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STANDOFF RESULTS IN ARREST OF ONE SUBJECT

05/17/2024

At approximately 8:15 AM this morning, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office responded to 10639 Wheatland Drive, Grape Creek, in Tom Green County in reference to a complaint of an individual violating a Magistrates Emergency Protective Order.    

The order was implemented for Norma Lee Moreno, 38 YOA, of San Angelo as the result of her arrest on 04/21/2024 for the offense of Injury to the Elderly.     

Moreno was released but subsequently rearrested on May 06, 2024, again for a Violation of the Protective Order.  

On May 16, 2024, Moreno was once more the suspect in the assault of an elderly victim in Grape Creek.  

Deputies arrived at the residence to find Moreno was again at the residence in violation of the Emergency Protective Order.   

As Deputies attempted to make contact with Moreno she armed herself with two knives and threatened suicide before barricading herself inside the residence.    

Attempts to persuade Moreno to surrender by the Tom Green County Special Response Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit were unsuccessful.    At approximately 2:15 PM, chemical agents were deployed and after several attempts, deputies were able to physically restrain Moreno and take her into custody at approximately 3:05 PM.    At the time of this release, Moreno is being booked into the Tom Green County Jail.  

Moreno has been initially charged with violating the protective order, additional charges are pending.   No injuries were sustained as a result of the incident.   This remains an active investigation by the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office.    

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