AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 23, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas. During this effort, DPS troopers will focus on DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
March 4, at approximately 1 a.m. San Angelo Police Officer John Bouligny observed a vehicle that had hit the concrete barrier to the entrance ramp of Houston Harte Expressway West bound at 6th Street. Officer Bouligny noticed the driver in the crash had left the vehicle and was not on scene.
Thirty-seven inmates were booked into the Tom Green County Jail Wednesday, among them seven arrested for active warrants. The bookings report shows seven drug possession charges and six pot possession charges, as wel as seven DWIs.
Theft was comparatively low, with a total of four charges, and there was one credit card abuse charge and one assault.
Thirty-one inmates were released on Wednesday.
In the early-morning hours of Tuesday, March 4, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputy Corey Speck was beginning his shift. As he walked to the patrol vehicle he observed smoke north of Highway U.S.
Blinding lights streaming in residential windows has become a nuisance for several San Angelo citizens, and after being given the go ahead from City Council Tuesday, the Housing Authority intends to solve the problem.
Bentwood Country Club will be saving the City’s water resources after Tuesday’s City Council meeting, when Director Kevin Collins petitioned Council for an easement and right of way that would allow him to pipe the water to the club for irrigation purposes.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved the naming of the ASU weight room in the Junell Center to the Ben and Alvetta Kelly weight room after a generous donation from Mike Millegan.
Candidates for the three San Angelo City Council seats that will be filled in the May 10 election will draw for placement on the ballot at 9 a.m. Friday, March 7, in the Office of the City Clerk, Room 208 on the second floor of City Hall, 72 W. College Ave.
The drawings are for the races for Single-Member Districts 1, 3 and 5. The candidates who filed prior to last Friday’s deadline are:
Wrecks involving cars and non-moving eating establishments occurred fairly frequently last year, and at 3:20 Wednesday morning San Angelo Police Officers responded to another one, this time occuring at Subway located at the 200 block of N. Koenigheim