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Press Release #033114(18)-Police Respond to Person with Weapon

Today, at approximately 11:52 a.m., San Angelo Police responded to the 2900 block of Waco Street for the report of a female subject who was reportedly walking in the roadway while holding a rifle.


Upon arrival, officers located the female subject who was carrying what appeared to be a rifle.  The woman was not pointing the rifle at anyone or making any threats.


Officers made contact with the woman and gave her multiple commands to drop the gun.  The woman, who initially did not respond to their commands, eventually dropped the gun and was taken into custody without incident.  The woman never made any threatening statements or movements towards the officers.


The woman, a 25-year-old San Angelo resident, was released to the custody of Tom Green County Mental Health Deputies.  The gun was determined to be a pellet gun.


No charges were filed.