SAPD: Thursday Car Chase Suspect Is Wanted Alleged Drug Dealer
SAN ANGELO, TX – On Thursday afternoon San Angelo Police Department’s Gang Unit chased a suspect who refused to comply with a traffic stop. The suspect, who has been identified as 27-year-old Anthony Gallegos, fled from police on foot after abandoning his vehicle in an alley near South Hill Street and West Avenue
SAPD has released information regarding the chase and subsequent arrest. Gallegos, who had an outstanding Parole Violation Warrant, entered a residence and was arrested inside the living room without incident. The homeowner, who fled the residence after Gallegos forced his way inside, was not injured.
Officers with the department’s Street Crimes Division executed a search warrant at Gallegos’s residence that described Gallegos to be in possession of narcotics at a residence located in the 300 block of North Harrison Street. The search resulted in the location and seizure of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana.
Gallegos was charged with the following items:
- First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1
- Evading Arrest Detention in Vehicle
- Criminal Trespass of Habitation
- Parole Violation
A second suspect, identified as 39-year-old Kala Knighton, was arrested for:
- Third Degree Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1
- Two counts of State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1.
The Department’s Patrol Division, Gang Unit, K-9 Unit, Child Protective Services, and the Center for Tactical Medicine assisted with yesterday’s warrant operation.
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