Mural Unveiling

Who: MetroCom Staff

What: Mural Unveiling

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014  11:00 a.m.

Where: 4th Floor MetroCom, Police HQ

Local artist Patrick Richards of Architectural Details donated his talent in order to enhance the hallway leading into the MetroCom Communication’s Center. In April, Mr. Richards was contacted regarding National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week. Due to our telecommunicators’ dedication and hard work, Mr. Richards graciously agreed to complete the mural in an effort to reassure our appreciation of our MetroCom telecommunicators and beautify our work area. The mural displays the MetroCom’s Mission in order to remind our team of MetroCom’s principles and values on a daily basis.

Patrick Richards is President and Owner of Architectural Details. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art specializing in Advertising Graphic Design from Sam Houston State University in 1986. After traveling the world and working as an apprentice for the famous muralist Richard Haas, Mr. Richards was inspired to bring murals to the interior of people’s homes. In 1991 he began Architectural Details, established his studio, ArtPharm,  recruited a team of three artists, and has completed over 40 projects throughout Texas.

Mr. Richards will be available for the media at this event.

Patrol Report September 16, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 205 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 15 to 7:00 a.m. on September 16, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Adam” District
Date: 09/16/2014        12:15 AM
Location: 13200 Leopard Street
Offense:  Possession of a Controlled Substance     (HS 481.115    Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1409160002
The night manager of a business located at 13202 Leopard St. called Corpus Christi Police after he observed a 2004 Dodge Truck driving reckless through the parking lot and at one point he saw the truck drive over a sign. The truck then parked at the far end of the parking lot and officers found the driver, William Bradley Beck (10/12/1971) intoxicated or high on some type of drug. The suspect had an arrest warrant from San Patricio County and he was taken into custody. Inside the truck officers found methamphetamine and a pipe In addition to the arrest warrants, the suspect was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a second degree felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor.  The truck was impounded.

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Help Police Find These Fugitives

Daniel Obregon (10/9/1957) Wanted for Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child Bond = $250,000

Daniel Obregon (10/9/1957)
Wanted for Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child
Bond = $250,000

Robert Flores (3/3/1985) Wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Bond = $100,000

Robert Flores (3/3/1985)
Wanted for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Bond = $100,000

The Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to locate two fugitives who are wanted for crimes against children. Police seek 56-year-old Daniel Obregon (10/9/1957) for Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child, two counts of Indecency with a Child with contact, and Indecency with a Child with Exposure. Obregon is described as a white male who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Police also seek 29-year-old Robert Flores (3/3/1985) for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Flores is described as a white male with black hair and brown eyes who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds, and has “Flores” tattooed on his upper back and “Isabel” tattooed on his hand/left wrist.

Anyone who can provide information to locate these sexual predators should call Police immediately and not approach the suspects. Anyone who would like to help Police locate these fugitives and keep their identity secret should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report September 15, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 195 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 14 to 7:00 a.m. on September 15, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 09/14/2014        12:59 AM
Location: 2000 Airline Road
Offense:  Interference with Emergency Call     (PC 42.062 Class A Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409140014
A 51 year old female victim told Corpus Christi Police Officers that she and an ex-boyfriend were involved in a disturbance at her apartment located at 2002 Airline Rd. Officers had responded to a call about an open line to 911 and call takers could hear a female yelling at a male to get out of the house. The female said that she was arguing with Raymond Najera (09/28/1961) and she was calling 911 when the male suspect took the phone from her. The suspect ran away from her apartment with the females’ phone. Other responding officers found him attempting to evade them on foot in the parking lot.  He was eventually caught and arrested.  He was charged with interfering with an emergency call and evading arrest, both Class A misdemeanors.  The females’ phone was returned to her.

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Man Charged With Capital Murder In Flour Bluff Shooting

Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014, 18:58
Location: 229 NAS Drive
Offense: Capital Murder
Case Number: 1409140129

Corpus Christi Police have charged Sammuel Everett Toomey (07/04/1951)  with  Capital Murder and one count of Aggravated Assault in connection with the shooting that occurred Sunday night at the Marina Village located at 229 Naval Air Station Drive in Flour Bluff.  Corpus Christi Police responded to  a shooting at about 7 PM and discovered three fatally injured people outside different homes.  A 32 year old female another 53 year old female, and a 56 year old male were found outside various homes along Redfish Court and Sailfish Court, inside the Marina Village.    A 10 year old male was also transported to the hospital by CCFD EMS for gunshot wounds.  Corpus Christi Police Robbery & Homicide Detectives  and the Police Crime Scene Units were at the scene until about 5 AM this morning collecting evidence and examining this very large and complex crime scene.  The suspect was charged with Capital Murder because his act caused the death of more than one person during the same criminal transaction, and aggravated assault, a second degree felony for shooting the child.

