Driver of Crashed Stolen Pickup Was Due in Court Wednesday for Prior Felony Charge
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Cody Jay Salazar was out on bond for felony possession of less than one gram of cocaine and had a pretrial hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning according to district court documents.
The 28-year-old was arrested and charged Monday with causing an accident involving serious bodily injury after leaving the scene of a crash Friday night.
Salazar was reportedly driving a stolen pickup when he crashed it into a tree at a residence on Paint Rock Rd. The crash injured the three passengers in the pickup.
Salazar's bond was revoked because he was arrested and charge with another felony.
The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office inmate roster online shows Salazar has three felony charges and his bond is now $50,000.
Here's the arrest blotter from the San Angelo Police Department for Monday.
BARA, EMILY- age 19 was arrested for four warrants and was subsequently charged with POSS MARIJ <2OZ and POSS/DEL DRUG PARAPHERNALIA in the 4000 block of Wellington Street.
MAKOVICA, ERNEST- age 38 was arrested for UNAUTHORIZED USE OF VEHICLE FOLLOWING A STOLEN VEHICLE INVESTIGATION IN THE 700 BLOCK OF w. 17TH. Makovica was also in possession of credit cards and identifying information that did not belong to him. The items were seized for follow up investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming..
QUIROZ, JAYVELEVE- age 40 was arrested for ASSAULT CAUSES BODILY INJURY FAMILY VIOLENCE following a domestic violence investigation in the 2700 block of Watson Street.
SALAZAR, CODY- age 28 was arrested for ACCIDENT INVOLVING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY in connection with a hit and run crash that injured three passengers on Friday, December 7, 2018, on Paint Rock Road. Yesterday evening, Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Salazar for the charge of Accident Causing Serious Bodily Injury. Salazar was located at a residence in the 100 block of North Monroe and was taken into custody without incident. The preliminary crash investigation revealed Salazar was reportedly involved in a verbal altercation with parties in another vehicle at the Stripes Convenience store located at 1542 S. Bell Street just before the crash occurred and that during the altercation, Salazar was attempting to flee the parking lot in haste when he collided with a gas pump. Following that collision, Salazar fled westbound from the Stripes at a high rate of speed when the truck left the roadway and collided with the tree. The force of the collision caused the truck’s passenger side to peel away from the truck’s body. Salazar’s passengers, a 30-year-old female who Police located inside the truck and two others, a 33-year-old female and a 36-year-old male who were ejected from the truck, were transported to Shannon Medical Center with incapacitating injuries. They are reportedly in stable condition.
SPARKMAN, MORGAN ASHLEY- age 32 was arrested for CRIMINAL TRESPASS (No further information available).
WARRANT ARRESTS: ADAMS, BRIANA PAIGE- CPF X1 PITTS, CRYSTAL GALE- CPF X 2