Leon Valley Crime

Leon Valley Crime

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  • Area man found dead Thursday once spent 6 months as ...

    Saturday Sep 15 | via MySanAntonio.com 

    Leon Valley Police Chief Joseph Salvaggio confirmed the man found in 5600 block of Prentiss Drive Thursday night as Zachariah Bostic. Witnesses told Leon Valley police they heard gunshots around 10 p.m. Thursday and then saw someone fleeing along the 6900 block of Forest Meadow Street as a car followed nearby.

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  • Police find shark stolen from Texas aquarium in stro...

    Aug 2, 2018 | via Art Daily 

    Police in the US state of Texas have recovered a small shark smuggled out of an aquarium in a baby carriage by three thieves, and arrested one of the alleged culprits. Police found the shark early Monday, two days after it was taken from the San Antonio Aquarium in a daring mid-day heist.

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  • Man accused of stealing shark from San Antonio Aquar...

    Aug 2, 2018 | via WSOCTV 

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The man accused of stealing Miss Helen the horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium over the weekend told an area news station that he took the shark for her own good. "I'm an activist, not a criminal," Anthony Shannon, 38, told KENS .

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Accused shark thief says he was trying to...

    Aug 2, 2018 | via KCEN 

    The man charged with stealing a horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium spoke exclusively with KENS 5 to explain why he did it. Over the weekend, 38-year-old Anthony Shannon was caught on surveillance camera grabbing "Miss Helen" the horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium and taking off with her in a baby stroller.

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  • Accused shark thief: I was trying to save the shark

    Aug 2, 2018 | via CBS News 

    Shannon was one of three people who took off with the animal. Leon Valley police say Shannon eventually confessed and was charged with felony theft.

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  • Texas Trio Steal Shark in Baby Stroller; Get Busted

    Aug 1, 2018 | via FindLaw 

    And they would've gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for those meddling aquarium goers, and staff, and surveillance video, and tips from the public... In a robbery so brazen and ill-conceived that only the most generous would call it a heist, three Texans lifted a 16-inch horn shark from a tank at the San Antonio Aquarium, transferred "Miss Helen" to a towel-covered bucket, then wheeled away in a baby stroller . They didn't make it far.

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  • Texas aquarium shark thief may have posed as supplie...

    Aug 1, 2018 | via Fox News 

    The man accused of stealing a horn shark from a Texas aquarium Saturday by disguising the fish as a baby may have posed as a salt supplier about a month ago to stake out the exhibit and prepare for the heist, staff members said. Three suspects were arrested after a gray horn shark was taken from the San Antonio Aquarium's tide pool exhibit around 2:15 p.m. Saturday.

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  • Shark stolen from Texas aquarium recovered

    Aug 1, 2018 | via Santa Fe New Mexican 

    Miss Helen, a 16-inch-long horn shark in the San Antonio Aquarium in Texas, lives in a tank where visitors are encouraged to touch the animals. Three people took the encouragement too far this past weekend, lifting the shark out of the tank and plopping her into a baby stroller, police said.

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  • Man busted for kidnapping shark has long rap sheet

    Jul 31, 2018 | via New York Post 

    Authorities on Tuesday identified one of the fishnappers who admitted to stealing a shark from the San Antonio Aquarium and sneaking it outside in a stroller. Anthony Shannon, 38, was charged with felony theft for reaching into the tank a removing the horn shark - named Miss Helen - from an exhibit on Saturday, according to local station KENS5 .

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  • Trending Now 19 Mins Ago Shark stolen from San Anton...

    Jul 31, 2018 | via KIRO-TV Seattle 

    Update: 7:08 a.m. EDT July 31: The shark that was stolen over the weekend from a public aquarium has been returned and is recovering from her ordeal. "Miss Helen" is now in quarantine after her kidnapping Saturday and eventual return to the San Antonio Aquarium, CNN reported .

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  • Man admits to stealing shark from Texas aquarium: re...

    Jul 31, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    A Texas man faces a theft charge after police say he stole a shark from its tank at the San Antonio Aquarium on Saturday and smuggled it out of the facility in a baby stroller, according to CNN . The man reportedly admitted to the sharknapping Monday after police showed up at his home with a search warrant.

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  • Shark from San Antonio Aquarium returned after thiev...

    Jul 31, 2018 | via KBMT 

    Texas authorities found a shark on Monday that was stolen from the San Antonio Aquarium by three suspects who concealed the animal in a stroller. According to the Leon Valley Police Department, a male suspect reached into the tank and removed a gray horn shark from an exhibit.

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  • Thieves steal a shark from an aquarium petting pool ...

    Jul 30, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Woodward takes aim at Trump: Legendary journalist announces excoriating new book that will lift the lid on the 'harrowing life' inside the White House, and how the president uses 'fear' to command respect Three thieves steal a live shark from an aquarium petting pool by pretending its a baby, swaddling it in a blanket and rolling it away in a dripping stroller A man is said to be in custody for the theft, with authorities still seeking the second male culprit and a woman After being caught on surveillance cameras, one of three thieves has confessed to stealing a shark out of a Texas aquarium's petting pool and escaping by disguising it as a baby.

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  • Shark stolen from aquarium in stroller reportedly fo...

    Jul 30, 2018 | via New York Post 

    The shark stolen from a San Antonio aquarium Monday after crooks wheeled it out in a stroller has been found alive, and one of the suspects has confessed to the crime, a report said. The unidentified shark-napper turned him or herself in to police in Leon Valley, Texas, and confessed to taking the fish, according to the San Antonio Express-News .

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  • Shark stolen in baby stroller from San Antonio Aquar...

    Jul 30, 2018 | via ABC 33/40 

    UPDATE: Leon Valley Police Chief Joseph Salvaggio said two suspects confessed to stealing a horn shark from the San Antonio Aquarium. Salvaggio said the horn shark was returned to the aquarium in "very good condition."

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