SAPD Investigates Aggravated Assault
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, just after 9:00 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of W Avenue N for a shooting.Police spoke with the victim who stated a white male driving a blue 2002 Mercury passenger car was driving erratically on Avenue N. The victim honked at the driver in the Mercury when he cut her off and narrowly missed colliding with her vehicle. After the victim honked her horn as a warning, the suspect drove next to the victims’ vehicle and fired 1 round from a handgun hitting the driver’s door of her vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by the victim’s family to include her husband and children. Witnesses to the incident provided police with the suspect description and a license plate for the suspect vehicle. Nobody was injured from the gun shot.
A short time later, K-9 Officer Fincher located the suspect vehicle in the 1800 block of N Bryant Boulevard. Officer Fincher made contact with and identified the driver as, Levi Turner. During the contact, Officer Fincher also observed a bag of suspected marijuana in the driver’s side floor. A search of the vehicle yielded approximately 12 ounces of marijuana and a .22 caliber handgun located under the driver’s seat. Turner was also found to be in possession of approximately 7 grams of cocaine.
Detective Dye was called to the scene and conducted the investigation. Turner was subsequently charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana. Turner was transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident.