Cen-Tex Kennel Club members donated 17 specialty pet oxygen masks to area fire departments to help save the lives of pets that get trapped in fires. Cen-Tex Kennel Club members on the front row are (from left) Julie Williamson, Donna Samon, Gaye Warren and Jeanie Davis. Waco Fire Station No. 11 firefighters are (back row, from left) Firefighter Chad Hooten, Firefighter Scott Garner, Firefighter Tyler Bullard, Engineer Philip Burnett and Lt. Brent Weatherby.

A Bellmead man wanted on a parole violation was arrested by Waco street crimes officers and charged with several drug violations after police found heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, codeine, alprazolam, hydrocodone and tramadol on him during the arrest, according to jail records.

A man accused of paying an undercover Waco officer during an illegal gambling operation was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities after he posted bail Monday.

A report from Child Protective Services led to the arrest a 19-year-old man accused of buying, selling and possessing roosters to be used in cockfighting, an arrest affidavit states.

Waco police have recently stepped up enforcement of the city’s abandoned motor vehicle policy in an effort to clear streets of abandoned or disabled cars, Waco police Officer Garen Bynum said.

A Waco man was arrested Wednesday morning after a family member of a 15-year-old girl reported to police the man had touched her inappropriately multiple times eight to nine years ago, an arrest affidavit states.

Police arrested a man wanted on a parole violation after he crawled into the attic of the Astro Motel in an effort to evade officers, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

Hewitt police arrested a woman on indecency with child charge Tuesday after Child Protective Services reported that she sexually touched a teenage boy last year, according to an arrest affidavit.

A man accused of pistol-whipping another man and taking $30 from him last month in Bellmead was arrested on an aggravated robbery warrant Thursday with help from U.S. marshals and Waco police, according to a press release from Bellmead police.

Three 19-year-old men were arrested Wednesday evening in Lacy Lakeview after two people reported the group pointed weapons, including a stolen firearm, at them, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.

The Bellmead Police Department has promoted Kory Martin as its new assistant chief, replacing Assistant Chief Clarence Yarbrough, who resigned in July to become police chief for Teague Independent School District.

A 17-year-old Falls County resident was arrested Saturday and charged with murder in the shooting death of his 21-year-old brother at a residence near Golinda, Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman said.