Press Releases

  • Press Release #102115(10)-San Angelo Police Department Pistol Team Shoots for High Marks at National Competition

    Wed, Oct 21, 2015 - 03:36 PM

    The San Angelo Police Department's Pistol Team recently traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico with their sights set on some significant targets?  First Place at the National Police Shooting Championships.


    Held in late September, the Championships are open to public and private law enforcement members and select law enforcement members of the U.S. military. 


    This year, the SAPD Pistol Team brought home 12 trophies and competed with an estimated 300 Police Officers from the United States, Australia, and Germany.


    Here are the standings for 1st Place:

    Bobby Elrod; First Place Match 6 Classified

    Brian Gesch; First Place Match 14 Overall, Sharpshooter

    Rusty Herndon; First Place Match 6 Overall Municipal, Sharpshooter

    Chris Heronema; First Place Match 1, Marksman


    The Team has competed at the National level since 2006.  


  • Press Release #102015(08)-Juvenile Arrested for Robbery

    Tue, Oct 20, 2015 - 03:33 PM

    A San Angelo Juvenile was arrested this morning for Robbery after using a taser while stealing a backpack and cell phone from another juvenile.


    At 7:36 am this morning, San Angelo Police were dispatched to a robbery near the intersection of East 3rd Street and Pecan.  A witness called and said a juvenile male was walking down the street when another juvenile male approached him, tased him, and stole his backpack and cell phone.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a purple and blue jacket.  The juvenile that was attacked sustained only minor injury.


    Information learned during the investigation led to a the identification of the suspect as a 16 year old juvenile male who lives at the Northgate-Main Apartments, 302 N Main Street.  While checking the area for the suspect, Officers located the stolen backpack in the laundry room of the apartment complex.  Officers made contact with the grandmother of the juvenile suspect in the apartment where the juvenile lives.  The juvenile was in the apartment and taken into custody without incident.  The grandmother gave consent for officers to search the apartment.  Officers located the stolen cell phone as well as the taser that had been used on the victim inside the apartment.


    The juvenile suspect was transported to the Juvenile Justice Center where he was charged with Robbery.


    Detective Jake Russell is the lead investigator for this case.  There is no other information available for release at this time.

  • Press Release #102015(09)-Police Seek Information on Felony Criminal Mischief in Downtown San Angelo

    Tue, Oct 20, 2015 - 03:08 PM

    The San Angelo Police Department is seeking information on a Felony Criminal Mischief Case that occurred at 12 E. Twohig between September 26 and 27, 2015.


    During those dates, an unknown person entered a restroom at the property, intentionally knocked a hole in a restroom wall and placed a water line hose inside the hole, which caused extensive water damage to the building and personal property located inside.


    If anyone has information about the person(s) responsible, please call (325) 481-2718.  To remain anonymous, tip online at , or call the SAPD's 24 hour Tip Hotline at 1-855-TIPS-247.  You can also text your tips, text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts.


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