SAN ANGELO - A woman who vandalized a car at Angelo State University has been arrested, according to court documents.
About 4:40 p.m. Oct. 16, 2021, a witness saw a woman approach a vehicle parked at the Foster Field Stadium parking lot at 1600 University Ave. They heard a "loud pop and what sounded like air rushing out," according to an arrest affidavit.
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The witness asked if the woman punctured the tire, which she confirmed doing. Another witness took a photo of the woman at the parking lot and forwarded it to campus police, records state.
A third witness also saw the woman scratch an image of male genitalia into the vehicle, then drive away in a black four-door sedan. The damaged vehicle's owner had an estimate for repairs, which would cost $4,364.03, according to the affidavit.
Campus police asked for the public's help locating the woman on Oct. 25 and found her on Nov. 15.
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Consuelo Alicia Hernandez Martinez, 26, was arrested Nov. 15 on suspicion of criminal mischief between $2,500 and $30,000. She was released hours later from Tom Green County Detention Center on a $15,000 bond, according to online jail records.
This charge is a state jail felony, punishable by up to 2 years in jail and a fine not to exceed $10,000.
Alana Edgin is a journalist covering Crime and Courts in West Texas. Send her a news tip at email@example.com.
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