Press Releases

  • Press Release #061815(10)-Two Arrested in Drive-by Shooting

    Thu, Jun 18, 2015 - 01:52 PM

    On Wednesday June 17, 2015 at 6:44 pm, San Angelo Police responded to 2100 block of Freeland Ave for a report of shots fired.  Police arrived and contacted the victim Eddie Hernandez DOB 5-3-87 outside the house.


    Hernandez stated he had been standing outside talking to his mother when a white SUV drove down the street and shots were fired at him.  Several shots were fired but no one was injured.  The shots struck the house, a vehicle, and the garage.  Hernandez described the vehicle as a white Nissan Armada.  Hernandez also recognized the shooter and identified him as Paul Montez DOB 05-19-89.  Hernandez stated he has had an ongoing issue with Montez.


    Detective James Hernandez responded to the scene along with Crime Scene personnel and members of the Special Operations Unit to investigate the shooting.  Through the investigation it was learned Montez was at a house in the 2100 block of Jomar.  Patrol units and Special Operations Detectives located Montez and took him into custody without incident.  A female, Calli Buckles DOB 04-20-89, was located with Montez.  It was learned Buckles had been driving the vehicle during the shooting.  The vehicle was located at this location as well and a handgun was located inside.


    Both Montez and Buckles were charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Montez was also charged with Resisting Arrest, Search or Transport and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  Montez and Buckles were transported to the Tom Green County Jail where they were booked in on the above charges.  Other charges could be filed pending further investigation. 


    There is no other information for release at this time.  Detective James Hernandez is the lead investigator for this case.

  • Press Release #061615(09)-Police Locate, Arrest Hit & Run Driver Involved in Morning Fatality

    Wed, Jun 17, 2015 - 10:49 AM

    Just after 7:00 am on June 16, 2015, San Angelo Police responded to the 4500 block of the Houston Harte Expressway to investigate the report a possible dead body after a passerby observed someone lying in the grass by Cavender's Western Wear. 


    Police responded to the location and located a deceased woman who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.  Members of the Criminal Investigations Division, Crime Scene Investigations Unit, and Traffic Division responded to assist.  Investigators blocked traffic for several hours and collected several pieces of debris they believed came off the vehicle involved in the collision.  The pieces were identified as possibly coming from a gold-colored, late nineties or early two-thousands model Toyota Camry. 


    Justice of the Peace J.P. McGuire officially pronounced the victim, later identified as twenty-three-year-old Gisele Jarmon of San Angelo, dead at the scene.   Jarmon's body will be transported to South Plains, Texas for autopsy.  


    During the field investigation, police learned Jarmon had been reported missing by a family member just before 2:30 a.m. on June 16, 2015.  Jarmon, who was reportedly developmentally disabled, was said to have unknowingly left her residence sometime before midnight on June 15, 2015.  Jarmon lived in the 3900 block of Millbrook Drive.  Next of kin has been notified. 


    By noon yesterday, police only had a possible make and model of the suspect's vehicle and no one had come forward to report the crash but the case broke around 1:30 p.m. when an anonymous person called to tell police about a damaged Toyota Camry parked at the Emerald Point Apartment Complex, 3433 Arden Rd.  The caller stated they were suspicious of the vehicle after hearing about this morning's crash on the news.


    San Angelo Police Traffic Officer M. Gesch, who investigated this morning's crash, followed up on the tip and subsequently located a gold-colored 2001 Toyota Camry in the apartment complex's parking lot.  The vehicle had damage that was consistent with the evidence police recovered from the crash scene as well as Jarmon's injuries.  A short time later, the Camry's driver was located in a nearby apartment and identified as Michael Keene (DOB 01-11-95) of San Angelo. 


    Keene was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters for questioning.  Subsequent to the interview, Investigators charged Keene with Felony 2 Failure to Stop and Render Aid.


    This is an ongoing investigation and no other information will be released at this time.   

  • Press Release #061215(08)-San Angelo Man Arrested for Family Violence after Standoff with Police

    Fri, Jun 12, 2015 - 10:55 AM

    On June 11, 2015 at 11:16 pm, San Angelo Police responded to the 200 block of E 12th Street for a domestic disturbance. It was reported Juan Fernandez DOB 11-28-89 had assaulted his 21 year old girlfriend, had a gun, and was making threats to harm himself.


    When Officers arrived, contact was made with witnesses who stated Fernandez had a gun.  Fernandez and his girlfriend were still inside. Due to Fernandez having a gun, making threats to harm himself, and the victim still being inside and possibly being in danger, a perimeter was established around the house and the SWAT and Crisis Negotiation Teams responded to the scene.


    Members of the Crisis Negotiation Team were able to make contact with Fernandez by phone and he eventually agreed to go outside.  At 1:53 am, Fernandez exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident.


    After further investigation, Fernandez was transported to the Tom Green County Jail where he was charged with Assault Family Violence causing Bodily Injury. A gun has not been located at this time. An air-soft pistol that had the appearance of a real gun was located in the residence.


    The victim had minor injuries and was not treated at the scene.