Press Releases

Press Release #030615(06)-San Angelo Police Need Help Identifying, Locating Theft Suspects
Mar 06, 2015   09:57 AM

San Angelo Police need your help identifying and locating a group of suspects who broke into a storage area and stole a camping trailer. 


Police have obtained video surveillance footage of the incident, which occurred on February 10, 2015, just before 5:00 a.m. at the Red Bluff Storage facility located at 5961 Knickerbocker road.


In the video, you can see a motorcycle, a dark colored SUV, and a white truck arrive to the location.  The subjects drove off but returned a short time later.  After the truck returned, the driver exited, cut the lock on the fence and drove inside.  The SUV followed.


The driver of the motorcycle returned and dropped off a passenger who then ran inside.  The passenger, believed to be a female, appears to have been carrying a backpack. 


A short time later, the truck exited the facility.  The SUV also exited with the stolen trailer in tow, causing extensive damage to the fence and gate in the process. 


Police later located the truck abandoned and learned it had been stolen prior to this incident. 


The 2003 Mobile Scout Camper Trailer and SUV will likely have damage to their right side, right back quarter panel, and/or taillights. 


If you come across this trailer for sale in a print advertisement or online site such as Craigslist or Facebook Swap & Sell, please report it to law enforcement.


The video footage is located at


If you have any information about this incident or the suspects involved, call Detective Noel Anderson at 325-657-4344.  To remain anonymous, submit Tips online at or call 1-855-TIPS-247.  You can also text your tip; text TIP SAPD followed by your message, to 888777.



Press Release #030515(05)-Injury to Elderly
Mar 05, 2015   05:29 PM

On February 22, 2015 at approximately 8:37 pm, Police responded to a residence at 805 E 42nd Street for a report of an assault.


Upon arrival, Police learned the victim, Virgil Gray DOB 12-19-40, had been assaulted.  Gray received severe injuries to his torso and head.  San Angelo Fire Department Medics transported Gray to Shannon Hospital for treatment of his injuries.  Gray was admitted and transferred to the Intensive Care Unit.


Through investigation it was learned Casey Aleman DOB 03-14-93, who had recently been staying at the residence, had been the subject that assaulted Gray.  Aleman left the scene prior to police arrival.  Several attempts to locate Aleman were made but all were unsuccessful.


Based on the investigation and witness statements, a warrant for Injury to the Elderly was issued for Aleman.


On February 23, 2015 at approximately 5:30 pm, Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division and the Special Operations unit located Aleman in the 600 block of Preusser Street.  Aleman was taken into custody on the warrant.


On March 4, 2015, Gray passed away at Shannon Medical Center.  Gray will be sent for autopsy to determine the cause of death.  A murder charge against Aleman will be dependent on autopsy results, and the Tom Green County District Attorney's Office will determine what other charges may be filed.



Press Release #030415(04) - Aggravated Assault
Mar 04, 2015   04:53 PM

Today, at approximately 11:14 am, San Angelo Police Dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a stabbing in the 1700 block of North Pope. 


When police arrived they encountered Ruben Stakes DOB 10-14-72 standing in a yard.  Police also located a 47 year old Hispanic female with multiple stab wounds to various parts of her body.  The female victim was treated by San Angelo Fire Department Medics and transported to Shannon Medical Center.


It was learned through investigation Stakes was in a dating relationship with the female victim and had assaulted the female victim with a knife.  Stakes was taken into custody without incident.


The female victim's current condition is not known at this time.  The victim did require surgery for her injuries.


Stakes was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with Aggravated Assault on a Family or Household Member with a Deadly Weapon.




Press Release 030415(03)-San Angelo Police Partner with Crime Stoppers, Offer Reward for Burglary Suspect
Mar 04, 2015   10:26 AM

Crime Stoppers of San Angelo is working together with San Angelo Police by offering a $250.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of wanted Burglary suspect, fifty-year-old Guillermo "Willie" Zapata.


The reward amount of $250.00 will be honored for a tip that leads to Zapata's arrest from March 4-11, 2015.  After March 11, the reward will drop to $150.00.


You can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers several ways: 1. Call 325-658-HELP (4357) or 1-800-756-3434, 2. Text-A-Tip- Text ?CSSA plus your message? to 274637 (Crimes), 3. Tip online at


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Press Release #030315(02)-Aggravated Robbery Arrest
Mar 03, 2015   03:18 PM

On March 2, 2015 at approximately 10:59 pm, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Shell gas station at 1 N Main for a robbery in progress. 


Upon arrival, Police learned the suspect had already left the scene.  The clerk in the store stated a white male entered the store with a handgun and demanded the money from the cash register.  After receiving the money, the suspect left the store.


Members of the Criminal Investigation Division, the Special Operations Unit, and Crime Scene Unit responded to conduct an investigation.  Through investigation, Jamie Sean Watson DOB 7-18-86, was developed as the suspect in the robbery.


After conducting surveillance, members of the Patrol Division and Special Operations Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of E 19th on a vehicle being operated by Watson.  Watson was taken into custody.


Watson was arrested for Aggravated Robbery and transported to the Tom Green County Jail.


There is no other information to be released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.




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