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Killeen Police Seek Help Identifying Burglary Suspects

On Friday, June 1, 2018, officers responded to a residence in the 3800 block of Kevin Shaw Drive in reference to a burglary of a habitation that had occurred during the early morning hours on Tuesday, May 29th.

The residents were out of town during the time of this burglary, however images of suspects were recovered from the home’s security system.  The homeowner’s video appears to reveal that, at approximately 1:02AM, three light skinned black male suspects exited a dark colored sedan that had parked down the street, and approached the victim’s house ultimately entering the garage and taking several items of property.



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

Killeen Police Arrest Five in Burglary of Habitation on Fieldstone

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, at approximately 1:08 a.m. Killeen Police responded to 2209 Fieldstone Dr. in reference to a burglary in progress.  Upon their arrival, Officers made contact with a subject at the front of the residence who claimed to be a concerned neighbor.  Officers then observed two suspicious vehicles in the area and made contact with the occupants of both vehicles.

The incident was recorded on the home owner’s video surveillance system, and during their contact with the occupants of the vehicles the officers were able to locate weapons as well as clothing items worn by the suspects in the video.   Through subsequent investigation officers were able to determine that the subject who had been at the front of the residence as well as the occupants of both vehicles were all involved in the Burglary.  Four adults were arrested and one juvenile was taken into custody for Burglary of a Habitation.

The four adults were identified as: Gjavion Smith-Williams (17), Davieon Reed(22), Jamal Marbury Jr(18) and Daquan Lavant (18).  Bond was set by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at $100,000 for each suspect.  All adult suspects have been transferred to Bell County Jail.


Smith-Williams            Reed                      Marbury              Lavant

Killeen Police Arrest Two Suspects on Capital Murder Warrants

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at approximately 9:40 AM the Killeen Police Tactical Response Unit, operating in support of the Criminal Investigation Division, served two arrest warrants assisting the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.  The Task Force received information indicating that two suspects wanted for a homicide in Meridian Mississippi were potentially at an address in the 1100 Blk. of N. College St. in Killeen, Texas and requested our assistance in apprehending these two suspects.  The suspects in this case were Donshay Meundre Sanders 20, and Dystiny Denice Davis 25.  Both suspects had outstanding arrest warrants for Capital Murder and Armed Robbery as well as three counts of Attempted Murder.

Although both Sanders and Davis were reported to have very violent criminal histories, the Tactical Response Unit was able to locate, identify and arrest both subjects without major incident.  In addition to the apprehension of both murder suspects, three additional individuals were taken into custody during this operation as well as the recovery of four handguns, two of which have already been confirmed as stolen, and a quantity of narcotics.


The Meridian Star

“We do want to express our appreciation for the Killeen Police Department, the U.S. Marshals and the community, they played a big part in solving this case,” said Thompson, who also credited MPD investigators with tracking down the suspects.

Sgt. Dareall Thompson with the Meridian Police Department

Killeen Police are investigating an early morning crash that occurred on Ft. Hood Road.

On Sunday, November 19, 2017, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Ft. Hood Rd. and Jasper in reference to a two vehicle crash.  Upon the officers’ arrival, it was discovered that a silver Nissan Altima had been stopped at the red light in the northbound outside lane of Ft. Hood Rd. at Jasper when the second vehicle, a black Kia Forte, traveling northbound on Ft. Hood Rd. collided with the rear of the Nissan.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Dustin Corey Moore, the operator of the Kia, did not appear to brake or take other evasive maneuvers prior to colliding with the rear of the Nissan.  Donald Christian Adu Larbi the driver and Tanya Evette Perry the passenger of the Nissan were pronounced deceased on scene at 4:10 a.m. and 4:11 a.m. respectively on Sunday, November 19, 2017, by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke.  Moore, who was the sole occupant of the Kia, was transported to Darnell Army Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

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


Commander Erich Morsbach
Chief of Staff
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police are Asking for Assistance in Locating Antione Latrell Williams for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child (In Custody)



The Killeen Police Department Special Victims Unit has been conducting an investigation into the allegations made by a 7 year old child.

A warrant for arrest was issued on October 18, 2017. Williams may be driving a black in color Nissan Sentra with the Texas license plate of JVW1488. Williams is known to frequently travel between Killeen and Lubbock.

Any information regarding the whereabouts of Williams can be reported to the Killeen Police Department or the Bell County Crime Stoppers tip line. Any tips submitted through the Bell County Crime Stoppers tip line that lead to an arrest may be subject to a cash reward.

The suspect is now in custody at the Bell County Jail.  The Killeen Police Department would like to express it’s appreciation for the support of the community, whose cooperation has assisted us in this investigation.


Erich Morsbach
Chief of Staff
Killeen Police Department