WCSO Homicide Inv
May 23, 2024

On May 17, 2024, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of ‘shots fired’ in the 9800 block of Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX. Upon arriving, officers located a deceased male victim, later identified as MATTHEW ALEXANDER TORRES.  TORRES was determined to have received fatal wounds from a gunshot.
 
Williamson County Sheriff's Office is continuing this investigation and are attempting to locate any witnesses or anyone who knows anything about the death of MATTHEW ALEXANDER TORRES.
 
Anyone who knows anything about the death of MATTHEW ALEXANDER TORRES is asked to contact the Williamson County Sheriff's Office CID tip line at 512-943-1311 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip to the Williamson County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-253-7867 or online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or by downloading the Crime Stoppers P3 Mobil app which is available through the Android or iPhone store.
 
If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest or warrant, you could be eligible for a CASH REWARD!
 
Additional information is available via the link at the top of this page, which contains a QR code which will take you directly to the Crime Stoppers webpage where you can anonymously submit your tip anonymously.
 
Crime doesn't pay - but Crime Stoppers does!


Vehicle Burglaries - Jarrell
May 20, 2024

Jarrell police looking for suspects after multiple vehicle burglaries Monday morning.

See Something, Hear Something, Say Something!

See News Report HERE

Theft - Liquor Store - Hutto, TX
April 29, 2024

STATUS: OPEN

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in a recent theft investigation that occurred at a business in the Hutto, Texas area.

On April 10, 2024, an unidentified male entered Twin Liquors at 5002 Gattis School Rd, Hutto, TX. The suspect proceeded to steal a bottle of D`usse Cognac VSOP by placing and concealing it within his internal jacket pocket. When confronted by the store clerk, the suspect lifted his shirt to reveal a black pistol with an extended magazine.

Description: Light skin black male, mid 20 – early 30 years of age, corn row style haircut, long goatee, nose bridge piercing. Unknown height and weight.

The suspect left by getting in the passenger seat of a light colored 4-door passenger car with alloy rims and possibly no front license plate.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can submit a tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

If your Tip leads to an arrest or warrant, you may qualify for a CASH reward. All tips remain completely confidential.

 

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Vandalism Investigations - Georgetown
April 29, 2024

STATUS: OPEN

 

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is currently working alongside Georgetown Police Department in their efforts to identify and apprehend the individuals responsible for committing numerous criminal mischief offenses. These offenses have occurred at the Williamson County Courthouse, the Republican party headquarters in Georgetown, and Congressman John Carter's field office, all in Georgetown.

The attached photo is of an unknown person of interest along with a suspicious vehicle that law enforcement is seeking to identify related to these investigations.

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office and Georgetown Police Department are urging anyone with any information about any suspects or anyone who may have witnessed or have direct knowledge about any of these incidents to contact either the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office or the Georgetown Police Department.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can submit a tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest or warrant, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.

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Abduction & Sexual Assault
April 06, 2024

STATUS: OPEN

Abduction and Sexual Assault

UPDATED April 6, 2024

GEORGETOWN PD is still seeking information from anyone who might have information regarding this unsolved crime.  If you have any information that could help to solve this crime - please contact Georgetown PD or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers.

Georgetown Police Department are actively working an investigation involving an abduction and sexual assault that occurred between 12:30 am and 1:30 am, 3/20/2024. Initial reports indicate the abduction happened in the 100 block of W. Valley and N. Main St and the victim was taken to an unidentified location and sexually assaulted.

The victim is a 36-year old, female, and Georgetown resident that stated she was walking to a convenience store when the vehicle stopped, the male driver exited the vehicle, threatened her with a large knife, used zip-ties to bind her wrists, and then forced her into the vehicle. She further provided the assailant drove her to a secluded area, sexually assaulted her, and then drove her back to the location he abducted her and left her.

The male is described as: White male with long red hair, long red beard, and a slender build.  No other descriptors were able to be provided.

