March 11, 2018 — San Angelo Police are conducting a death investigation on Veterans Memorial Drive.
Around 8:30 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Public Safety Communications received a call from a passerby concerning a man floating in the Concho River near the 600 block of Veterans Memorial Drive.
Officers arrived and located the deceased man on the riverbank, partially in the water. Justice of the Peace Fred Buck responded to the scene and formally pronounced the man deceased and ordered an autopsy. The cause of death is under investigation.
The man has been identified as Phillip A. Lara, 26, of San Angelo. Next of kin has been notified.
This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available. Detective Josh Jones is the lead investigator on this case.
March 11, 2018 — San Angelo Police are investigating a shooting that occurred just after 5:00 a.m. at the Alamo Village Apartments located at 4489 Green Valley Trail.
Upon arrival, officers located a 26-year-old male that was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and a 27-year-old female that had been assaulted. Both victims were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment of their injuries and they are reportedly in stable condition.
No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available.
On Thursday, March 8, 2018, Investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division and the Texas department of Public Safety’s Criminal Investigations Division executed a Search and Arrest Warrant at a residence in the 1700 block of Cloud Street.
The warrant, issued by Justice of the Peace Fred Buck, named 36-year-old Alfred ‘Jimmy’ Bejil to be in possession of methamphetamine at the residence.
Bejil and three other subjects, identified as Daniella Bejil-Gomez, 32, Tiffany Robertson, 32, and Levi Gibbs, 26, were detained during the operation.
Pursuant to the search, Investigators located and seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, a firearm, and an assortment of paraphernalia associated with the trafficking of narcotics.
A. Bejil was arrested for State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Bejil-Gomez was arrested for warrants, Robertson was arrested for warrants, and Gibbs was arrested for Felony 1 Manufacture Delivery Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon.
The Department’s Patrol Division and K9 Unit assisted with yesterday’s operation.
The San Angelo Police Department’s Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating the death of a twenty-one month old boy.
At approximately 5:35 a.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018, San Angelo Police were dispatched to a residence in the 2600 block of Junius Street for the report of an unconscious person.
Upon arrival, Officers located the unresponsive toddler undergoing CPR by San Angelo Fire Department Medics. The toddler was subsequently transported to Shannon Medical Center and formally pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace J.P. Howard. The toddler was later transported to Lubbock for autopsy.
This is an active investigation and no other information is available for release.
On February 21, 2018, San Angelo Police were dispatched to “Paintbrush Alley”, a popular artistic feature in historic downtown San Angelo, for the report of criminal mischief.
Officers arrived and ultimately took three separate reports concerning the defacement of several religious murals in the area. Officers also obtained surveillance video of the suspects — video which clearly recorded the defacement of the murals.
Pursuant to the follow up investigation, which included anonymous tips from outraged citizens, Investigators identified four suspects and subsequently obtained warrants for their arrests. The four are charged with State Jail Felony Criminal Mischief Graffiti.
The suspects have been identified as Zzyzx Benjamin Anglin, Jr., 18, Michael E. Combs, 18, Brycen Canion, 19, and Ingrid Macias, 18.
As of this afternoon, all four suspects have been located and arrested.
This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available.