Have You Seen This Truck Or This Stolen Trailer

“Charlie” District
Date: 07/05//2014 2:42 PM
Location: 5200 Fulwell Drive
Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (PC 31.07 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407050122
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a report of a stolen trailer at a home in the 5200 block of Fulwell Drive. A 41 year old female told officers that her black 2010 XCEL utility trailer that had an ATV and a Bar B Q pit on it was stolen out of the driveway. The female told officers that the trailer was secured with a lock. Camera images show a white four door truck dragging the trailer away leaving scrape marks on the street. The truck appears to be a Toyota Tundra. Anyone who can identify the individual responsible, 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 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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Image of a white truck pulling stolen trailer

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Image of white truck pulling stolen trailer

Patrol Report July 23, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 247 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight July 22 to 7:00 a.m. on .July 23, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Adam” District
Date: 07/22/2014 9:32 AM
Location: 1100 Agnes Street
Offense: City Vehicle Crash
Case Number: C1402885
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol was traveling east on Agnes St when a 2003 Nissan X-Terra driven by a 38 year old male stopped at a stop sign but then entered the intersection failing to yield the right of way to the police unit. The officer attempted to avoid the crash by making a hard right but was unable to avoid being struck by the vehicle. After the police unit was hit it veered off into a building, causing minor damage and also struck a guide wire on a telephone pole. The officer was not injured. The Nissan had four people in it; two passengers were transported by CCFD EMS to a hospital for treatment. The driver was cited for failure to yield right of way, and no liability insurance. He was not injured, but his vehicle was impounded.

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“Charlie” District
Date: 07/22/2014 11:30 AM
Location: 3500 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Robbery (PC 29.03 First Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407220069
An 18 year old female victim called Corpus Christi Police and told them she was driving down S. Padre Island Dr. near Kostoryz Rd. when she saw her 23 year old ex-boyfriend speeding up behind her in a truck. The male suspect used his truck to ram into the passenger side of the vehicle she was in. After being hit, the male stopped right in front of her at an angle, so she could not drive forward. He got out of his truck and jumped on the hood of her car screaming that he wasn`t getting off the car until she gave the car to him. He grabbed her keys and then moved his truck to the parking lot of a business located in the 3500 block of S. Padre Island Dr. The suspect then came back out to the street and grabbed her out of the car by force. He attempted to speed off but tore off the front bumper of her car. He got out and put the bumper in the back seat. The female also said she was unable to get her 10 month old son that she had with the male out of the vehicle before he took off in the car leaving her standing in the parking lot. A few minutes later, officers were able to contact a family member of the suspect who said he had the child after the suspect had dropped the kid off to him and left. Officers are currently still looking for the male suspect and the female’s vehicle. The truck the suspect left behind was impounded.

 

“Delta” District
Date: 07/22/2014 9:15 PM
Location: 1900 Mussett Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault (PC 22.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407220172
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to what appeared to be a shooting in the 1900 block of Mussett Street. Officers found a 34 year old male down on the sidewalk with a head injury. The victim was taken by CCFD EMS to the hospital for treatment. Officers were able to locate a female witness who told them that the victim had gotten into a fight with a Hispanic male and when it was over the victim was on the sidewalk bleeding and unconscious. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arriving. Hospital staff later discovered the victim was not shot but appeared to have a puncture wound to his head, and the injuries did not appear to be life threatening. Officers were not provided a suspect description, and are still currently 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 886-2841. 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.

Skinny Dipping for Lunch is Not Allowed No Matter How Hot it is Outside

Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:36pm
Location: 635 Gordon Street
Offense: Indecent Exposure (Penal Code Section 21.08) Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1407220078

Corpus Christi Police arrested 34-year-old Frank Hernandez (8/31/1979) for Indecent Exposure after he was found swimming naked in a pool of the Seville Apartments at lunch time Tuesday.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the complaint of a man skinny dipping and the Officers found Hernandez at the pool. Several apartment residents told Officers they were offended when they saw Hernandez nude and in full view of adults and children. Officers discovered Hernandez was not a resident of the Apartment complex issued him a criminal trespass warning as well. Officers then arrested Hernandez for indecent exposure and delivered him to the city detention center.

