Enraged Felon Attempts to Run Down Off-Duty SAPD Officer

 

SAN ANGELO, TX – An officer with the San Angelo Police Department had a terrifying experience on her way home from work last Thursday after encountering an enraged felon who was out on bond for assault with an axe.

According to court documents, on Jul. 8, the San Angelo Police Department's Dispatch team received a call from an off-duty officer regarding a man who was attempting to run her down near a laundry mat on S Bell St.

The off-duty officer told the responding officers that while on her way home, in her personal vehicle, she spotted a white Dodge Charger with someone she knew behind the wheel. The driver, Juan Pineda, 31, allegedly pulled out in front of the off-duty officer and then brake checked her. 

She claims that the brake check was so hard that she believed that she was going to crash into the Charger. She however did not hit the car and was able to go around Pineda to get away. This is when the off-duty officer called dispatch and took an alternate route home.

While on the phone with dispatch the off-duty officer spotted the Charger once again. This time however it was sitting in the middle of the road near a laundry mat. Once Pineda saw her coming he made a U-turn and attempted to hit the off-duty officer's vehicle on the driver side door. 

The officer was able to accelerate and maneuver out of the Charger's way and escaped once again. The document ends by stating Pineda then fled the scene and was not located.

Later that day deputies with the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office and SAPD officers arrested Pineda. He was placed into the Tom Green County Detention Facility at 2:46 p.m. on Jul. 8.

He remains in the jail on a $190,000 bond.

He is currently charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and going off bond for an aggravated assault that occurred in Feb. of this year. For more on this assault click here.

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WTH ? ? ? Did she not have bullets in her gun ? ? ? About 3 hollow points to the side of the head would have made a respectful and upstanding citizen out of him.......

Is there any video's of this happening or are we just going to take this single "officer's" word for it that all of this happened. She could have made the entire thing up just to get back at an old boyfriend or something, she did admit that she knew him. I also wonder if this lady and the guy who claimed he had an axe in February are related or know each other. Of course he could just be unhinged and need of mental health, which in this country he won't get because people would rather just kill him, see above.

Also this site calls him an "enraged felon" when as far as I can tell from these stories he has not been convicted of any crime.

Dude.... I swear, you and your agenda's..... You are even more retarded than me and THAT IS BAD !!!!!!! LMAO

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