 

Officers Take Flour Bluff Man In Custody for Triple Homicide

Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014, 18:58
Location: 229 NAS Drive
Offense: Capital Murder
Case Number: 1409140129

Corpus Christi Police took a 63 year old man into custody for Capital Murder Sunday night at the Marina Village in Flour Bluff. Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a shooting at about 7pm and discovered three fatally injured people outside homes. Witnesses directed responding Officers to the 63 year old man who witnesses said was responsible for shooting the three injured people and a child. A child was taken by ambulance to Spohn Memorial Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. Officers were provided information by several witnesses that the 63 year old man was the only person responsible for the shooting so there are no outstanding suspects for this crime.

Corpus Christi Police Robbery & Homicide Detectives responded to gather information and evidence from the scene. The exterior of several homes were processed as crime scenes. Detectives continue to record their discoveries from the crime scene evidence and several witnesses and progress in the process to formally charge the 63 year old man with a crime.

Anyone who has any information about this event should contact the Corpus Christi Police Robbery & Homicide Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to provide Detectives with information and keep their identity secret should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com.

Man Dies Crossing Waldron Road

Date: Friday, September 12, 2013, 22:00
Location: Waldron Road at Castle Park
Event: Vehicle Crash with Fatal Injuries
Crash Number: C1403670

A 57-year-old man died after he was struck by a vehicle on Waldron Road at Castle Park Friday night. Corpus Christi Police responded to a vehicle crash with a pedestrian at 11:00pm Friday night and learned that a 65-year-old man drove a 2001 Lincoln 4 door sedan north on Waldron and struck the 57-year-old man. The 57-year-old man was taken to the Spohn Memorial Hospital by ambulance for treatment of major injuries to his lower extremities, but did not survive his injuries. Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Investigators responded and gathered information and evidence to reconstruct the crash. Officers did not issue citations or effect any arrests. Investigators say they have not discovered any indication that alcohol or narcotics consumption was a contributing factor to the crash, but the investigation continues. Anyone with additional information about the crash should call the Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section at 886-2600.

Patrol Report September 12, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 209 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 11 to 7:00 a.m. on September 12, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 09/11/2014        1:30 PM
Location: 2200 Airline Road
Offense:  Aggravated Assault           (PC 22.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1409110082
A 29 year old male Coca-Cola delivery driver told Corpus Christi Police Officers that he had parked his truck in the 2200 block of Airline Rd. when a man threatened him with a knife. The victim said a white male approached him and started arguing with him about the way he had parked his delivery truck. During the argument the suspect pulled out a knife and pointed it at the driver, and then threatened to go to his car and get a gun.  The suspect was described as being a white male, about 5`10″ tall and weighing about 200 pounds.  He also had a mustache and a beard, and was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.  He left driving a red Ford Mustang with another male inside.  Officers are still investigating this case, and have not made an arrest in this case.

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Patrol Report September 11, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 207 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 10 to 7:00 a.m. on September 11, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Charlie” District
Date: 09/10/2014        10:05 PM
Location: Holly Road / Kostoryz Road
Offense:  Driving While Intoxicated             (PC 49.04   Class A Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409100147
A 41 year old female suspect was driving a black Honda Civic north in the 5700 block of Kostoryz Rd. when it struck a white Chevrolet Tahoe that was stopped at the red light from behind.  The 66 year old male driver of the Tahoe was not injured.  The female, Tonya Hayden (10/14/1972) was found to be intoxicated and she was arrested for driving while intoxicated, a Class A misdemeanor.

 

“Delta” District
Date: 09/11/2014        1:45 AM
Location: 2700 Carver Drive
Offense:  Aggravated Assault           (PC 22.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1409110010
A 57 year old female victim told Corpus Christi Police Officers that her son and another male were on the porch of her home located in the 2700 block of Carver Dr. arguing about music.  The female came out to stop the argument but it only escalated. Arturo Martinez Jr (06/04/1992) then pushed his mother off the porch causing her to fall and break her wrist. As the disturbance continued the suspect’s father got involved, and hit his son in the head with a plastic PVC pipe. The female victim was transported by CCFD EMS to the hospital, and the son was arrested. The father was not charged with any crime.

