Archive | August 2018

KPD Investigates a Murder on Alan Kent

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Killeen Police were dispatched to the 4500 block of Alan Kent Drive in reference to a 911 call about shots fired.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they found a black male suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers immediately started to perform life saving measures until paramedics arrived.  The victim was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition.

The 33 year-old male victim, Cleveland Jermaine Lewis of Killeen, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown at 4:45 a.m. An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensics Sciences in Dallas.

This incident continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this Murder, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

KPD Arrests a Wanted Burglar

On Friday, August 3, 2018, detectives with the Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Special Missions Unit, received information on the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive.

At approximately 9:00 a.m., detectives executed the warrant at a residence in the 2500 block of Huckleberry Drive.  They located a man with an outstanding arrest warrant for Burglary of a Habitation with Intent and at approximately 9:26 a.m., 18 year-old Michael Anthony Mango III was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Killeen City Jail.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department