8/3/22 Lubbock, TX – Someone Broke Into The Maintenance Garage – Steals Patrol Car – Smashes Through The Garage Door – Cruiser Later Found Abandoned – Escaped

August 3, 2022


Lubbock police are trying to determine who stole, and then crashed one of their cruisers Tuesday night.

The theft happened just before 2 a.m., at an automotive shop near 34th and University. Someone broke into the maintenance area, stole the car, and smashed through the garage door.

Officers later found the cruiser near 27th Street and Avenue D, about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, with moderate damage to the front.

Police have not reported any leads as of Wednesday evening.