The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 208 original reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight March 6 to 6:30 a.m. March 7, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:03
Location: 6900 Staples Street
Offense: Intoxicated Assault (Penal Code Section 49.07) Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1403070008
Corpus Christi Police arrested 29-year-old Adrian Garza (12/20/1984) for intoxicated assault for a vehicle crash at the 6900 block of Staples Street which sent two people to the hospital with significant injuries Friday morning. Corpus Christi Police responded to a major vehicle crash just after midnight and learned a white 2009 Chevrolet sedan was struck from behind by a blue 2002 Toyota Solara. Officers reported that the sedan became disabled and the owner, a 22-year-old woman, pushed the car from the open driver’s door. A 23-year-old man pushed the car from behind and a stranger, a 21-year-old man, ran up to help and pushed the vehicle form behind. The Solara, operated by Garza, struck the vehicle from behind and caused serious injury to the legs of the two men who pushed the sedan. Garza left the scene on foot, but returned later while Officers were present. The 22-year-old woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of non life threatening injuries. The 23-year-old man and the 21-year-old man were taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of serious injuries. Officers discovered evidence that alcohol consumption was a contributing factor to the crash so Officers arrested Garza for intoxicated assault and for the failing to stop to render aid. The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section responded to investigate the crash. Officers took Garza to the hospital for a medical evaluation and then delivered Garza to the city detention center. A Third Degree Felony is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:28pm
Location: 800 Cleopatra Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Vehicle (Penal Code Section 30.04) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1403060066
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on his way to work took a 15-year-old boy into custody for burglary of a vehicle at about 12:30pm Thursday on the 800 block of Cleopatra. A Corpus Christi Police Officer drove his personal vehicle from his house on his way to work Thursday and noticed a 15-year-old boy near the Officer’s neighbors’ truck. The Officer was in uniform and he waited and watched the 15-year-old boy go into the vehicle. The Officer knew the 15-year-old boy did not have permission to be in the vehicle so he apprehended the 15-year-old boy and called for an Officer on duty with a patrol car to deliver the 15-year-old boy to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center.
Date: Friday, March 07, 2014, 2:15am
Location: Flynn Parkway at Holly Road
Event: Major Vehicle Crash
Crash Number: C1400910
Corpus Christi Police responded to a major vehicle crash which damaged the traffic lights at the intersection of Holly Road and Flynn Parkway at 2:15am Friday morning. Officers learned that a maroon 1997 Ford F150 pickup truck operated by a 24-year-old woman traveled west on Holly Road struck the traffic signal light at Flynn Parkway and caused the signal lights to break. The 24-year-old woman was not responsive and taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of life threatening injuries. No other person was involved in the crash. The Officers set signs at the intersection so that the intersection will be negotiated as a four-way-stop until the signal lights can be repaired. The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section responded to investigate the crash.
Date: Friday, March 07, 2014, 6:04 a.m.
Location: 6600 Sanders
Event: Major Vehicle Crash
Case Number: 1203070027 Crash Number: C1400914
Officers arrested Miranda N. Garcia (3.30.1996) for Driving While Intoxicated, Fail to Identify, Duty on Striking a Fixture and three Warrants of Arrest.
Garcia crashed a Ford Taurus into a tree at 6622 Sanders and then left the scene on foot. Officers located her and her 22-year-old passenger walking near Weiskopf and Achushnet. She was taken into custody for DWI and identified herself as another person. At the City Detention Center, Officers were able to obtain her real name. She was charged additionally with Fail to ID. as she was wanted out of Nueces County for “Failure to Appear” out of the 148th District Court.
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