Serial bank robber wanted throughout the nation confesses

Charles L. Wood, 49, of Louisiana was recently found guilty of a bank robbery in Sugar Land last year. He entered Compass BBVA Bank, 14121 Southwest Freeway, on Sept. 14, 2015, at 4:45 p.m.; displayed what appeared to be a weapon; demanded money; and left with just over $5,000 in cash. Bank employees quickly provided […]

Rosenberg man killed in car crash

A 66-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident between Needville and Beasley late Wednesday night. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the scene, which was at FM 360 and Brinkmeyer Road.  A 2014 Chevrolet Cruz was traveling south and approaching Brinkmeyer. A 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling west on Brinkmeyer Road […]

Cash cow: Sugar Land police officer charged with cattle theft

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star When a veteran Sugar Land police officer was arrested last month it raised eyebrows not only for the allegation of organized crime but also one of the charges – cattle thief. It sounds like a crime out of the Old West, but cattle theft is alive […]

FORT BEND CRIME STOPPERS

WALLET STOLEN Sugar Land police are looking for a woman seen on surveillance video stealing a wallet from another woman inside Party City, 16734 Southwest Freeway. The victim said she last saw her wallet while in the store on Aug. 22 at about 3:40 p.m. She was in line waiting to pay for merchandise, removed […]

Dumb criminals simplify police work

Local law enforcement officers usually have a difficult challenge when it comes to solving crimes, but lately some dumb criminals have been making their job just a little easier. Hello, is it me you’re looking for? Sugar Land police were looking for a man who answered a Facetime call on a stolen iPhone. A woman […]

Houston police officer, charged, sued in fatal drunk driving crash

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed last week against Houston Police Officer James Combs, who was allegedly driving while intoxicated on Aug. 12 when his car struck and killed a single father near Richmond. Houston attorney Randy Sorrels is representing the parents of Brian Manring, 36, the father of an 8-year old daughter, who was […]

AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two men involved in an Aggravated Robbery. At about 7 p.m. Monday, July 18, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Papa Murphy’s Pizza, located in the 11600 block of Hwy. 6 South in […]

POLICE HUNT FOR KILLER

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a perpetrator involved in a homicide case in July. At 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, Stafford Police officers responded to the 5000 block of Grove West in reference to an unknown type of disturbance. Once […]

MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man who abducted a woman Monday night. At 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, sheriff’s office deputies responded to a report of an aggravated kidnapping and auto theft that occurred in the area of Mason Road and the Grand Parkway. The 49-year-old female victim reported being abducted as […]

Home burglary

The Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of two men involved in a home burglary. At about 1 a.m. Friday, July 29, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a residence, located in the 16900 block of Jeanna Ridge Court in the […]

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