The vehicle Is described as: Metallic Silver in color with a hatchback, smaller than an SUV

Georgetown Police Department encourages anyone with possible information that could assist in this investigation to contact the department at CID@georgetown.org or Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867 or visit our website at www.wilcocrimetips.org and provide information anonymously.

There is no additional information available at this time and there will be no on-camera Interviews. As more information becomes available, it will be provided.
GPD-AbductionandSexualAssault03202024.pdf



Hutto PD - Wanted Indecency With a Child
March 28, 2024

STATUS: WANTED

The Hutto Police Department is attempting to locate JACKIE CARDELL SELBY, JR, BM, DOB 07-21-1989, who is wanted on two counts of Indecency with a Child. SELBY is also wanted out of Travis County on a bond revocation for Indecency with a Child.

SELBY is known to drive a silver 2011 Lincoln MKZ with Texas License Plate CYL1567 and a red and black Hayabusa motorcycle, unknown LP.

Anybody with information about this person of interest is encouraged to contact Hutto PD Sgt. Cody Long at (512) 759-4928.

If you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, you can contact the Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867 or visit our website at www.wilcocrimetips.org (under the tab “Crime of the Week”) and provide information anonymously. 

 

If your submitted tip through Crime Stoppers assists investigators in locating and arresting JACKIE CARDELL SELBY, JR, you could be eligible for a cash reward from Crime Stoppers.



PSA - LEANDER MAIL BOXES MASTER KEY STOLEN
December 04, 2023

A Leander master mailbox key was stolen from a postal carrier.  All mailboxes in Leander may be compromised.
This is a Federal offense.  Report any info you may have to all law enforcement agencies!
NOTE:  Do not report to Crimestoppers since we do not issue rewards for postal offenses.


WCSO Seeks Identification of Suspects Involving in Neighborhood Shooting
October 19, 2023

STATUS: OPEN

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting which occurred in the Forest North Neighborhood on the night of October 5th, 2023.  There was a shooting earlier that day approximately about a mile west of the residential shooting.  There was also a shooting in July of 2023 directed at the same residence in the Forest  North Neighborhood.

 

Detectives have reason to believe all 3 of these shootings are related and encourage the public to provide any information about potential suspects.

 

The suspect vehicle is a light-colored sedan, possibly a silver 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu.

 

The suspects are believed to be black or Hispanic males in their late teens or early twenties.
 

Anybody with information about this crime or the identities of any suspects or vehicles involved is encouraged to call Detective Mack with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office at 512-943-1916. 

 

If you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, you can contact the Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867 or visit our website at www.wilcocrimetips.org and provide information anonymously. 

 

If your submitted tip through Crime Stoppers assists investigators in solving this crime, you could be eligible for a cash reward from Crime Stoppers .



Vehicle Burglaries
October 02, 2023

Overnight, WCSO took over 30 Burglary of a Vehicle calls at apartment complexes on 620. Many of these were smash and grab burglaries. We would like to remind our community of some important prevention tips.
??LOCK YOUR CAR??
??HIDE YOUR BELONGINGS??
??TAKE YOUR KEYS??
If you believe your vehicle was broken into, please call 911 to make a report. If you have any information related to these incidents, you can call 911 or make an anonymous tip.


Attempted Child Abduction - Georgetown
September 18, 2023

On 09/18/2023 at approximately 11:00 am, the Georgetown Police Department received a call for a possible attempted child abduction in the 3100 block of Northwest Blvd. A male subject knocked on the door of a residence, a 9-year old female answered, the male reportedly grabbed the female, and carried her away from the residence. At some point, the male released the child and then ran into the wooded area near the Lakeway Dr and Northwest Blvd area. The male is described as: dark skin male, large build, 5'10"-6", wearing ballcap, long sleeve black shirt, and gray sweatpants. Male has an undescribed tattoo on one of his arms. No other descriptors were able to be provided. Police officers, Detectives, and a Police K9 team have canvassed and searched the area for the suspect but have not located anyone. The child was returned safely to her family and the incident is still under investigation. Attached is a sketch of the suspect.
 
