The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 157 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 19 to 7:00 a.m. on April 20, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/19/2015 3:30 AM
Location: 6100 Ennis Joslin Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1504190033 Corpus Christi Police responded to a crash when a car went into a business located at 6133 Ennis Joslin Road.
Officers arrived and determined a white 2013 Ford Focus sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed south on Ocean Drive when the driver failed to negotiate the curve onto Ennis Joslin Road.
The driver lost control and the car went over the raised median, continued across Ennis Joslin Road where it jumped the curb, and crashed into the University Book Store.
After an investigation, the drive, Kyra Hyman (10/09/1994), was determined to be intoxicated and she was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.
She was treated at Spohn Shoreline Hospital for minor injuries before being taken to the City Detention Center.
The building sustained approximately $5000 in damage.
Vehicle that crashed into the University Book Store
Corpus Christi Police responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and three different vehicles at 9:45 PM along South Padre Island Drive East just before Airline Road on April 17. While en route to the call, officers were told that bystanders were performing CPR on the driver of the motorcycle. Due to the seriousness of the motorcyclist’s injuries, Corpus Christi Police Traffic Investigators were requested. The crash investigation revealed that the 27-year-old driver of the motorcycle was traveling at an unsafe speed along the freeway access road when it struck the rear passenger side of a Chevrolet Tahoe that was slowing due to traffic congestion. The motorcyle then veered off the access road, striking a raised curb, and the driver was ejected. The motorcycle, traveling without a driver, continued, crashing into a van. The motorcycle driver impacted on a car that was waiting to exit the Golden Corral Restaurant and was seriously injured. The freeway access road between South Staples Street and Airline Road was closed for nearly two hours while officers conducted the crash investigation. The motorcycle driver was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS and died from his injuries just after 1 AM this morning. At this time, no charges are expected to be filed against anyone involved in the crash.
The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 171 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 16 to 7:00 a.m. on April 17, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/16/2015 8:05 PM
Location: 5800 Esplanade Drive
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1504160131 A 40 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police after another man attempted to rob him of his wallet.
The victim was at work at a clinic located at 5826 Esplanade Drive when he went to take out a load of trash. Once outside a Hispanic male about 5`6″ tall weighing 130 pounds with a shaved head came out from the bushes and put a sharp object up to the victims neck. The suspect forced the victim to the rear of the building and demanded his wallet.
The victim was able to throw an elbow that stuck the male in the face. The suspect cut the victim on his left arm several times, but the victim managed to get away from the suspect.
The male suspect fled on foot and was last seen wearing a beige button up shirt and blue jeans.
Officers looked around the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
The victim did not suffer any major injuries to his arm and refused medical treatment.
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.
The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 226 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 15 to 7:00 a.m. on April 16, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/16/2015 2:55 AM
Location: 7100 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1504160015 Corpus Christi Police were responding to the report of a vehicle driving on its tire rims down the freeway when they were notified it had crashed.
The 2001 Dodge Durango was seen by witnesses on State Highway 358 going east near Ayers Street driving with flat tires. The witness who called police said that his car was struck by pieces of the Dodge that had fallen off as it traveled down the freeway.
The witness saw the Dodge exit the freeway, at Rodd Field Road, it struck a yield sign, crossed over the curb, and hit a fire hydrant.
Officers arrived, in the 7100 block of Rodd Field Road, and after an investigation they determined that the driver, Parker Ray Morgan (01/11/1996), was intoxicated. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated and his Dodge Durango was impounded.
The witnesses’ car was only slightly damaged by the debris from the suspect’s vehicle.
The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 203 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 14 to 7:00 a.m. on April 15, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/15/2015 12:50 AM
Location: 5500 State Highway 358 East
Offense: Evading Arrest in a Vehicle
P.C. 38.04 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1504150008 Corpus Christi Police responded to a crash on State Highway 358 east just before South Staples Street.
When officers arrived they found a 2000 Honda Accord had crashed into the center median of the freeway and had parts hanging off the car as well as two flat tires.
As officers approached the crash scene the driver took off, attempting to flee police east on the freeway even though his vehicle had extensive damage. The suspect vehicle traveled with police behind him until he finally exited the freeway at Nile Drive and turned into a restaurant parking lot.
After an investigation, the driver, Justin Capistran (09/08/1992), was determined to be intoxicated. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated, hit and run, and evading police in a vehicle.
Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 14:30
Location: State Highway 286 at Leopard Street
Event: Major Vehicle Crash
Crash Number: C1501578
The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section are investigating a vehicle crash with a fatal injury that happened at the intersection of State Highway 286 and Leopard Street Tuesday afternoon.
Corpus Christi Police responded to the 1700 block of Leopard Street at 2:30pm for a single vehicle crash. Officers learned that a tan 2000 Toyota sport utility vehicle operated by a 48 year old man travelled east on Interstate Highway 37 and took the ramp to travel south on State Highway 286. Officers learned that the vehicle travelled to the right of the roadway on the overpass of State Highway 286 over Leopard, and the vehicle left the roadway and fell to the road below and then stopped in the middle of the 1700 block of Leopard on its side. Officers found the 48-year-old man trapped in the vehicle when they arrived, but the Corpus Christi Fire Department recovered the 48-year-old man and took him to the hospital for treatment of a significant head injury.
There were no other vehicles or people involved in the crash. The only property damage the Officers discovered as a result of the crash was damage to the guard rail on State Highway 286. Officers learned that the 48-year-old man died at 3:02pm as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety section responded to investigate the crash and have not yet determined a cause of the crash. Investigators said there was no indication that alcohol was a factor in the crash and do not know if slick roads contributed to the crash. Leopard Street from Brownlee to Coke Street remained closed and Investigators expect the closure to remain until about 5:00pm.
Crash Investigators would like anyone with any additional information about this crash to contact them at 886-2600.
The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 192 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 13 to 7:00 a.m. on April 14, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/14/2015 3:15 PM
Location: 5200 Interstate Highway 37
Case Number: C1501562
Corpus Christi Police responded to a crash after a 26 year old male cab driver traveling east on Interstate 37 clipped the back of a large 70,000 pound pump truck causing the commercial truck driver to lose control.
The pump truck slid on its side before it struck the center concrete median. The truck came to rest between both sides of the concrete median.
Neither the cab driver, nor the 50 year old male truck driver were injured in the crash.
Both north and south lanes of Interstate 37 were completely shut down for several hours. Texas Department of Transportation personnel were able to bring out cones and directional trucks to aid with traffic control.
As a result of the freeway being closed officers worked many other crashes in that area as traffic began to build. A large crane was requested in order to try and lift the pump truck off the median.
The cab driver was cited for failure to drive in a single lane.
The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 189 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 12 to 7:00 a.m. on April 13, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 04/12/2015 9:25 PM
Location: Beach Marker 208
Offense: Driving while Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1504120145 Corpus Christi Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had driven into the Packery Channel south jetty and landed nearly 40 yards into the channel.
The driver of the 2006 Dodge truck, Raul Cantu (06/08/1991), was able to get out and swim back to shore and get onto the north jetty.
After an investigation it was determined that the driver was intoxicated. He was transported to Spohn Shoreline Hospital for treatment of minor injuries he received as a result of the crash and then arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Members of the Corpus Christi Police Dive Team responded and were able to drop a buoy in the bed of the submerged truck. The dive team will return in the morning to recover the truck. The street department responded and placed traffic safety cones and barrels to mark the damage to the jetty.
The Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to locate 37-year-old Penny Clark (8/31/1977) who has a warrant for her arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance and a warrant for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, issued out of the 94th District Court. Clark is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes who stands 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs 145 pounds. Clark has five tigers, a moon, and stars tattooed on her chest, and has a scar on her stomach.
Anyone with any information to help Police locate Clark should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.
Date: 03/31/2015 9:40 PM
Location: 3102 Ayers Street
P.C. 31.03 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1504010014
Corpus Christi Police Detectives have released camera surveillance images of suspects they believe stole nearly $750 worth of merchandise from a Stripes Store on March 31.
After entering the store located at 3102 Ayers Street, the two males and one female are believed to have concealed several cartons of cigarettes worth nearly $600, and nearly $100 worth of baby formula cans. The three also are believed to have stolen beer.
The suspects are two Hispanic males and one Hispanic female. All appear to be between 20 to 30 years of age. One of the males is heavy set with dark hair hair, wearing blue jeans, a red shirt and work boots. The second male has a medium build, dark hair, and was wearing a blue t-shirt, jeans and what appears to be work boots. This male also has a large tattoo that covers his entire chest area. The female, not seen in the images, is between 5’1” to 5’3” tall, with dark hair. She was carrying a large purse that she used to conceal the baby formula that she stole. All three suspects left the store together in a light blue car.
Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.
Two male suspects entering the Stripes Store
Two male suspects removing cigarettes cartons from storage area