Press Releases

Press Release #032114(09)-Citizens Who Subscribe to Nixle Alerts Credited for Locating Missing Child
Mar 21, 2014   04:44 PM

For Immediate Release

March 21, 2014  

 

On Wednesday, San Angelo Police issued a Nixle Alert for a missing 9-year-old boy who did not meet the State mandated criteria for an Amber Alert. 

 

San Angelo Police Officers, along with help from local U.S. Customs Agents, conducted a ground and air search over the Capital Heights area of the city in an attempt to locate the missing child.  Approximately 32 minutes from the time the alert was issued, the child was located by three good Samaritans.

 

When officers arrived, they discovered the missing boy in the company of the citizens that located him.  San Angelo residents Monica McGee and her daughters, Kashmere and Deangelina McGee, told police they received the Nixle alert about the missing child and responded to the area to see if they could help locate him.  The trio spotted the child walking in a nearby field, along the railroad tracks.  Kashmere sat with the child while her sister, Deangelina, called police.

 

Nixle is a tool that connects public safety agencies to their residents via text, web, and email so residents can be informed of important notifications?giving you the ability to react to traffic advisories, severe weather warnings, evacuation orders, and other critical information or alerts such as this one. 

 

The San Angelo Police Department would like to recognize the McGee family for quickly acting on the alert.

 

?I personally want to thank the McGee family for locating the missing boy.  I am grateful that they subscribe to our Nixle alerts.? ?Police Chief Tim Vasquez.

 

It is our hope that you and your loved ones will never need to know what it is like to have a missing child,   however, we know firsthand that being prepared can make the difference in these emergencies where time is of the essence.

 

Here are some first steps you should take if your child goes missing:

 

  1. Immediately call your local law enforcement agency.
  2. After you have reported your child missing to law enforcement, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678).
  3. If your child is missing from home, search: closets, piles of laundry, in and under beds, inside large appliances, vehicles ? including trunks, and anywhere else that a child may crawl or hide. 
  4. Notify the store manager or security office if your child cannot be found when in a store. Then immediately call your local law enforcement agency.
  5. Have a photo of and information about your child ready to provide to law enforcement for a full list of items and descriptive information to provide, visit www.missing.kids.com/ChildID

 

For information about subscribing to Nixle, visit www.local.nixle.com/san-angelo-police-department or text your zip code to 888777.

 

***SAPD***


Press Release #032014(08)-Two Men Jailed after Police Respond to Trespassing-Shoplifter Call at Sunset Mall
Mar 20, 2014   12:59 PM

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, just after 7:30 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the J.C. Penny store located at the Sunset Mall for the report of an unknown, disoriented man inside the store's stock room. 

 

Responding Officer Sergeant W. Bodden made contact with the man who appeared to be intoxicated from an unknown substance.  When Sgt. Bodden conducted a safety pat-down of the man to check for weapons, the man became combative and engaged Sgt. Bodden in a lengthy struggle. 

 

The man, later identified as Dylan Bristol (DOB 06-02-92), was restrained by Sgt. Bodden until backup officers arrived.  Bristol actively engaged the backup officers and continued to resist and struggle even as he was being carried outside.  Upon searching Bristol incident to his arrest, police located an electronic inhalation pipe.  It is unknown what substance Bristol ingested prior to the incident.  Police requested San Angelo Fire Department Medics to the scene to assess apparent minor injuries Bristol sustained during his resistance.  Bristol was treated at the scene and upon his release was transported to the Tom Green County Jail where he reportedly became combative towards jail staff.  He was charged with Resisting Search, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Trespass.

 

Subsequent to the investigation, police learned Bristol was originally located inside the store's stock room after witnesses heard something fall to the ground.  When employees entered the stock room to investigate the source of the noise, they observed Bristol standing near an over-turned box of sunglasses that had been removed from a shelf.  Employees told police that when they confronted the disoriented Bristol, he became confrontational towards them.  Employees stated Bristol was previously seen inside the store in the company of another man.  The man was located inside the mall a short time later and identified as Cody Reazin (DOB 06-28-94).  Raezin appeared to be intoxicated by an unknown substance and had difficulty communicating and walking.  Upon searching Reazin incident to his arrest for Public Intoxication, police located an electronic inhalation pipe.  It is unknown what substance Raezin ingested prior to this incident. He was transported without incident to the Tom Green County Jail. 

 

 

 

***SAPD***


Press Release # 03142014(7) Felony Suspect Captured After Vehicle Pursuit
Mar 14, 2014   11:37 AM

Release #03142014(07)                                                         

 

 March 14, 2014  

 

 For Immediate Release                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION RELEASE

 

Felony Suspect Captured After Vehicle Pursuit

 

 

 

At approximately 4:43 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Public Safety Communications

received a 911 call about a Domestic Violence call at 7-11 Convenience Store, in

the 4300 Southwest Blvd.  Before officers could arrive, the male suspect and female victim

left the scene in a black 2010 Chevrolet Impala. 

