Antonio, TX – Daniel Rodriguez, 22, was arrested last night by the Lone Star
Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio. Arrest warrants were issued pursuant to an
investigation by the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) and the Bexar County
Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), where it is alleged that Rodriguez committed theft of a
motor vehicle, evaded arrest, and was found in possession of cocaine.
On March 20, 2013, the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force was contacted by the SAPD
and the BCSO for assistance in locating and apprehending Rodriguez. Yesterday
evening, task force officers conducted surveillance and determined that
Rodriguez was hiding out at an apartment in the 700 block of New Laredo Highway.
While conducting surveillance, task force officers observed Rodriguez exit the
apartment. Task force officers approached Rodriguez, identified themselves, and
attempted to take him into custody. Rodriguez fled from task force officers on
foot, but was quickly apprehended and placed under arrest.
Rodriguez is currently being held at the Bexar County Jail without bond.
In November 2012, Rodriguez was allegedly involved in a hit and run accident
while driving a stolen vehicle. A SAPD officer witnessed the accident and
pursued Rodriguez as he fled the scene in the stolen vehicle. After a high speed
pursuit, Rodriguez drove into an apartment complex, exited the vehicle, and
attempted to flee on foot. The SAPD officer pursued Rodriguez and apprehended
him after a brief foot pursuit. Rodriguez allegedly fought the SAPD officer and
resisted arrest, but was later taken into custody after the intense struggle.
During the search incident to arrest, Rodriguez was allegedly found to be in
possession of cocaine. Rodriguez was taken to jail, but was subsequently
released on bond.
Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas,
stated, “I’ve made this statement time and time again – if you have a warrant
for your arrest it’s best to turn yourself in, because it’s not a matter of if
you’re going to be arrested, it’s only a matter of when. Fugitives can run, they
can hide, but they will get caught.”
Members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force:
- New Braunfels Police Department
- San Antonio Police Department
- San Antonio Independent School District Police Department
- Bexar County Sheriff’s Office
- Comal County Sheriff’s Office
- Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office
- Bexar County District Attorney’s Office
- Texas Office of the Attorney General
- Texas Department of Public Safety
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Office of the
- U.S. Marshals Service
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