Killeen Police Investigate Two Early Morning Burglaries

Killeen, TX (May 5, 2023): Detectives with the Property Crimes Unit are investigating two burglaries and need the community’s assistance.

On Friday, May 5, 2023, at approximately 5:10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Blue Diamond Smoke Shop located at 104 W. Elms Road in reference to a burglary alarm. Upon the officers’ arrival, they observed the front door to the business smashed and glass on the concrete.

Through the investigation, video surveillance showed a gray Jeep, reported stolen, backed up to the business and a black male exits the vehicle. The male uses a metal bar to smash the front glass door and enters the business. The male removes the cash register and several items.

Officers were then dispatched to the Killeen Wine & Spirits located at 1015 N. College in reference to a burglary. Video surveillance showed at approximately 5:29 a.m., the same vehicle is seen backing up again to the business and two black males exit the Jeep. The males used a metal bar to enter the business and took liquor and cash from the cash register.

Vape shop and Liquor store burglary May 5, 2023

The department is asking anyone who may have seen anything or has information about the suspects in these burglary cases, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at 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.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time no other information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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