Lock Your Car Or This Guy Is Going To Steal Your Stuff

Date: 07/13/2014 6:30 AM
Location: 4700 Sierra Blanca Blvd.
Offense: Burglary of a Vehicle
Case Number: 1407130124

A 34 year old male called police to report that his 2012 Ford F350 truck had been broken into while it was parked in front of his home in the 4700 block of Sierra Blanca Blvd. Camera images show a male approach the truck and open the driver side door and get in. The suspect removes property from the truck and leaves.  Video surveillance also shows the male walk down the street and check other vehicle doors. The suspect looks to be a male in his mid-twenties with a light t-shirt on and shorts. Anyone who can identify the individual responsible, 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 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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Camera images of suspect opening truck door

Patrol Report July 22, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 256 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight July 21 to 7:00 a.m. on .July 22, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

Adam” District
Date: 07/22/2014 12:50 AM
Location: 11900 Leopard Street
Offense: Aggravated Robbery (PC 29.03 First Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407220011
A 28 year old female store clerk called police after the business was robbed by three suspects one of which had a handgun. She said that a young Hispanic male, 17-18 years old, wearing a red shirt, came in and attempted to purchase a tobacco product but the clerk refused since the male did not have identification to verify his age. He left the store only to return a few minutes later to ask again and he was again turned down.

The clerk became suspicious when he returned a third time and purchased a beverage. While he was in the store, two more males entered, one wearing a dark jacket, a ski mask and armed with a handgun, demanding money. The third male jumped over the counter and removed money from the register and all three then left the store. It is unknown if the male suspect who was attempting to purchase items was with the two other suspects, however he fled and officers need to speak to him. He is described as being 5’6”-5’7” tall, about 130 to 150 pounds with black hair. The suspect armed with the weapon was described as a Hispanic male, unknown age, about 5’7” to 5’10”, 140 to 160 pounds, wearing a dark shirt and khaki pants. The suspect who jumped the counter and grabbed the money is described as a white male unknown age height or weight, last seen wearing a black shirt with white writing on it, khaki shorts and a bandana.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 07/21/2014 2:40 PM
Location: 1100 Waldron Road
Offense: Forgery (PC 32.21 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407210117
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a business located in the 1100 block of Waldron Road for an individual attempting to cash a forged check from a car in the drive through lane. Officers were shown a cashier`s check for over $1,700 issued by another bank. That bank was contacted and they said the check was not issued by them and was a forgery. Roberto Seidner (08/15/1949) was arrested for forgery, a state jail felony and transported to the City Detention Center without incident. The 2012 Mercedes sedan he was in was impounded.

The police department reminds everyone to never agree to cash a check or money order made out to you for over the amount you are owed, with the agreement that you will send someone else the difference.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 07/21/2014 4:30 PM
Location: 15000 Leeward Street
Offense: Child Neglect (PC 22.041 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407210149
Corpus Christi Police responded to a call in the 15000 Leeward Dr. in response to an intoxicated female pushing a stroller in the middle of the road with a child in it. Officers arrived and observed Charlotte Earwood (01/05/1973), staggering while walking north on the side of Leeward Dr. and she was pushing a small pink stroller.

As officers approached the female she nearly lost her balance and fell and when she noticed the officers, she dropped two 16 oz. Lone Star beer cans. Officers contacted her, and they immediately detected a very strong odor of alcohol coming from her person and her breath and she refused to let go of the carrier. The 20 month old child was crying and officers had to pull the females right hand off the carrier`s handle in order for her to let loose of it. Four other witnesses told officers they saw the female staggering while walking and drinking beer and they were concerned for the safety of the female and the child. CCFD EMS responded to check on the child and the female who was identified as the child’s grandmother was arrested. She was charged with child neglect, a state jail felony, and public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor. The child was released to the grandfather when he arrived at the scene.

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“Delta” District
Date: 07/21/2014 8:30 PM
Location: 800 South Staples Street
Offense: Burglary of a Vehicle (PC30.04 Class A Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1407210184
A Corpus Christi Police Officer responded to a call about a male hanging around a black BMW in the 800 block of S. Staples Street. The officer observed the only black BMW parked in front of a business and approached the car. He could see someone sitting in the driver seat and he also noticed the window on the driver’s side had been broken out. The male sitting in the car had small cuts on his hands. The officer was able to contact the vehicles owner, and he said that he did not give the male permission to be inside his vehicle. Richard Garcia (04/261995) was arrested for burglary of a vehicle, a Class A misdemeanor. He estimated the damage to the window to be about $200.

