Killeen Crime

Killeen Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Killeen, TX or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Oregon massacre: 142nd school shooting in US since 2012

    Friday | via Mid-Day Mumbai 

    Washington: Thursday's massacre at a Community College in Oregon was the 142nd school shooting in America since the December 2012 shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, making for an average of nearly one a week. As many as 88 people are killed by gun violence in America each day, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun-control group founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, The Washington Post citing data from said mass shootings-defined as incidents in which four or more people are shot -- have happened hundreds of times over the last several years.


    Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Killeen, TX

  • Timeline of deadly US shootings

    Thursday Oct 1 | via The Nation 

    Here is a timeline of some of the worst mass shootings in the United States over the past 25 years: -- Killeen, Texas, October 16, 1991: A man shoots dead 23 people in a restaurant and then kills himself. -- Littleton, Colorado, April 20, 1999: Two teenaged boys shoot and kill 12 fellow classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School before killing themselves.


    Related Topix: Littleton, CO, Aurora, CO

  • Break in Killeen murder cold case

    Tuesday Sep 29 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    Killeen Police have what may be a significant break in an 18-year-old murder case, and are now looking for a woman who may have information on the disappearance and murder of 7-year-old Danydia Thompson. Thompson was kidnapped in the early hours of April 30th, 1997.


    Related Topix: Killeen, TX

  • Police: Woman May Hold Key To Local Schoolgirl's Abd...

    Tuesday Sep 29 | via KWTX 

    Police Tuesday issued an appeal for help in locating a woman who investigators say may hold the key to solving the 1997 abduction and murder of a Killeen schoolgirl. "Detectives have followed numerous leads and have reason to believe Maria Lashawn Taylor may have information about this case that could possibly lead to the arrest of a suspect," police spokeswoman Carroll Smith said Tuesday.


    Related Topix: Killeen, TX

  • Two suspects busted after three back-to-back robberies

    Monday Sep 28 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    Two suspects busted after three back-to-back robberies - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen Dillion Keaton Willis and Michelle Isabel Palacios were arrested when police spotted their vehicle which was linked to the last robbery. The two suspects' spree began just after 2 a.m. Saturday when a male entered the Subway in the 8800 block of Woodway Drive wearing a mask.


    Related Topix: Killeen, TX, Palacios, TX, Valley Mills, TX

  • Harker Heights Twin Peaks Restaurant Permanently Closed

    Monday Sep 28 | via KYTX-TV News 

    An employee stated that they were notified last night via e-mail that the restaurant would be permanently closing. The e-mail, provided by an employee, stated: For the last 17 months, Twin Peaks Restaurant has proudly served the Harker Heights/Killeen community, providing a quality product at a fair price in a family-friendly atmosphere.


    Related Topix: Harker Heights, TX, Killeen, TX, Entertainment, Drama, Television

  • Waco teen admits to nine robberies, could get life i...

    Saturday Sep 19 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    A teen who was 16 years old when he committed nine aggravated robberies pleaded guilty to those crimes Wednesday and could get life in prison. Malik Boone will be sentenced as an adult October 15 for the series of holdups that happened over a two month period in Killeen in 2014.


    Related Topix: Waco, TX, Killeen, TX, Bell County, TX

  • Killeen Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

    Friday Sep 11 | via KCEN 

    On Tuesday, August 25, an officer was notified of a theft that had taken place in the 5000 block of Tiffany Circle. The reporting person advised their wallet had been stolen from their residence and their debit card had been used at a Walmart store in Killeen.


    Related Topix: Killeen, TX

  • Killeen Man Indicted On Two Counts Connected To Dead...

    Sep 3, 2015 | via KWTX 

    A Killeen man was named Wednesday in a two-count indictment that charges him in connection with an April shooting at a Killeen apartment that left two women dead and three people injured. Rico Doyle, 35, was named in the indictments Wednesday and remained in custody in the Bell County Jail Thursday in lieu of bonds totaling $1,204,500, charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of murder, one count of possession of a dangerous drug, one count of driving with an invalid license and without bond on a motion to revoke an earlier probation, online jail records showed.


    Related Topix: Obituaries

  • The Latest: Father: Family is 'numb' after reporter'...

    Aug 26, 2015 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    The Latest: Obama calls TV shooting heartbreaking - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen A former student charged with raping a freshman girl two days before he graduated from an elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged Wednesday that he deleted a Facebook message to a friend in which he wrote he... A former student charged with raping a freshman girl two days before he graduated from an elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged Wednesday that he deleted a Facebook message to a friend in which he wrote he used... A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Killeen, TX

  • Bill Metzger: I support full concealed carry gun rig...

    Aug 25, 2015 | via Dallas Morning News 

    As a trustee for the Dallas County Community College District, I take my position very seriously. Serving our community is a priority of mine.


    Related Topix: Guns, Violent Crime, Killeen, TX, Opinion

Killeen Law

I was arrested on sunday morning DUI. My court date is not set up yet, my legal stay in United States expires 0n 29th July.
What should I do to expedited the court date so that I clear my case before I leave United States? Please help
You will need to hire an attorney and see if the attorney can work out something before you leave the States. If you...
Dui with child passenger conviction and future gun purchases.
Is it possible if convicted of driving while intoxicated with a child (felony) and in the military at time of conviction that the judge can still allow you to own and purchase guns.
Yes, but there is a waiting period of five (5) years after you complete your sentence or are released from probation,...
Suspended license
I live in Texas have been caught driving with a suspended license for the 2nd time.. Single parent 2 kids in college, one on her way to college and one in high school.. And have difficulty keeping insurance and paying surcharges.. Am I going to jail.. What r my options ?
Sounds like you really need to find a criminal defense attorney. And quit driving!
What could happen if on 1year of prob. for a dwi & deferred adjudication on a poss. of dangers drug for tramadol & get 2nd dwi?
Would there be jail time for a 2nd dwi with BAC 0.15 with being on probation for a 1st dwi and deferred adjudication?
Depends entirely on (1) the facts, (2) the judge, (3) the DA, and most importantly (4) the lawyer you hire. With those...
What could happen if on 1year of probation for a dwi & had deferred adjudication on a possession of dangers drug and get 2nd dwi
Would there be a motion to revoke for a 2nd dwi with BAC 0.15 with being on probation for a 1st dwi?
Most likely a motion to revoke will be filed on the DWI-1st and a Motion to Adjudicate will be filed on the Possession...
My breathalyzer failed mearound 6 hours after a night of drinking. What consequences can that bring me if I'm on probation?
I am currently serving probation for abstraction of highway
I'm not quite sure what you are asking. The State can violate your probation and resentence you on the charge that you...
How long does it take to go to court on a DWI??
First dwi charge
No more than two years, but typically a defendant will see his case set within a much shorter period of time. With...