Press Release #102714(09)-Police Seize Sizeable Amount of Meth During Traffic Stop
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 - 01:55 PM
Two San Angelo men were arrested Saturday after police recover a sizeable amount of Methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
On October 25, 2014, shortly after 2:15 p.m., San Angelo Police Officer E. McAndrews stopped a silver 2005 Cadillac in the 2600 block of the Eastbound Houston Harte Expressway for traffic violations.
During the traffic investigation, the vehicle's front passenger, identified as twenty-one-year-old John R. Ramos, discarded a gray bag from the vehicle. When Officer McAndrews searched the contents of the bag, he located smaller bags that contained a substance that field-tested positive for a combined weight of approximately 183 grams of Methamphetamine.
During a search of the vehicle, Officer McAndrews located a small amount of Marijuana and a metal knuckle. The driver, identified as twenty-three-year-old Mark P. Crawley, was charged with Class B Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. Ramos was charged with 2nd Degree Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1.
Ramos and Crawley were transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.
Press Release #101614(08)-Police Shoot Dog during Vicious Animal Call in Northeast San Angelo
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 - 04:32 PM
A San Angelo Police Officer shot a dog that attempted to attack him and an Animal Control Officer during a call at a northeast San Angelo neighborhood this morning.
Just before 10:30 a.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Veck Street for the report of a vicious animal problem where two dogs attempted to attack a man as he exited his vehicle. Animal Control Officials were also dispatched to the scene.
Once on scene, a San Angelo Police Officer spoke with the complainant who pointed out two dogs that were in front of a nearby residence. The man told police the dogs charged him as he exited his pickup truck and narrowly avoided the attack by jumping into the truck's bed. Police attempts to locate the dogs? owner was unsuccessful.
Once Animal Control arrived, the officers attempted to locate the dogs, which were no longer in sight. When the officers attempted to locate the dogs behind a residence, one dog aggressively charged towards the officers from an adjacent yard, forcing the Animal Control Officer to strike the dog on its head with a Catch Pole. After being struck, the dog circled around a vehicle and aggressively charged the Patrol Officer at which point the Officer drew his service weapon and fired two rounds at the dog. After the shots were fired, the dog ran away. Attempts to locate the dog were unsuccessful and it was unknown at the time if the two rounds made contact with the dog. The second dog was later located hiding underneath a porch, unharmed. The Officers were not injured during the incident.
Animal Control Officials contacted the owners and requested their presence at the residence. Upon their arrival, they found their dog had returned to the residence and was suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. Animal Control Officials released the dog to the owner and the dog was transported to Los Caballos Veterinary Clinic for treatment. The dog is reportedly undergoing surgery at this time.
Prior to today's incident, San Angelo Police and Animal Control Officials have responded to the location multiple times regarding the dogs. Police believe the dogs were able to leave their yard through a breach in the fence.
Press Release #101614(07)-Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 - 11:32 AM
A 29-year-old Keller man visiting San Angelo was injured early this morning when his motorcycle crashed in the 500 block of S. Abe Street.
San Angelo Police were dispatched to the area for the report of a vehicle accident just before 1:00 a.m. this morning. Upon arrival, officers found a man lying in the westbound lane surrounded by several bystanders. The man, later identified as Nathan Werner, was unconscious and bleeding from his head. A motorcycle was also located on its side, several hundred feet from Werner.
Officers provided first aid to Werner until San Angelo Fire Department Medics arrived and transported him to Shannon Medical Center for treatment. The extent of his injuries is unknown.
A Motors Officer was requested to the scene to investigate the crash due to the nature of Werner's injuries. Subsequent to their investigation, police learned Werner had been operating a blue 2006 Harley Davidson Motorcycle at a high rate of speed as he traveled westbound on Concho Street. Werner proceeded to turn south on S. Abe at an unsafe speed and collided with a curb at S. Abe and Santa Fe Park Drive. After the collision, Werner lost control, became disconnected from the motorcycle, and slid on the roadway for approximately 190 feet while his motorcycle slid for approximately 415 feet.
Police interviewed Werner at the hospital and determined that alcohol use was a contributing factor in the crash and a blood specimen was collected. Results are pending.
Werner was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Charges may be filed pending the outcome of this ongoing investigation.