 

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 Release Images of ATM Theft Suspects

Date: 07/19/2014 3:45 AM
Location: 3900 Laguna Shores Road

Offense: Burglary of a Building (PC 30.02 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407190045

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives released images of two men believed to be responsible for an unauthorized use of a boat and for a theft of an automated teller machine.

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Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a business located 3900 block of Laguna Shores Rd. for a theft of an ATM from inside of a business located on a fishing pier. A 62-year-old male reported that when he arrived at work he observed two males on a boat near his business. When he observed that the front door to the marina was open, he walked inside and observed that the ATM was missing and he also noticed that the lock on the front door was missing. When he walked back outside the two males on the boat attempted to flee the scene but the boat bottomed out in the shallow water. The suspects were able to regain control of the boat and left toward marker 37. The boat was later determined to be stolen from a home located on a canal in the same area.

Anyone who can identify any person responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone with information about this crime and would like to keep their identity secret may call Crime Stoppers at 888TIPS (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.

Ceremony Unveiling The “Peace Officers Memorial Highway” Signs.

On Tuesday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m. there will be a  ceremony unveiling the  “Peace Officers Memorial Highway” signs. The signs are located at State Highway 358 east and Agnes Street. The ceremony will be held at the Agnes Street on ramp to State Highway 358 east in the grassy median.​  The signs are the final phase of this memorial that started off as House Bill 3831, which passed in the last legislative session.  It was authored by South Texas Representatives Abel Herrero, Todd Hunter and Senator “Chuy” Hinojosa. The portion of State Highway 358 from Interstate Highway 37 to State Highway 286  is designated as the “Peace Officers Memorial Highway”.

Private funds were raised to pay for the manufacturing and installation of the two signs. ​Everyone  is encouraged to attend the ceremony as the signs are unveiled in remembrance of those officers that paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Traffic Investigators Looking For Suspect In Fatal Hit And Run

DATE: July 20, 2014
LOCATION: 5200 Weber Road
OFFESNE: Accident Involving Death (TC 550.021 3rd Degree Felony)
CASE NUMBER: C1402870

Corpus Christi Police Traffic Officers are investigating a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred in the 5200 block of Weber Road. A 61 year old male was walking across Weber Rd not at an intersection or crosswalk. The pedestrian was stuck by a silver Lincoln Navigator driven by a male with possibly up to five other passengers inside. The suspect vehicle pulled across the street and stopped. The driver and a passenger ran over to the pedestrian but fled when they heard emergency vehicles approaching. The driver and suspect vehicle have not been located. Anyone who can identify the individual responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Hit and Run Detectives at 886-2689. 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.

Patrol Report July 21, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 206 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight July 20 to 7:00 a.m. on .July 21, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 07/20/2014 8:25 PM
Location: 1200 Flour Bluff Drive
Offense: Robbery (PC 29.02 Second Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1407200147
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a business located 1200 block of Flour Bluff Dr. and contacted a store loss prevention officer who told them she observed a male and a female eat two bananas in the store before purchasing them. The security officer contacted both suspects and directed them to the self-check out to pay for the items. As the items were being scanned the suspects became disruptive and verbally abusive towards store employees. When store security tried to direct the suspects into the loss prevention office one of the suspects grabbed the officer by her upper body to pull her away. Both suspect then left the store in a car. Corpus Christi Police Officers went to the address of the vehicles registered owner and attempted to contact the male suspect. When he saw officers, he ran up the staircase of the mobile home and went inside. Officers contacted him and the male suspect used physical force to resist arrest. Casey Raines (06/06/1981) was arrested and charged with robbery for the physical assault on security following the theft, evading arrest for fleeing on foot from police officers, a Class A Misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, for using physical force to resist arrest, a Class A misdemeanor. The female was not located.

 

“Bravo” District
Date: 07/19/2014 3:45 AM
Location: 3900 Laguna Shores Road
Offense: Burglary of a Building (PC 30.02 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407190045
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a business located 3900 block of Laguna Shores Rd. for a theft of an ATM from inside of a business located on a fishing pier. A 62 year old male reported that when he arrived at work he observed two males on a boat near his business. When he observed that the front door to the marina was open, he walked inside and observed that the ATM was missing and he also noticed that the lock on the front door was missing. When he walked back outside the two males on the boat attempted to flee the scene but the boat bottomed out in the shallow water. The suspects were able to regain control of the boat and left toward marker 37.  The boat was later determined to be stolen from a home located on a canal in the same area.

