Crime

  UPDATE: WFPD arrest second man for capital murder

Wichita Falls police have arrested a second man in connection with the murder of Donald Best.

  UPDATE: Altus police capture two murder suspects, third suspect identified

  UPDATE: APD releases video connected to homicide, asks for help identifying three men

  BBB warns of COVID-19 clinical trial scams

  Wichita County Jail implements new COVID-19 restrictions

WFPD arrest man for multiple possession charges

WF woman arrested after hitting another woman with porcelain elephant

Continued Coverage

  Justin Love bonds out of Wichita County Jail

  WFPD: One person killed after shooting at Highpoint Village Apartments

  WF police recover stolen “Forever” horse statue

  James Staley III enters “Not Guilty” plea prior to trial

  WFPD identifies Wednesday murder victim

  Bond conditions agreed to by Staley

Man arrested for bringing gun, drugs to WF airport

Wichita Falls police arrested a man Wednesday for bringing a gun and drugs to the Wichita Falls Regional Airport.

  UPDATE: Five arrested after police sting at Lawrence Road Walmart

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

UPDATE: WFPD investigating incident on Speedway Ave

Officers will continue to investigate the incident.

  Fresh 48: Multiple vehicles broken into in Iowa Park

Crime stoppers needs your help in solving a burglary of a vehicle in Iowa Park.

  BBB warns of money flipping scams

  UPDATE: James Staley III bonds out of Wichita County Jail

  WFPD: Two more ATMs burglarized in Wichita Falls

SC man accused of buying 19-year-old ‘sex slave’ in Texas

  James Staley III booked into Wichita County Jail

  James Staley III indicted by grand jury on murder charges

UPDATE: WFPD identify suspects arrested for evading arrest

Wichita Falls police have released the identities of the two suspects arrested for evading arrest on Sunday after fleeing the scene of a stolen car.

Man arrested after cashing almost $50,000 in forged checks

A Wichita Falls man was arrested on Friday for forgery after cashing almost $50,000 in someone else’s checks.

  WF police release surveillance video of stolen “Forever” horse statue

If you have any information about this crime, call Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers.

WF woman arrested for forgery, organized criminal activity

The suspect was arrested on three felony warrants.

  WF Crime Stoppers need help identifying shooting suspect

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

Traffic stop leads to nearly $300K meth bust for LPD

Officers with the Special Operations Unit conducted the traffic stop around 7:15 Thursday night on a vehicle where the passenger was reportedly a known methamphetamine distributor.

  UPDATE: WFPD releases photos of ATM burglars

The ATM burglaries have been happening locally since August, but the suspects have also struck all over Texas, Oklahoma and even as far east as Georgia.

Accused Bahama Bucks burglar charged with three more burglaries

A man accused of burglarizing Bahama Bucks has now been charged with three more burglaries.

WF man arrested for stealing car, claims it was a joke

A Wichita Falls man was arrested early Monday morning after stealing a car and allegedly claiming it was a joke.

  UPDATE: Monday’s shooting victim in stable condition

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

WF police arrest man for pointing gun at officer, evading arrest

“Drop the gun, he’s got a gun!”

  BBB warns of social security impostor scams

The BBB has received a lot of reports about government impostor scams and released an investigative study explaining how it works.

  WFPD needs help identifying theft suspects

Can you identify these suspects?

  “I’m very disappointed in our system” Mother reacts to child’s accused killer’s release

“I’m very disappointed in our system."

BBB warns of Amazon support scam

No matter what the message says, the goal is always to get your personal information.

  Justin Love released on bond after conviction overturned

A Wichita Falls murder defendant has been released on bond after a Fort Worth court reversed the jury's decision.

  Reward for information on “Forever” horse statue theft raised to $12,600

If you have any information about this crime, call Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers.

  James Staley III arrested for murder of Wilder McDaniel

WFPD announced Thursday that Staley was arrested in connection to the Wilder McDaniel case.

  “We’re one step closer to getting justice,” Wilder McDaniel’s parents react to Staley arrest

On Thursday morning Wilder McDaniel’s parents got the call: James Staley had been arrested and charged with the murder of their son.

  Murder suspect James May booked into Wichita County Jail

Murder suspect James May was booked back into the Wichita County Jail on Thursday.

  WFPD holds press conference regarding Wilder McDaniel case

The Wichita Falls Police Department has announced there will be a press release this afternoon regarding the Wilder McDaniel case.

Man arrested in connection to Bahama Bucks burglary

A man was arrested after Bahama Bucks was broken into and burglarized early Saturday morning.

