February 21, 2020 — Pursuant to the ongoing investigation into the recent incident of indecent exposure along Veterans Memorial Drive, Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division obtained probable cause to obtain a Warrant of Arrest for 44-year-old Salvador Caballero for the charge of Indecency with Child by Exposure. The warrant, issued by Justice of the Peace J.P. McGuire, stemmed from an incident reported on February 18, 2020 involving a 16-year-old female.
Caballero was taken into custody without incident by members of the Department’s Gang Unit at approximately 7:30 p.m. inside an abandoned residence located in the 2600 block of Ben Ficklin Road.
This is an ongoing investigations and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are seeking victims and witnesses to a reported incident of indecent exposure that occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2020, along Veterans Memorial Drive.
At approximately 1:45 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Veterans Memorial Drive for the report of indecent exposure. Call notes indicated a Hispanic male was sitting outside the restroom facilities with his pants down. Units responded to the area but were not able to locate the subject and the complainant declined to meet with officers to provide additional information.
At approximately 5:30 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Veterans Memorial Drive for the report of an unknown problem. While on scene, Officers located the subject of the indecent exposure and detained him. During the follow-up investigation, officers reviewed the video of the previously reported incident and attempted to locate additional victims and witnesses; however, no one was located.
Based on the video provided to the investigating officers, the subject was issued a Citation for Class C Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct Indecent Exposure, which Texas Penal Code Chapter 42.01 (10) defines as; exposes his anus or genitals in a public place and is reckless about whether another may be present who will be offended or alarmed by his act.
The San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is currently following multiple leads and any additional information would greatly assist with our ongoing investigation. In the event the Department uncovers additional information through investigation or public assistance, the offender will be charged accordingly.
The Department takes incidents of this nature very seriously; therefore, we are asking for any other victims or witnesses who were in the area and observed the incident or similar incidents to please contact Dispatch at (325) 657-4315.
We are grateful for the individuals who have already come forward to assist with this investigation and we will continue to provide the appropriate resources to investigate these incidents. Since this incident, Patrol Commanders have and will continue to provide saturated patrols in and around the City’s recreational areas.
More information will be released as it becomes available.
February 18, 2020 — San Angelo Police are asking the public for help identifying an individual who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.
This incident occurred around 12:20 a.m. this morning at the Stripes located at 2718 Sherwood Way (Sherwood Way & Garfield). The suspect fled the store northbound in the alleyway with an undisclosed amount of money.
Suspect Information: Possibly a Hispanic male, brown eyes, face covered with a gray cloth, dark gray hoodie, black hat, light-colored pants, and orange gloves.
Please help us identify and apprehend this man as soon as possible. If you have information, please contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (325) 657-4264. To remain anonymous, tip online at http://bit.ly/SAPDTips247 or by text: text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts.
Just after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Dollar Tree located at 613 West 29th Street for the report of a shooting victim.
Once on scene, a witness told officers that he heard a “pop” then looked and noticed a man with blood pouring down the inside of his leg standing by a silver Cadillac. The victim reportedly left the scene in the Cadillac just prior to police arrival.
Believing the victim may be en route to a nearby hospital; officers went to Shannon Medical Center and subsequently observed the silver Cadillac’s arrival. Officers then located a male passenger, identified as Wanted Fugitive Joshua Thomas Bonner, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the groin. Officers applied a C-A-T- tourniquets in an effort to stop Bonner’s extensive bleeding until Shannon Medical Center Staff could take over.
The follow-up investigation revealed Bonner accidentally shot himself when he mishandled a firearm that had been inside his clothing. Bonner was later arrested upon his release from medical care.
Bonner was wanted in connection with an early-morning burglary of a residence in the 2700 block of Tech Avenue on February 14, 2019. In addition to Bonner’s warrants for Grand Jury Indictment-Burglary of Habitation and Parole Violation (Original offense-Robbery), Bonner has been placed on U.S. Marshal Hold and ATF Hold.
February 11, 2020 — Thanks to a tip from an alert citizen who follows the San Angelo Police Department’s Facebook Page, Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section have located Sunday’s hit and run vehicle and suspect.
Approximately forty-two (42) minutes after posting a press release and photograph of the hit and run suspect vehicle on Social Media, San Angelo Police received a call about a similar truck parked outside the Angry Cactus Restaurant, a popular downtown eatery.
During the follow-up investigation, Motors Officers discovered the driver involved in Sunday’s hit and run crash was amongst a group of men who were eating at the establishment.
The driver, identified as 23-year-old Carlos Perez of Yuma, Arizona, was subsequently arrested for Felony Accident Involving Injury after investigators learned Perez was operating a shared-vehicle at the time of Sunday’s crash. The pickup truck’s registered owner, who is a co-worker of Perez and in Arizona at the time of the collision, confirmed Perez as the operator. Perez and his colleagues are in town performing temporary construction work.
(The previous press release, “Police Searching for Hit and Run Driver Who Caused Injury during Weekend Collision on South Koenigheim”, can be located at http://www.sanangelopolice.org/articles/view/police-searching-for-weekend-hit-and-run-driver-5e42e661-ad9c-4fcf-a0b8-2c6b0a1ed479)