haircut, facial hair, wearing a gray hooded shirt with a black hat, black pants, and black shoes.

The Killeen Police Department Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this Robbery and information will be released as it becomes available.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this robbery to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637.  Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip.  Message and data rates may apply. All information is anonymous and confidential; if your tip leads to the arrest of the person involved in this case you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Cdr. Alex Gearhart
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD and CCPD Need Community Assistance to Identify Suspects

The Killeen Police Department is asking if anyone can identify two suspects using a stolen Visa card.

Killeen Police detectives are working hand in hand with Copperas Cove Police detectives on a credit/debit card abuse case were the victim filed a report with the Copperas Cove Police Department.  According to the victim, they were expecting a prepaid Visa card in the mail that was never received.  During the course of the investigation detectives were informed that the victims’ prepaid Visa had been used to make purchases at several businesses in Copperas Cove and Killeen.  Detectives were able view security footage of one of the unauthorized purchases and obtained this photograph of the two suspects.

suspect 1

Detectives asking anyone who can provide any information, about either suspect, contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at 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(s), you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Tina Amerson
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Needs Help Locating A Person of Interest

Killeen Police need your help locating Bryant Pacheco, who may have information to assist the detectives in furthering their homicide investigation.  Detectives continue to investigate the homicide of Eric Dieter Hill, who was found deceased in the 6500 block of Taree Loop, on January 11, 2017.

Pacheco

If you know the whereabouts of 23 year-old Bryant Pacheco, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips APP for IOS and Android to give a tip.  All information is confidential and anonymous.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Interested in Speaking to a Female about Shooting

Killeen Police detectives are interested in speaking with a person about a shooting incident.

Detectives with the Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigations Homicide Unit are interested in speaking with a Sunshine Knopp in reference to a shooting that occurred at 702 Oak Hill Drive on Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  They believe this individual has pertinent information pertaining to the circumstances and or suspects involved in this incident.

knopp

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this shooting or knows the whereabouts of Knopp, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the app P3 tips for IOS and Android phones.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division, Homicide Unit, continue to investigate this case and will release further information as it becomes available.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Investigates Afternoon Crash on Stan Schlueter

Killeen Police investigate afternoon crash on Stan Schlueter Loop.

Officers responded to the intersection of Stan Schlueter Loop and Trimmier Road on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 2:40 p.m., after learning that an officer was involved in a crash with his police cruiser.  Upon their arrival, they located a police cruiser and a silver Ford Fusion in the roadway.  The preliminary investigation revealed that the officer was responding code, with lights and sirens activated.  When he approached the intersection, the Ford Fusion crossed into the path of the police cruiser.  The officer was transported to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights and the male driver and child passenger of the Ford were transported to Metroplex Hospital; all in stable condition.

The officer and occupants of the Ford Fusion have all been released from the hospital.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Investigates Vehicle Pedestrian Crash on Rancier

Killeen Police investigate vehicle / pedestrian crash on Rancier.

Officers responded to the 3300 block of E. Rancier Avenue at 10:23 p.m., on Friday, March 31, 2017, after receiving a 911 call that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.  Officers arrived to find an injured male and a white Toyota Avalon.  The male was immediately transported by ambulance to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in critical condition.  The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the 2004 Toyota Avalon was traveling eastbound in the outside lane on Rancier Ave.  The male pedestrian was crossing southbound on Rancier Ave., when he failed to yield right of way to the vehicle and was struck by the Toyota.

The victim, 58 year-old Joseph Gregory Malbroue of Killeen, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown at 10:59 p.m. The driver of the Toyota was not injured in this crash.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department