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Vehicle Pursuit
Apr 18, 2023   03:23 PM

San Angelo, TX (April 18, 2023, 1:36pm): A female suspect led San Angelo Police on a vehicle chase earlier this morning after she was called in as a reckless driver. The vehicle chase originated on the Eastside of San Angelo and was called off on San Angelo’s Westside. The suspect was not identified as the vehicle chase was called off due to the safety of the public being at risk.

The San Angelo Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Riverside and Bell after receiving multiple calls for service regarding a reckless driver. Officers located the suspect (driving a white Honda Accord) on Richard Street and attempted to stop the vehicle. The female driver evaded officers in the vehicle and proceeded to travel towards the Westside of San Angelo. Multiple agencies (Game Wardens and DPS) assisted with the chase, but the chase was called off on Sherwood Way.

The chase was called off due to the suspect’s high rate of speed, reckless driving, and lack of regard for public safety.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact our Desk Duty Officer at 325-481-2696 or our Non-Emergency Dispatch at 325-657-4315. Please reference Case #2023-0004724 when giving information.

Narcotic Investigation
Apr 13, 2023   03:38 PM

San Angelo, TX (April 13, 2023, 2:11pm) One male and one female are in custody after the execution of a Narcotics Search Warrant at a residence in the 2900blk of Bowie Street. At the conclusion of the Search Warrant, 46-year-old Oscar Mendez and 36-year-old Velia Valdez were transported to the Tom Green County Jail, where they were both charged with Man/Del CS PG1 >=400grams.

SAPD’s Street Crimes Division developed information that a quantity of illegal narcotics was being kept at a local residence on Bowie Street. A Search Warrant was executed during the Morning hours of 4/13/23 by SAPD’s SWAT, Street Crimes, and K9 Divisions. The listed items were located/seized inside the residence along with both Mendez and Valdez.

  • Approximately 20 pounds of Methamphetamine
  • Approximately 1.36 pounds of Heroin
  • Approximately 12 grams of pills (suspected to be Fentanyl)
  • Approximately 5.7 grams of Marijuana
  • 3 Firearms (one of which is confirmed as stolen)
  • Approximately $3,500 in US Currency

Additional charges may be forthcoming as this investigation continues.

Shooting Investigation
Apr 05, 2023   01:31 PM

Shooting Investigation results in Arrest

San Angelo, TX (4/5/23 8:31am): A 59-year-old male is in custody after a shooting investigation yesterday evening on the Northside of San Angelo. A 32-year-old male was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound and was transported by the SAFD to Shannon Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect (Donald Spradley) was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.

The SAPD was dispatched to the 600blk of N. Jackson yesterday evening around 8:28pm in reference to Welfare check. Officers made contact with a 32-year-old male and observed that the male had an apparent gunshot wound to the area near his left shoulder. Officers learned that the shooting occurred at a residence in the 1000blk of N. Monroe and officers responded to that location to secure that scene.

SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division arrived on scene and learned that the suspect was 59-year-old Donald Spradley. It was learned that Spradley was possibly still at the residence on N. Monroe and Officers were able to make contact with him through a patrol vehicle’s “PA” (Public Address) system. After a short period of time, Spradley exited the residence and was taken into custody without further incident.

The SAPD asks that anyone with additional information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Hill at 325-657-4308.

San Angelo Man arrested for multiple Felonies.
Mar 24, 2023   07:13 PM

Between the dates of 3/6/23 and 3/23/23, SAPD Officers documented multiple incidents regarding two stolen vehicles and a stolen rear license plate. SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division were able to determine that all three incidents were tied together and were being committed by a suspect named Dallion Holt (21yoa.)

Holt initially stole a 2018 Ford Fusion from a local townhouse and then utilized that stolen vehicle few days later to steal another vehicle (2013 Silverado) from a local bar in the 3300blk of Arden Road. SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division learned that Holt also stole a rear license plate from a similar 2020 Ford Fusion at Texas Roadhouse and had placed it on the back end of the stolen 2018 Ford Fusion.

On 3/23/23. Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 2400blk of N. Lillie to recover the stolen 2013 Silverado. Officers arrived on scene and confirmed that the vehicle was in fact the one stolen from Arden Road.

While recovering the stolen Silverado, an SAPD patrol officer located the stolen 2018 Ford Fusion traveling Eastbound on Beauregard near Johnson Street. The patrol unit attempted to conduct a Traffic Stop on the vehicle and the driver began to evade from Officers. The vehicle was ultimately lost in the surrounding neighborhoods and Officers were unable to locate it.

SAPD Detectives assisted with this investigation and learned that Holt was the driver, and the vehicle was being operated with the stolen rear plate from the Texas Roadhouse incident.

SAPD’s Patrol, Anti-Crime/Gang Unit, and our Criminal Investigations Division were able to locate Holt and he was taken into custody. Holt was charged with “Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle,” “Evading Arrest/Detention in a Motor Vehicle,” and a Felony County Warrant.  

Officers were also able to recover the stolen 2018 Ford Fusion and multiple pieces of suspected stolen property were located and seized from the inside of the vehicle.

This was a great example of SAPD’s multiple divisions/units working together to help end this Criminal Episode.

If you are missing a set of keys (as multiple sets were located in the stolen vehicle) please contact Detective Barker at 325-657-4473 and reference Case#2023-0002813.

Theft Investigation
Mar 22, 2023   02:56 PM

On 3/6/23, Officers were dispatched to a theft at a local business in the 900blk of N. Bell. Officers learned that the suspect(s) cut the Southeast fence and took three “Kubota” recreational vehicles and two new trailers from the property without the owner’s consent. A report was written documenting the theft and the case was forwarded to SAPD’s Criminal Investigation Division.

On 03/08/23, an Officer with SAPD’s Anti-Crime Unit observed what they believed to be the two stolen trailers and one of the “Kubota” recreational vehicles in the back yard of a residence in the 200blk of West Ave V.  SAPD Detectives assisted with recovering the stolen property at the mentioned residence and said property was returned to the rightful owner.

SAPD Detectives were able to develop Miguel Serrano (26yoa) as a suspect for this theft and he was arrested on 3/16/23 for “Theft of Property >=$30k<$150k” and a Parole Violation warrant.

SAPD Detectives continued to investigate this incident and obtained information that led to the recovery of a second “Kubota” recreational vehicle on a vacant property in the 3900blk of Old Ballinger Highway.

The SAPD is requesting the public’s assistance with information that would help locate the last stolen “Kubota” recreational vehicle.  Attached is a SAPD Bulletin with the actual photo of the stolen Kubota vehicle.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact Detective Barker at 325-657-4473 and reference Case# 2023-0002815.

 

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