Press Releases

  • Press Release #120715(02)-Operation Blue Shield

    Mon, Dec 07, 2015 - 03:47 PM

    The Concho Valley Citizens Care organization, in partnership with the San Angelo Police Department, is sponsoring a meeting about bringing Operation Blue Shield to San Angelo. The meeting will be held on Monday December 14, 2015 at 10:30 am in the North Conference Room of the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive. The founder and CEO of Operation Blue Shield, Mrs. Toni Pickens, will be in attendance for the meeting, and a question and answer session will immediately follow the meeting.

    Mrs. Pickens? charitable and community contributions are vast. She is a founding member of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, serves on the advisory boards of Dallas Habitat for Humanity, the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, Texas Heart Institute, Amergy Bank-Dallas and Oklahoma State University. In addition, Mrs. Pickens serves on the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Steering Committee, the MD Anderson Living Legends Steering Committee, and the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Life Partner/Member.

    Operation Blue Shield's mission is to create, promote and fund programs designed to bring about the progressive change, trust and unity that our communities and our Nation so desperately needs. Operation Blue Shield's outreach programs connect, educate and empower community stakeholders (citizens, local businesses, public officials, non-profits, education, churches, first-responders and law enforcement) in a common goal of positive, forward-thinking social infrastructure changes. In doing so, we serve to unify these groups in a shared commitment to public safety, increased accessibility to homeownership, an increase in small business, improved education and economic development (jobs).

    Please join Concho Valley Citizens Care and the San Angelo Police Department in welcoming Mrs. Pickens and Operation Blue Shield to San Angelo by attending the meeting this Thursday. If you would like more information about the various programs Operation Blue Shield is involved in please visit

  • Press Release #112515(10)-Teacher's Aide Arrested for Improper Relationship between Educator and Student

    Wed, Nov 25, 2015 - 09:34 AM

    Yesterday, Officer T Lopez, while working off duty security at Central High School, was informed by Central High School Administration about an inappropriate relationship between a Teacher's Aide and a student.


    The mother of an 18 year old male student spoke with Central High School Administration about her concern of a possible relationship between 43 year old Teacher's Aide Monica Way and her son.  The mother became concerned after reading text message conversations between Way and her son on her son's cell phone.


    Detective Jeremy Cannady responded to Central High School to conduct an investigation of the allegation.  During the investigation, Detective Cannady learned Monica Way had a sexual relationship with the 18 year old student.


    After the investigation, Detective Cannady applied for a warrant for the arrest of Monica Way for Improper Relationship between Educator and Student.  Way turned herself in on the warrant at 5:38 am this morning at the Tom Green County Jail.

  • Press Release 112315(09)-Police Investigate Fatality Crash

    Mon, Nov 23, 2015 - 02:13 PM

    Yesterday, at 5:19 pm, San Angelo Police responded to a traffic crash in the 3100 block of Woodlawn where a car had collided with a young boy on a scooter.


    Officers arrived on scene quickly and began to render aid to the child until San Angelo Fire Department personnel were on scene to take over.  The child, 8 year old Zachary Cano, was transported to Shannon Hospital for incapacitating injuries.  Zachary succumbed to his injuries at 6:10 pm and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace McGuire.


    Officer Josh Loudermilk and Sgt Todd Dornhecker with the Traffic Division along with Detective Chris Soto and Sgt Dennis McGuire with the Criminal Investigation Division responded to investigate the crash.  Through the investigation it was learned a 41 year old female, Maria Martin de Bravo, was driving a white 2006 Ford Explorer west on Woodlawn.  She was driving into the sun and did not see that Zachary had entered the roadway on his scooter and collided with him in the 3100 block of Woodlawn.


    There were no signs that Martin de Bravo was intoxicated and it is not believed that speed was a factor in the crash.  Martin de Bravo did not receive any citations and there are no charges pending in this crash.