SAN ANGELO- A San Angelo Police Sergeant suffered injuries after being involved in a vehicle crash while attempting to stop a fleeing suspect early Monday morning.
Information released by the San Angelo Police Department revealed that on October 17, 2022, shortly after midnight, A San Angelo Police Patrol Officer observed a white in color Ford Escape driving recklessly on Sherwood Way.
The Officer was able to catch up to the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop on it in the 4900 block of Houston Harte Frontage. The suspect initially stopped for the Officer but then fled the stop in their vehicle at a high rate of speed.
A vehicle pursuit was initiated and officers observed the vehicle enter into a parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Southland Boulevard.
The suspect vehicle was then able to turn around in the parking lot of the complex and then collided with a pursuing patrol unit. The collision caused extensive damage to both of the vehicles and Officers were then able to quickly take the suspect into custody.
The suspect was identified as 36-year-od Crystal Robles and she was taken into custody for reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, and evading arrest or detention with a motor vehicle. A 35-year-old passenger of Robles’ vehicle was initially detained but was released at the conclusion of the initial investigation.
Robles and her passenger were not injured during the course of this pursuit/investigation. A Sergeant with the San Angelo Police Department suffered minor injuries associated with the crash and was treated at Concho Valley ER and was released after treatment.