Press Releases

Press Release #070914(4) Wanted Suspect Arrested
Jul 09, 2014   10:03 AM

A 36-year-old San Angelo man who was recently featured on a SAPD Wanted Poster was arrested last night at a residence outside the city limits.


On July 08, 2014, at approximately 11:00 p.m., San Angelo Police Officers and Tom Green County Sheriff Deputies approached a residence off TX Hwy 380 believed to be occupied by known fugitive, Bradley Bishop (DOB 11.21.77).  As Officers approached the residence, Bradley ran out the back door and was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit.


Bishop was transported to Shannon Medical Center for evaluation and then to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with the outstanding warrants for Burglary of a Building and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Bishop was the subject of an Arrest Warrant issued in connection with the Burglary of Jim Bass Ford incident that occurred this past weekend.  


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Press Release #070814(03) Truck Crashes Through Local Business
Jul 08, 2014   10:53 AM

On Monday, July 7, 2014, at approximately 8:50 p.m., San Angelo Police responded to the Concho Educators FCU parking lot located at 3215 W Loop 306 for the report of a vehicle crash involving a building.


Upon arrival, police observed a red, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado had collided into the north wall of the bank and continued through building to damage the east wall.  The driver, Christopher Doty (02/08/1993), of San Angelo and a 19 year old male passenger were taken to Shannon Medical Center by ambulance.   Both were treated for non-incapacitating injuries.   Driving While Intoxicated is suspected in the accident and the investigation is ongoing pending toxicology results.  There have been no arrests made at this time involving this incident.  

Press Release #070314(02)-Upcoming Rookie Police Officer Examination
Jul 03, 2014   09:47 AM

The City of San Angelo is seeking applicants for September 6, 2014 Entrance Examination for Rookie Police Officer. 


Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014 in the Human Resources Department, 72 W. College, Room 201, San Angelo, TX  76903.  Applications received after this date will not be accepted. 


Examination:    Rookie Police Officer Examination, Saturday, September 6, 2014


Location:            McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive, San Angelo, Texas               


Registration:     8:30 a.m. - NO LATE REGISTRATION.


For more information about qualifications and the hiring process visit or call the San Angelo Police Recruiting Office at (325) 657-4331 or  (325) 657-4332, or, stop by the Recruiting Office at 505 S. Chadbourne, San Angelo, Texas 76903 You can email questions directly to:




Press Release #070114(01)-Police Investigate Unidentified Dead Body
Jul 01, 2014   03:24 PM

San Angelo Police Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians continue to investigate a dead body that was located this morning in an abandoned trailer at a property in North San Angelo.


At approximately 9:37 a.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to Kay's Old Fashioned Barber Shop, 2340 N. Chadbourne, for the report of an unknown problem.


Upon arrival, police spoke with parties who said a man had come into the business to report he found a dead body at a nearby location.


Police made contact with the man and transported him to an area in the 100 block of E. Twenty-Fifth Street where there are several abandoned homes.  During an interior search of one of the abandoned trailers located on the property, police located the body of a subject who, by the state of decomposition, appears to have been deceased for some time.  At this time, the identity of the deceased is unknown, although it appears the deceased is a male.


Justice of the Peace Fred Buck responded to the scene and ordered the body sent to Lubbock, Texas for autopsy.


The man who alerted police was questioned at the scene by detectives and later released. 


This is an ongoing investigation.       





Press Release #063014(17)-Man Charged With Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle after Brief Foot Pursuit
Jun 30, 2014   12:06 PM

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at approximately 3:30 p.m., San Angelo Police Officer L. Cortinas was patrolling the area of Sector 2 near the 900 block of Spaulding Street when he observed a black Dodge Avenger traveling eastbound. 


Aware that a 2010 black Dodge Avenger was recently listed on the Department's Stolen Vehicle list, Officer Cortinas caught up with the vehicle and ran a license plate check.  Shortly after receiving confirmation that the vehicle was listed as stolen, the driver of the Avenger pulled into the North alley of the Fairview Mobile Home Park located at 311 N. Bell Street. 


When the vehicle stopped, the driver exited, failed to comply with Officer Cortinas? commands and ran away.  Police soon caught the suspect in the North alley of the 1500 block of Koberlin Street.   He was identified as Tarren R. Watson (DOB 09-29-82) of San Angelo.  Once in custody, Watson requested medical attention.  San Angelo Fire Department Medics responded to the scene to assess Watson's condition and transported him by ambulance to Shannon Medical Center. 


Watson was released from Shannon Medical Center after showing no signs of distress and was transported to the Tom Green County Jail where he was booked on charges of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading Arrest Detention and seven outstanding Arrest Warrants.  Watson also received Class C Misdemeanor Citations for Driving While License Invalid and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Two passengers who stayed inside the vehicle after Watson ran were identified and released at the scene. 


The owner of the Dodge Avenger, who initially reported the vehicle stolen on June 25, 2014, responded to the scene and took possession of the vehicle.