For Immediate Release
“Crime of the Week” (8/4/15-8/11/15)
August 4, 2015
Hit and Run
Crime Stoppers and the San Angelo Police Department are asking for your help in solving a Hit and Run causing a fatality.
On August 2, 2015, Police responded to the 1300 block of South Chadbourne around 2:30 a.m for an unconscious person in the roadway. A 21-year-old Joe Carlos Lopez of San Angelo had been stuck and killed while riding his skateboard.
Lopez was struck by a vehicle that was southbound on Chadbourne Street near E. Avenue I while riding his skateboard in the outside lane.
Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver. The suspect vehicle may be a late-nineties to early two-thousand model Ford Explorer or Expedition with damage to the headlight area.
If you are the first person to provide information identifying the suspect and vehicle and it leads to an arrest, you could earn up to $1000 reward this week (8/4/15-8/11/15).
Below is a picture of Police obtained surveillance video of the suspects’ vehicle.
To remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers 24 Hour Tip Hotline at 325-658-HELP, tip online at http://bit.ly/CrimeStoppersWebTip or text CSSA plus your message to CRIMES (274637).