Press Releases

Police Recover Stolen Firearms, Locate Meth Following Arrest of Wanted Felon
Mar 31, 2017   01:26 PM

On March 30, 2017, at approximately 3:15 p.m., San Angelo Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 Maroon Lincoln Navigator near the intersection of Edmund Boulevard and N. Van Buren Street. 

Upon approach of the vehicle, the Officer recognized the driver as 33-year-old Daniel “DANNY” Lopez, who was known to the Officer as having an outstanding Parole Warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Lopez was immediately detained and subsequently arrested upon confirmation of the warrant. 

During a search of the vehicle incident t Lopez’s arrest, Officers located a loaded firearm underneath the driver’s seat.  Through a records search, the firearm was confirmed to be stolen. 

Pursuant to the field investigation, Detectives with the Department’s Street Crimes Division developed probable cause to apply for and obtain a search warrant for Lopez’s residence.  

The warrant, issued by District Judge Jay Weatherby, was executed at a residence in the 2000 block of Field Street.  During the search, Investigators located and seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, approximately $5,500.00 in U.S. currency, two (2) Kevlar vests, an abundance of ammunition and gun cases, and eight (8) firearms.  Three of the firearms were confirmed stolen.   

Members of the Department’s Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and K-9 Unit assisted with the operation.  

Lopez was transported to Tom Green County Jail without incident following the traffic stop and booked for his outstanding Parole Warrant.  Additional charges are pending the outcome of the ongoing investigation.


Police Investigate Apparent Accidental Drowning
Mar 31, 2017   01:20 PM

Detectives with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the apparent accidental drowning of a local 12-year-old girl Thursday evening. 

On March 30, 2017, at approximately 8:04 p.m., San Angelo Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 1600 block of Upton Street for the report of an unconscious person. 

At approximately 8:07 p.m., the first responding Patrol Officer arrived and located the victim unconscious on the ground next to an above-ground swimming pool, surrounded by family members.  The Officer performed CPR until Medics arrived.  

The victim was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Judge J.P. McGuire.  An autopsy was requested. 

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


Man Arrested after Morning Pursuit in Northwest San Angelo Neighborhood
Mar 27, 2017   04:59 PM

Just after 10:30 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a silver colored, 2005 Toyota Camry in the 1800 block of Martin Street but the driver failed to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued. 

The vehicle’s driver evaded throughout the surrounding neighborhood, primarily through the alleyways.  The pursuit was eventually terminated due to unsafe speeds.  A short time later, a citizen flagged Officers down and alerted them to the vehicles whereabouts; which Officers located abandoned and crashed into a fence in the north alley of the 2300 block of Webster Street.  

While searching the area for the driver, Officers came upon a subject who matched the suspect’s description.  When the subject observed the Police presence, he ran and a foot pursuit ensued.  

The pursuit ended when Police took the suspect into custody in the 1800 block of North Street.  The suspect, identified as Michael J. Trammell, 44, of San Angelo, was transported to Shannon Medical Center for evaluation after he complained of shortness of breath, presumably from the foot pursuit.   One officer was treated at the scene for minor injuries he sustained in the pursuit. 

Trammell was transported to the Tom Green County Jail after his release from medical care.  Subsequent to the field investigation, Trammell was charged with Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle, Evading Arrest Detention on Foot, State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance PG1, No Seatbelt, and an outstanding warrant.  In addition to the charges, Trammell will receive a Citation for Duty to Stop and Leave Information upon Striking Fixed Object. 



Shots Fired Investigation Leads to Arrest
Mar 27, 2017   10:12 AM

Just after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the area of 19th and Main Streets for the report of shots fired. 

Officers converged on the area and located a 28-year-old San Angelo man who was the intended victim along with several witnesses.  The Department’s Criminal Investigations Division also responded to the scene. 

Through a lengthy investigation, it was determined Christopher A. Morua, 29, of San Angelo, shot a firearm from a silver, 1989 Buick towards the victim’s black, 2013 Chevrolet Impala while the victim was driving near 7th and Main.  The shooting allegedly happened as a result of a verbal argument between the pair.  The victim sped through neighboring streets to avoid being shot.  No one was injured during the incident.  The victim and Morua are acquaintances. 

Police located Morua at a residence in the 1700 block of Main Street.  He was taken into custody without incident.  Following interview, Morua was charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon and transported to the Tom Green County Jail.


Police Investigate Possible Stabbing
Mar 24, 2017   03:04 PM

-Update to ongoing investigation-

This afternoon, San Angelo Police arrested Mikel Doyle (DOB 03/13/84) in connection to the stabbing investigation.  He was charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon.



On Friday, March 24, 2017, just before 9:15 a.m., San Angelo Police and Fire Department Personnel were dispatched to the area of Ben Ficklin Road and Calle Sendera for the report of a stabbing. 

A passerby located a 33-year-old man who said he had been stabbed but did not want police involved.  

First responders located the injured man walking near the 4200 block of S. Bryant Boulevard and transported him to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. 

Detectives with the Department’s Criminal Investigations and Patrol Division have responded to multiple locations during the preliminary investigation.  

This is an ongoing investigation and no additional information is available at this time.