Monday, August 29, 2016

Accidental Discharge of Firearm 8/23/16

On 08-22-2016, at approx. 10:23 pm, Officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of E. 17th in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival Officers found that a 19 year old male had a single gunshot wound to the leg. He was identified as Jon Patrick Leos of Big Spring. He was transported by ambulance to the emergency room and then to Lubbock with a non- life threatening injury. Based on witness statements and the statement of the victim it was determined that Leos had been handling a handgun and an accidental discharge resulted in him being struck in the left leg. No criminal charges will be filed. No Further.

Animal Cruelty 8/23/16

On 08-22-2016, at approx. 9:02 am, Officers responded to 509 Union in reference to a request for assistance by an Animal Control Warden. Officers learned that a subject had gone to check his mail and found a dead cat in his mailbox that appeared to have been burned. The animal remains were taken by animal control. The cats’ owner is a next door neighbor to the complainant and has no idea why anyone would have harmed the cat. The Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigations Division will be investigating this senseless act of animal cruelty.

If you have any information on this or any case, please contact detectives at 432-264-2558 or Crimestoppers at 432-263-8477. Tips can also be submitted by mobile app or online web address When providing a tip you can and will remain anonymous. By providing tips you could earn up to $1,000 cash reward. No further.

Shooting 8/18/16

On the 17th of August 2016 at approximately 10:07 P.M., Big Spring Police Department Officers and Emergency Medical Service personnel were dispatched to 1007 S. Scurry in reference to a gunshot victim.  Upon arrival a male subject identified as Michael Nall 37 years of age was located outside of the residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso.  EMS personnel provided medical aid and transported Nall to the VA Hospital landing zone to meet with an Air Evac helicopter.  From the VA Hospital Nall was flown to Odessa Medical for treatment to his injuries sustained.  Preliminary reports suggest the shooter is known by the residents of 1007 S. Scurry and the shooter had arrived at the residence with the intent of shooting Nall.  The Big Spring Police Department Investigations Division is actively investigating this incident and are following up on leads.  We will not be providing any additional information to this incident as this investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call CrimeStoppers at (432) 263-tips (8477).  You can also leave an anonymous tip using the “P3 Tips” mobile application or from the Big Spring Police Department website

Pursuit 8/17/16

On the 16th of August 2016 at approximately 2:30 P.M., Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Officers observed a tan in color Cadillac Escalade driven by Michael Shae Jackman 30 years of age in the 3600 block of W. Hwy 80. The officers recognized Jackman knowing he had a felony warrant for his arrest out of Taylor County for Methamphetamine possession and known to be armed and dangerous, at which time they attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Mr. Jackman. Mr. Jackman refused to stop for the officers and continued westbound on W. Hwy 80 then turned Eastbound onto Interstate 20. Mr. Jackman attempted to elude the officers on IH-20, took the 176 exit to State Hwy 176 (Andrews Hwy) where he then drove westbound to County Rd 21. The officers continued to follow Mr. Jackman at a safe distance but keeping the vehicle in site until marked Howard County Sheriff deputies arrived to assist. At County Rd 21 Mr. Jackman continued northbound to Leatherwood Rd. turning eastbound at which time Howard County Deputies assisted with the pursuit with Mr. Jackman. Howard County Deputies pursued Mr. Jackman eastbound on Leatherwood at a high rate of speed to Hwy 87 where Mr. Jackman disregarded a stop sign and was stuck by a tractor trailer that was traveling southbound on Hwy 87. Jackman exited the vehicle and fled on foot for a short distance where he collapsed. Responding officers immediately began first aid on Mr. Jackman and called for Emergency Medical Services to respond for treatment. An Air Evac helicopter was dispatched to the scene where Mr. Jackman was flown to Odessa Medical for treatment. Department of Public Safety responded to the scene and conducted the accident investigation. Jackman is currently hospitalized and will be charged with his Felony Warrant for Methamphetamine Possession Revocation of Probation and Evading Police in a Vehicle upon his release. There were no other injuries related to this incident.