Date: 07/25/2014 2:00AM
Location: 4201 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary of Building (PC 30.02 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407250013
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a business located in the 4200 S Padre Island Drive for a burglary alarm. Officers discovered a door on the east side of the building with a bottom window pane forced open. The glass to the window pane was shattered and there was enough room for someone to make entry. Officers went in the building and found a cash register that had been forced open. It is unclear if any or how much money was taken. Damage to the door was estimated at $100.
Date: 07/24/2014 4:00 PM
Location: 5100 Yorktown Blvd.
Offense: Major Crash
Case Number: C1402912
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a major crash at the intersection of Waldron Rd. and Yorktown Blvd. The crash investigation revealed that a 2004 Honda Pilot driven by a 67 year old female was traveling east on Yorktown Blvd when she approached the intersection thinking it was a 4 way stop. As she turned north on Waldron Rd. , a 2013 Toyota Tundra driven by a 38 year old male was traveling west on Yorktown Blvd. and could not stop in time to avoid a crash. The force of the impact caused the Honda to roll over onto its roof. The driver of the Honda along with two male passengers ages 12 and 13, were all transported to local hospitals for treatment. At last report both boys were stable and sustained non life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota was not injured. No citations or charges have been filed as this crash remains under investigation.
Date: 07/25/2014 43:10 AM
Location: 4100 State Highway 286 North
Offense: Major Crash
Case Number: C1402921
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a roll over crash with a pedestrian being struck. The crash investigation showed that two crashes had occurred. The first crash happened when a 2007 Chrysler 300 driven by a 22 year old male and occupied by another 22 year old male struck the rear of a tractor trailer semi-truck. The tractor trailer and the Chrysler were both traveling north on State Highway 286 near the Horne Rd. overpass at the time of the crash. Both drivers and the male passenger all got out and were examining the damage. The crash disabled the Chrysler in the lane of travel. Just a few minutes later, a 2012 Dodge truck driven by a 52 year old male came around the corner on the freeway and was not able to avoid the vehicles or people in the roadway. The Dodge truck struck the driver of the Chrysler 300, but luckily missed the other two men. The male was transported to Spohn MMC with several broken bones, however, his injuries do not appear to be life threatening. The Crosstown Freeway north from Horne Rd. to Gollihar Rd. was closed down for nearly three hours while the crash was investigated. No citations or charges have been filed as this crash remains under investigation.
Date: 07/24/2014 8:15 AM
Location: 3100 Manshiem Street
Offense: Felon in Possession of Firearm (PC 46.04 Third Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407240039
A Corpus Christi Police Officer stopped a male in the 3100 block of Manshiem St. and as he was speaking to him, a nearby resident informed another officer that he had just seen the male discard a handgun in his backyard. Officers located the handgun and found that it had been stolen during an auto burglary at La Palmera Mall on July 19. Paul Chapa (02/19/1979) was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third degree felony and two counts of burglary both Class A misdemeanors.
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