Retired San Antonio Police Department detective arrested for pointing pistol at man during scuffle
ShutterstockAuthorities have arrested a retired San Antonio police detective after he was caught on cell phone video pointing a handgun at a man during an altercation outside a Home Depot, KSAT reports John Schiller was taken into custody Friday and released on a $25,000 bond, San Antonio Police Department officials told the station. He's been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.Schiller, 55, is accused of brandishing the weapon after confronting a man he accused of stealing his ex-wife’s phone. The man, who asked not to be named for fear of retaliation, told KSAT he found the phone in a parking lot and texted the owner so he could return it.The incident allegedly took place September 27 in the parking lot of a Home Depot near Loop 1604 and Culebra Road. However, the Bexar County District Clerk's office only confirmed the existence of an arrest warrant Wednesday night, the station reports.sacurrent.com
Retired SAPD detective who pulled gun on man outside Home Depot arrested, released on bond
SAN ANTONIO – Update:A former San Antonio police detective seen on video pointing a gun at a man during an altercation outside a far West Side Home Depot was arrested Friday evening. The man told the Defenders earlier this month that he found the phone and an ID in the street in a neighborhood. The phone’s GPS led them to a store near Galm Road and Culebra Road, according to the daughter’s statement to police. She said that the man told her that “she was ungrateful and to get back into her vehicle,” according to the report. The man told police that he threw the woman’s phone and drove off until he arrived at the Home Depot.
Retired SAPD detective pulled gun, punched man on video but hasn’t been formally charged, police report says
You think I’m playing?” said Schiller as cell phone video appears to show him push the man against a vehicle outside the store. The man told police he answered the phone when it rang and told the person the same thing, according to the incident report. She said that the man told her that “she was ungrateful and to get back into her vehicle,” according to the report. The man told police that he threw the woman’s phone and drove off until he arrived at the Home Depot. While Schiller told officers who responded to the scene that he identified himself to the man as a retired police officer, the man told officers Schiller identified himself as a police officer.