Press Releases

Press Release #021216(13)-San Angelo Police Investigate Intoxication Assault
Feb 12, 2016   03:57 PM
Last night, 47 year old James Paul Hall, was arrested for Intoxication Assault stemming from a traffic crash where two people were injured and transported to Shannon Medical Center.

Yesterday, February 11, 2016, at approximately 8:30 pm, San Angelo Police responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 2800 block of N Chadbourne. A white 2000 Dodge Ram, operated by 47 year old James Hall, was northbound on Chadbourne and a white 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, operated by 18 year old Jesikah Dominguez, was southbound on Chadbourne. Hall attempted to make a left turn into a private business in the 2800 block of Chadbourne and the vehicles collided.

After the initial collision, Hall's vehicle continued into the parking lot of the private business where it collided with an unoccupied white 2011 Mini Cooper. Hall's vehicle then collided with a post of the awning on the front of the business. The post hit the building causing damage to the building.

San Angelo Police arrived on scene and made contact with Hall and Dominguez. Hall showed signs of intoxication. Dominguez was transported to Shannon Medical Center for her injuries sustained during the crash. Nineteen year old Jose Garcia, a passenger with Dominguez, was also transported to Shannon Medical Center with incapacitating injuries.

Due to the nature of the injuries and Hall showing signs of intoxication, Sgt Todd Dornhecker and Officer Brian Bylsma with the Traffic Division and Detective Adrian Castro responded to the scene to conduct an investigation.

At the conclusion of the investigation, it was determined Hall failed to yield the right of way to Dominguez while making a left turn. Due to Hall being intoxicated and being involved in a traffic crash where serious injury occurred, Hall was placed under arrest and transported to the Tom Green County Jail where he was charged with Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle.

Press Release #021216(12)-SAISD Students Deliver Sweet Surprise
Feb 12, 2016   02:31 PM
The men and women of the San Angelo Police Department received a sweet surprise from SAISD students yesterday during a special Valentine's Day Card Presentation.
Students from the Fannin, Fort Concho, and Santa Rita Elementary schools arrived to the Chief's Conference Room carrying a large, specially decorated Valentine's box filled with thoughtful, hand-made cards.
Several Officers and civilian staff members gathered as Police Chief Tim Vasquez expressed his gratitude towards the children and community as a whole for all the support they have shown.
This is the second year students have participated in the project, one we hope will continue.
After the presentation, the students were invited to visit with Officers before they were given a close-up look inside one of the patrol vehicles.
?We are all truly honored and humbled to receive such personal Valentine cards from the students. It is important that our officers know they are respected by our local children as well as our adult citizens.? ? Police Chief Tim Vasquez



Press Release #021116(11)-Vehicle Rollover Injures Several Teens
Feb 11, 2016   05:04 PM
The San Angelo Police Department Traffic Division is continuing their investigation into a single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred on Bentwood Country Club property last night.
Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of the W Loop 306 Frontage road around 9:00 p.m. for the report of a rollover crash with trapped occupants. Officers arrived to the dispatched area but did not initially locate the scene. Officers then located the involved vehicle, a silver 2004 Toyota 4 Runner, about three-tenths of a mile away on a maintained private road that runs north and south from the Loop 306 frontage road. The maintained road belongs to Bentwood Country Club.
The vehicle's driver, a 17-year-old male, was transported to Shannon Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of incapacitating injuries. He is reported to have undergone extensive surgery and remains in intensive care. The front passenger, a 15-year-old male, was also transported to Shannon Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of unknown incapacitating injuries. Two other male passengers, ages 15, were evaluated at the scene and later released to their guardians. Two additional male passengers, ages 15 and 16, were reported to have left the scene prior to first responders? arrival.
Evidence at the scene indicates the driver was operating the vehicle at an unsafe speed on the caliche road when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times before coming to rest on the vehicle's right side.
The driver appears to have been the only one wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash; however, police have not yet been able to speak with all of the passengers. One passenger was reported to have been traveling in the back cargo area, as this vehicle is designed to restrain five passengers. Another passenger was ejected from the front windshield.
Names are not being released at this time. This incident is still under investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available. Charges may be forthcoming pending the outcome of the investigation.
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Press Release #021116(10)-In God We Trust put on SAPD Patrol Vehicles
Feb 11, 2016   12:19 PM
The San Angelo Police Department adds our Nation's Motto ?In God We Trust? to its marked Patrol Units.
?In God We Trust? has been our Nation's Motto since 1956 and has appeared on our currency since the mid 1860s. This motto is not only a reminder of the principles our country was founded on but has become a patriotic symbol. The San Angelo Police Department is proud to add this motto to its Patrol Units to serve as a reminder to the public the SAPD continues to hold to values our country was built upon and we are united as Americans.
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Press Release #021116(09)-Wanted Man out of Arlington Arrested in San Angelo
Feb 11, 2016   12:00 PM
A 19-year-old man being sought for an outstanding Aggravated Robbery Warrant out of Arlington, Texas was arrested in San Angelo yesterday.
Yesterday afternoon, Detectives with the San Angelo Police Department's Special Operations Section received information From the Arlington Police Department that a wanted fugitive, Kahleigh M. Crittenden (DOB 09-09-96), was allegedly working for the Carnival in San Angelo.
Around 4:30 p.m., SOS and Criminal Investigations Division Detectives positively identified Crittenden operating one of the carnival's rides located on the Midway at the Foster Communications Coliseum. When two of the Detectives approached Crittenden and identifying themselves as Police Officers, Crittenden attempted to run; however, he was immediately caught and restrained. After a brief struggle, Crittenden was arrested and transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.
Several plain-clothed Officers were present during the apprehension to ensure carnival goers? safety. No one was injured during Crittenden's apprehension.
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