Submit an anonymous tip that results in an arrest and receive a cash reward!
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Burglary - Auto Theft Suspect
April 19, 2023

STATUS: SOLVED
Just received word that this subject has been positively identified!
 
 
 
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office needs your assistance in identifying the pictured suspect who was involved in an April 4, 2023, home burglary in the Round Rock area.  The suspect stole a wallet that contained ID and credit cards. The suspect later used the stolen credit cards at several local retail stores.
 

If you have information on who this person is you can submit your tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.

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H-E-B parking lot Assault
March 29, 2023

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — Round Rock police are looking for several people involved with an assault in an H-E-B parking lot near Interstate 35.

The alleged assault happened at 250 University Boulevard around noon on March 12, police said.

Video RRPD released shows two women and three men driving through the parking lot in a red Hyundai Sonata. The two women got out of the car and hit an H-E-B employee near one of the entrances to the store, it shows.

Then, the video shows the women running back to the car and leaving the area. The driver of the vehicle was described as a Hispanic man with visible tattoos, police said.

RRPD said the vehicle was stolen and has since been recovered. It said the car could be connected with other crimes in the Austin area.


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Taylor PD - Need to ID Burglary Suspect
January 27, 2023

STATUS: SOLVED

UPDATE - SOLVED

February 23, 2023 Thanks to a Crime Stopper Tip - this suspect has been identified and multiple warrants have been issued!!

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On January 11,2023, Taylor PD responded to a several burglaries of businesses in the city of Taylor.  Some unknown person or persons made a forced entry into a metal building and removed numerous tools and items.

Then, on January 15,2023 the same business was again burglarized, and more items were taken.

Taylor PD has been able to retrieve an image of at least one suspect.  This suspect is believed to be a white male, with a tall/thin build, approximately 35-40 years of age, wearing prescription eyeglasses and appears to have facial hair.

If you have information on who this person is or any information regarding these burglaries, you can submit your tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.

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CAPTURED - Wanted - Homicide - Taylor PD
January 10, 2023

STATUS: APPREHENDED

UPDATE

CANCEL - CANCEL - CANCEL

- This person has been apprehended - 

 

Taylor Police are investigating a homicide that occurred on the evening of December 12, 2022, at 1401 Jones Road, in Taylor, Texas.

 

Investigators have developed information that implicates ESMERALDA RENEE ALDERETE, aka "ESME", HF, 19 YOA as being involved in the death of the victim. ESMERALDA may no longer have a 'reddish' tint to her hair and most likely will be a more natural darker color. 

 

Taylor PD believes that ALDERETE is still in the local area and requests that anyone who may have information on this homicide, specifically information on the whereabouts of ALDERETE to contact the Williamson County Crime Stoppers.

 

You can submit your tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.

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Georgetown PD searching for Ricardo Quinones
December 27, 2022

UPDATE:   CAPTURED!

Police in Georgetown are searching for a man they say fatally shot his estranged wife early Tuesday morning.

It happened at a home in the 2700 block of Gabriel View Drive, in a neighborhood west of Williams Drive.  Suspect was driving a green 2020 Toyota Tundra.  TX license plate NFW9059

The Georgetown Police Department says they received a 9-1-1 call from a juvenile at around 2:52 a.m. who said Ricardo Quinones had entered the home with a weapon and was holding them hostage.

Police say that while officers were attempting to negotiate with Quinones, he fatally shot his estranged wife and fled the house. The daughter was able to escape the house through a window into police custody.

Anyone having information regarding this homicide, specifically information that can help identify or locate the person responsible for this senseless death or the vehicle that was seen in the area before or after the reported shooting, is asked to contact the Williamson County Crime Stoppers.

 

You can submit your tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.


