Crime

  Lawton man sentenced to federal prison over ammunition theft

A Lawton man will several months in federal prison for illegally possessing ammunition after a felony conviction

  Altus police investigating a drive-by shooting

  UPDATE: suspect identified in officer-involved shooting in Lawton, Okla.

  UPDATE: Homicide investigation underway in Chattanooga, person of interest in custody

  Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Pilot Project launches in Okla.

  Lawton woman injured during domestic incident

  1 dead, 1 injured in NW Lawton shooting

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UPDATE: Suspect, victim in late Wednesday Lawton homicide identified by police

  Two Comanche County men convicted of murder dispute state’s jurisdiction

Man taken into custody after Wednesday night Lawton homicide

  Lawton man arrested for the stabbing of his girlfriend

  Lawton man charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend

Lawton police asking for help locating suspected shooter

  UPDATE: Altus police capture two murder suspects, third suspect identified

Altus police say two of three murder suspects have been captured after a standoff on Monday afternoon. A third has yet to be captured.

Altus man arrested on multiple felonies

Altus police have arrested two men on a number of charges.

UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled, child found safe

No pictures of the suspect, victim or vehicle have been released.

Lawton man convicted of murder denied appeal

A Lawton man convicted in a 2017 murder has been denied his appeal.

Man pleads guilty to charges in 2019 Lawton murder

Arrest warrant filed for Grandfield man

OSBI releases law enforcement app ‘SeeSayOK’

Traffic stop leads to nearly $300K meth bust for LPD

Two SE Okla. men claiming to be cannibals, face multiple charges after castration

OHP asking for public’s help after deadly crash

Altus woman arrested after crashing into police car during chase

The chase started with a report of a possible drunk driver.

  Man arrested after leading police on multi-county pursuit

The chase started at Southeast 45th Street in Lawton after an officer reportedly tried to pull over the driver for speeding, but he sped up, reaching at least 110 miles per hour.

Okla. Bureau of Narcotics makes monster meth bust

The bust is said to be one of the largest in state history.

  Walters PD looking for group who set house on fire, stole vehicles, tried to steal ATM

The Walters Police Department needs your help finding a group of people they believe set a home on fire, stole two vehicles and attempted to steal an ATM.

Woman taken to hospital after stabbing at Lawton restaurant

Officers are still looking for the person behind the stabbing.

Walters police make arrests for counterfeit money

Jonathan Abbe and Terrance Archilta are accused of using or attempting to use the fake money at several stores in Walters and Geronimo.

Lawton man pleads guilty to 2019 robbery

A Lawton man has pleaded to several charges including a 2019 robbery. Brandon Alexander pleaded guilty to first degree robbery Thursday

  Jamar Jackson murder trial postponed to 2021

The trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a woman at a Lawton club has been pushed back.

Man arrested for assaulting Duncan convenience store clerk

Police say Kyle Forsyth walked into a convenience store on Highway 81 and harassed a clerk behind the desk, asking her if she wanted to have sex.

Wichita Falls man pleads guilty to rape and kidnapping in Lawton

Dolphin Wesley Hock pleaded guilty to kidnapping a man and woman in Lawton in October of 2019.

Altus PD investigating marijuana dispensary burglaries

The investigation is ongoing and officers are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (580) 482-8477.

Charges filed following stolen motorcycle chase in Lawton

A man arrested for a chase with Lawton police on a stolen motorcycle was arrested again a week later.

15 arrested during Lawton prostitution sting operation

Lawton police say they managed to arrest 15 people during a prostitution sting operation at a local hotel.

Multiple people detained for human trafficking during traffic stop in WF

"This is a classic case of human trafficking."

UPDATE: Standoff ends, no injuries reported

Police have left the scene after confirming there were no injuries and no hostages inside the home.

  Backhoe used to rip out ATM in Walters

An ATM was badly damaged by a backhoe overnight in Walters and now police and the FBI are looking for whoever did it.

  Guns, cars, jewelry targets of increasing Stephens County burglaries

Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney says there has been an increase of burglaries in recent weeks.

Geronimo man receives sentence for child sex crimes

A former band teacher in Geronimo has been sentenced to serve prison time after pleading guilty to multiple child sex crimes charges.

  Four people arrested after Tuesday afternoon string of north Lawton pellet gun attacks

Four people were arrested and the weapon was found in the suspect vehicle.

Duncan man arrested by OSBI, DPD on child porn charges

Officials say the case originated in July when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children forwarded the tip to the OSBI.

Police looking for suspect in Friday morning Lawton shooting

Police are asking for anyone with information on this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers of Southwest Oklahoma at 580-355-INFO.

  WATCH: Police release video of chase which led to arrest of murder suspect

You can see him in the video speeding through residential neighborhoods before he eventually stopped at 25th and Lindy and took off running.

