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Traffic Detoured by Crash at University & Johnson Street

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 29, 2014

The San Angelo Police Department has issued a NIXLE Alert, asking drivers to avoid the intersection of University and Johnson Streets, following a crash around 2:10 p.m.

According to the alert, lanes are closed on both streets as first responders work the scene of the crash.

According to a reporter at the scene, the collision involved a Nissan XTerra and a Saturn minivan.

Man Jailed for Exhibition of Acceleration Thursday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 29, 2014

Twenty-six inmates were put behind bars on Thursday, among them a man picked up for exhibition of acceleration/spinning tires and driving without a license. The man also had a warrant for driving while intoxication, which dates back to a June 20 run-in with the law.

Abandoned Bodies on the Rise in Tom Green County

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 29, 2014

The number of abandoned corpses in Tom Green County is on the rise, the city reports, already up to eight this year as opposed to seven in 2013 and none in 2012.

Like indigent deaths, unclaimed bodies and the unidentified, once a family “washes their hands of a body”, cremation becomes a city-county duty, carried out at the taxpayer’s expense.

Surveillance Footage: SAPD Seeks Identity on Suspected Vehicle Thief

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 28, 2014

The San Angelo Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man suspected of stealing a silver 2003 Chevrolet Silverado and red Honda Foreman 4-wheeler in the 1500 block of Bell St. in July. 

Man ID'd in Wednesday's Car Chase, Booked for Robbery

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 28, 2014

Cornielus Tyrone Cormier, 25, has been identified as the suspect involved in the car and foot chase Wednesday night that had a section of Bryant around the Cross Keys apartment complex cordoned off for a police perimeter. 

Assault, Theft and Drugs Lead Bookings Wednesday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 28, 2014

Traffic in and out of the jail was high on Wednesday, when 38 inmates were booked into and 34 were released from custody. 

Assault, marijuana, possession and theft charges all appeared most frequently on Wednesday's report, each accounting for five charges shared among inmates booked. Several of those were jailed on multiple charges, warrants and committments. 

Mendez Café Moving to Historic Location on Avenue K

by Matt McDaniel

Aug 28, 2014

In the restaurant-history of San Angelo, the building on East Avenue ‘K’ at Chadbourne Street figures prominently, as it was the original home of Fuentes Brothers Café.

Today, the Mendez family will open a new chapter at the former Fuentes location, moving their café 1.4 miles up the road to reopen at 9 East Avenue’ K’ on September 5th.

Police Draw Long Guns, Man Apprehended

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

A man with multiple felony warrants was arrested and taken into custody Wednesday evening by San Angelo Police, following a brief car and foot chase that ended at a residence in the 1200 block of Bryant, near the Cross Keys apartment complex. 

Police Seek Elderly Lowe's Customer for Questioning

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

The Criminal Investigations Division is asking the public’s help in locating a woman needed for questioning regarding a theft investigation.

The theft occurred at Lowe’s Grocery Store on Main St. on Aug. 14. 

The woman is believed to be approximately 5’05” to 5’06” and in her mid-to-late 60’s.  She was driving the vehicle in the photo above.

City to Auction Surplus Vehicles and Equipment

by Chelsea Reinhard

Aug 27, 2014

The city of San Angelo will launch an online auction of surplus vehicles and other equipment on Friday, Sept. 5, at renebates.com. At least 25 items available for purchase will soon be available for viewing at the website by searching for “San Angelo.”

Among the available items are a fire truck, a skid steer, used pickup trucks and cars, a mower and miscellaneous items.