Friday, December 09, 2016

BIG SPRING POLICE DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

BSPD BadgeIt is the mission of the Big Spring Police Department to enhance the quality of life throughout our community by working cooperatively with the public to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, minimize fear and provide for a safe environment. We are committed to excellence in law enforcement and are dedicated to the people we serve, and to the traditions and diversity within our city. We will provide service with professionalism and understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision.

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The Big Spring Blotter

Media Release 12/1/16

Media Release 12/1/16

        On the 30th of November 2016, Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Investigators were conducting surveillance on the residence of 813 W. 6th due to suspected illegal distribution of narcotics from the residence and the suspect, Cody Alan Wingo W/M 28 years of age, having numerous outstanding warrants for his arrest to include Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Theft of a Firearm, and a Taylor County Warrant for Violation of Probation for Theft and Assault. The surveillance revealed Cody Wingo was at the residence and numerous unknown persons were visiting the residence looking at a zero turn lawn-mower that appeared to match the description of one that had recently been stolen from a citizen of Big Spring. With the assistance of the Federal Marshalls Service, Howard County Sheriff’s Office and the Big Spring Police Department Detective’s Division, at approximately 3:00 P.M. officers entered the residence and arrested Wingo for his outstanding warrants. When arresting Wingo, Narcotics Investigators observed paraphernalia and a small amount of methamphetamine within the residence at which time a search warrant for the residence was obtained. Upon searching the residence more methamphetamine was located along with a small amount of marijuana, 5 firearms, the stolen zero turn lawnmower, a generator, a motorcycle, a 4 wheeler and over $1,000 in currency. The generator, motorcycle and 4 wheeler was seized by the Howard County Sheriff’s office and are suspected of being stolen from the county. Wingo was arrested and charged with all his warrants and also for Possession of...