A 38-year-old San Angelo woman who abandoned her two injured passengers after she drove into the Concho Valley Transit building late Saturday night has turned herself in.
Yesterday afternoon, Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section obtained a warrant of arrest for Rebecca Moreno for the charge of Accident involving Injury. The warrant’s bond, issued by Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Susan Werner, was set at $10K. Moreno turned herself in this morning.
Moreno is accused of intentionally and knowingly fleeing the scene of the crash without leaving her personal identifying information, and without rendering reasonable assistance to her two passengers, a 34-year-old male and 33-year-old female who were in need of medical treatment.
A preliminary crash investigation revealed Moreno was driving a 2013 Dodge Charger northbound on Chadbourne Street at a high rate of speed when her vehicle left the roadway and struck the building’s south entrance. A surveillance video shows Moreno exited the building through a door located on the north side of the building.
Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are searching for a man who robbed a Stripes convenience store at knifepoint Saturday night.
Police responded to the Stripes at 1733 Pulliam Street just before midnight. The suspect was described as a dark-complected Hispanic Male, approximately 5’09”, 220 lbs., wearing a blue hospital mask, a gray zip-up hoodie with a pink undershirt, and dark pants. The suspect reportedly fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured.
If you have information on the suspect’s identity or whereabouts, please contact the San Angelo Police Department 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.
This morning, the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted LIDAR Traffic Enforcement in ten school zones. A total of thirty (30) citations and Five (5) warnings were issued.
Following the school zone enforcement, LIDAR was conducted in the eastbound lanes of the 2300 block of the West Houston Harte Expressway. A total of fifty-eight (58) citations and nine (9) warnings were issued.
Driving While License Invalid: 1
Cell Phone in School Zone: 1
Other/Misc. Violations: 3
No Driver’s License: 2
No Insurance: 4
Driving While License Invalid: 1
Other/Misc. Violations: 5
No Insurance: 5
Speeding: 47 (Highest speed: 88 mph.)
The life of a child is priceless and not worth the risk by speeding through a school zone. Children are more vulnerable than adults to being hit by a car — they tend to be less cautious than adults, are less visible due to their size, and they are less likely to survive a hit by a vehicle.
When approaching a school zone, slow down. The few seconds you may save speeding through a school zone is not worth the fine, but more importantly, it’s not worth the life of a child.
On Tuesday, October 1st, neighborhoods throughout San Angelo are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities across the nation for the "36th Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by the San Angelo Police Department, will involve over 16,500 communities from all 50 states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases around the world. In all over 38.5 million people are expected to participate in "America's Night Out Against Crime".
National Night Out is designed to; (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
On October 1st, residents in neighborhoods throughout San Angelo and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors, police, and other first responders.
This year there will be seven National Night Out locations within the city limits of San Angelo and one location in Wall, Texas taking part in National Night Out festivities. The locations and times for these events are listed below:
Wall Brethren Church - 7921 Loop 570, Wall, TX - 4:30 to 7:30 PM
Angelo Skate & Fun Center - 34 Buick St. - 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Vistas at Red Creek Apartments - 5751 Green Hill Rd. - 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church - 3516 Lutheran Way - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bent Tree Apartments - 1625 Sunset Dr. - 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Goodfellow Family Housing - 2025 Longhorn Dr. - 5:00 to 7:30 PM
Solid Rock Church - 1305 Koberlin St. - 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Kirby Park Villas - 609 W. 29th St. - 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Together we can make San Angelo a safer community for everyone.
FMI or interview requests contact Sgt. Tim Coffman at (325) 481-2709.
Twelve (12) San Angelo Police Department Cadets will formally graduate from the police academy during a public ceremony slated for 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Stables at Fort Concho, 210 Henry O. Flipper Street.
The new officers are Talon Adcox, Andres Castro, Jonathan Garcia, Glenn Halbert, Adrian Hardy, Sheldon Harrell, Lance Landers, Mike Morris, Carlos Ramirez, Manuel Reyes, Jeffrey Tarr, and Landon Terry.
The Graduation Ceremony marks the successful completion of an extensive one thousand seventy-seven (1,077) hour academy learning basic law enforcement skills paired with a multi-week in-service training program. During the ceremony, the Cadets will be sworn in as Apprentice Police Officers (APO’s). The Department oath will be administered by Police Chief Frank Carter.
Following Friday’s commencement ceremony, the Apprentice Police Officers will begin a sixteen (16) week Police Training Program, which is designed to teach the APO’s how best to use the skills acquired during the academy and in-service training.