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News Releases

For additional information about the news releases listed below, you may contact the Public Information Officer by phone at 972-485-4859.

Press Releases

Tornado Fatalities

December 29, 2015 

Garland Police have identified the eight people who were killed in the Tornado that occurred on Saturday night.

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Police Search for Fatality Hit & Run Vehicle and Driver

April 15, 2016 

Garland Police are searching for a vehicle and its driver involved in a fatality hit & run accident that occurred on April 14, 2016.

Shortly after 8:30 pm, officers responded to the report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 5500 block of Lyons Road. When officers arrived they observed a male lying in the roadway with severe injuries.

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Woman and Child Killed in Multiple Car Crash

April 14, 2016 

On April 13, at approximately 11:00 pm, Garland Police responded to a multiple car crash on southbound LBJ Freeway near La Prada. When officers arrived they observed that 4 vehicles had been involved in the accident. An 18 year old woman and 4 year old female child were killed.

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Driver Convicted and Sentenced in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

April 13, 2016 

On May 16, 2015, Crystal Nuncio, who was employed by the Garland Police Department Communications Unit, was killed in a head on collision by a driver traveling the wrong way on LBJ. The driver, Luis Angel Rodriguez, who was driving the other vehicle,was sentenced today to 13 years in prison.

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