After obtaining bodycam footage, family of man shot by retired Sugar Land police officer calls for independent investigation
After obtaining bodycam footage, the family of a man shot by a retired Sugar Land Police Department officer in August is now calling on Sugar Land City Council to conduct an investigation into the shooting independent of the police department.
Crime rate in Sugar Land sees record-breaking low, annual police report says
SUGAR LAND. Texas – While some surrounding areas in Houston saw a spike in crime rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, an annual police report from Sugar Land Police Department reported the crime rate for 2020 was the lowest on record. The annual police report, released on Thursday, reported the city’s crime rate decreased 26% from 2019 to 2020. Sugar Land’s violent crime rate also decreased 4% from 2019 to 2020. Sugar Land PD says it’s partnering with local hospitals and mental health authorities to provide resources for residents.
Who just called you? This is the scam Sugar Land police want you to know about
HOUSTON There are callers attempting to scam area residents by saying theyre Sugar Land law enforcement officers. We need everyones help to inform people of this Phone SCAM, a Facebook post from Sugar Land Police Department reads. These scammers are asking people to call a number that is not 281-275-2020, or they speak with you directly if you answer regarding warrant payments. Heres what you should do about this, according to police:Always ask for a call back number. Call Sugar Land Police at 281-275-2020 and confirm any calls that you receive that come from these spoofed numbers showing to be the police department.
Police search for Sugar Land shooting suspect believed to have fled to Buc-ee's, caught an Uber
Police search for Sugar Land shooting suspect believed to have fled to Buc-ee's, caught an UberSugar Land police are looking for a man they said may have been involved in a shooting in Greatwood. Sugar Land police are looking for a man they said may have been involved in a shooting in Greatwood. Photo: Sugar Land Police Department Photo: Sugar Land Police Department Image 1 of / 13 Caption Close Police search for Sugar Land shooting suspect believed to have fled to Buc-ee's, caught an Uber 1 / 13 Back to GallerySugar Land police are searching for a man they said may have been involved in a shooting that injured two people in the quiet neighborhood of Greatwood, according to investigators. RELATED: Two shot in quiet Sugar Land neighborhoodThe driver of the Nissan Altima attempted to flee in his vehicle, but police stopped the car in the 1400 block of Briarbend Drive. Anyone with information should call the Sugar Land Police Department at (281) 275-2540 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at (281) 342-TIPS (8477).chron.com
Man has shootout with officer after shooting woman in head, police say
Man has shootout with officer after shooting woman in head, police sayA man had a shootout with an officer after fatally shooting a woman in the head, said the Sugar Land Police Department. A man had a shootout with an officer after fatally shooting a woman in the head, said the Sugar Land Police Department. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Man has shootout with officer after shooting woman in head, police say 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA man had a shootout with an officer after fatally shooting a woman in the head, said the Sugar Land Police Department. Neither the man not the officer were hit, and the man is in custody with charges pending. Adolph said it appeared there may have been a domestic disturbance between the man and the woman, but that has not yet been confirmed.chron.com
Good Samaritans rush to help trapped woman after crash with 18-wheeler
SUGAR LAND, Texas - Two drivers are expected to be OK after a major crash caused delays along the Southwest Freeway on Monday. That has been contained by the Sugar Land Fire Department, Denton said. He and several other good Samaritans stopped and got out to see if anyone was in need of help. And she was, like, Help, help! so thats when we ran towards the car, Ramirez said. She was, like, The truck hit me, the truck hit me, he came from the side and hit me,' Ramirez said.
Alligator seen roaming in neighborhood
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Neighbors in Fort Bend County are on gator watch after another alligator was spotted prowling around the area again. Rachel Bayramli said her daughter saw the alligator in front of their home on the 3000 black of London Lane. "There's a huge alligator outside on the porch right now," said Meva Bayramli. The 8-foot alligator was spotted hanging out on the front porch of the home on Monday. Bayramli tried to contact the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, but no one answered since it was a holiday.