Area law enforcement agencies joined forces and conducted a large-scale operation on Halloween, focusing on where large crowds have gathered in the past several weeks. On Wednesday, federal grand jurors returned indictments against the group. 214-659-8691
Officers say one person has been shot, their condition is unknown at this time.
“We are committed to disrupting the supply of illegal narcotics and to prosecuting those responsible for spreading deadly poison into our communities.”, “With these latest arrests, DEA Lubbock and our Caprock law enforcement partners have made a significant impact to the violent, cocaine trafficking networks in the area,” said DEA Dallas Field Division Special Agent in Charge Eduardo A. Chavez, who oversees DEA operations throughout the region. Indictments are filed with the district clerk for the county where the offense occurred. Two suspects are in custody after Lubbock County Sheriff’s deputies chased down a stolen vehicle on Saturday. A Lubbock man who plotted a mass shooting has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer, and the court recommended he be evaluated for civil commitment prior to his release. A chase that started in Lubbock County ended in a crash east of Southland on Saturday.
One person was reported killed and another critically injured. You must have your juror participant identification number. Nine members of a Lubbock drug trafficking organization were arrested on Wednesday, October 7 as part of Operation Los Perros De Nieve, a large-scale federal operation organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration with assistance from local, state and federal law enforcement partners. 5600 Avenue ALubbock, TX. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Juan Anthony Cordero, 25, of Plainview pleaded guilty to assisting an escape from federal custody. A trailer purchased for use by the Special Olympics of West Texas has been reported stolen and owners are asking for the public’s help to find it. A Lubbock man who plotted a mass shooting has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer, and the court recommended he be evaluated for civil commitment prior to his release. 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mailing Address:
Lubbock Police announced the arrest of a Lubbock man for two counts of burglary of a building, and another was charged with hindering apprehension of a felon. Charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. He was transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center, where he has since been released.
Lubbock Police got a call of shots fired in Central Lubbock with a report of one person injured on Thursday, but when officers arrived, they discovered the shots were from an air-powered BB gun. Charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking and convicted felon in possession of firearms. Damien Dre Gonzales, 26, of Levelland has been federally indicted on a kidnapping charge and is also charged in Lubbock County in two cases of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
The investigation was led by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lubbock Police Department with assistance from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives’ Dallas Field Division, Homeland Security Investigations Dallas Field Office, and the Texas Department of Safety.
On Thursday, human remains found in May, just southwest of Buffalo Springs Lake, were identified as 38-year-old Vicky Gray, who had been missing since May 2019. Lubbock Police and Lubbock Fire Rescue are at North Loop 289 and Canyon Lakes Drive after someone called to report a vehicle was in one of the Canyon Lakes in the Buddy Holly park area. Lubbock police are asking for public help as they work to identify two suspects in this week’s Wanted Wednesday. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Trent Taylor, a TDCJ inmate, alleges for six days in September 2013, correctional officers confined him in a pair of “shockingly unsanitary cells,” according to the Supreme Court documents. The man accused of shooting and killing Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East, Jr. back in October of 2017 is still awaiting trial three years later, held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on $5 million bond. A Big Spring restaurateur who illegally employed undocumented immigrants was sentenced today to 15 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.
A Lubbock grand jury has charged three men with aggravated robbery after they were arrested in connection to the August robbery of a Fast Stop in west Lubbock. According to the order from Judge Sam Cummings in the Northern District of Texas court, Judah “failed to show extraordinary and compelling reasons to warrant the relief sought.”. An indictment is merely an allegation of criminal conduct, not evidence.
The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is investigating an overnight shooting in the 3300 block of Avenue Q. Lubbock Police have been called to the area near 34th and Avenue Q to a call of shots fired.PD says multiple units are responding.
Charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking.