Press Releases

Public's Help Sought in Identifying City Hall Art Theft Suspect
Jan 04, 2017   06:17 PM

The San Angelo Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man featured in these photos and videos. 

On December 30, 2016, the man stole a painting from the 4th floor of San Angelo City Hall, 72 West College Avenue.  The painting isvalued at approximately $9,000.00. 

The man appears to be Caucasian, over 60, with salt-and-pepper hair.  He was wearing a black western hat, brown jacket, light-colored long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and dark boots. 

After removing the painting, the man exited City Hall with the painting concealed in his jacket, walked across the street, and left in a dark-colored older model pickup. 

If you have information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts, call Detective Noel Anderson at (325) 657-4344. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers of San Angelo at (325) 658-4357 or visit www.sanangelocrimestoppers.com to submit a web tip or download the P3 Tips App. 

[Videos available on the Department’s Facebook Page]

 

 

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Police, Fire Rescue Disabled Woman after fall in Conch River
Jan 04, 2017   09:13 AM

A 67-year-old San Angelo woman was rescued from the Concho River by Police and Fire personnel after her motorized wheelchair fell down the river’s bank yesterday afternoon. 

Just before 3:30 p.m., San Angelo Public safety communications received a 9-1-1 call from a passerby who said a woman was in the Concho River near Bell Street and Rio Concho Drive yelling for help. 

Officers arrived and located the woman stuck in the water.  Officer E. McAndrews shed dis duty equipment, and after being assisted down the bank by other officers at the scene, entered the water where he tended to the woman until Fire Department personnel arrived.  The woman was transported to Shannon Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. 

Officers learned the woman had been on the pathway along the river when her motorized wheelchair malfunctioned and went towards the riverbank where it overturned.  Officers transported the woman’s wheelchair back to her apartment complex. 

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Military Police Officer Assists SAPD Officer in Theft Suspect's Apprehension
Jan 03, 2017   05:06 PM

Just after 9:00 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Walmart Neighborhood market located at 1852 W. Beauregard Avenue for the report of a shoplifter leaving the store.                              

While enroute to the call, Officers received additional information about the suspect’s description and that he kicked the front glass door.   

Upon arrival, Officer C. Schneider observed several citizens pointing at the suspect, who was attempting to walk away.  Officer Schneider approached the man and directed him to stop several times but the man refused to comply, raised his fists, and threatened to harm the Officer. 

After threatening the Officer, the suspect ran back towards the store where he was taken into custody with assistance from an Air Force Military Police Officer who was nearby. 

The suspect was identified as 27-year-old Gilberto Lee Barrientos of San Angelo.  Employees said Barrientos stole 5 boxes of miscellaneous candy from the store prior to police arrival.  Some of the candy was located in Barrientos’s pocket at the time of arrest and other candy was located near a sidewalk. 

Barrientos was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and booked for Class C Misdemeanor Theft, Evading Arrest Detention, and Criminal Mischief for damaging the store’s door.  

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Police Searching for Best Buy Robbery Suspects
Jan 03, 2017   04:14 PM

San Angelo Police are continuing to search for two suspects who pulled a knife on a Best Buy employee while trying to leave the store with stolen items Monday night.

Police were dispatched to the store located at 4325 Sunset Drive around 8:20 p.m. for the report of a Robbery.  Officers interviewed employees who said two men were attempting to leave the store with stolen merchandise when a store employee confronted the men.  A scuffle ensued and at some point, one of the suspects pulled a knife and pressed it to the employee’s arm.  The employee disengaged the suspects and the suspects fled on foot towards Batteries Plus, located in the same shopping center.  The employee reportedly suffered a minor scrape during the scuffle.

Surveillance shows one suspect appears to be a white male and the other appears to be a Hispanic male, both in their late twenties to early thirties.  No arrests have been made at this time and Investigators are asking for the public’s help.  If you have information about this incident or the suspects’ identities or whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers of San Angelo at (325) 658-4357 or visit www.sanangelocrimestoppers.com to submit a web tip or download the P3 Tips App.  Crime Stoppers only pays rewards for anonymous tips submitted directly to Crime Stoppers.

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

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Police Investigate Drive-by Shooting on Canadian Street
Jan 01, 2017   04:17 PM

At approximately 2:40 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police were dispatched to a residence in the 3500 block of Canadian Street for the report of a shooting victim.

Upon arrival, Officers entered the residence and located an 18-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper arm.  Officers applied a Combat Application Tourniquet until San Angelo Fire Department Medics arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment.  The man’s injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

Detectives with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene for follow-up investigation.  After interviewing several witnesses, Officers learned the victim was among friends attending a party inside the residence when an unknown person(s) fired several rounds towards the house.  One of the bullets went through a window and struck the victim.  No other occupants were injured. 

At this time, no arrests have been made and Investigators are following up on several leads.  If you have information about the suspect(s) involved, please contact Crime Stoppers of San Angelo at (325) 658-4357 or visit www.sanangelocrimestoppers.com to submit a web tip or download the P3 Tips App.  Crime Stoppers only pays rewards for anonymous tips submitted directly to Crime Stoppers.

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

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