 

“Delta” District
Date: 09/10/2014        8:40 PM
Location: 700 South Clarkwood Road
Offense:  Possession of Marijuana  (HS 481.121 Class A Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409100125
Corpus Christi Police Officers made contact with the manager of an apartment complex who stated that there was some young males smoking marijuana on the property.  Officers found four males standing by a white Nissan Altima and could smell the strong odor of marijuana emitting from the area. Officers located a marijuana cigar in the pants pocket of Daniel Trevino (02/14/1991) and he was arrested. Officers also found a bag of a marijuana in the pants pocket of Justice Martinez (07/07/1997).  Further investigation found that the Nissan Altima had been rented by Daniel Trevino.  In the trunk officers located a back pack containing several bags of marijuana, a digital scale and a lock box.  The total amount seized weighed in at 3.5 oz. and officers also found over $2000 in cash.  The other two males were identified and released.

 

“Delta” District
Date: 09/10/2014        12:25 PM
Location: 500 South Shoreline Blvd.
Offense:  Indecent Exposure             (PC 21.08 Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409100065
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a business located at 520 S. Shoreline Blvd. for a black male exposing himself to a group of females. Before officers arrived the male left and officers found him nearby swimming in the bay.  After about 15 minutes the male eventually got out of the water and approached the officers waiting for him on the shore.   Officers contacted the females and they said that the male walked over to them and began exposing himself and making lewd comments.  When the females showed no interest, the male walked away from the females and entered the water.  Officers charged Frederick Stelly (12/27/1972) with indecent exposure, a Class B misdemeanor and failure to identify, a Class C misdemeanor for not giving officers his correct name once he was under arrest.

 

 

Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report September 10, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 218 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 9 to 7:00 a.m. on September 10, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 09/10/2014        1:45 AM
Location: 6800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense:  Possession of Controlled Substance        (HS 481.115   State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1409100011
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a business located at 6817 South Padre Island Drive for a person in the driver’s seat of a vehicle passed out in the drive through lane of a restaurant. Officers arrived and determined that the driver of the 2010 Kia Soul, Clark Horak (08/04/1989) was intoxicated and he was arrested.  While impounding his car, officers found methamphetamine in his vehicle and he was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance, a state jail felony.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 09/10/2014        12:35 AM
Location: 6800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense:  Aggravated Assault          (PC 22.02      Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1409100007
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the turn around on the Flour Bluff side of the Oso Bridge underneath State Highway 358 for a 23 year old male victim who had fallen off a moving vehicle. The officers were told that the victim and a friend of his went to meet three males at a business at Nile Rd. and S. Padre Island Dr. to sell them a phone. The males stole the phone and got into 2014 blue Dodge Caravan and attempted to flee the scene. Before the suspects could leave the male victim jumped on top of the van. The van then continued to drive with the male still on the outside down the freeway toward Flour Bluff. The suspects then exited the freeway, and as they were taking the Oso Bay turn around, the victim fell off the van after the luggage rack he was holding onto broke. The victim was taken to Spohn MMC by CCFD EMS with serious head trauma. Officers later located the van at a motel located at 6805 S. Padre Island Drive and impounded it. Corpus Christi Police Detectives are still investigating this case, and while they believe they know all individuals involved, no suspects have been arrested.

 

“Charlie” District
Date: 09/09/2014        4:50 PM
Location: 4200 McArdle Road
Offense:  Burglary of a Vehicle       (PC 30.04      Class A Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409090124
A 76 year old male contacted Corpus Christi Police after his wife’s purse was stolen out of his vehicle through an open window while he was sitting inside. Officers arrived at a business located at 4249 McArdle Rd. and the victim was standing next to his vehicle, a grey Chrysler 300 sedan.  He told officers that he was sitting in the car which was parked in front of the convenience store waiting for his wife who was inside the store.   He stated that his wife`s purse was sitting on the front passenger seat and that he had the front windows rolled down.   He then saw a hispanic male wearing a tan baseball cap, a red shirt, and tan knee length shorts, walk by the passenger side of his vehicle and lean into the car and quickly grab his wife`s black leather purse.  The suspect male took off running west on McArdle Rd. and then turned north on Edith St.  Officers were unable to locate the suspect or the stolen property and are still investigating this case.

 

 

Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.