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.