Crime

  WFPD: Man tries to escape jail, trips and falls

A man tried to escape the Wichita County Jail and didn't make it very far.

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DPS: No prisoners escaped following bus crash near Seymour

Three Altus residents taken into custody after short standoff

Officer helps driver with purchase; passenger in car shoots at him

WFPD: Deceased man found in park with gunshot wound

Altus couple facing charges in connection with burglary

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UPDATE: Arrest report connects Winbush to deadly Sunday morning shooting

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

Paperwork left in stolen van leads to suspect

UPDATE: Family identifies victim in fatal weekend shooting

Second arrest made in connection with home invasion, pursuit

Crime Stoppers asks for tips to find Manhunt Monday suspect

  Young girl caught on camera stealing package off MD front porch

Investigators believe the little girl, no older than 8, was taking directions from someone off camera.

‘Your instinct is to protect’: Man fired from CVS after tackling robber

The company said the employee, who had worked there for five years, broke store policy “by initiating physical confrontation" with the robber.

  Texoma’s Most Wanted

Do you recognize anyone on this list? If so, it could earn you some cash.

Police say WF man intentionally abused weeks old baby

The seven-week-old victim suffered what police and medical staff described as "Chronic Abuse."

  Justin Love murder trial continues

Former Geronimo band teacher officially charged with child sex crimes

John Little laid to rest

Traffic stop leads to 46 pounds of marijuana

Court documents: Texas man said he was going to ‘kill my wife’s new boy toy’ before stabbing at apartment

Pair arrested for alleged theft at department store

Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

The woman reportedly confessed to drowning her son in a recorded interview with authorities.

Co-defendant’s roommate, ex-boyfriend testify in Justin Love murder trial

Whitney O'Brien's roommate and former boyfriend testified in Justin Love murder trial.

Wichita Falls man arrested for string of vehicle burglaries

A man who led police on a chase in early November has been charged in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries.

Couple booked into Wichita Co. Jail in connection with Burkburnett Amber Alert

The pair is accused of abducting a toddler and running over a family member trying to stop them.

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

Police say after the good Samaritan rolled down her window to give the woman money, a man approached, tried to take the victim’s wallet and stabbed her in the chest.

Wichita Falls man on Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list

David Booth has been wanted since 2015 for a parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

Manhunt Monday

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WFPD releases S&L Beer and Wine armed robbery surveillance video

Officers hope someone can help them put these suspects behind bars.

Police search for car chase suspect

Police say an assault in progress call led to a short pursuit.

Police: Woman picked up knives off MO store shelf, fatally stabbed stranger

Police believe the suspect chose a victim at random from the customers inside the store.

Man accused of sexual abuse of minor arrested for evading

In April, court documents were released in reference to a continuous sexual abuse of a child case involving this suspect.

Geronimo teacher arrested for sexual battery

Geronimo teacher Christopher Swinehart is behind bars after an allegation made by a student.

Convicted murderer Kody Lott taken to prison

He was transferred into the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Friday morning.

Texoma’s Most Wanted

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Megargel woman accused of forcing child to run barefoot on hot pavement

She is accused of making a child run barefoot on hot pavement as punishment.

Altus pawn shop burglary suspect caught by police

A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection with the burglary of an Altus pawn shop.

Archer City Police: Student had gun in car on school grounds

Police say they could see the gun inside the suspect’s vehicle.

One person arrested following short pursuit in WF

The pursuit was called off after less than a minute.

Wichita County teens involved in pursuit, crash in Oklahoma

Police say a Wichita Falls boy faces various charges after a pursuit in Oklahoma. An Electra girl, also in the car, was airlifted to Oklahoma City following a crash.

Manhunt Monday suspect arrested

Police say his arrest was not the result of a crime stoppers tip.

Trial nears for suspect in deadly stabbing of Harrison Brown

The man accused of murdering Harrison Brown during an attack at the University of Texas campus is set to stand trial in December.

Video gamer arrested after fellow online player says he overheard alleged rape

A 16-year-old boy told authorities he overheard a man, with whom he was playing “Grand Theft Auto” online, assault a teenage girl during a break in gameplay.

Man accused of killing neighbor’s caged dog for attacking his own dog

The suspect said the neighbor’s pit bull escaped and bit his Chihuahua, causing it severe injuries and an $8,000 bill from the veterinarian.

WFPD investigates home invasion, car chase on Tuesday

A search for suspects continues following a home invasion and pursuit of a stolen vehicle.

