San Angelo, TX (October 14th, 2023, 8:59pm): One male is in custody after a vehicle pursuit that took place Saturday evening in the Southeast side of San Angelo. Forty-year-old Samuel Sutton was taken into custody and is facing multiple felony charges in connection to this incident.
An SAPD patrol officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Dodge Ram pickup after the pickup nearly collided with the officer's patrol unit near the intersection of State Street and Paint Rock Road. The driver of the pickup failed to stop and led officers on an almost 10-minute vehicle pursuit in the Southeast part of town.
An officer with the SAPD’s Anti-Crime Unit was able to position himself in front of the pursuit and successfully deploy “Stop Sticks” in front of the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle drove over the “Stop Sticks” and this resulted in the deflation of the vehicle’s front left tire.
Due to the successful “Stop Stick” deployment, the pursuit safely ended near the intersection of Preusser and Emerick Street. Samuel was taken into custody and was charged with the below offenses:
There was no damage to city or private property during the course of this pursuit
San Angelo, TX (October 11, 2023, 7:51am): One male was located deceased on the Northside of San Angelo earlier this morning after the SAPD received a call for service. SAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating this incident as a homicide.
The SAPD was dispatched on 10/11/23 to a location near West 48th and Lake Drive after receiving a call for service regarding an unconscious person. Officers arrived at the scene and located a deceased male subject. SAPD’s Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Division are currently investigating this incident as a homicide. The SAPD asks anyone with information regarding this incident to contact our dispatch at 325-657-4315 and reference Case#2023-0012908.
Additional Information may be released at a later point in time as this investigation continues.
San Angelo, TX (October 7th, 2023, 7:18pm): One male was taken into custody Saturday evening after a passerby observed him walking with multiple suspected firearms in the Southwest part of town. Thirty-five-year-old Brady Brazeal was taken into custody for County Warrants, Failure to Identify (Fugitive from Justice,) and Burglary of a Habitation.
Officers were dispatched to 3600blk of Sunset Drive in reference to a “Subject with a Weapon” call for service. Officers arrived on scene and were able to locate Brazeal with what appeared to be multiple firearms in his possession. Brazeal complied with officer’s commands and dropped the suspected firearms on the ground before being detained. Officers learned that the suspected firearms were not real and that they were really pellet rifles. While speaking with officers, Brazeal gave false/fictitious identifying information as he knew he had active County Warrants for his arrest.
While further investigating the incident, a passerby spoke with officers and advised that they had observed Brazeal enter into an attached garage of a residence in the 5200blk of Green Valley Trail. It was learned that Brazeal took the pellet rifles and other assorted property from the open garage without the owner’s consent.
SAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division were requested on scene to assist and Brazeal was ultimately charged with the above offenses.
This investigation/arrest was a great example of our citizen’s recognizing suspicious activity and quickly notifying the SAPD. We ask that the public continues to stay vigilant and report suspicious activity in and around your neighborhoods.
One victim was injured on September 29, 2023 during a shooting that took place in Southside San Angelo. The victim had non-life-threatening injuries and received treatment at Shannon Medical Center.
Officers learned that the suspected shooter fled on foot and officers quickly converged on the area and were able to locate the suspect at Sedona Ranch apartments. Suspect has been placed in custody. This is an ongoing investigation and more details will be released when it becomes available.
San Angelo, TX (September 14, 2023 10:50am): On 9/13/23, the SAPD was dispatched to a location off of Riverbend Drive in reference to a possible missing person. Officers conducted their investigation, and it was learned that Destinee Evartt (19yoa) was possibly missing under suspicious circumstances.
SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division assisted with the investigation and concluded that the suspicious circumstances were not valid and that Evartt willingly left on her own accord. Evartt is no longer considered a missing person and there is no further need to contact our non-emergency dispatch with information regarding her whereabouts.
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.