Press Releases

  • Press Release #122314(12) Death Investigation

    Tue, Dec 23, 2014 - 04:34 PM

    A Death Investigation continues after police locate a deceased 20-year-old San Angelo resident in the 3700 block of North Bryant Boulevard.

     

    Today, December 23, 2014, at approximately 8:30 a.m., San Angelo Police responded to the 3700 block of North Bryant Blvd for an unconscious person.   Upon arrival Police and Fire Department personnel observed the victim had sustained serious injuries and was deceased.

    The victim, Gunner McNeill (10/31/1994), was identified from a driver's license found at the scene.

     

    The cause of death was not immediately known requiring both the Traffic Section and Criminal Investigative Divisions to be notified.  Preliminary findings indicated a Hit and Run, but Traffic Officers and Detectives collected evidence from the scene and began working the investigation as an unknown death until the actual cause is determined.

     

     Justice of the Peace J.P. McGuire responded to the scene and formally pronounced the victim deceased.   McNeill was sent to Lubbock for autopsy.

     

    At approximately 12:00 p.m. today, Detectives from the Special Operations Section located a possible suspect vehicle in the 10,000 block of Raccoon Road in Grape Creek.   The vehicle was towed and secured as potential evidence for the investigation.  The identity of the driver is not being release pending further investigation.

     

    This is an ongoing investigation and further updates will be released as information becomes available.  


  • Press Release #121914(11) SAPD Graduates Four from Academy

    Fri, Dec 19, 2014 - 12:11 PM

    Four cadets are graduating today from the San Angelo Police Department Academy.

     

    Today, Friday, December 19, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., the San Angelo Police Department's Basic Police Officer Class 2014-A will participate in a Graduation and Swearing in Ceremony at the San Angelo Municipal Court 110 S. Emerick Street.

     

    The Four (4) graduates who will be sworn are; Stephen Guevara, Nathanial Long, Jose Villalobos, and Joshua Younts. 

     

    The cadets successfully completed an extensive eight hundred twenty-four (824) hour academy learning basic law enforcement skills and a multi week in-service course.  Following graduation, the cadets will become Apprentice Police Officers (APO's) and will be assigned to a fifteen (15) week Police Training Program.

     

    The Police Training Program is designed to teach the APO's how best to use the skills acquired in the academy and in-service training.  The ceremony is open to the public.


  • Press Release # 121714(10) SAPD and Local Bank Spread Holiday Cheer

    Wed, Dec 17, 2014 - 01:54 PM

    In keeping with the Christmas Spirit, SAPD and a local bank partner to spread some holiday cheer.

     

    A local bank, that wishes to remain anonymous, donated $5,000.00 to the San Angelo Police Department to give to the citizens of San Angelo.   The bank officials wanted to do something nice for the community and believed a friendly encounter from an officer would be the best way to receive the gift.  Officers will be handing out $100.00 to unsuspecting citizens and wishing them a Merry Christmas on behalf of the SAPD.  Ten Patrol Officers working varying times and shifts will be selected for the program.  There is no criteria for being selected and the encounter may be via traffic stop or routine encounter with the public. **

     

    Chief Vasquez said the program would begin this afternoon and would continue until all the money had been given away.

     

    * The SAPD does not encourage minor traffic violations and the stops made in this program may be made for those exhibiting excellent driving habits.

    ** All City of San Angelo employees are exempt from receiving the money.