Jury selection underway in Justin Love murder trial

The trial for the second of three suspects charged in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Domanic Thrasher is set to begin on Wednesday morning.

Theft call lands two behind bars in Wichita Falls

A theft call led WFPD officers to the discovery of two stolen video game controllers and several credit cards and checkbooks.

Burglar steals guns, ammunition from Altus pawn shop

Do you recognize this burglary suspect? If so, call the Altus Police Department.

Surveillance video released in Otto’s Grocery armed robbery

WFPD and Crime Stoppers are offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the suspects' arrest.

Caught on camera: ‘Inchworm bandits’ crawl across floor to rob Houston restaurant

The three suspects stole $450 in tip money for servers who worked shifts over the weekend.

New details released in connection with Burkburnett Amber Alert suspects

The pair was expected to appear before a judge on Monday.

Texoma’s Most Wanted

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Manhunt Monday suspect no longer being sought by WFPD

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Suspect used dating app to help kidnap, sexually assault woman, prosecutors say

The 19-year-old victim says a man she met on the dating app Tagged took her to an apartment, where she was sexually assaulted by multiple men for five hours.

Alleged bank robbers from Colorado caught in Wichita Falls

A pair of Colorado robbery suspects were caught in Wichita Falls following a chase throughout the county on Monday.

Second person facing charges in death of 2-year-old Lawton girl

The girl’s mother, Catherine Francis, was charged in early November with enabling child abuse by injury.

WFPD: Man shot after argument

WFPD says an argument Sunday night led to a shooting.

Officials: Man caught fire trying to siphon gas from U-Haul truck

Investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect.

Girl, 6, allegedly kills 1-year-old brother after being left alone with him in car

The father allegedly found his son with a seat belt wrapped around his neck, and an autopsy ruled the death a homicide by strangulation.

Second arrest made in armed robbery at Target

The alleged getaway driver has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at Target in Wichita Falls.

WFPD confirms teacher assaulted by student

The teacher was taken to the hospital following the incident on Friday afternoon.

WFPD on the lookout for Manhunt Monday suspect

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Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.

Florida man tried to steal vending machine from apartment complex, police say

Police believe the suspect was trying to steal money, as the machine was found with damage to its money slot.

UPDATE: Authorities release new details of deadly I-44 crash

PS Troopers confirmed to NewsChannel 6 they have arrested a man in connection with Thursday night’s deadly wreck on I-44 just north of Wichita Falls.

Traffic stop leads to two arrests for alleged financial crimes

Two arrested for alleged financial crimes totaling nearly $1,000.

WFPD: Angry man hits victim with gun

An angry man allegedly assaulted a man who was trying to calm him down.

Police searching for criminals who robbed Otto’s Grocery

Police are searching for two armed robbers.

Ohio man arrested in Wichita Co. for seriously injuring man, threatening woman

Both the mother and the victim told officers Ross said he was going to shoot them both, but when Ross attempted to pull the trigger on the gun it would not fire.

Serial killer linked to more than 90 cases admits to Odessa woman’s 1994 murder

A man connected to several cold cases across the country has confessed to killing an Odessa woman in 1994.

WFPD Investigating Early Morning Crash into Local Elementary School

Police searching for driver in early morning hit and run accident into WFISD school

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

The charges stem from multiple incidents where the man was caught on camera allegedly putting a white bodily fluid into his co-worker's water mug.

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

The rescued dogs were treated by animal shelter workers and taken to regional shelters for fostering or adoption.

Former Waurika school board member sentenced for cocaine distribution

The businessman and school board member is set to report to a federal prison this December.

Call to WFPD leads to stolen property, arrest

The caller told dispatchers they believed two men were selling stolen property out of a U-Haul trailer that was attached to a truck.

Man arrested for aggravated robbery following incident at Target

A Wichita Falls man has been arrested in connection with an aggravated robbery at Target late Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Man crashes into courthouse, tells police he needs to report stolen drug paraphernalia

It’s unclear exactly how much damage a man did to the Harrison County Courthouse over the weekend when he crashed his truck into the side of the building, all in an effort to contact police over stolen drug paraphernalia.

Man arrested after 3-month-old shows up to ER with fractured rib, black eye

The child was brought to the emergency room in July.

Woman arrested for bringing contraband into Lawton Correctional Facility

A woman has been arrested for bringing contraband into the Lawton Correctional Facility.