On 12-04-21, Detectives with the SAPD’s Street Crimes Division and Officers with the SAPD’s K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2900blk of N. Bryant Blvd for a traffic violation. An investigation was conducted and the occupants of the vehicle were found to be in possession of approximately “12” pounds of suspected Oxycodone pills, approximately “66” grams of THC products, approximately “51” grams of Marijuana, approximately “2” grams of Cocaine, and $952.00 of US Currency.
The occupants of the vehicle were identified as Ezequiel Azmatia-Jimenez (19yoa) and Matthew Juan (19 yoa.)
Ezequiel was taken into custody and charged with Possession of CS Pg1 > 400 grams Oxycodone, Possession of CS Pg2 4 - 400 grams THC, and Possession of Marijuana <2 ounces.
Matthew was taken into custody and was charged with Possession of CS Pg1 > 400 grams Oxycodone, Possession of CS Pg2 4 - 400 grams THC, Possession of CS PG1 < 1 gram Cocaine, and Possession of Marijuana <2 ounces.
Both subjects were transported to Tom Green County Jail for their associated charges.
It should be noted that the suspected Oxycodone alone has a street value of approximately $750,000.
The San Angelo Police Department has been made aware of an unknown person contacting families via telephone and advising them that they have been selected for this years "Blue Santa" program.
This is not correct and we want to make the public aware that we will not contact anyone via telephone regarding being selected for the "Blue Santa" program. We would also like to inform the public that the selection process for the children/families for the program is directly handled by SAISD Counselors as well as the "At Risk"
Coordinators at SAISD elementary schools.
The children/families selected for the program will be notified by a letter that is delivered by a San Angelo Police Officer this coming week.
On 12/2/21 at 0724hrs, Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2600blk of Rio Grande in reference to a shooting victim. Officers arrived on scene and located a 50 year old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers applied first aid to the male on scene and the male was transported to Shannon Medical Center via the San Angelo Fire Department. Lone Star Middle School was made aware of the police activity as the incident occurred at a residence in close proximity to the school. SAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division and Crime Scene Division were contacted and they arrived at the scene to assist with the investigation. At the conclusion of the investigation, it was learned that the injury was self-inflicted and the 50 year old male is receiving treatment at Shannon Medical Center at this time. It has been concluded that there is no danger to the public or the students at Lone Star Middle school.
The San Angelo Police Department, along with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the San Antonio Division Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA,) conducted a multi-year/agency investigation which led to sixteen Federal indictments and the arrest of seven suspects for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine <500g.
Multiple agencies conducted an arrest operation on 10/19/2021 which resulted in fifteen indictments being served and the arrest of seven suspects. This arrest operation also resulted in firearms, currency, and a large amount of methamphetamine being seized from these individuals. The seven suspects were held at the Tom Green County Jail until 10/20/21 at which time the appeared before a Federal Magistrate.
We would like to thank the Tom Green County Jail/Sheriff’s Office, the Concho County Sheriff’s Office, the Menard County Sheriff’s Office, the Kimble County Sheriff’s Office, the McCulloch County Sheriff’s Office, and the Brady Police Department for their assistance with this operation.
It should be noted that this criminal organization was responsible for multiple pounds of methamphetamine being distributed across Eleven Counties throughout the Concho Valley.
The following individuals were arrested as the result of the arrest operation.
Mathew Richard Martinez, 29, of San Angelo
Miguel Antonio Alfaro, 22, of San Angelo
Devin Wayne Dale, 33, of Junction, TX
Jonathan Rex Phillippi, 36, of Eden, TX
John David Gonzales, 29, of Brady, TX
Britney Leann Crower, 35, of Brady, TX
Ashley Latreece Thackerson, 33, of Baird, TX
The following suspects, who were already in custody on unrelated charges, were served indictments for (Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine <500g) and transported to Tom Green County for their initial appearance before a Federal Magistrate.
Ariel Nicole Cunningham, 24, serving in the McCulloch County Jail
Jennifer Marie Huro, 40, serving in the McCulloch County Jail
Stevie Ray Duarte, 32, serving in the Havins Unit in Brownwood, TX
Reynaldo Mendoza, 28, serving in the Wallace Unit Colorado City, TX
Joshua Keith Friar, 35, serving in McCulloch County Jail
Ty Taylor Thomas, 24, serving in the McCulloch County Jail
Daniel Orosco, 37, serving in Tom Green County Jail
Austin Marcine Nichols, 25, serving in Runnels County Jail