Man Steals $3,000 Worth of Electronics From Store, Sought by Police

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Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 5:41
Location: 3829 Highway 77
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1403210121

The Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify and locate a man accused of theft from a store located at 3829 Highway 77 on March 19, 2014. A 30-year-old man reported the theft to the Corpus Christi Police Department and explained that an unknown man went to the electronics section of the store, took seven ipads with a total value of over $3,100 dollars from the case, concealed the electronics, and walked out of the store without paying for the merchandise. The 30-year-old man provided an image of the man who took the electronics and Detectives would like help from the public to identify this man. The man is described as a 30-year-old male with medium brown skin, 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 170 pounds, and wore all black with a Houston Texans ball cap and he had a tattoo on the right side of his neck and a tattoo below his left eye.

Anyone who can identify this individual, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Man Steals Furniture From Store, Now Sought By Detectives

Empire Burglary

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3:39am
Location: 2626 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1403120028

The Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify and locate a man accused of burglary from a store located at 2626 South Padre Island Drive on March 12, 2014. Corpus Christi Police responded to a burglary alarm at the closed business at 3:39am on March 12, 2014. Officers discovered the front door was damaged and a 32-year-old store representative told Officers that four pieces of furniture with a total value of over $1,000 dollars was missing from the store. The 32-year-old woman provided images from the store surveillance camera system to Detectives and described the suspect as a man with medium brown skin, a mustache, about 30 years of age, 5 feet 2 inches tall, about 150 pounds, and wore blue jeans and a white Hoodie. The store surveillance camera times did not display the correct time in the images.

Anyone who can identify this individual, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Detectives Seek Help to Identify Chainsaw Thief

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Date: Thursday, March 14, 2014, 8:19am

Location: 1530 Airline Road

Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1403140045

The Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify and locate a man accused of theft from a store located at 1530 Airline Road on March 14, 2014. A 46-year-old man reported the theft to the Corpus Christi Police and explained that the man entered the store, took a chainsaw valued at $400 dollars from the display case, and walked out of the store without paying for the merchandise. The man is described as a man with medium brown skin about 20 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 180 pounds, has black hair which was in a crew cut style, and he wore a white t-shirt, yellow safety shirt with reflective tape, blue jeans and boots.

Anyone who can identify this individual, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report April 21, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 553 original reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 18 to 7:30 a.m. April 21, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 18:38
Location: 900 Redmond Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1404200095

A 30-year-old man reported an aggravated assault at the 900 block of Redmond Street to Corpus Christi Police Sunday night. The 30-year-old man told Corpus Christi Police that a 55-year-old man slashed his abdomen with a kitchen knife which cut the 30-year-old man’s shirt and caused a minor cut to his torso. The 30-year-old man was treated at the scene by an ambulance crew and released. The 55-year-old man left the area before law enforcement arrived and Officers continue to investigate this crime.

 

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 1:12am
Location: 2022 Treyway Lane
Offense: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (Penal Code Section 46.04) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1404200015

Corpus Christi Police arrested 25-year-old Don Carnley (12/13/1988) for unlawful possession of a firearm and other charges after he ran from Police who responded to a fight at 2022 Treyway Lane Sunday morning. Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of multiple people involved in a fight in the parking lot at 1:12am Sunday morning. Officers were notified before they arrived that a man in the fight had a gun. Officers saw Carnley run from the parking lot once Carnley saw the Officers arrive. Officers chased and captured Carnley. Officers discovered a handgun and a white substance the Officers believed to be crack-cocaine. Officers discovered Carnley had warrants for his arrest for an assault, an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and a municipal court warrant for no insurance. The Officers also learned Carnley was previously convicted of a felony offense. Officers arrested Carnely for the three warrants, evading arrest, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a controlled substance, and for tampering with evidence. Officers then delivered Carnley to the city detention center.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:36
Location: 4200 Schanen Boulevard
Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle (Penal Code Section 31.07) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1404200124

Corpus Christi Police arrested 43-year-old William Lerz (7/26/1970) for driving a stolen vehicle on the 4200 block of Schanen Boulevard Sunday night. A Corpus Christi Police Officer initiated a traffic stop at 9:36pm Sunday night after he saw a blue 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck with a defective license plate light. The Officer discovered the driver, 43-year-old William Lerz, had a suspended license and no insurance for the vehicle. The Officer was then notified that the vehicle was reported stolen out of San Patricio County. The Officer arrested Lerz for unauthorized use of a vehicle and for driving while license invalid. The Officer discovered drug paraphernalia and a crystal substance that the Officer believed was methamphetamine. Lerz was additionally charged for possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia and then delivered to the city detention center.

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 886-2841. 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.

Police Remember Officer Roy N. Smith

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By: Commander John Houston

On April 20, 1953, Patrol Officer Roy Newton Smith was responding to a fight call when his patrol car was struck by another car at Staples and Lipan. Smith died of his injuries that day. Smith was 21 years old and had been on the department for just 4 months at the time of this tragic accident. Roy was married to Laverne Smith and had come here from Wichita Falls, Texas to work at the department. Roy and Laverne had one daughter Gail. Roy served with distinction in the Army having served in the Korean conflict before joining the department. Please take a moment out of your day to remember our fallen brother. Our prayers remain with him and his family and may we never forget him and his sacrifice. Roy Smith is the fourth officer to die in the Line of Duty for the Department.