Court docs shed more light on death at motorcycle club earlier this month

The shooting happened early September 10 at the Outlaw Motorcycle Club on Southwest Monroe Avenue.

Altus police arrest man after short foot pursuit

Altus police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon following a short foot pursuit.

Facebook post alleged to have led to deadly Lawton shooting

In a probable cause affidavit filed on September 8, Lawton police say witnesses told them the suspect, Ziakorey Barner, said he was going to “shoot up” a house because the person who lived there had made a Facebook post about Barner.

Police identify victim, suspect in Thursday Lawton shooting death

Officials were called to a home around 4 a.m. on Thursday after receiving reports of a shooting near SW 18th and Monroe.

Arrest announced in north Lawton murder

Lawton police say they have made an arrest in connection to the death of a man last week in northwest Lawton.

Lawton man sentenced to federal prison after 2019 arrest

A Lawton man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after explosives were found at his home in 2019.

  Lawton Police investigating possible Thursday morning shooting

The Lawton Police Department is investigating a possible shooting that happened around 4:00 Thursday morning.

Army ‘Top 10 Most Wanted,’ Lawton fugitive found dead on eve of extradition for child sex crimes

A wanted fugitive who allegedly committed child sex crimes in Lawton in 1987, and became one of the U.S. Army’s Top 10 Most Wanted, has reportedly been found dead in a Maltese jail cell on the eve of his extradition to the United States.

UPDATE: LPD identifies man found dead inside home on Friday, investigating as homicide

On Friday, police were called to the home after receiving reports of a man who was not breathing. When they arrived they found the victim deceased.

LPD investigates potential homicide

Neighbors woke to find a crime scene across the street and police vehicles blocking traffic. Inside a local duplex, detectives investigated an active crime scene. Neighbors say they heard gunshots around 10 o’clock last night. Officers were able to arrest a couple of people related to those shots.

UPDATED: Man found dead in Lawton home, LPD investigating

Police were called to the scene near NW Morningside and NW Northwood around 10 a.m. for a person who was possibly not breathing.

Man taken to hospital after being shot on Friday morning in NW Lawton

The victim was transported to the hospital but his current condition is not clear.

Police release details on two shootings in NW Lawton last week

Police say the two shootings were connected.

  Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti

Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.

Lawton teen sentenced in infant death

Zy'Quan Kelley, of Lawton has been sentenced, after he was charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

Judge recuses self from former Lawton City Council member’s trial

A Comanche County District Court Judge assigned to preside over former Lawton City Councilman Caleb Davis’ trial has recused himself.

Arrest made in connection to murder of William Wright

The announcement came on Wednesday.

LPD investigating Thursday shooting on west side of town

When officers arrived they found a woman who had suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Former Lawton councilman will go to trial on embezzlement charge

The charge was originally filed as a misdemeanor before being changed to a felony.

WFPD investigating body found outside home

Stick with News Channel 6 as we learn more.

UPDATE: WFPD releases causes of death for bodies found in Mesquite St. home

The announcement came on Monday.

Lawton woman charged for threatening to kill her mother with knife

Police say Chevalla Cable broke into her mother’s home on Wednesday.

Children unharmed during Comanche County burglary

Investigators say Blaine Berry stole several items, including a computer tablet and two shotguns.

Drug trafficking network dismantled in Southwest Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics have made a series of arrest in a drug trafficking network in Southwestern Oklahoma.

Charge filed in Monday homicide at Lawton motel

The Comanche County District Attorney has officially filed murder charges against Robert Adair Jr., who is accused of stabbing and killing Jose Matos on Monday.

UPDATE: LPD releases identity of victim, suspect in Monday homicide

No details about why the murder happened have been released by police.

  Two people in custody after Tuesday night car chase in Lawton

Lawton Police arrested a man after leading them on a car chase late Tuesday night.

Lawton woman arrested in stabbing

A Lawton woman has been arrested, accused of stabbing another woman.

Man arrested in off-road vehicle theft

The Comanche County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man in connection to the theft of an off-road vehicle.

Lawton man pleads guilty in robbery

A Lawton man has pleaded guilty in a first degree robbery trial.

WF police, Wichita Co. deputies pursue vehicle to edge of Oklahoma

As the vehicle was entering Oklahoma, the deputies were able to stop it by performing a PIT maneuver.

Federal Grand Jury indicts Lawton man on gun, drug charges

A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a Lawton man on gun and drug charges.

Stabbing at Rodeway Inn leaves one dead

A man is dead after a stabbing at a Lawton motel.

Victim dies after being stabbed in northwest Lawton

Lawton police, fire and EMS were called to the stabbing near 31st and Cache Road around 1:30 on Monday.

More than two pounds of meth found in Lawton traffic stop

Officers pulled over Robert Wagner on Monday August 3 after they say he did not use a turn signal.

Lawton man charged with felony for Mercury possesion

A Lawton man has been charged with several drug crimes, including a felony for possession of Mercury.