Local Crime


Homicide investigators need the public’s help for information on the unsolved murder of 27-year-old Frederick Charles Kennedy Jr, in west Harris County. On Thursday, August 2, 2108, at approximately 1:40 a.m., Harris County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies were dispatched to 5751 Greenhouse in regard to an in progress call for service. Upon arrival, deputies found Kennedy Jr, lying in a common area of the complex. Kennedy suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at […]

Who Killed Anthony Hipp: Help Find Suspect In Local Man’s Death

Please help Homicide investigators locate information on the suspect wanted for the death of a local Katy man on Christmas Eve of 2021. On Friday, December 24, 2021, at 9:45 p.m., 26-year-old Anthony Hipp and his 27-year-old fiancé were traveling in the 100 block of Westgreen Blvd at the Katy Freeway feeder in west Harris County. Hipp was driving a 2021 blue colored Honda Accord, and was awaiting to turn west bound at the light. […]

Stafford Pastor Arrested for Alleged Indecent Assault

(FORT BEND COUNTY, TX) –  On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Gregorio Maldonado, 44, Pastor of Casa de MAAM located in the 10500 block of W. Airport in Stafford, Texas was arrested by Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies for Indecent Assault. He is in custody at the Fort Bend County Jail with a bond set at $10,000.   A victim came forward with allegations of Maldonado committing Indecent Assault against her since 2020. The charge of Indecent Assault is a […]

Can You Help Find David Atkinson?

Editor’s Note: The following story is a community awareness article for an active missing person case in the Katy area. Your help is needed to locate this man in a timely manner.  By Terry Carter One year ago, David Atkinson worked at the Dollar Tree store on Barker Cypress Road where he was a trusted employee. One year ago, David was rebuilding his world diligently after a loss, which is so common in life. Despite […]

Suspect Arrested in the Murder of Yasmin Reyes

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested suspect Antonia Reyes, 19, who fatally stabbed her sister. On Feb. 4, 2022 at approximately 4:53 p.m., the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 8000 block of Garland Path Bend in Richmond, Texas. During the investigation, detectives learned that two sisters had been involved in a domestic disturbance in which the 20-year-old victim, Yasmin Reyes was stabbed by her sister Antonia Reyes. The victim […]

Homicide Investigators Need Publics Help On Locating Murder Suspect

On, Monday, February 7, 2022, Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to an in progress life in danger type call for service at the 5800 block of Elberta Street. Upon arrival, the decedent  38-year-old Arturo Pecina, was located unresponsive inside of his motor vehicle. Deputies attempted life saving measures, but Mr.Pecina, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. Harris County Homicide Investigators interviewed witnesses who identified  33-year-old Samuel Ibarra-Cleto as the suspect. […]

Richmond Man Charged with Murder After Suspected ‘Intentional Hit-and-Run’

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s homicide detectives arrested Nabeel Ahmed, 28, of Richmond, Texas, who ​is charged for the murder of Javier Tapia, 29, after allegedly using his vehicle to strike Tapia after an apparent argument. On Jan. 19, 2022, Fort Bend Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance in the 7600 block of Oberrender in the Needville area. ​Deputies learned that Tapia had been killed after intentionally being struck by a vehicle in his own driveway. The suspect then fled […]

Please Help Find The Killer Of Ebenezer Sewornoo

Ebenezer Sewornoo

Homicide investigators need the public’s help identifying the suspects responsible for the murder of Ebenezer Sewornoo in Harris County, Texas. On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at approximately 07:20 A.M., deputies responded to a shooting at the Vienna Lounge located at 13699 Bissonnet Street in far west Harris County. Upon arrival, Sewornoo, was found in the inside of a vehicle in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. Witnesses’ said suspects possibly fled in a […]

Who Killed Anthony Lanza : Investigators Release Video of Vehicle Used

Investigators are releasing surveillance video for a fatal drive by shooting in east Harris County. The suspect(s) vehicle is a white colored four door sedan. On September 26, 2021, at approximately 5:30 AM, Deputies were dispatched to 14620 Waldine St. in reference to a drive-by shooting. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male now identified as 21-year-old Anthony Lanza (pictured)  who was shot in the chest while sleeping inside the residence. Lanza was transported to […]

Man who worked as a nanny sentenced to 30 years for child molesting

A Houston man, who worked as a nanny for a single mother with two boys, was sentenced to prison for 30 years for molesting the children, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday. “The law against the continuous sexual abuse of a child in Texas ensures this predator will spend every single day of his 30-year-sentence in prison,” Ogg said. “He will never be eligible for parole.” Lee Smith III, 32, pleaded guilty to […]