 

At approximately 4:52 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Public Safety Communications

received a 911 call about a Domestic Violence call involving the same male and

female in the area of Southwest Blvd. and Twin Mountain Dr.  Officers arrived on

scene and located the female victim at Southwest Blvd. and School House Dr.  The

suspect had left the scene before officers arrived.

 

At approximately 5:10 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Police Officers located the

suspect vehicle in the 700 block of E. Avenue D.   The suspect refused to stop after Officers

initiated a traffic stop and activated their emergency lights and sirens. 

 

At approximately 5:12 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Police Officers in pursuit of

vehicle see the suspect throw a handgun from the vehicle.  Officers immediately secured

the weapon, a .45 caliber handgun.

 

The pursuit continued from Avenue D through the east and north parts of town. 

At approximately 5:39 pm, March 13, 2014 the suspect drove into the alley of San Antonio

and Guadalupe, left the vehicle, and continued to flee on foot.  A perimeter is set up

and two K-9 units were called in to assist in tracking the suspect.  Officers located a small

child in the back seat of the vehicle and immediately secured the vehicle and provided

protection and assistance to the child.  The presence of the child was not known during the

pursuit.  The child is uninjured and released to the mother and original victim. 

 

The suspect was apprehended at approximately 7:21 pm in the 300 block of North

Jefferson and was arrested without further incident.  The suspect, identified as James

Allen Baimbridge (03.27.1983) was arrested for Abandoning or Endangering a Child,

and Evading Detention in a Vehicle.  Additional charges may be filed as the investigation

continues.

 

San Angelo Police Department Detectives are still actively investigating this criminal

episode and no further information is available at this time.

Baimbridge, James
03.27.83

Baimbridge, James 03.27.83

Press Release # 03122014(5) Suspect Arrested in Connection with Shooting
Mar 12, 2014   10:17 AM

For Immediate Release

Release #03122014(05)

March 12, 2014

 

 

A suspect has

been arrested in connection to a Shooting that occurred at Desiree's Gentleman's Club Monday

evening March 10, 2014.

 

Anthony Walters (02.27.85) of Wharton, Texas was arrested by San Angelo Police Detectives after locating

him at his job site in Big Lake on March 11, 2014 at approximately 4:00 pm.  Walters was transported to

the Reagan County Jail without incident.

 

On March 11, Detectives with the San Angelo Police Criminal Investigations Division continued to follow

up on witness statements from the shooting and obtained the Arrest Warrant for Walters in less than

24 hours after the incident. 

 

Walters went to Desiree's on the evening of the 10th where he and a friend were asked to leave the bar by

staff just prior to the shooting.  Walters then used a .45 caliber handgun to shoot at both the occupied

building and the vehicles in the parking are before leaving town. Walters spoke with Detectives while in

Big Lake and confessed to details of the shooting.   San Angelo Police Department Detectives located

spent .45 caliber shell casings in Walters vehicle as well as the handgun used in the shooting.  

 

***SAPD***

       

 

          

Walters, Anthony

Walters, Anthony

Press Release # 03112014 (4) Burglary Foiled Suspect Caught
Mar 11, 2014   03:30 PM

  Release #03112014(04)

 

   March 11, 2014

 

   For Immediate Release

                                                                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                          

Burglary Foiled Suspect Caught

 

 

On Tuesday, March 11, 2013, at approximately 12:45 a.m., San Angelo Public Safety Communications received a 911 call regarding a burglary in progress at the 7-11 located in the 2800 block of College Hills Blvd.  A witness advised dispatch they saw an unknown male breaking a window at the business and was able to give a description of the suspect. 

     

San Angelo Police Patrol Officer Jason Hernandez arrived on scene and quickly located a man matching the description of the suspect hiding in the bushes on the College Hills West apartment complex.  Officer Hernandez exited his vehicle and announced himself as a police officer and the suspect ran from Officer Hernandez.    Officer Hernandez was able to quickly catch the suspect while still on the College Hills West property. 

Subsequent to the field investigation, it was determined the suspect attempted to gain entry to the 7-11 by breaking a window located on the front of the store with a rock.  The burglary attempt was unsuccessful as the window was damaged but did not break.    The man was identified as Santiago Garcia (12-26-1991) of San Angelo.

Garcia was arrested for Class A Criminal Mischief and Evading Detention on Foot and was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.

 

 

Garcia, Santiago
12.26.91
Garcia, Santiago 12.26.91