News Archive

Holiday DWI Results
January 7, 2015  Garland police officers increased Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) patrols from December 22 through January 2.

Police Try to ID Robbery Suspect
January 7, 2015  Garland police detectives are asking for help from the public to identify a man who robbed the Shell Food Mart at gun point.
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Rape Suspect Identified and Arrested
November 4, 2014  Police identify and arrest rape suspect.

Warrant Scam
April 15, 2014  Garland Police and Courts continue to receive reports of scammers portraying themselves as Police or City of Garland Officials.

Spring Break DWI Patrols
March 4, 2014  The Garland Police Department will have additional patrols looking for drunk drivers starting this weekend.

Colten Moore linked to additional robbery
February 27, 2014  Colten Jon Moore, charged with capital murder in January, has been charged with aggravated robbery for a robbery that occurred last November.
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Report of impersonating a police officer
February 27, 2014  Garland Police have a report of someone claiming to be an investigator with the Garland Police Department Warrant Division to scam money.

Arrest made in fatal hit & run
February 21, 2014  Garland Police have charged 20 year old Roman Lewis Sanchez with the October 2013 Hit & Run death of Dennis Hall.
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Elderly man reported missing was located
February 9, 2014  89 year old Robert Allen Hooker was reported missing from his home on Wyatt Street late Saturday afternoon, Febraury 8. He was driving his silver four door 2008 Chevrolet Impala with Texas license plates CR1F299.

Car thief shot by vehicle owner
February 6, 2014  A female driving a stolen Nissan crashed into a Mercury SUV while driving in a parking lot. The Mercury was occupied by its owner. The owner of the Mercury got out of his vehicle and the female exited the Nissan. She approached the Mercury owner and forced her way into his vehicle.

Family violence ends with shooting death
January 28, 2014  On January 27 just after 5:30 pm officers were dispatched to the report of a domestic disturbance at 901 Bay Shore Drive. As officers were arriving, they received updated information that shots had been fired.

Colten Moore linked to an additional shooting
January 23, 2014  Colten Moore, charged with capital murder in a 7-Eleven robbery-murder, has been linked to a shooting that occured on January 16.
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Robbery-Murder suspect arrested
January 22, 2014  Police arrested 18 year old Colten Jon Moore for the robbery and murder of Yosef Tule at 7-Eleven on Tuesday, January 21.

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7-Eleven clerk robbed and murdered
January 21, 2014 

Garland Police and Fire personel responded to the report of a man shot and not responding just after 3:30 am at the 7-Eleven store located at 2509 Firewheel Parkway.

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Pizza Hut Robbery
January 14, 2014  Police try to ID men from Pizza Hut robbery on Walnut that occurred on New Year’s Eve.
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Garland Among the Safest Cities
December 2, 2013  Law Street ranks the City of Garland as one of the nation's safest cities.
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Update on Missing 82 Year Old, Hal Ticknor
November 29, 2013  A seven week search for Hal Ticknor and his 2007 Chevrolet Equinox ended Friday afternoon outside of Seymour, Texas.
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Update on Fatal Hit & Run Vehicle
November 4, 2013  Police are looking for a 1998-2003 Lincoln Town Car involved in a fatal hit & run.
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Police Searching for Hit & Run Suspect
October 24, 2013  Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 pm, police responded to the report of a hit & run crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Jupiter Road and Miller Park Drive.

Shooting Suspect in Custody
October 22, 2013  Garland Police responded to the report of a shooting at the Spanish Stone Apartments, 1520 W. Kingsley Road, just before 3:30 pm Sunday afternoon, October 20.
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Missing 82 Year Old Man
October 12, 2013  Police continue searching for 82 year old Hal Ticknor who suffers from dementia and has been missing since Friday, October 11.
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Missing 12 year old found
September 28, 2013  12 year old Adrienne Solorzano was found Saturday afternoon by friends from her church.

Police searching for missing 12 year old girl
September 27, 2013  Garland Police are searching for 12 year old Adrienne Solorzano reporting missing from Brandenburg Middle School.

Police Search for Suspect in Shooting
September 6, 2013  Garland Police are searching for 42 year old Domingo Soto of Dallas for the shooting of 41 year old William Chapman that occurred this morning.
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Update on Shoplifter Shooting
July 29, 2013  Garland Police have identified the man shot yesterday in a Wal-Mart shoplifting incident as 31 year old Casey Daniel Smith of Kemp, Texas. Police have also linked Smith to a stolen Cadillac found in the same Wal-Mart parking lot.

Shoplifter Shot
July 28, 2013  A Garland Police Officer, working off-duty security at a Wal-Mart in the 1800 block of Market Place, shot a shoplifter as the shoplifter tried to attack the officer with a crowbar.

July 4th DWI Patrols
June 25, 2013  Garland Police running DWI patrols from June 28 - July 7.

Cops Rescue Kittens Too!!
May 31, 2013  Garland motorcycle officer rescues kitten from underneath SUV.
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Seat Belt Safety
May 20, 2013  Garland Police join with Texas Department of Transportation for seat belt safety's Click It or Ticket campaign.

Traffic Fatality
May 14, 2013  Passenger dies in car crash, driver arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter

Couple Found Murdered - Suspect in Custody
April 24, 2013  Police responded to the 1700 block of Bluebonnet Circle around 9:00 am on a concern for welfare call and found a man an woman dead inside their apartment.

Former Youth Pastor Arrested
April 12, 2013  Former Youth Pastor charged with Indecency with a Child by Contact.

Spring Break DWI Enforcement Results
March 22, 2013  Police recorded 25 DWI arrests during Garland's Spring Break Holidays.

Officer Terminated
February 28, 2013  Officer terminated for Departmental General Order violations.

3 Year Old Shot
February 21, 2013  Police responded to the 4700 block of Maritime Cove on the report of a 3 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound.

Capital Murder Charges Filed
February 18, 2013  Capital murder charges filed against father in infants death.

Two Arrested in Roadrage Murder
January 10, 2013  Two men have been arrested in December murder believed to be a roadrage shooting.

Man Arrested for Murder
October 1, 2012  Man dies after being shot for refusing to sell a beer.

Police Trying to ID Additional Victims
September 13, 2012  Police are trying to ID additional sexual assault victims.

Update on Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect
September 11, 2012  Update to officer involved shooting of fleeing suspect.

Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect
September 1, 2012  Officer shoots fleeing suspect after 30 minute chase.

Traffic Fatality
August 9, 2012  Vehicle flees from traffic stop and crashes short distance later.

Fleeing Motorcyclist Dies
July 3, 2012  Police attempted to stop a motorcycle seen traveling approximately 100 MPH on IH 635.

Suspect Rams Police Car
June 14, 2012  Police Officer's vehicle rammed by SUV during traffic stop. The officer stepped from her car and shot into the back of the SUV.