Press Releases

Man Stabbed After Possible Road Rage Incident
Mar 06, 2017   08:02 AM

On March 5th, 2017 at approximately 2:20 am, the San Angelo Police Department was called to the 1100 block of E. 24th St in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, officers learned that a dispute had occurred between the drivers of two different vehicles. The dispute escalated into a physical altercation, where several subjects assaulted the 32 year old male victim.  The suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of the officers.

The victim was transported to Shannon Medical Center, where it was discovered that he had been stabbed multiple times during the assault.  He is still currently hospitalized in an unknown condition.

No arrests have been made at this time.  This is an ongoing investigation.  If you have any information on this incident, please contact Detective Hernandez at 325-659-8015.

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Police Locate Cocaine, Firearm during Search
Mar 03, 2017   03:58 PM

Today, members of the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division, K-9 Unit, and Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division executed a Search and Arrest Warrant at a residence located in the 600 block of W. 16th Street.

The warrant, issued by Justice of the Peace Judge Eddie Howard, named thirty five-year-old Frank Anthony Fay, Jr. to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine.  Fay was located at the residence and taken into custody without incident.  

During a search of the residence, Investigators located and seized approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine, items commonly used in drug trafficking, approximately $600.00 in U.S. Currency, and a rifle with ammunition. 

Fay was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with Felony 1 Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Felon in Possession of Firearm. 

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Ballinger Man Arrested for Online Solicitation of Minor
Mar 01, 2017   06:05 PM

On February 2, 2017, the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division (SCD) began an online solicitation investigation in an attempt to identify potential child predators in San Angelo. 

Throughout February, SCD established electronic communication with one potential suspect which resulted in the exchange of illicit photographs and comments with a victim who was being portrayed as a minor child. 

Last night, the suspect contacted the victim to arrange a meeting in the San Angelo Community Medical Center parking lot.  When the suspect arrived, he was met by SCD Detectives who ultimately took him into custody without incident.  

The suspect was identified as Howard Alexander Plumley, 28, of Ballinger, Texas.  Plumley was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and booked for Felony 2 Online Solicitation of a Minor. 

Members of the Patrol Division assisted with the investigation, which is ongoing.

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ATF Warrant Suspect Captured after Vehicle, Foot Pursuit
Feb 28, 2017   03:17 PM

A 48-year-old San Angelo man was arrested this afternoon following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit in south San Angelo.

At approximately 11:45 a.m., San Angelo Police conducted a traffic stop on a green 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck in the 3500 block of Christoval Road.

During the stop, the driver identified himself as Jose Raul Marquez.  Marquez further stated he did not have insurance or a valid driver’s license.

During a routine records check of the driver and vehicle, Police Dispatch confirmed Marquez had an outstanding Federal (ATF) warrant and was considered armed and dangerous.

As the Officer attempted to return to Marquez’s vehicle to place him in custody, Marquez sped away and a brief vehicle pursuit ensued.

The vehicle pursuit ended after Marquez pulled into the Mendez Restaurant parking lot located at 3415 S. Chadbourne.

Once in the parking lot, Mendez exited his vehicle, disregarded multiple commands, and fled inside the restaurant through the back door.  Marquez was located in the kitchen and taken into custody after a brief struggle.  Several off duty San Angelo Police Officers who were having lunch at the restaurant also came to the Officer’s aid.

Marquez’s preliminary charges are for Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle, Evading Arrest Detention on Foot, and Resisting Arrest.  Marquez also received Citations for Expired Driver’s License and No Insurance.

Marquez was transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.    

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Some Residents without Utilities after Hit & Run Driver Collides with Utility Poles in North San Angelo
Feb 26, 2017   02:18 PM

Some San Angelo residents experienced an early morning interruption of their electricity, cable, phone, and internet services following a hit and run collision with utility poles in north San Angelo.

Just before 6:30 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police were dispatched to E. 14th and N. Oakes Streets for the report of a hit and run crash.  While enroute, Officers received a description of the driver, who reportedly left the scene after the collision.

Upon arrival, Officers located a disabled, unoccupied white Dodge Ram pickup truck that collided with two utility poles.  The force of the collision caused the poles to snap and come to rest on top of the vehicle and in the roadway.  Fire Department personnel also responded to address a fire that ignited on one of the poles.

Through follow up investigation, Officers A. Covey and A. Alvarez learned the suspect may be at a residence in the 1700 block of N. Magdalen.  Officers responded to the residence and eventually located the suspect inside.  He was identified as Jesus Ruiz-Lopez, 19, of San Angelo.

Ruiz was arrested for Duty on Striking Fixture/HWY Landscape>=$200 and transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.

Representatives from Suddenlink and AEP responded to address the damaged lines and crews are working to restore services to the affected customers. 

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