Local task force arrests 45 suspects in two days

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LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) – The following is a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety. On August 06 – 08, 2020, Texas DPS Special Agents, Texas DPS Highway Patrol Troopers, and South Plains Auto Theft Task Force Agents combatted violent crimes in the Lubbock area by conducting a joint operation.  As a result, 45 suspects were arrested and charged with the following crimes.

Operation results:

  • 2 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 (less than 1 gr.)
  • 5 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 (1-4 gr.)
  • 3 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 (4-200 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance PG 2 (4-400 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Man/Delivery Controlled Substance PG1 (1-4 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Man/Delivery Controlled Substance PG1 (4-200 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Man/Delivery Controlled Substance PG 1 (4-200 gr.) and Evading arrest.
  • 1 arrest – Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon and Money Laundering
  • 1 arrest – Theft of Firearm and Possession of Marijuana 2-4 ounces
  • 1 arrest – Theft of Firearm Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 (less than 1 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Possession of Marijuana – 10 ounces
  • 1 arrest – Felon in Poss. of Firearm & Man/Delivery Controlled Substance PG1 (4-200 gr.)
  • 2 arrest – Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • 1 arrest – Felon in Possession of Firearm, Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and Possession of Controlled Substance PG1 (1-4 gr.)  
  • 1 arrest – Possession of a Firearm by Felon and Possession of Controlled Substance PG1 (4-200 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance PG1 (less than 1 gram) as well as Federal Probation Violation Original Charge – Counterfeiting
  • 1 arrest – Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
  • 1 arrest – Assault Family Violence
  • 1 arrest – Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle and POCS, PG 1, 1- 4 gr.
  • 1 arrest – Burglary of a Building
  • 1 arrest – Fail to Register Sex Offender
  • 1 arrest – Hockley County Warrant Possession of Marijuana (less than 2 oz.)
  • 1 arrest – Bond Surrender (Criminal Trespassing)
  • 6 arrest – Traffic/Local Warrants

Fugitive arrests

  • 2 arrest – Theft
  • 1 arrest – Possession of Controlled Substance (4-200 gr.)
  • 2 arrest – Parole Violation Warrant (POCS, PG 1, 4-200 gr.)
  • 1 arrest – Parole Violation Warrant (Burglary of Habitation)
  • 1 arrest – Parole Violation Warrant (Theft 30k-150K, POCS)
  • 1 arrest – Parole Violation Warrant (Resisting Arrest w/ Deadly Weapon)

Gang Member Identification to be entered/revalidated in TxGang

  • 16 Gang members Identified

Seizures:

  • Methamphetamines – 109.00 grams 
  • Cocaine – 2.00 grams
  • THC – 212.00 grams
  • Marijuana – 12.16 ounces 
  • U.S. Currency – $7,680.00
  • Weapons – 8 (4 confirmed stolen)
  • Stolen Vehicles – 1

Other Agency Assist

  • Assisted Lubbock PD with the recovery of a missing juvenile, who was secured by LPD, and returned to the legal guardian (LPD case).

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