Patrol Report September 18, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 220 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 17 to 7:00 a.m. on September 18, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Charlie” District
Date: 09/17/2014        7:35 PM
Location: 6600 South Staples Street
Offense: Burglary     (PC 30.02    Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1409170128
A 38 year old male called Corpus Christi Police after he found his apartment at 6635 S. Staples St. had been burglarized and several guns were missing. The victim of the burglary said he left his apartment at about 7:30 am and returned to find a rear window in a back bedroom had been broken and was open. The victim said his gun safe was broken into and ten handguns ranging in value from $300 to $1000 were stolen.   The victim also reported that five knives were taken, along with over $3500 in cash that was also in the safe.

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Camera Images Catch Thieves At Work

Date: 09/06/2014        5:30 PM
Location: 501 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft               (PC  31.03  Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409060167
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to United Rentals located at 501 S. Padre Island Dr. for a theft. The manager of the business said that two suspects came onto the property and cut off a steel lock and chain on the front gate with a reciprocating saw. A camera on the property caught images of a black sport utility vehicle, possibly a Jeep Wrangler, with two male suspects, drive up and stop along the access road and then walk back to the business.  After cutting the lock and chain the suspects then pick up the property and leave with it.  The manager believes the suspects stole the chain in order to come back later and steal more equipment.  The chain and lock that was stolen was valued at over $200.  Anyone who can identify the individuals responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2840. 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 http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

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Local Artist Donates Talent to Honor Metrocom

Patrick Richard donated his talent to honor Metrocom with this mural

Patrick Richard donated his talent to honor Metrocom with this mural

(Left to right) local artist Patrick Richard, Metrocom supervisor, Ronnie Sepulveda, and 911 Program Manager, Kathleen Porche unveilled the mural in Metrocom today.

(Left to right) local artist Patrick Richard, Metrocom supervisor, Ronnie Sepulveda, and 911 Program Manager, Kathleen Porche unveilled the mural in Metrocom today.

Media speaks to Patrick Richard who donated his talent to create artwork for Metrocom

Media speaks to Patrick Richard who donated his talent to create artwork for Metrocom

Local artist Patrick Richard with his artwork which he donated to honor Metrocom

Local artist Patrick Richard with his artwork which he donated to honor Metrocom

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 Richard’s Biography – 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, in Corpus Christi; recruited a team of three artists; and has completed over 40 projects throughout Texas.

MetroCom Information – MetroCom is the twenty-four hour 9-1-1 communications center serving a population of over 352,000 Nueces County residents; 316,381 of which are residents of the City of Corpus Christi. MetroCom was established in 1993 after a study indicated it was essential for Nueces County to have a single Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all 911 emergency calls and dispatch functions. On average our team answers 50,000 a month or 600,000 a year. Of these calls, an average of 466,000 are dispatched each year. When handling multiple 9-1-1 emergency requests for Police, Fire and Medical Services, and when operating multi-frequency radio dispatch and computer entries, life and death decisions must be made with speed and accuracy. Our Mission is reads, “MetroCom is committed to providing prompt quality service, in a caring resourceful, and professional manner to the citizens and visitors or Corpus Christi and those we serve.”

Patrol Report September 17, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 198 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 16 to 7:00 a.m. on September 17, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Adam” District
Date: 09/17/2014        3:25 AM
Location: 4700 Old Brownsville Road
Offense: Possession of as Controlled Substance     (HS 481.115 State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1409170020
A 31 year old female called Corus Christi Police to her apartment located at 4702 Old Brownsville Rd. for a possible burglary in progress. She said that her ex-boyfriend was trying to force open the front door of her apartment. Officers arrived and found Marcos Gonzales (09/30/1979) outside the apartment building and upon checking his pocket they found four small plastic bags each containing what appeared to be narcotics. One bag contained heroin another contained cocaine, and a third crystal methamphetamine. A fourth bag contained several pills believed to be hydrocodone. The suspect was charged with three felony counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the suspected heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine, and charged with a misdemeanor count of possession for the hydrocodone. Officers found no evidence that the suspect made entry into his ex-girlfriends apartment.

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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.