San Angelo, TX (September 06, 2023, 9:24 pm): An individual was arrested after leading officers on a vehicle pursuit. At the end of the vehicle pursuit, the individual fled on foot. Numerous officers searched the area, and the individual was taken into custody and charged with multiple offenses.
The San Angelo Police Department initiated the traffic stop at the intersection of Howard/Junius for failure to signal 100 feet prior to turning at the intersection. The vehicle was occupied by two male subjects. The driver disregarded the police lights/sirens and proceeded to evade the detention in his vehicle. The driver later exited his vehicle in the 1900 block of Raney and evaded on foot. The passenger of the vehicle complied with the officer’s commands and was detained without incident.
The driver was later taken into custody by responding officers. The driver was found to have multiple warrants and possession of marijuana. This was a group effort with the assistance of Patrol, Anti-Crime Unit, Gang Unit, Lake Division, K-9 Division, and the Drone Team. At the conclusion of the preliminary investigation, the suspect was charged with the mentioned offenses:
Kendrick Gray (35yoa) – Evading arrest or detention with vehicle, evading arrest or detention with previous conviction, criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, traffic offenses, and multiple warrants.
Gray was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
San Angelo, TX (August 3, 2023, 6:07pm): Two victims were injured on August 3, 2023 during a shooting that took place in Northside San Angelo. The two victims had non-life-threatening injuries and received treatment at Shannon Medical Center. Two suspects were taken into custody and were charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
The San Angelo Police Department was called to the area around West 19th and Brown Street in reference to a shooting victim. Officers learned that the occupants of a silver BMW began shooting at a Silver Kia that was stopped at a stop sign near the intersection of West 19th and Brown. The Silver Kia was struck multiple times by gunfire and then entered into the intersection where it collided with a black Dodge Ram pickup. The driver of the silver Kia then fled on foot into the surrounding area and the silver BMW was observed fleeing North on Brown Street. Officers learned that one of the occupants of the silver Kia (16-year-old female) had a gunshot wound to her arm while another (18-year-old male) had wounds believed to have been caused by shrapnel. Both victims were transported to Shannon Medical Center via the SAFD for treatment.
Officers quickly converged on the area and were able to locate a silver BMW near the intersection of N. Lillie and West 24th street. Two possible suspects were detained and both SAPD’s Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Division were called to the scene to assist.
At the conclusion of the initial investigation, Tayden Thibodeaux (age 18) and Andrew Garza (age 18) were taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Anyone with photos, video, or information of this incident are asked to please contact Det. Chegwidden at 325-659-8019 and reference Case# 2023-0009628.
San Angelo, TX (August 3, 2023, 8:13pm): A 17-year-old female is deceased after a shooting that took place yesterday evening at a residence in the Northeast side of San Angelo.
The San Angelo Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 1300blk of Paisano Place in reference to a shooting victim. Officers arrived on scene and located an unconscious 17-year-old female who had an apparent gunshot wound on her back. The SAFD transported the female to Shannon Medical Center where she was later pronounced as deceased.
SAPD’s Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Division were requested on scene to assist. It was learned that the suspect (a 16-year-old male) was believed to have discharged the firearm and that he had fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival. The suspect was taken into custody on 8/4/23 and it is believed that this incident is not connected to the shooting incident that took place on West 19th and Brown Street.
This is an active investigation and the SAPD ask that anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Det. Hill at 325-657-4308 and reference Case# 2023-0009638.
San Angelo, TX (June 28th, 2023): One male is in custody after SAPD’s Street Crimes Division executed a search warrant at a residence in the 400blk of West Ave Y. Manuel Samaripa (53 years of age) was taken into custody without incident and was booked into the Tom Green County Jail.
The San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division conducted an investigation that led to a search warrant being executed on 6/28/23 at a residence in the 400blk of West Ave Y.
The listed items were located inside of the residence:
Samaripa was taken into custody for his parole violation warrant and was transported to the Tom Green County Jail. This incident is currently under investigation.
San Angelo, TX (June 26, 2023, 9:00am): An airplane Pilot successfully navigated an emergency landing earlier this morning on Knickerbocker Road after running out of fuel. No injuries or damage were reported as a result of the emergency landing due to the Pilot’s quick actions.
The San Angelo Police Department’s Communications Division received a call for service earlier this morning regarding a pilot needing to conduct an emergency landing from the DFW's Air Traffic Control. The Pilot advised DFW's Air Traffic Control that he had run out of fuel and needed to safely land his airplane. The Pilot was able to successfully land his airplane near the intersection of Knickerbocker Road and Loop 306 without any damage to the plane or nearby property. The plane was then pushed off the roadway into the Jack’s Convenience Store Parking lot pending the arrival of the Federal Aviation Administration, Skyline Aviation, and SAPD Officers.
The SAPD then assisted with safely escorting the plane/pilot back to the San Angelo Regional Airport (Mathis Field) from the mentioned convenience store.
The SAPD commends the Pilot's quick thinking and actions as he was able to successfully conduct an emergency landing on a public roadway without the result of any injuries or damage.