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San Angelo Police Locate Two Stolen Vehicles, Arrest Suspects
Nov 01, 2016   01:16 PM

Yesterday, San Angelo Police were dispatched to KC Auto Sales located at 3217 N. Chadbourne around 12:30 p.m. for the report of a stolen vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke with staff who said they allowed a man to test-drive a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu around 9:30 a.m. but the man never returned.  The man, who was recorded on video surveillance, used fictitious identification to initiate the test-drive. 

Later in the shift, Officer B. James spotted the stolen vehicle traveling east on Caddo and initiated a traffic stop but the driver, later identified as 27-year-old Arsenio Jerome Carter, pulled into the Motel 6 parking lot located at 311 N. Bryant Blvd., exited the car and fled into one of the rooms.  Carter was located and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Evading Arrest Detention.  Carter was the same man captured on the dealership’s surveillance footage. 

In an unrelated case, Officers were dispatched to Trammell Welding, 820 N. Buchanan Street just before 1:00 p.m. for the report of a stolen 2001 Dodge Dakota.  Officers arrived and learned the possible suspect, 44-year-old Michael Joe Trammell, cut a lock to the property and used a forklift to gain access to the vehicle. 

Later in the shift, Officer H. Caston was enroute to another call when he noticed a similar vehicle parked in the 2200 block of Glenwood Street and requested another Officer to follow up with the vehicle.  Officer K. Lane responded and located the stolen vehicle and Trammell.   A driver license belonging to Trammel was located inside the vehicle, along with a bolt-cutter.  Trammell was transported to Police Headquarters and arrested for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle following his interview. 

Both vehicles were released to the victims.

 

(Above) Carter

(Below) Trammell

 

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Police Searching for Driver who Injured 4 People in Hit & Run Crash
Nov 01, 2016   11:02 AM

The San Angelo Police Department is asking the public to help locate a hit and run driver that sent four people to the hospital Saturday evening.

At approximately 7:00 p.m. on October 29, a beige 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling westbound in the 100 block of Paint Rock Road near Christoval Road when it was struck by a small, blue passenger car.  The force of the collision caused the Marquis to leave the roadway and collide with a telephone pole. The suspect vehicle left the scene.

The Marquis was occupied by four people who went to Shannon Medical Center for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries.

If you have any information about the owner/operator of a small blue passenger car that sustained front-end damage Friday, please contact the Department’s Hit & Run Investigator, Steven Quade, at (325) 657-4253.   To remain anonymous, tip online at http://bit.ly/SAPDTips24, via text: text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts, or by phone at 1-855-TIPS-247.

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Narcotics Arrests at Local Hotels
Oct 28, 2016   03:12 PM

Just before 7:30 a.m. yesterday, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Motel 6 located at 311 N. Bryant for the report of found narcotics.  Officers responded and learned that a motel employee located contraband inside a room while conducting an inspection after the room’s fire alarm went off. The room’s occupants were not inside.

When the room’s occupants returned, so did Officers.  At the conclusion of the investigation, Police arrested 22-year-old Caesar Ramiro Cadena for Possession of controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and 19-year-old Miguel Serrano for Possession of controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 < 28G.  Investigators with the Street Crimes Division recovered Methamphetamine and Xanax during the field investigation.  Cadena and Serrano were transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.

Around 2:45 this morning, San Angelo Police were conducting auto-burglary prevention patrol in the parking lot of the Best Value Inn located at 1600 S. Bryant when they detained two subjects in a vehicle. One subject was identified as 24-year-old Leila Nicole Schulze, who had an outstanding warrant for Possession of Controlled Substance. 

Officers searched Schulze incident to her arrest and located a small amount of suspected narcotics that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.  Schulze was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident. The second subject, a 36-year-old San Angelo woman, was released.

    

(L to R: Cadena, Serrano, Schulze)

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SAPD’s Halloween Safety Tips
Oct 27, 2016   11:48 AM

Halloween has been celebrated on October 31st in the United States since the early 1800’s and is traditionally a family-oriented holiday when children (big and small) get to dress up and enjoy candy and other treats.  In order to assist the San Angelo community in enjoying this fun-filled holiday as safely as possible, the San Angelo Police Department has compiled the following Halloween safety tips for children and their parents.  

  • All costumes should be made of light-colored, fireproof material.
  • Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes.
  • Props such as toy guns or swords should be made of pliable material.
  • Realistic replica firearms should never be used.
  • Masks should not be worn if they impair vision.
  • Wigs should be fireproof and should not restrict vision.
  • Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers.
  • Children should trick-or-treat during daylight hours.
  • Children should never be allowed to go out alone on Halloween.
  • Parents should know what route their children will be taking.
  • Set a specific time limit for your children to be out on Halloween night.
  • Advise children that they should never enter strangers’ homes.
  • Never invite children into your home.
  • Children should never accept rides from strangers.
  • Children should walk, not run, during their trick-or-treat activities.
  • Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.
  • Children should never take shortcuts through backyards or alleys.
  • Children should always use sidewalks, not the street, for walking.
  • Children should look in all directions before crossing the street.
  • Instruct children not to stray from their group.
  • A responsible adult should escort children while trick-or-treating.
  • Adult escorts should carry flashlights.
  • Don’t leave your home unattended on Halloween night.
  • Keep pets inside your home, or other safe place on Halloween night.
  • Give wrapped homemade treats only to children you know.
  • Children should never eat any treats until they have been examined.
  • All fruit should be cut and closely examined before eating.

 

We hope you have a spooktacular time!

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Area Law Enforcement Serve Search Warrant at Local Gambling Spot, Lone Wolf Pub
Oct 26, 2016   04:33 PM

At approximately 1:41 p.m. this afternoon, members of the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division and Texas DPS Criminal Investigations Division executed an Evidentiary Search Warrant at Lone Wolf Pub, 115 Paint Rock Road.

The warrant, issued by State District Judge Tom Gossett, authorized local authorities to enter and search the premises in an attempt to locate evidence consistent with Texas Penal Code Sections 47.03 Gambling Promotion, Section 47.04 Keeping a Gambling Place, Section 47.06 Possession of Gambling Devices, Equipment, or Paraphernalia, and Section 71.02 Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.

This Operation was in reference to the issuance of several Cease and Desist notices being served to numerous gaming establishments in late August as a result of a joint operation between area law enforcement agencies.

During the course of the operation, Investigators seized numerous items consistent with gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia described in the warrant.  No arrests were made during the operation.

The San Angelo Police Department and local law enforcement partners will continue to execute these operations as needed.  As previously stated, the welfare and safety of the citizens of San Angelo and Tom Green County is paramount, and allowing the illegal gambling operations to continue is a threat to the communities where these businesses operate.

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