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Posted on: August 26, 2021

APD SWAT Arrest Wanted Suspect in East Abilene


On Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The Police Department’s Major Investigations Bureau along with SWAT, and the Surveillance Apprehension and Tactics Team (SATT) served a warrant on the home located in Lytle South. They surrounded the house located in the 3700 Block of Purdue in the early evening. The Abilene Police Department took 17-year-old, Jacob Armando Santana of Abilene, into custody just before 8 p.m.

 Santana was located inside the home. He was contacted by officers and eventually surrendered without incident. He was transported to the Taylor County Jail. He is being held on a $250,000 bond and charged with First Degree Felony Aggravated Assault stemming from a shooting on North 12th and Westmoreland on August 24. He was identified by a citizen as the suspect who shot at the vehicle she and her father were in. No one was injured. Santana is also a person of interest in other non-related criminal investigations. 18-year-old Marcus Solis was also arrested at the home. He was wanted for a Third Degree Felony Evading Arrest warrant.

 If you have any information on crimes in Abilene, you are urged to contact Abilene Crime Stoppers, (325) 676-8477 (TIPS) or download the P3 app on your smartphone.


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