As a side note, we were able to locate his only daughter Gail Michalsky of Spring, Texas who never had a chance to know her father and she attended her first Police Officers Memorial Service last year. She was given a copy of the Wall of Honor photo by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

Detectives Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Seanette Alice Villarreal (8/22/1987) Wanted for the Value Bank Robbery

Seanette Alice Villarreal (8/22/1987)
Wanted for the Value Bank Robbery

Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Detectives have obtained a warrant for arrest for 26-year-old  Seanette Villarreal (8/22/1987) for the robbery at the Value Bank on April 12, 2014. Detectives would like to thank the public for the large response to identify Villarreal, and would now like help from the public to locate Villarreal.

The last known address for Villarreal was on the 5000 block of Royalton and she is described as a white female who stands 5 feet five inches tall, weighs 120 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. Villarreal is accused of robbery, a second degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. The warrant for the arrest of Villarreal was issued from the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1.

Anyone who has any information which can help authorities locate Villarreal should call the local Police Department immediately. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to authorities 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 April 18, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 191 original reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 17 to 8:00 a.m. April 18, 2014. This is a sample of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Bravo” District

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 22:35
Location: 2000 Treyway Lane
Offense: Reckless Driving (Transportation Code Section 545.401) Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1404170152

Corpus Christi Police arrested two men for a beer run and other charges after a traffic stop on the 2000 block of Treyway Lane Thursday night. A Corpus Christi Police Officer conducted a traffic stop after he saw a gray 2000 Mitsubishi Montero travel faster than the posted speed limit on Holly at Treyway. The Officer saw the Montero turn onto Treyway Lane at a high rate of speed and into oncoming traffic. The Officer conducted a stop and discovered the driver, 21-year-old David Delbosque (6/21/1992) had a warrant for his arrest for a probation violation. The Officer heard a call for a theft of beer at a convenience store located at Airline and Holly in which the suspect description matched Delbosque and his passenger, 23-year-old Brian Mathis (9/5/1990). The Officer discovered other evidence of the theft in the Montero and the Officer arrested Delbosque and Mathis for the theft. The Officer impounded the Montero, returned the beer to the store, and delivered Delbosque and Mathis to the city detention center.

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 886-2841. 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.

That’s not how they taught it in Welding Class

Human Torch

Date: Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:53am
Location: 14058 Northwest Blvd.
Offense: Burglary to Coin Operated Machine (PC 30.03) A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1403090027

Corpus Christi Property Crimes Detectives need your help in identifying and locating this person and vehicle of interest. Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to Ocean In Motion Laser Car wash because someone broke into their dispensing machines. The complainant advised that a suspect drove up in a FORD F-450 flatbed truck equipped with welding equipment. The vehicle was seen pulling up next to the towel and ArmorAll dispensing machines. He exited the vehicle and fired up his cutting torch and proceeded to cut the locks off the machines. As he was working on the machines it appears that he was startled, he put his tools away, got into his truck and drove away. The video can be viewed on YouTube at http://youtu.be/mjkoDMjFg7M.

Anyone who can identify this vehicle and person of interest, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Property Crimes Detectives at (361) 886-2841. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

If It Doesn’t Belong to You, Leave it Alone.

Chilis 1403040065

Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 11:58am
Location: 4120 Highway 77 Access North Bound
Offense: Burglary to Vehicle (PC 30.04) A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1403040065

Corpus Christi Auto Burglary Detectives need your help in identifying and locating this person and vehicle of interest for taking an object out of the bed of a truck on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:58am. Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the Chili’s at 4120 Highway 77 Access North Bound after the manager called in a vehicle burglary. The manager told officers that he saw the suspect vehicle enter the parking lot and park next to a black truck. The manager stated the vehicle matched a description of one that was involved in a vehicle burglary a couple of days earlier. He saw the suspect get out of the vehicle and reach into the bed of the black truck and take something. The manager said that he saw the suspect holding large pair of bolt cutters when he went and confronted him. He took the bolt cutters from the suspect who got in his truck and left the scene.

The driver of the truck is described as a possible Hispanic male, between 48 to 55 years of age, he had grey receding hair and a beard. The video can be viewed on YouTube at http://youtu.be/H7J28iD2_QE.

Anyone who can identify this vehicle and person of interest, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Auto Burglary Detectives at (361) 886-2874. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Can You Identify These Burglars?

Boots and Britches burg

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014 9:50pm
Location: 5420 McArdle Road
Offense: Burglary to Vehicle (PC 30.04) A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1402060055

Corpus Christi Auto Burglary Detectives need your help in identifying and locating those responsible for breaking into a vehicle on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 9:50pm. Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to Boots and Britches at 5420 McArdle Road in reference to a box trailer that two unknown suspects tried to break into. The Suspects pulled up to the back of the business and removed the fence. The video shows the suspects making several attempts to gain entry into the trailer before they leave. The video can be viewed on YouTube at http://youtu.be/dY9uUdzwfFo.

Anyone who can identify these individuals, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Auto Burglary Detectives at (361) 886-2874. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.