CRIME & SAFETY
‘It can happen to anybody:’ Family on NW side searches for answers after packages stolen from their front porch
SAN ANTONIO – Rafael Rodriguez said when he went to his physical therapy appointment on Monday, he didn’t expect to be gone from his house for more than an hour. “It was so quick when everything happened,” Rodriguez said. “I just literally went there, came right back home and then that’s it.”
Woman stabbed then dumped in pasture is found alive, Texas cops say. Man arrested
”She was left for dead rolled up in plastic in a pasture,” investigators said.
Bexar County officials identify humans remains found in suitcase in July
Investigators believe the man was involved in organized crime.
Brave Citizen Rescues Police Officer from Wreckage After Collision with Alleged Drunk Driver
Witness a heroic act as a local man rushes to save a police officer's life after a horrific crash involving an alleged drunk driver. The quick-thinking rescuer breaks open the smoking vehicle's door and pulls the unconscious officer to safety.
Gunfire Hysteria Hits San Antonio Gas Station, Shooter At Large
Yesterday, on San Antonio's East Side, gunshots shattered the night, leaving locals in a state of shock and a man injured. The mayhem unfolded at a gas station on 4000 East Houston Street around 10:00 p.m., where an unidentified assailant unleashed bullets into parked vehicles, according to News 4 San Antonio.
San Antonio Dec 01 Weekly Crime Report: 7810 Incidents and 112 Crime Stories
San Antonio Dec 01 Weekly Crime Report: 7810 Incidents and 112 Crime Stories. Last week, San Antonio saw a significant number of crime cases, with a total of 7810 reported incidents. The most common type of crime was disturbances, accounting for 2598 cases, followed by theft with 1720 cases. Suspicious situations were reported 923 times, while other unspecified crimes came to 854. Assault cases were slightly lower at 792, and burglary was reported 390 times. Less frequent crimes included vandalism with 211 cases, arrests at 151, shootings at 101, and robberies at 69. Of least occurrence was trespassing, with only one reported case. These statistics highlight the need for increased vigilance and effective crime prevention strategies in the city.
"Can't wait for the innocent to die": Man arrested for terrifying bomb threats via 911 texts
SAN ANTONIO - A man is arrested for sending threatening text messages to 911 with the intent to harm the public. The suspect, Maxwell Sartell, 29, is being charged with Terrorist Threat Causing Public Fear and Silent Abuse Calls to 911. According to police documents, Sartell sent multiple text messages...
Two injured in hit-and-run crash on I-35; police looking for driver who fled
SAN ANTONIO – Two people are in the hospital after their vehicle was struck from behind on the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 early Saturday morning, according to San Antonio police. The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. when a green Kia Soul entered the highway around the 10700 block...
Man arrested in Fayette County after admitting to plans to sell marijuana in San Antonio
FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas — A man was arrested in Fayette County Wednesday after admitting that he was planning on selling marijuana in San Antonio. A investigator with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office pulled over 31-year-old Saul Nogueda as he was driving westbound on I-10. Nogueda refused to allow the investigator to search his vehicle, so Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office K9 Eddie was called in to assist.
Man arrested for alleged string of armed robberies targeting delivery trucks
SAN ANTONIO – A man is behind bars on Saturday night for allegedly being involved in a string of robberies throughout the San Antonio area. Tony Larenzo Cornelius Jr. was arrested on Nov. 30 and is being accused of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity. According to police documents, Cornelius...
Teacher's Twisted Texts, Ex-Johnson High Aide Turns Fugitive Over Nude Pics to Student in San Antonio Scandal
A former teacher's assistant from Johnson High School has been swept up in controversy and is now a fugitive, accused of the unsettling act of sending nude photos to a student, reports indicate. Daniela Franco, 23, is dodging the law with authorities on her trail for alleged 'child grooming'—a fresh charge under the Texas penal code that fetches the label of a third-degree felony.
14-year-old boy detained after armed robbery of teen, additional suspects on the run, SAPD says
SAN ANTONIO – A 14-year-old boy was detained and several other suspects are on the run after they allegedly stole another teen’s cellphone and jacket at gunpoint overnight, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Officers were called around 11:30 p.m. to the 4600 block of East Loop...
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Stabbing, and Fatalities Raise Concerns in San Antonio
This week in San Antonio, Texas, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the city. These incidents included a series of shootings resulting in multiple fatalities, a police-involved shooting during a chase, and a fatal stabbing. The incidents occurred in various locations across the city, highlighting the need for increased vigilance and community safety measures.
Man Critically Injured After Being Shot While Trying to Break Up Fight on Northwest Side
A man in his 30s was critically injured after being shot while attempting to intervene in a dispute on the northwest side. The incident occurred in a parking lot off Gilbo Road near Bandera, with the suspects fleeing in a white SUV.
Drunk driver's crash closes interchange, leads to surprise second arrest
The interchange was closed for more than five hours.
SAPD: Driver arrested for intoxication assault, another arrested for DWI after car crash on northeast side
SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio police arrested two people after a car crash early Friday morning on the city's northeast side. According to police a red sedan was traveling the wrong way on the fly-over ramp on NW Loop 410 towards IH 10 West around 2:30 a.m. Police said...
Family hopes for justice after loved one killed behind West Side laundromat last month
SAN ANTONIO – Nearly one month has passed since a 29-year-old man was shot and killed on the West Side, and the suspect is still on the run. Hyman Lopez, Sr. was forced to hold a funeral for his son, Hyman Lopez, Jr., last week. “I just start tearing...
San Antonio bike patrol officer hospitalized after downtown vehicle collision
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio bike patrol officer is hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle downtown. The accident happened around 11 a.m., Saturday morning near South St. Mary's and East Commerce Street. According to police, the patrol officer was struck while heading eastbound on East Commerce. Police say...
'Relieved they arrested him': Teen accused of killing three people over the last 17 months is now behind bars
SAN ANTONIO — On Father's Day 2022, a gunman interrupted a family barbecue and holiday celebration on the southwest side of San Antonio, leaving two dead. Fourteen months later, police say someone drove up on a mother and her 17-year-old son sitting in their garage just a mile away, firing at least 10 shots at them. The teen died a week later.
Investigation Launched into Successive Fires at Vacant San Antonio House
• Fire investigators in San Antonio are investigating a house fire on the city's West Side that occurred after a shed fire on the same property earlier that night. • The shed fire was reported around 11:20 p.m. and was quickly extinguished by firefighters.