The Animal Shelter is once again opening its general population kennels to visitors as part of its new Pets Alive! initiative. The kennels were closed after uncontrolled access led to ill dogs. The mission of Pets Alive! is to “urgently save the lives of companion animals from unnecessary deaths in shelters.” Located at 3142 Highway 67 North, the shelter is open 10 to 6 weekdays.
San Angelo Police released a photo and description of a man wanted for MTR Warrant, Assault on a public servant. 26-year-old Victor E. Amilivia is currently out on bond for sexual assault of a child. He is 5 foot 5 inches tall and weighs 1 hundred 50 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. His photo has been posted on social media. If you have any information call police dispatch at 657-4315 and to remain anonymous text TIP SAPD to 888-777.
Lake Nasworthy hosted plenty of fast action this weekend as the annual "Show Down in San Angelo Drag Boat Races" were taking place. The roar of engines and screaming boats were competing for top prizes in the Southern Drag Boat Association event. Boat drivers were speeding at more than 2 hundred miles per hour. Thousands of spectators lined the shore to see the more than 1 hundred super fast racers on the water. The weekend's events kicked off with "Show-N-Shine" Friday evening and ended with the finals competition yesterday.
Concho Valley PAWS has their event called Freedom Fest on Friday and Saturday at the San Angelo Animal Shelter. PAWS is hoping to help the shelter and community prepare for the upcoming holiday by attempting to clear the shelter of adoptable pets during the two-day event by offering all adoptable pets free to qualified homes. The free adoptions include the pet's spay or neuter, vaccinations, microchip, collar, leash, and personalized ID tags. Every adopted pet will also get a collar with a personalized ID tag and leash.
On Saturday, (June 29th) PAWS will provide for free microchipping, free annual vaccinations including rabies and free personalized ID tags. For more information visit cvpaws.org.
San Angelo Police are looking for the public's help in solving a fatal shooting incident from 2008. A 22-year-old man, Jordan Holden was fatally shot as he entered a home on West Harris to help a friend. Police posted a new facebook photo of Holden and are asking for help in finding the gunman. If you have information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts, contact the San Angelo Police at (325) 657-4264 or text TIP SAPD to 888777 and follow the prompts.
Goodfellow Air Force Base will welcome the new 17th Training Wing Commander Col. Andres Nazario and bid farewell to Col. Ricky Mills during a change of command ceremony at the Goodfellow Parade Field Friday (June 28). Col. Nazario is the Deputy Director for Joint Staff Intelligence Operations, Policy, Plans and Programs Directorate at the Pentagon where he led a department-wide readiness review as well as revamped the Defense Intelligence Enterprise. Colonel Mills will be assigned as the Commandant, at the Squadron Officer School, Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base.
Coming on Thursday, Texas Music office officials will be presenting San Angelo Mayor Brenda Gunter with the official designation of San Angelo as a Music Friendly City. The city recently received the Texas Music Friendly Designation from the Governor’s Texas Music Office. The presentation will take place Thursday evening at 7 pm at The House of FiFi DuBois downtown. San Angelo will be only the 8th city in Texas to receive this designation and the only city in West Texas that has attained it. The other cities include Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Lindale, Stephenville, Conroe, and Denton.
The Police Street Crimes Division executed a Search Warrant yesterday at the Inn of the Conchos on North Bryant and arrested 2 persons on drug charges. The warrant named 29-year-old Matthew Wofford and 24-year-old Mariah Marquez to be in possession of Heroin at the motel. They were located in a room and detained during the search where investigators located and seized suspected Heroin, Methamphetamine, Currency, and drug paraphernalia associated with trafficking. Both were arrested on drug charges.
Friday evenings free Downtown Movie Night will feature the 2018 Oscar winner of “Best Animated Film” ‘SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE.’ The movie is located at the parking lot at 17 East Twohig, across from the historic Cactus Hotel. The cartoons and movie start at dusk. Go to "downtown movie night dot com" for a preview of the movie. Closed captioning is now featured and concessions are available.