Names of those caught up in last week’s “Operation First Strike” operation targetting gangs in the Killeen area have been released.
The large scale, three-day operation resulted in the arrest of 37 alleged violent offenders and fugitives.
Led by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Texas Department of Public Safety, Killeen Police Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies concentrated their efforts April 17-19 on known gang members in the Killeen-Bell County area.
Out of the total arrests, 13 were gang members or associates.
The objective was to bring the Killeen community immediate relief from violent gang-related crime.
Suspects and fugitives were who had been involved in high-profile crimes such as homicide, felony assault and sexual assault, illegal possession of firearms, illegal drug distribution and arson.
Those arrested were as follows:
Horne, Ronald B/M/22 Parole Warrant-Possession of Controlled Substance; Possession of a Firearm by Felon
Turner, Charles B/M/36 Federal Warrant – Possession of Firearm by Felon
Davis, Travis B/M/30 Probation Warrant – Dangerous Drugs
Ware, Breauna B/F/26 Hindering Apprehension; Driving While License Invalid
Shell, Billy B/M/30 Probation Warrant – Fail to Comply Sex Offender
Ramirez, Augustin W/M/34 Possession of Marijuana 2-4 oz.
Bernard, Shemorgan B/M/32 Parole Warrant – Firing Weapon
Gomez, Josef W/M/53 Probation Warrant – Driving While License Invalid
Ware, Desmond B/M/46 Interference w/Duties of Public Servant
Barnes, Timbritt B/M/25 Felon in Possession of Firearm; Possession of Controlled
Robinson, Devonta B/M/24 Possession of Controlled Substance
Byers, Geraldo B/M/44 Possession of Controlled Substance
Harris, Jacqueline B/M/54 Failure to Appear; Drug Paraphernalia
Duke, Gerald W/M/47 Probation Warrant – Burglary of Vehicles
Lowe, Terrell B/M/26 Federal Warrant
Newton, Pamela W/F/52 Parole Warrant – Murder
Brickell, Miles W/M/53 Harboring a Fugitive
McGowan, Dana B/F/30 Parole Warrant-Evading in a Vehicle; Felony Theft of Property
Wimberly, Jonathan W/M/42 Possession of Controlled Substance
Lahue, Michael W/M/27 Parole Warrant – Possession of Controlled Substance
Adams, Xavier B/M/22 Failure to Appear – Strangulation
Lackerson, Willie B/M/33 Warrant for Possession of Controlled Substance
Lee, Sierra B/F/23 Warrant – Theft of Property
Smith, Quythelia B/F/29 Warrant – Failure to Appear
Washington, Dexter B/M/46 Probation Warrant – Assault Family Member; Failure to ID Fugitive
Jennings, Bryan B/M/35 Parole Warrant – Robbery
Roberson, James W/M/56 Parole Warrant – Failure to Appear; Possession of Controlled Substance
Bedburick, Kaleb A/M/29 Possession of Marijuana Under 2 oz.
Green, Joseph W/M/32 Federal Warrant – Counterfieting
Lyles, Cherella B/M/32 KMC Warrant Theft
Bradley, James B/M/46 Possession of Marijuana Under 2 oz.; Felon in Possession of Firearm; Federal Charges Pending
Carter, Tranisha B/F/30 Parole Warrant – Assault on a Peace Officer; Failure to ID Fugitive
Asbury, Raymond W/M/22 Warrant – Burglary of Vehicles
Martin-Dimas, Briana W/F/19 Possession of Controlled Substance PG3
Jackson, Derrick B/M/49 Parole Warrant – Driving While License Invalid 3 or more; Possession of Controlled Substance
Bradley, Jamez B/M/23 Drug Paraphernalia
Tyree, Antonio B/M/26 Theft of a Firearm; Federal Charges Pending