Abilene Police Department

  • Agency: Abilene Police Department
  • Address: 450 Pecan St, Abilene, 79604 TX
  • Chief: Melvin Martin (Chief of Police)
Phone: (325) 673-8331

Abilene Police Department is located at 450 Pecan St, Abilene, 79604 TX. The Chief of Police of the department is Melvin Martin. The Abilene Police Department phone number is (325) 673-8331.

Abilene Police Department News

Chief Stan will be on the AIR 1 Christian Radio program this Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The topic the radio host chose to discuss is Keeping our Communities Safe and Crime Free.

UPDATE: Zane has been located and is in good condition. Thank you to our citizens! - Rick Tomlin - Public Information Coordinator The Abilene Police Department is searching for 12 yr. old Zane James who was last seen at 1:30 this afternoon at an apartment complex on North 7th and Pioneer Streets. Zane is Autistic. He is 5'9" 200 lbs. Last seen wearing orange shirt, red basketball shorts and white tennis shoes. If you see Zane, you are asked to call the Abilene Police Department at 673-8331.

Abilene's Wanted Criminals for week of June 20, 2018. Call Crime Stoppers with info. (325) 676-8477 (TIPS)

Undercover Operation Nets 8 Arrests ABILENE, TX – Members of the Abilene Police Department Cyber Crimes Unit arrested two men and six women after an undercover investigation which began on Thursday, June 14. The arrested parties are part of an ongoing effort to curb Human Trafficking in the area.. The Department will continue its effort to put a stop to crimes involving prostitution, and crimes against women and children. This investigation continues and more charges are possible. Jaykumar Bhakta – 3rd Degree Felony Online Solicitation of a Minor Alexis Garren – Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution Amber Freeman – Class A Misdemeanor Prostitution, Warrants for Prostitution, Possession of Dangerous Drug Ramona Neals – Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution Dominique Criger – Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution Sarah Soelter – Class A Resisting Arrest, Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution, Class B Misdemeanor Poss Marijuana Jerry Brewster – Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution Vanessa Gonzales – Class B Misdemeanor Prostitution

From all of us to all of you,

Here are this weeks wanted suspects for the week of June 13. Remember to call Abilene Crime Stoppers in order to remain anonymous and be eligible for the cash reward. (325) 676-8477 (TIPS)

Police Arrest Two for House Burglary and Recover Stolen Handgun ABILENE, TX – 44 year old Jesus Perry of Merkel and 41 year old Joe Castillo of Tye, were arrested and charged by police for breaking into a home in south Abilene where they had stolen a variety of items including 2 handguns and the homeowner’s deceased wife’s jewelry, among other items. The homeowner of a house located on the 900 block of Palm Street reported someone broke into his home sometime on June 11, by breaking out a window in the back of the home and gaining entry. The Abilene Police Department’s Street Crime’s Unit, with the assistance of the Tye Police Department, contacted the two suspects at a hotel in the 5600 block of South 1st Street after getting information of the possible suspects involved in this crime. Several items in the home burglary were seized. This led to another property being searched, in Tye where more items were seized. Perry and Castillo were both taken into custody. Perry is charged with Burglary of Habitation. Castillo is charged with Second Degree Felony Burglary of Habitation. Respectfully, Rick Tomlin Public Information Coordinator

Get ready for the Guns & Hoses Blood Drive in honor of Officer Rodney Holder!

Update: we believe we have identified this suspect thanks to the numerous responses we received from citizens. Thank you! Abilene Police need to identify this suspect who used a stolen credit/debit card at at North Abilene Wal-Mart on May 20. The card was stolen during a Burglary of a Motor Vehicle in Sweetwater at a home located on Lamar St. The victim reported to police the next day. If you have information on this suspect, you are urged to call Abilene Crime Stoppers (325) 676-8477 (TIPS) you will remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward. Reference case # 18-043917.

Abilene's Wanted Criminals for week of June 6. Call (325) 676-8477 to remain anonymous and be eligible for the cash rewards!

Chief Standridge will be featured in an upcoming radio spot with Air1, our local 90.5 FM Christian Station. Felipe Aguilar, radio host, came to Abilene all the way from El Paso, to record the 25 minute segment which will be aired in the near future. (about 2 weeks away). Keep your ears posted to listen to Chief Stan talk about crime in your community, community policing and a host of other topics.

Gone but not forgotten. Abilene Police Officer Jeff McCoy was killed 11 years ago today by a drunk driver. He was hit while in his patrol car on South 14th St. Our community and the Department continues to be impacted by his loss. You will forever be remembered!

UPDATE: Williams (r) and Jones (l) were arrested late yesterday in the Stamford area which is just north of Abilene. Shooting in South Abilene Friday afternoon at S. 3rd and Larkin streets injured a man. He suffered gunshot wound to his leg and blunt force trauma. Warrants for two individuals have been issued in this attack: Cory Dewayne Williams for Aggravated Assault w gun $100,000 Kendra Nicole Jones for Aggravated Assault w deadly weapon $20,000.

Sprint donates 80 cell phones to APD to help victims of domestic abuse call to get help they need. The phones will remain with police, but be provided to victims as needed while Police are on a call. Thanks to both Sprint and the Noah Project who will donate minutes for use.

Missing Abilene Woman Found ABILENE, TX – The body of 77 year old Elizabeth Stover was discovered early this evening in South Taylor County by a rancher, near the Lemons Gap area which is about 40 miles southwest of Abilene. Her body, which was discovered a short distance from her vehicle on the ground, appears to have been there for a few days. Ms. Stover, who suffered from dementia, was reported missing by family members and was last seen on Tuesday, May 22, in Abilene. It appears she was driving in an unfamiliar area and lost her direction. Her vehicle came to a stop and she exited the vehicle. Ms. Stover eventually succumbed to the elements. Taylor County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and called the Abilene Police Department to assist in identification. No foul play is suspected and the body is being sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy. Respectfully, Rick Tomlin Public Information Coordinator

Abilene's Wanted Criminals for the week of May 30. You will need to call Abilene Crime Stoppers (325) 676-8477 (TIPS) in order to remain anonymous and be eligible for the cash rewards.

Officer Chad Jenkins was promoted to Lieutenant and Officer Kevin Pyeatt was promoted to Sergeant. We congratulate these two Officers for their achievement.

Local artist paints picture of Officer Rodney Holder and dedicates to his family.

Congratulations to Chief Cande Flores.

Update: News conference regarding Benjamin Roberts Investigation Charges pending for Amanda McKey, the Wylie Baptist Child Development Director for failing to report child abuse allegations on the Benjamin Roberts Child Porn, Indecency with a Child & Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children investigation.