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Seeking Identity of Auto-Pedestrian Victim
November 16, 2022

STATUS: SOLVED
November 21, 2022 - Update
Law Enforcement advised that they believe they have positively identified this victim. 
 

Crime Stoppers - Our law enforcement officers we need your Help in identifying the victim of a recent Auto-Pedestrian Fatality that occurred in Williamson County on November 2, 2022.  If you know who this person is or have any information on the incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips.

 

If your Tip leads to the identification of this person or helps in solving this incident or you may qualify for a CASH reward.

 

All tips remain completely confidential

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UPDATE Homicide Investigation - Near Florence, TX
August 15, 2022

STATUS: SOLVED

Thanks to the diligent work of the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and the support of the Citizens of Williamson County - this case has been solved - with the arrest of one suspect.

 

Although Crime Stoppers did not receive any tips directly related to the arrest - it was instrumental in getting the word out to our Citizens...and we thank you for your support!!

 

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 70-year-old Diana Lynn Pier after she was found shot to death in the middle of a road near the rural community of Florence, Texas.

 

At approximately 8:45 p.m. on August 4, Williamson County deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 4500 block of County Road 245.

 

When deputies arrived, they found Pier dead in the roadway.

 

Detectives are looking for information about a small-medium sedan, possibly silver, gray, or charcoal gray, that was seen in the area around the time of the shooting.

 

Anyone having information regarding this homicide, specifically information that can help identify or locate the person or persons responsible for this senseless death or the vehicle that was seen in the area before or after the reported shooting, is asked to contact the Williamson County Crime Stoppers.

 

You can submit your tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or you can anonymously submit a tip online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

 

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential.



Criminal Mischief
July 29, 2022

STATUS: OPEN

Hello Crime Stoppers!

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office needs your assistance to identify the person or persons involved in defacing several signs in the Blockhouse Creek Subdivision, in Leander, Texas.

 

Sometime between the late evening/early morning hours of May 4-5, 2022, the below signs in the subdivision were spray painted by these actors causing several thousand dollars in damage.

 

If you have any information that can help identify or locate these suspects, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips (available through your Android or iPhone app store)

If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential. 



Williamson County SO Homicide - Update
July 11, 2022

STATUS: FOUND

UPDATED - The vehicle and person of interest have been identified -

 

Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are investigating related shootings that left one teen dead and another injured that occurred on the night of July 6, 2022.

 

Following a 911 call, Williamson County Deputies responded to a reported shooting in southeastern Williamson County, outside the Pflugerville city limits. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a 15-year-old male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

 

Shortly after arriving on scene, WCSO received information that another 15-year-old male had been found dead in the area of the State Highway 130 toll road, north of State Highway 45. Investigators determined that teen had also been shot and that both shootings were related to one another.  It was also reported that a newer model, dark-colored, 4-door sedan was related to these shootings.

 

WCSO Detectives are asking anyone with any information regarding these shootings or having information regarding a newer model, dark-colored, 4-door sedan missing a passenger side window to contact the WCSO Criminal Investigations Division at 512-943-5204. 

 

Anonymous Tips may also be submitted though the Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or our mobile app P3Tips (available through your mobile phone app store). 

 

All tips received through the Crime Stoppers program remain completely confidential - If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.



Homicide Investigation
June 07, 2022

The Round Rock Police are seeking information regarding this gray SUV involved in an April 20 drive-by shooting in the 1600-block of Pine Knoll Drive in Austin. We believe the occupants of this vehicle are connected to the April 19 homicide in the 1600-block of Gattis School Road in Round Rock.

 

If you have any information that could help solve these crimes, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-253-7867, or online at www.wilcocrimetips.org or with our mobile app P3Tips.  If your Tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a CASH reward.  All tips remain completely confidential. 

 

Regarding the Round Rock homicide, the Detectives are continuing to pursue leads. They are waiting for ballistics analysis to be completed before considering criminal charges. For more information on this case: https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/.../round-rock-police

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