West Texas Police Chief Arrested for Theft While in Office


ANSON, TX – A West Texas police chief was arrested on Tuesday night by the Texas Rangers.

According to multiple reports, on Feb. 7, 2023, former Anson Police Chief Coy Sanchez was booked into the Jones County Jail for theft of a property between $750 and $2,500 and theft of property between $100 and $750.

It is believed that the crimes occurred back when Sanchez was the Chief of Police. He resigned back in 2022 after being elected ion 2020. 

San Angelo LIVE! has reached out the Texas Department of Public Safety as the Texas Rangers have taken over the investigation.

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This was only for theft. Imagine a Lt. on our police force, interviewing an officer about a gun. A Lt. who ran for chief last election. A gun the officer called a gun on location 3 times along with documenting it in reports. All of a sudden when I, the victim, raise a stink about a confirmed gang member, felon on federal supervised release with a gun at his residence the officer gets interviewed because I won't shut up and NOW, this officer doesn't remember it was a gun? 2 years of hell and I had to move from my home of 9 years at lake Nasworthy. Case closed. Better believe if I can find the way to hold these dirty cops, "not all of them are dirty" accountable, I will. Even if it just means proving that I'm telling the truth so the rest of this city can see the facts. I can't stand a liar. Somebody remember me if I die unexpectedly, I love God, my family and living everyday for something bigger than myself, my family suffered, help me to make that suffering worthwhile, let me help you to fight back and talk about what they've done. Let my voice be your voice if you're too scared. I am pursuing this with tenacity, even though I've done it unrefined and alone. My personal info, the suspects personal info were not blurred out of the bodycam, and neither was the identity of an undercover officer working in a gang operation in San Angelo. Embarrassing how unrefined S.A.P.D. is when they want to hide something. Get it together, y'all should clean your own house before we have to help as the citizens! Called Carter numerous times over the past 3 months, he hasn't returned my call but hey, maybe that doesn't matter because he isn't seeking reelection.

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