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Press Release #091115(09)-Police Arrest Suspect, Recover Stolen Property from Residential Burglary
Sep 11, 2015   03:32 PM

A 35-year-old San Angelo man has been arrested in connection to a residential burglary that occurred yesterday afternoon.


Police were dispatched to the 300 block of N. Milton Street around 12:40 yesterday for a burglary in progress.  Upon arrival, a witness provided the Officers with a description of the suspect and photographs of the suspect's vehicle and license plate taken with the witness? smart phone. 


During the field investigation, Officers developed information about the possible suspect's identity.  The suspect vehicle, an orange 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, was later located at a residence in the 3000 block of Odell.  The suspect was located a short time later in the 1900 block of Ricks Drive and taken into custody without incident for outstanding warrants.  He was identified as Isaac Jon Deanda (DOB 12-19-79) of San Angelo and transported to Police Headquarters for interview.  


Based on evidence collected at the scene by Crime Scene Technicians and information obtained in the interview, Deanda was charged with Burglary of a Habitation and transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident. 


The stolen property, two television sets and a handgun, were recovered from a storage building located at the residence on Odell.


This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges may be filed.  




Press Release #091015(08)-Police Searching for Remaining Wanted Suspect in August Shooting
Sep 10, 2015   01:02 PM

San Angelo Police have obtained an Arrest Warrant for a fourth person involved in the shooting incident on N. Sellers Street last month.


Eric J. Martinez (DOB 09-08-89) is wanted for Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Commit another Felony for his involvement in the shooting of a 69-year-old San Angelo man on August 31, 2015, at a residence in the 500 block of N. Sellers St.   The shooting victim has not recovered.  He is being treated at a local hospital for life-threatening injuries.


Fernando Lavaris Jr. (DOB 06-19-86) was arrested the day of the shooting by the Department's Special Operations Section and Patrol Division.  Two other suspects involved in the incident were recently arrested; Jonathan Jesse Marin (DOB 02-28-89) was booked into the Tom Green County Jail on September 3 and Eliza [AKA Lisa] Losoya  (DOB 02-23-87) on September 2.


Police are asking for the public's help in locating Martinez.  If you have information about his whereabouts, call Detective James Hernandez at (325) 659-8015 or Detective Jason Chegwidden at (325) 659-8019.  To remain anonymous,  submit tips online at http://bit.ly/SAPDTips247, or text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts, or call the SAPD's 24 hour Tip Hotline at 1-855-TIPS-247.


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Press Release #091015(07)-Police Search for Green-eyed Aggravated Robbery Suspect
Sep 10, 2015   11:29 AM

San Angelo Police are investigating an Aggravated Robbery that occurred Wednesday night at a local liquor store.


At around 9:00 p.m. on September 9, 2015, a man walked into the Party Barn Liquor Store located at 2302 Sherwood Way and demanded money from store employees at knifepoint.  The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.


He was described as a White male, short brown hair, light-green eyes, approximately 6?, between 160-180 lbs.  He was wearing jeans, a black hoodie over a cap, and a bandana.  The suspect may have a chipped tooth.


If you have any information about the suspect's identity or whereabouts, call the Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tip Hotline at 325-658-HELP, tip online at http://bit.ly/CrimeStoppersWebTip, or text your tips: Text CSSA plus your message to Crimes (274637).  The first person to provide information that leads to arrest could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.


This is an ongoing investigation and no other information is available at this time.  Detective Lynn Dye is the Primary Case Agent for the investigation.  


Press Release #090915(06)-San Angelo Police Recover Body of Missing Endangered Grady Bryan
Sep 09, 2015   06:34 PM

At approximately 3:45 p.m. this afternoon, San Angelo Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the Concho River behind the 1500 block of River Ridge Lane for the report of a possible deceased person in the water.


With the assistance of the Department's Lake Police, the body was retrieved from the water and positively identified as 55-year-old Grady Bryan, the subject of an Endangered Missing Person Alert issued yesterday morning.  Police were alerted to Bryan's location on the river by a volunteer who was assisting with the search.


Justice of the Peace Kay Longest responded to the location and pronounced Bryan deceased.  At this time, the cause of death has not been determined.  Bryan's body was transported to Lubbock for autopsy. 


Police Chief Tim Vasquez responded to notify Brayan's family and to address the media at the scene.


Bryan's wife reported him missing on Monday evening after he went for a walk and never returned.  He was deemed endangered due to a medical condition. 


This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time.





Press Release #090415(04)-Mother of Hit & Run Victim Joe Lopez Pleas for Information, Justice
Sep 04, 2015   05:24 PM

The mother of 21-year-old hit and run victim, Joe Lopez, recently collaborated with the San Angelo Police Department to make a video plea in hopes of generating tips on the unsolved case.  The video titled, ?Justice4JoeLopez? can be viewed on the San Angelo Police Department's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/SanAngeloPoliceDepartment


In the video plea, Rose Marie Lopez talks about her son's childhood and passion for skateboarding, hard work, and his love of people.  She is reaching out to the suspect to let him or her know that she and her family forgive them because that is what Joe would have wanted.  Ms. Lopez is requesting the video be shared as much as possible, extending outside the city of San Angelo as the driver may be from out of town. 


Joe Lopez was killed around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 2, 2015 when he was struck by an SUV while riding his skateboard along S. Chadbourne Street near East Avenue I.


Investigators have followed up on several tips, but none have led to the driver's identification or location of the vehicle. 


Based on evidence collected at the scene and surveillance video, police are searching for a white or light-colored late 90's to early 2000's model Ford Explorer or Expedition that would have sustained damage to the passenger-side headlight area. 


Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.  If you have information about the incident, call the Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tip Hotline at 325-658-HELP, or tip online at http://bit.ly/CrimeStoppersWebTip. You can also text a tip, text CSSA plus your message to CRIMES. 




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