BBB warns of fake A+ business ratings online

The BBB recently had an issue with scammers creating realistic-looking BBB profiles for non-accredited businesses.

Wichita Falls man pleads guilty to rape and kidnapping in Lawton

Dolphin Wesley Hock pleaded guilty to kidnapping a man and woman in Lawton in October of 2019.

WF police investigating Old Jacksboro Hwy ATM burglary

Police say the ATM door was found in the middle of Jacksboro Highway.

Altus PD investigating marijuana dispensary burglaries

The investigation is ongoing and officers are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (580) 482-8477.

  WFPD needs help finding stolen memorial statue

The statue was stolen from McNiel Jr. High School sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

15 arrested during Lawton prostitution sting operation

Lawton police say they managed to arrest 15 people during a prostitution sting operation at a local hotel.

WF police arrest man on warrant, find nearly 60 grams of THC in his possession

Five THC containers weighing in at almost 12 grams apiece were allegedly found in the suspect's possession.

  Multiple people detained for human trafficking during traffic stop in WF

"This is a classic case of human trafficking."

UPDATE: Standoff ends, no injuries reported

Police have left the scene after confirming there were no injuries and no hostages inside the home.

Backhoe used to rip out ATM in Walters

An ATM was badly damaged by a backhoe overnight in Walters and now police and the FBI are looking for whoever did it.

  Arrest made after bus barn broken into, truck set on fire

The Wichita Falls Police Department says all of the property taken was recovered.

  BBB warns of synthetic identity theft

The Better Business Bureau says that scammers are combining information from multiple people to create a false identity.

  One injured in shooting at Highpoint Village Apartments

WFPD is investigating a shooting that left one person injured.

  UPDATE: Suspect identified in high-speed downtown chase

The vehicle was reportedly going speeds of up to 90 mph before the officers were able to end the chase.

  Stolen rifle recovered from burglarized WFPD car

Wichita Falls police have little information about this crime and could use your help.

Vernon - Wilbarger County Crime Stoppers needs help solving two crimes

Wilbarger County Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving two crimes.

  District court reinstates Faryion Wardrip death sentence

The killer claimed he committed the crimes due to his abuse of illegal drugs.

  UPDATE: Man arrested in Graham after deadly motel shooting

The Graham Police Department is investigating a shooting at a motel that killed one woman Friday evening.

Suspect in Jason Baum Jr. murder arrested for capital murder

A suspect in the Jason Baum Jr. murder case was arrested on Thursday for capital murder.

  UPDATE: Fourth suspect arrested in connection to the murder of Jason Baum Jr.

A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection to the murder of Jason Baum Jr.

  Watch: Charges filed in ‘disturbing’ human trafficking case in Texas

Two men who allegedly purchased sex from a 13-year-old trafficking victim have been arrested and charged with child sex trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.

  UPDATE: Suspect captured after car chase identified

One woman was taken into custody.

Altus police arrest man after short foot pursuit

Altus police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon following a short foot pursuit.

  Man arrested for burglary of Life Church

A Wichita Falls man was arrested on Monday for the burglary of Life Church earlier this month.

  Joshua Cook pleads guilty to murder of Yajaira Garcia

A man accused of murdering a high school senior in 2018 has pleaded guilty Monday morning.

  UPDATE: Humane Society still searching for missing cats

Three cats are still missing from the shelter following last week's break-in.

  UPDATE: Woman arrested for arson following house fire

A suspect was arrested after a home was destroyed in a fire early Saturday evening.

  Second arrest made in connection to Studio E shooting

The suspect was arrested on Thursday.

  UPDATE: WFPD investigating shooting on Red Fox Road

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

  WFPD releases photos of Rider HS burglary suspect

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

WFPD: No foul play suspected after body found in Sun Valley Drive home

Detectives are now considering this case as an unattended deceased person investigation.

Army ‘Top 10 Most Wanted,’ Lawton fugitive found dead on eve of extradition for child sex crimes

A wanted fugitive who allegedly committed child sex crimes in Lawton in 1987, and became one of the U.S. Army’s Top 10 Most Wanted, has reportedly been found dead in a Maltese jail cell on the eve of his extradition to the United States.

WATCH: Arrest made in 2003 cold case murder of Cynthia Palacio

It has been 17 years since the murder of 21-year-old Cynthia Palacio in Lubbock. Now, authorities say the murder has been solved.

  WFHS choir teacher arrested for improper relationship with a student

The Wichita Falls High School choir director was arrested Friday after a Texas Ranger investigation for an improper relationship with a student.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of WF man on felony charges

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday.

  WFPD needs help identifying two men

The Wichita Falls Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two men.