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  • Press Release # 03142014(7) Felony Suspect Captured After Vehicle Pursuit

    Fri, Mar 14, 2014 - 11:37 AM

    Release #03142014(07)                                                         

     

     March 14, 2014  

     

     For Immediate Release                                                                   

     

     

     

     

     

    INFORMATION RELEASE

     

    Felony Suspect Captured After Vehicle Pursuit

     

     

     

    At approximately 4:43 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Public Safety Communications

    received a 911 call about a Domestic Violence call at 7-11 Convenience Store, in

    the 4300 Southwest Blvd.  Before officers could arrive, the male suspect and female victim

    left the scene in a black 2010 Chevrolet Impala. 

     

    At approximately 4:52 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Public Safety Communications

    received a 911 call about a Domestic Violence call involving the same male and

    female in the area of Southwest Blvd. and Twin Mountain Dr.  Officers arrived on

    scene and located the female victim at Southwest Blvd. and School House Dr.  The

    suspect had left the scene before officers arrived.

     

    At approximately 5:10 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Police Officers located the

    suspect vehicle in the 700 block of E. Avenue D.   The suspect refused to stop after Officers

    initiated a traffic stop and activated their emergency lights and sirens. 

     

    At approximately 5:12 pm, March 13, 2014, San Angelo Police Officers in pursuit of

    vehicle see the suspect throw a handgun from the vehicle.  Officers immediately secured

    the weapon, a .45 caliber handgun.

     

    The pursuit continued from Avenue D through the east and north parts of town. 

    At approximately 5:39 pm, March 13, 2014 the suspect drove into the alley of San Antonio

    and Guadalupe, left the vehicle, and continued to flee on foot.  A perimeter is set up

    and two K-9 units were called in to assist in tracking the suspect.  Officers located a small

    child in the back seat of the vehicle and immediately secured the vehicle and provided

    protection and assistance to the child.  The presence of the child was not known during the

    pursuit.  The child is uninjured and released to the mother and original victim. 

     

    The suspect was apprehended at approximately 7:21 pm in the 300 block of North

    Jefferson and was arrested without further incident.  The suspect, identified as James

    Allen Baimbridge (03.27.1983) was arrested for Abandoning or Endangering a Child,

    and Evading Detention in a Vehicle.  Additional charges may be filed as the investigation

    continues.

     

    San Angelo Police Department Detectives are still actively investigating this criminal

    episode and no further information is available at this time.

    Baimbridge, James
03.27.83

    Baimbridge, James 03.27.83

  • Press Release # 03122014(5) Suspect Arrested in Connection with Shooting

    Wed, Mar 12, 2014 - 10:17 AM

    For Immediate Release

    Release #03122014(05)

    March 12, 2014

     

     

    A suspect has

    been arrested in connection to a Shooting that occurred at Desiree's Gentleman's Club Monday

    evening March 10, 2014.

     

    Anthony Walters (02.27.85) of Wharton, Texas was arrested by San Angelo Police Detectives after locating

    him at his job site in Big Lake on March 11, 2014 at approximately 4:00 pm.  Walters was transported to

    the Reagan County Jail without incident.

     

    On March 11, Detectives with the San Angelo Police Criminal Investigations Division continued to follow

    up on witness statements from the shooting and obtained the Arrest Warrant for Walters in less than

    24 hours after the incident. 

     

    Walters went to Desiree's on the evening of the 10th where he and a friend were asked to leave the bar by

    staff just prior to the shooting.  Walters then used a .45 caliber handgun to shoot at both the occupied

    building and the vehicles in the parking are before leaving town. Walters spoke with Detectives while in

    Big Lake and confessed to details of the shooting.   San Angelo Police Department Detectives located

    spent .45 caliber shell casings in Walters vehicle as well as the handgun used in the shooting.  

     

    ***SAPD***

           

     

              

    Walters, Anthony

    Walters, Anthony

  • Press Release # 03112014 (4) Burglary Foiled Suspect Caught

    Tue, Mar 11, 2014 - 03:30 PM

      Release #03112014(04)

     

       March 11, 2014

     

       For Immediate Release

                                                                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                              

    Burglary Foiled Suspect Caught

     

     

    On Tuesday, March 11, 2013, at approximately 12:45 a.m., San Angelo Public Safety Communications received a 911 call regarding a burglary in progress at the 7-11 located in the 2800 block of College Hills Blvd.  A witness advised dispatch they saw an unknown male breaking a window at the business and was able to give a description of the suspect. 

         

    San Angelo Police Patrol Officer Jason Hernandez arrived on scene and quickly located a man matching the description of the suspect hiding in the bushes on the College Hills West apartment complex.  Officer Hernandez exited his vehicle and announced himself as a police officer and the suspect ran from Officer Hernandez.    Officer Hernandez was able to quickly catch the suspect while still on the College Hills West property. 

    Subsequent to the field investigation, it was determined the suspect attempted to gain entry to the 7-11 by breaking a window located on the front of the store with a rock.  The burglary attempt was unsuccessful as the window was damaged but did not break.    The man was identified as Santiago Garcia (12-26-1991) of San Angelo.

    Garcia was arrested for Class A Criminal Mischief and Evading Detention on Foot and was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.

     

     

    Garcia, Santiago
12.26.91
    Garcia, Santiago 12.26.91