The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 214 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight July 27 to 7:00 a.m. on .July 28, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 07/27/2014 9:15 PM
Location: 1600 Daly Drive
Offense: Assault (PC 22.01 Third Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407270155
A 23 year old female called Corpus Christi Police Officers and said that she and her boyfriend had gotten into an argument about him going to the beach. During the argument the male told the female to leave the apartment they shared and she refused. The disturbance became physical when the male grabbed her by the throat and pushed her down on the bed and started to choke her. The victim told officers her four year old son was standing next to the bed and started crying. The male then grabbed the little boy by the throat and threw him against the wall. The male then began to punch the female in the face with his fist until he was distracted by his father who lives in the front house. He came out to see what was going on and the female was able to escape and call police. Both the female and her son were transported to the hospital by CCFD EMS for treatment. Police located Mel Pena (07/20/1991) who was still at the apartment when they arrived. He was charged with Assault, and Injury to a Child, both third degree felonies.
Date: 07/27/2014 11:00 PM
Location: Carroll Lane and Holly Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated (PC 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1407270170
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a traffic accident at the intersection of Carroll Ln and Holly Rd involving a single vehicle that had struck a light pole. Officers found a silver 2012 Toyota Camry backing up from the pole attempting to leave. Officers contacted the driver Amanda Knight (09/15/1985) and found her to be intoxicated. While conducting an inventory of her vehicle, officers found a grinder which contained marijuana residue and underneath the front driver seat a cigar wrapper which contained a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Officers charged her with driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor.
Date: 07/28/2014 2:20 AM
Location: 5100 Oakhurst Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault (PC 22.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407280014
Two men and a female were walking to their hotel room when they were confronted by two male suspects and the two men were assaulted. The 21 year old males said that they passed two males in the stairwell, one suspect described as a Hispanic male in his early twenties about 5’8″ tall and a black male also in his twenties about 6’0″ tall. The suspects confronted the victims with a handgun, and pistol whipped both male victims and also stabbed one of the victims in the back. Both suspects then fled the scene, and one of the male victims ran to another hotel in the area to call police. Officers found the handgun which was collected and the two male victims were both transported to the hospital by CCFD EMS and are expected to recover.
Date: 07/27/2014 3:30 PM
Location: 3100 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault (PC 22.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407270107
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to fight in progress in the parking lot of a business located in the 3100 block of S. Padre Island Drive. A 22 year old female and her parents went to meet her ex-boyfriend and his parents so the female could give back the male’s clothing because they had split up. The ex-boyfriend approached the females’ father with his hands in his pockets causing him to exit his vehicle. When he asked the male to take his hands out of his pockets, he refused and the father felt threatened and hit the ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend pulled out a pair of brass knuckles and the girlfriends’ father pulled out a knife. The girlfriend exited the vehicle and hit her ex-boyfriend in the arm with a cane. The girlfriends mother then got involved and took out a knife and began to take stabs at the ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend sustained minor injuries to his arm and back. Mark San Miguel (11/27/1990), the ex-boyfriend was arrested for having a prohibited weapon, a Class A misdemeanor. The girlfriend, Jolene Lopez (02/24/1992) was arrest for assault, a class A misdemeanor for hitting the male with a cane. The girlfriends father was released since it appeared he was defending himself, however her mother Ruby Jean Lopez (05/04/1967), was arrested for aggravated assault, and she was also found to have unmarked prescription pills in her possession and she was charged with dangerous drugs, a Class A misdemeanor.
Date: 07/27/2014 7:00 PM
Location: 2000 Ayers Street
Offense: Child Left In Vehicle
Case Number: 1407270137
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a business located in the 2000 block of Ayers St for a 6 month old male and 2 year old female locked inside of a vehicle. When officers arrived they found an adult male and a female standing outside of a 2011 Dodge truck and found both kids locked inside the truck sweating profusely. The truck was not running and all the windows were rolled up and the parents told officers they had been in the truck about 10 to 15 minutes. Officers were able to break the front passenger window and get the kids out. CCFD EMS responded and treated the children at the scene. The parents said that they had the children inside of the truck while they were loading up laundry when the oldest began pushing buttons and accidently locked the truck with the keys inside.
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