Press Releases

Press Release:102215(13)-Police Investigate, Search for Leads in Aggravated Robbery at Local Gentlemen?s Club
Oct 22, 2015   03:01 PM

San Angelo Police Department Investigators are asking for the public's help in locating two men who robbed and assaulted a man outside a local Gentlemen's club last night.

 

Police were dispatched to Desiree's Preferred Gentlemen's Club, 330 W. Washington Drive, around 2:15 a.m. for the report of a robbery in progress.  Upon arrival, police met with an 18-year-old San Angelo man who told them he was inside his vehicle waiting to give someone a ride when two men opened his passenger door and demanded money from him at gunpoint.  The victim said once he told the men he did not have any money, one suspect grabbed his cell phone, told him not to call police, and then hit him in the head with the gun.  The suspects fled in an unknown direction.   

 

Both suspects were described as being Hispanic, in their early to mid-twenties and wearing white T-shirts with yellow bandanas covering their faces.

 

The victim suffered minor injury from the assault but refused medical treatment at the scene.

 

If you have information about this incident or the suspects? whereabouts, call Detective Jason Chegwidden at (325) 659-8019.  To remain anonymous, submit Tips online at http://local.nixle.com/tip/san-angelo-police-department/, via text- text: TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts, or call the SAPD's 24 hour Tip Hotline at 1-855-TIPS-247.

 

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Press Release #102215(12)-Police Arrest Two Men for Burglary of a Motor Vehicle
Oct 22, 2015   01:51 PM

At 2:36 am this morning, Officer A. Nandin was on patrol in the 200 block of Mockingbird Lane.  Officer A. Nandin observed two male subjects walking in the area.  Officer A. Nandin watched the two subjects and saw them in a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence in the 200 block of Mockingbird Lane. 

 

Officer A. Nandin made contact with the male subjects, 19 year old Timothy Guerra and 20 year old Jose Mtanous.  During the investigation, Officer A. Nandin learned Guerra and Mtanous were in possession of stolen property from several vehicles they had burglarized in the area.  They were both placed under arrest.  Mtanous was found to be in possession of prescription medication for which he did not have a prescription.

 

Mtanous and Guerra were transported to the Tom Green County Jail.  Mtanous and Guerra were charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle.  Mtanous was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 and one outstanding City Warrant.

 

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Press Release #102215(11)-Police Arrest Woman for Burglary of a Building
Oct 22, 2015   09:21 AM

Early this morning at 6:15 am, San Angelo Police were sent to the 700 block of E 16th Street for a theft in progress.  The victim, Arturo Carrillo, went outside his residence and saw a female subject, 36 year old Amanda Tucker, in his backyard.  Carrillo confronted Tucker and noticed some of his tools from his garage were on the ground near where Tucker was standing.

 

Officers arrived at Carrillo's residence and learned Tucker entered Carrillo's garage and took some of his tools without his permission.  At the conclusion of the investigation, Tucker was placed under arrest and searched.  Officers located prescription medication in her pants pocket for which Tucker did not have a prescription.

 

Tucker was taken to the Tom Green County Jail where she was charged with Burglary of a Building and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3.

 

Press Release #102115(10)-San Angelo Police Department Pistol Team Shoots for High Marks at National Competition
Oct 21, 2015   03:36 PM

The San Angelo Police Department's Pistol Team recently traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico with their sights set on some significant targets?  First Place at the National Police Shooting Championships.

 

Held in late September, the Championships are open to public and private law enforcement members and select law enforcement members of the U.S. military. 

 

This year, the SAPD Pistol Team brought home 12 trophies and competed with an estimated 300 Police Officers from the United States, Australia, and Germany.

 

Here are the standings for 1st Place:

Bobby Elrod; First Place Match 6 Classified

Brian Gesch; First Place Match 14 Overall, Sharpshooter

Rusty Herndon; First Place Match 6 Overall Municipal, Sharpshooter

Chris Heronema; First Place Match 1, Marksman

 

The Team has competed at the National level since 2006.  

 

Press Release #102015(08)-Juvenile Arrested for Robbery
Oct 20, 2015   03:33 PM

A San Angelo Juvenile was arrested this morning for Robbery after using a taser while stealing a backpack and cell phone from another juvenile.

 

At 7:36 am this morning, San Angelo Police were dispatched to a robbery near the intersection of East 3rd Street and Pecan.  A witness called and said a juvenile male was walking down the street when another juvenile male approached him, tased him, and stole his backpack and cell phone.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a purple and blue jacket.  The juvenile that was attacked sustained only minor injury.

 

Information learned during the investigation led to a the identification of the suspect as a 16 year old juvenile male who lives at the Northgate-Main Apartments, 302 N Main Street.  While checking the area for the suspect, Officers located the stolen backpack in the laundry room of the apartment complex.  Officers made contact with the grandmother of the juvenile suspect in the apartment where the juvenile lives.  The juvenile was in the apartment and taken into custody without incident.  The grandmother gave consent for officers to search the apartment.  Officers located the stolen cell phone as well as the taser that had been used on the victim inside the apartment.

 

The juvenile suspect was transported to the Juvenile Justice Center where he was charged with Robbery.

 

Detective Jake Russell is the lead investigator for this case.  There is no other information available for release at this time.