A 27-year-old San Angelo man was arrested on multiple charges yesterday afternoon after Police discovered crack cocaine and marijuana concealed in his fast food.
At approximately 2:00 p.m., Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the driver of a white 2001 Lincoln Town Car near S. Koenigheim and W. Concho Avenue.; however, the driver failed to stop and continued on for several blocks, committing numerous traffic violations before pulling over into the parking lot of the Walgreens located at 12 N. Abe Street.
Once in the parking lot, Officers ordered the driver out of the vehicle and he was taken into custody without further incident.
Officers detected a very strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and the driver, later identified as Damon Demetrice Thompson, had chili smeared on his T-shirt.
During a search of the vehicle and inspection of Thompson’s freshly purchased fast food, Officers discovered a bag of chili and cheese-coated suspected crack cocaine along with a bag of marijuana hidden amongst Thompson’s Wienerschnitzel chili cheese fries. Police also located and seized drug paraphernalia associated with the trafficking of illegal narcotics.
Thompson was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance PG1 4G-<200G, Possession of Marijuana <2OZ, Fleeing Police Officer, and No Safety Belt.
This afternoon, April 21, 2017, investigators with the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division executed a Search and Arrest Warrant at a residence in the 1000 block of E. 42nd Street.
The warrant, issued by Justice of the Peace Judge J.P. McGuire, named 33-year-old Robin A. Sanders to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. Sanders and another subject, 24-year-old Anthony Brewer, were located at the residence and detained.
During the course of the operation, investigators located and seized suspected methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana.
Sanders was charged with State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 <1G. Brewer was charged with Possession of Marijuana <2OZ.
The Department’s Patrol Division, K-9 Unit, and Tactical Physicians Team assisted the operation.
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017, San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Stripes Convenience Store located at 1606 La Follette Street for the report of a robbery.
Units arrived and learned a tall black male wearing a dark blue polo style shirt, jeans, and distinctive athletic shoes, entered the store with a plastic bag tied around his mouth. The suspect, armed with a handgun, approached the clerk and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, the suspect fled the store on foot. No one was injured during the incident, which was captured on surveillance video.
Further into the shift, San Angelo Police Sergeant A. Callum was conducting directive patrol for other area convenience stores when he observed a man who matched the suspect’s physical and clothing description near Junius and Howard.
The man was detained and although he initially provided a false identity, he was determined to be 44-year-old William Hosea English, who was wanted on an outstanding Motion to Revoke Parole Warrant. English was arrested for the warrant and transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
During a search of the area where English was taken into custody, Officers located evidence connecting English to the robbery. The items were seized and tagged into evidence.
Through follow up investigation, Detectives with the Department’s Criminal Investigation s Division developed probable cause to charge English with First Degree Felony Aggravated Robbery.
This is an ongoing investigation and no other information is available for release at this time.
At approximately 3:40 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2300 block of N. Chadbourne Street when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a parked vehicle and fence at 2320 N. Chadbourne.
As the Officer rushed to check the driver’s welfare, the driver exited through the passenger side door and took off running.
The Officer summoned additional units to respond and a perimeter was quickly established. The driver was located a short time later, hiding beneath a tree. He was taken into custody without further incident and identified Nathaniel Devon Childress, 18, of San Angelo.
During the field investigation, it was discovered the white 2012 Ford Van had been stolen from First Baptist Church, 37 W. Harris, sometime during the night.
Childress was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, Evading Arrest Detention, and Duty on Striking Unattended Vehicle.
Although flashlights were used during the pursuit, a Higher Power most likely guided Police to Childress’s swift apprehension.
A 34-year-old San Angelo man wanted on outstanding warrants for a recent gun theft at a local pawn shop was taken into custody this afternoon at a local motel.
Earlier this month, Police were called to the Action Pawn on N. Bell for the report of a gun theft. Detectives obtained surveillance video that showed a man stealing the firearm before driving away in a red Dodge Charger.
Through follow up investigation, the suspect was identified as Toby Kye Martin and warrants were obtained for his arrest.
This morning, Investigators developed information which led them to believe Martin was staying at the Motel 6 located at 4205 S. Bryant Blvd.
Martin was located at the motel this afternoon and taken into custody by members of the Department’s Street Crimes and Criminal Investigations Divisions along with Officials from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Martin was charged with Theft of Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon, and six miscellaneous City warrants. Martin was transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.
This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming.