Dumb Criminals

VPD VIN Etching Program Returns
A car is stolen in Texas every five and a half minutes. Having your vehicle’s VIN etched into its window glass will greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim of vehicle theft. The Victoria Police Department will offer free VIN window etching at LifePonte Church (8150 Nursery D…
A 31-Year-Old High School Sophomore?
From the "What in the World?" File:
Dateline: Longview, TX. Students and faculty at the New Life Christian School in Longview apparently aren't good judges of a person's age. Nor was the woman who took in the "sophomore" that claimed she had been abused, and her biological parents…
Community Crime Prevention Education Classes
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
That statement also holds true when preventing crime. It is far easier to prevent crime than it is to recover from it.
In that spirit, the Victoria Police Department Crime Prevention Unit will soon be providing you an “ounce of prevention&CloseCur…
August 7th Is Officially…
National Night Out - The purpose of this night is to bring neighbors and community leaders together. The idea is that by meeting face-to-face the communities will be able to fight crime.Do you know your neighbors? Does your neighborhood have a "Neighborhood Watch"-type program…
Crime Of The Week
Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Victoria Police Department needs help to identify the person responsible for a burglary.
On the evening of Tuesday March 13, 2012, Police responded to a house in the 4600 block of Lilac Lane reference to a burglary alarm...
Failing At Showing Off
It's happened to everyone.  You want to show off to your new girlfriend or buddies and it takes a turn for the worse.  Sometimes you can pull it off but sometimes it just goes really bad.  What has gone wrong to you when you have previously tried to show off a special skill...
Cop Faces Charges After Stealing Food from Work Fridge
At one point or another, we’ve all fallen victim to the theft of food from an office fridge. In general, most of us chalk it up as a minor annoyance. But police in Deer Park, Texas were so fed up with an office thief that they ran a sting to catch him in the act. And, it turns out, t…

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