Press Releases

Afternoon Pursuit Reaches Finale in Cinema Parking Lot
Mar 14, 2017   03:33 PM

Tony Hernandez, 41, of San Angelo was arrested on multiple charges this afternoon after he attempted to evade Police in north San Angelo. 

Police were dispatched to a vacant property in the 1800 block of Martin Luther King Drive for the report of an unwanted subject.  While enroute, they learned no one was supposed to be inside.  

Upon arrival, they detected someone inside and attempted to enter; however a man, later identified as Hernandez, tried to prevent their entry. 

Officers successfully entered the property and quickly discovered the man had fled.  Citizens who were nearby alerted the Officers to Hernandez’s direction of travel and a foot pursuit ensued throughout the surrounding area.  

The pursuit ended in the parking lot of Icon Cinema, 2020 N. Bryant Blvd, where Hernandez was taken into custody without further incident.  During a search of Hernandez incident to his arrest, Officers located marijuana.  

Hernandez was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with five outstanding City warrants, Criminal Trespass of Habitation, Evading Arrest Detention, and Class B Possession of Marijuana.  

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Aggravated Kidnapping Suspect Located in Parker County, Victim Safe
Mar 14, 2017   12:33 PM

Juan Jose Morales, Jr., 33, who was wanted in connection to this morning’s Aggravated Kidnapping of Danza Nicole Valdez, 19, was apprehended a short time ago by the Parker County Sheriff’s Office during a traffic stop near Weatherford, Texas.  Valdez is reported safe. 

During the investigation, information was developed which led to the suspect vehicle being located in Parker County.  Detectives with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division have been working in concert with surrounding law enforcement agencies to relay information about this morning’s abduction.  

This is an active investigation and no other information is available at this time.  

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Aggravated Kidnapping Investigation in North San Angelo
Mar 14, 2017   11:26 AM

The San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is actively searching for Juan Jose Morales, Jr., 33, who is wanted in connection with the Aggravated Kidnapping of Danza Nicole Valdez, 19, who was abducted from a residence in the 400 block of E. 22nd Street early this morning. 

Morales fled with Valdez in a white, two-door pickup truck.  Morales is considered armed and dangerous.  In addition to being sought for the kidnapping of Valdez, Morales is wanted on an MTR Parole Warrant. 

Police were dispatched to the area of 22nd and Pecan just before 7:30 a.m. after receiving several calls for reports of shots fired in the area.  

If you have any information about Morales or Valdez’s whereabouts, call 9-1-1.  To remain anonymous, tip online at http://bit.ly/SAPDTips247, via text: text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts, or by phone at 1-855-TIPS-247.  Never attempt to apprehend suspects yourself; doing so may be dangerous.  

  

 

Police Investigate Stabbing at Local Private Night Club
Mar 13, 2017   11:00 AM

Just before 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, San Angelo Police were dispatched to Shannon Medical Center for the report of a stabbing victim. 

Officers arrived and learned the victim, a 30-year-old Hispanic male, had been stabbed while attending an after party at “The Spot”, located at 2635 Martin Luther King Drive. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. 

The stabbing reportedly occurred around 2:30 a.m. following a physical altercation inside the club near the women’s restroom.  The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’09”, approximately 165 lbs., with facial hair, and wearing blue jeans and boots. 

If you have any information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts, please call Detective James Hernandez at 325-659-8015.  To remain anonymous, tip online at http://bit.ly/SAPDTips247, via text: text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts, or by phone at 1-855-TIPS-247.

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Police Find More than Latest Hair Trend at Local Barber Shop
Mar 10, 2017   06:08 PM

This afternoon, members of the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division and K-9 Unit executed two Search and Arrest Warrants at the College Hills Barber Shop located at 2839 College Hills Blvd. 

The warrants, issued by Justice of the Peace Judge Fred Buck, named Michael Deshaun Harris, 28, to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine, and Tejawn Cortney Crowder, 37, to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana.  Harris and Crowder were located at the shop and taken into custody without incident.  A third subject, Qua Shaun Malik Sanders, 19, was arrested for an outstanding Motion to Revoke Warrant for Possession of Marijuana in a Drug Free Zone. 

During a search of the shop, Investigators located and seized a quantity of crack cocaine, marijuana, and a rifle. 

Harris was charged with First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1.  Crowder was charged with Possession of Marijuana <2OZ.  The suspects were transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.

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