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Stolen vehicle pursuit ends in one arrest, one wanted

Officers seized a large amount of property from the car, including drug paraphernalia, a crossbow and cash.
Credit: Marlen Trevino

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A Sunday afternoon stolen vehicle pursuit that started in east San Angelo ended in the upper Bluffs are with one arrest. San Angelo Police are still searching for the vehicle’s driver.

According to an SAPD release, the pursuit began just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday when officers spotted a stolen 2007 Lincoln Town Car in east San Angelo. A traffic stop was initiated but the car’s driver didn't stop and a pursuit went all the way to the Bluffs neighborhood in west San Angelo. 

The car, found abandoned in the 600 block of Avondale, was reported stolen from the 800 block of East 19th Street Feb. 8, 2021.

One of the car’s occupants, identified as Arnulfo Arreola of San Angelo, was caught after a brief foot pursuit. He was charged with evading arrest detention.

Police are still looking for the car’s driver, who is described as a Hispanic male with an average build, approximately 5’09”-5’10”, wearing a purple jersey and dark-colored pants.

Officers seized a large amount of property from the car, including drug paraphernalia, a crossbow and cash. 

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity and whereabouts is asked to call the SAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division at 325-657-4264.

To remain anonymous, contact tip online at bit.ly/SAPDTips247 or text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts.

A reward may be offered if the tip is received through the Crime Stoppers P3 Tips App or their 24/7 Anonymous Tip Hotline 325-658-4357.

Credit: Marlen Trevino