Affidavit: KIXY-FM Radio DJ Accused of Sexually Assaulting 2 Angelo State Students
SAN ANGELO, TX — A local KIXY 94.7 FM radio station disc jockey was arrested Monday on two counts of Sexual Assault of a Child. Both victims are identified as being “younger than 17,” in the arrest affidavit obtained by San Angelo LIVE!
The first female victim, age 16, disclosed to San Angelo police detectives that she was attending an Angelo State University event where Samuel Cantu, 24, was working. Angelo State University holds an annual "Rambunctious Week" Welcome Back Bash before the fall classes begin. Cantu's alias "DJ Shots" is listed as the host of the event. Following the Bash, one of the victims began “following Cantu on Instagram and Snapchat where they began having conversations,” according to the affidavit.
On Aug. 28, both victims agreed to be picked up by Cantu and he drove them “to an unknown location off of Knickerbocker Rd. near Lake Nasworthy,” the affidavit reads.
In addition, Cantu brought alcohol and the three began drinking, even though the two girls were minors.
Sometime thereafter, Cantu drove the victims to his residence where the three continued drinking and played "cell phone drinking games."
Following this, “[Cantu] pushed the [first] victim on to his bed,” and had sexual intercourse with her, the affidavit reads.
The second victim told investigators she witnessed Cantu having intercourse with her friend. She said that when her friend went to the bathroom, Cantu had intercourse with her as well.
After this, both victims got dressed and Cantu drove them back to their residence, the affidavit states.
Cantu admitted to having intercourse with the second victim in an interview with San Angelo Police Detective Jeremy Cannady. It was not specified in the affidavit if Cantu admitted to having sex with the first victim.
Cantu was booked into the Tom Green County Jail just after 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 28. His bond totals $70,000, $35,000 for each victim.
This morning, Cantu was listed as a member of the staff at KIXY-FM. By 11:30 a.m. this morning, his profile was taken down from their website. At the same time, Cantu's Facebook page was unpublished. Cantu is known as "DJ Shots" and was hired as a DJ at a variety of local bars and events.
The arrest affidavit only accuses Cantu of these charges, He will face the legal justice system that will be required to prove his guilt.
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