Thursday, August 27, 2015

Zubiate Shooting

On the 21st of August 2015 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Big Spring Police Department Officers were dispatched to 800 W. 4th (CC Nites Bar) in reference to a shooting.   When Officers arrived they found Eladio Zubiate Hispanic/Male 39 years of age had already been transported to Scenic Mountain Medical Center Hospital for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen, hip and leg. It was found that multiple shots were fired at Zubiate from across the street of CC Nights bar. Witnesses informed Officers that the suspect had entered into an approximate 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Gray in color and drove southbound on Abrams. Zubiate was flown to University Medical Center hospital in Lubbock Texas and is listed in serious but stable condition.

At this time Big Spring Police Department Detectives are following up on information received.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call CrimeStoppers at (432) 263-tips (8477). You can also leave an anonymous tip using the tipsoft mobile application or from the Big Spring Police Department website


Media Release for 8/20/15

On 08-19-2015 at approx. 4:45 pm, an Officer with The Big Spring Police Department, was in the 1100 blk of Johnson on a possible Burglary investigation.The Officer was standing outside his unit waiting for a key holder for the building when he heard several shots being fired from the 400 blk of E. 11th, at least two of which he heard go right over his head. The Officer saw a red Dodge pickup leaving the scene at a high rate of speed and jumped in his unit to pursue. He was unable to get to the vehicle and lost sight of it. Officers responded to assist and learned that the red Dodge and a white S.U.V had exchanged gunfire and both vehicles left. Officers learned that the white S.U.V had pulled over at a residence in the area and a male occupant had concealed something near the residence and fled. Officers found the items to be a handgun and a quantity of Methamphetamine and cocaine. No one was injured by the gunfire and no better description of the vehicle or suspects could be given. At this time it appears to have been a drug deal gone bad. A second firearm was found in the roadway at the intersection of 9th and Runnels believed to have been involved in this incident. No further at this time.

At approx. 7:40 pm Officers were dispatched to 1304 Tucson in reference to an Aggravated Robbery. The victim was home with her 3 children who are 6 Y.O.A and younger. She advised that two males wearing ski masks kicked in the back door and one of them pointed a pistol at her demanding money. They forced her into her roommate’s bedroom and began rummaging through things until they found an undetermined amount of cash and fled from the house. The only description given was a Black male and a Hispanic male both wearing ski masks.

At approx. 8:55 pm Officers responded to 1001 N. Main apt. # 21 again in reference to an Aggravated Robbery. The victim advised that he and a friend were in the apartment when someone knocked on the door. His friend opened the door to look outside and a subject armed with a shotgun forced his way in and pointed the gun at the friend. A second suspect followed him in armed with a pistol. They demanded money at gunpoint and forced the victims into the bedroom, where the homeowner was struck in the face with the butt of the shot- gun. The suspects went through the victims dresser drawers and took an undetermined amount of cash and fled the apartment. The victim was injured when struck with the gun but declined treatment at the time. The suspects were described as two Hispanic males, both very short. Both had their faces covered. These investigations are ongoing and investigators are looking into the possibility that the offenses are related.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact Crime Stoppers at 432-263-8477 (TIPS), or text 274637 and in the body of the message type in “kash”(5274) along with the tip. You can also leave a secure tip on our Facebook page under the submit a tip icon on the left side of the page.

Driving While Intoxicated 8/13/15

Jeffrey Martin Edwards1Jeffrey Martin Edwards2On the 13th of August 2015 at approximately 6:22 a.m., Big Spring Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of S. Gregg in reference to a reckless driver traveling northbound that had struck a vehicle.  Initial reports were that the vehicle was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of S. Gregg.  Officers responded and located the vehicle traveling northbound in the 400 block of N. Lamesa Hwy in the turning lane.  Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle using emergency lights and siren to which the driver of the vehicle did not respond to.  Officer C. Graham then drove ahead of the vehicle and was able to exit his patrol unit and make visual contact with the driver, at which time he observed the driver to be slumped over at the wheel and non-responsive.  At this time the decision was made to position a police unit in front of the suspect vehicle, and utilize the police unit to stop the vehicle.  Officer Graham traveled in front of the suspect vehicle, matched the suspect vehicle speed at which time Officer Graham slowly applied the brakes resulting in a low impact collision with the rear bumper of the police unit and the front bumper of the suspect vehicle.  The vehicle was safely brought to a standstill in the 800 block of N. Lamesa.  Officers were then able to contact the driver who was found to be Jeffrey Martin Edwards White/Male 46 years of age.  Upon further investigation of Edward’s condition, it was found that Edwards was intoxicated and was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.  The investigation also revealed that Edward’s had struck a second vehicle while traveling on S. Gregg/ N. Lamesa.  The Big Spring Police Department commends the quick thinking of Officer Graham and credits his actions to safely stop the vehicle without any injuries to the public or himself.



Segers Bradley CecilOn the 12th of August 2015 at approximately 12:05 P.M., Segers, Bradley Cecil “Sammy” White/Male DOB 4/14/1970 was arrested for Manslaughter in Ft. Worth Texas on Camp Bowie Blvd., just prior to boarding a bus. On the 7th of June 2015, Tiodoro Diaz was struck by the vehicle Segers was driving on W. 4th Street in Big Spring. Segers then fled the scene of the accident and Mr. Diaz died as a result. The arrest is the result of the efforts of the Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and the assistance of the United States Marshalls. The Big Spring Police Department also thanks the community for the information received regarding this investigation.