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SAPD Seeks Two Wanted Subjects

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 22, 2014

The San Angelo Police Department is seeking information on two subjects wanted for unrelated crimes. 

The first is Justin Linthicum, who is wanted for burglary of a habitation and credit/debit card abuse.

Assault Ranks First in Tuesday Jail Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 22, 2014

Twenty-seven individuals were put behind bars on Tuesday, the majority of which were booked on multiple charges and/or warrants for previous offenses. 

Assault accounted for the highest number of charges at five counts, followed by theft and burglary at four. Pot, public intoxication and possession each brought in two individuals, followed by one evading arrest charge.

Pfluger's Shrewd Strategy to Flee His Sand Trap

by Ben Tinsley

Oct 22, 2014

Businessman Lee Pfluger said Tuesday afternoon he might be willing to sell or trade the 10 acres of land he owns to the city as an alternative to developing a sand transloading facility.

Rehab Counselor Talks Advantages of Disabled Employees

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 22, 2014

Patricia Ray was the featured speaker for this month’s Business Brown Bag Lunch at the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.

Truck Headed for Oil Field Crashes Just off the Houston-Harte Expressway

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

A truck tractor pulling a semi-trailer bound for the oil field lost control on the Houston-Harte Expressway Tuesday evening.

The driver told police that he lost all power to his steering and brakes while attempting to exit the roadway. The truck veered through a guardrail into the ditch between the service road and the expressway and then rolled back down.

Report: Two Goodfellow AFB Officers Rescued Infant from Fatal South Bryant Crash

by Joe Hyde

Oct 21, 2014

Two Goodfellow AFB officers were among the first to the scene of the Oct. 9 fatal crash of the Chevy S-10 and the semi-truck on South Bryant. According to Goodfellow Public Affairs, the officers were able to pull the mother’s baby out of the wreckage.

Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Seven Felonies

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

The jury in the trial of John Lynn Kolster, Jr. returned a guilty verdict after two and a half hours of deliberation on Tuesday, returning for the punishment phase at just before 2 p.m. when they heard final arguments and passed down a sentence of seven years.

Two Jailed for Car Theft Monday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

Twenty-two individuals walked into the jail in handcuffs Monday, many of which were booked on multiple different charges. 

Lee Pfluger Defends Downtown Location for Frac Sand, Trucks and Trains

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 21, 2014

Local businessman Lee Pfluger prepared a presentation for the San Angelo City Council meeting Monday, detailing plans his for the proposed sand transloading facility on Hill Street, near downtown.

Pfluger owns 10 acres right next to the Texas Pacifico rail line and said he is hoping to move forward on the project in the near future.

Grape Creek Man on Trial for Beating Brother with Hose

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 21, 2014

John Lynn Kolster, Jr. sat with a smirk on his face on Judge Tom Gossett’s 391st District Court on Monday, listening and laughing quietly at portions of his brother’s testimony, whom he is accused of beating with a three-foot hose.