SAN ANGELO, TX – An unidentified drug dealer evading Tom Green County Sheriff's Deputy Wednesday left behind a large bag of methamphetamine and a number of stolen firearms.
The following is a press release from the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office:
On Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at approximately 2:55 am, a deputy of the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division attempted a traffic stop near North Chadbourne Street and 14th Street.
The suspect vehicle evaded and a brief pursuit ensued. The male driver of the vehicle stopped in an alley in the area of 17th Street and fled on foot.
The Deputy remained at the scene with a female passenger. A perimeter was established with the assistance of the San Angelo Police Department; however, the male suspect was not located.
Investigators are hopeful that evidence within the suspect's vehicle will assist in identifying the driver. Evidence seized from within the vehicle included a stolen firearm and additional weapons. Additionally, over 226 grams of Methamphetamine were seized along with other narcotics in the vehicle.
If you have information about the identity of the suspect or other information regarding this investigation, please contact Investigator O.J. Juarez of the Criminal Investigation Division at 325.655.8111. As always, persons providing information to the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office may remain anonymous.