 

“Charlie” District
Date: 07/20/2014 12:10 PM
Location: 5600 Carroll Lane
Offense: Robbery (PC 29.02 Second Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1407200076
A 45 year old male store clerk called police to report that a young male entered the business located in the 5600 block of Carroll Lane and took a drink from the cooler, and walked out without paying. The store clerk followed the suspect outside and confronted him. The clerk attempted to take the drink from the suspect and a struggle ensued. The suspect got free and was walking away when the clerk took a picture of the suspect with his cell phone. The suspect turned around, ran toward the clerk and punched him several times. The clerk was able to get the suspect on the ground and asked witnesses to call police. The suspect broke free and ran north on Carroll Lane. Corpus Christi Police Officers located the suspect as he walked out of an apartment on Carroll Lane. The suspect ran back into the apartment when he saw officers despite being told to stop. Officers spoke with the suspect through an open window telling him to come out of the apartment. Officers attempted to get the suspect out as he stood by the open window and he began yelling and pulled away. Entry was made into the apartment and the suspect resisted arrest by kicking an officer. After a brief struggle he was taken into custody. Officers charged Preston Felts (07/20/1997) with robbery for the physical assault on the store clerk following the theft, the store clerk sustained minor injuries from the struggle. The suspect was additionally charged with assault on a public servant for kicking the officer, a third degree felony, evading arrest and resisting arrest, both Class A misdemeanors, for fleeing on foot from officers, and using physical force to resist arrest.

 

“Charlie” District
Date: 07/20/2014 9:15 PM
Location: 5100 Weber Road
Offense: Possession of Controlled Substance (HS 481.115 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1407200152
Corpus Christi Police Officers were on the scene of a hit and run crash in the 5100 block of Weber Rd. when a police unit was struck by a 2005 Ford Escape. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Cody Cerda (08/08/1995). While being questioned by police, the suspect gave false information regarding his name and date of birth and he was arrested. He then told officers he had a small bag of cocaine in his pants. Officer located the bag of narcotics inside the suspect’s boxer shorts. The suspect was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a state jail felony, and failure to identify, a Class B Misdemeanor, for giving false information. The suspect vehicle was impounded at the scene. There was only minor damage to the police unit, and an officer inside the unit when it was struck was treated and released from a hospital.

 

“Delta” District
Date: 07/20/2014 2:45 PM
Location: 3000 Antelope Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated (PC 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1407200099
A Corpus Christi Fire Department Engine Company driver observed a 1998 Ford truck swerve across all lanes of traffic and onto the sidewalk. The truck was driving about 5 mph and members from the fire department were able to exit the fire truck and run up next to the driver`s side of the pickup. They observed the driver Marshall Raney (08/05/1993) to be throwing up on the front passenger in the truck. They yelled at him to stop the truck but the driver was unresponsive. Members of the fire department were able to reach inside the driver`s side window and put the truck in park. Corpus Christi Police arrived and found the driver, a 20 year old male to be intoxicated. He was transported to the hospital due to high level of intoxication and treated. The driver faces charges of Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B misdemeanor once he is released from the hospital. The front seat passenger, Matthew Stonecipher (11/18/1989) was arrested for public intoxication, a Class C Misdemeanor.

 

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.

Teague Lane Homicide

DATE: July 18, 2014 6:38 AM
LOCATION: 13600 Teague Lane
OFFENSE: Murder (PC19.02 First Degree Felony)
CASE # 1407180043
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a shooting call at a townhome located in the 13600 block of Teague Lane. Officers found a 38 year old female standing outside the front door of the townhome. She told them that her 41 year old husband entered the rear door of her townhome armed with a handgun, and shot the victim in the living room. Officers found a 44 year old male with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported by CCFD EMS to Spohn Memorial Hospital where he later died of his injuries. The female told officers that the suspect left out the rear door, and drove away in a blue suburban, possibly going back to his home on a ranch outside of Benavides, Texas. The female also told officers that her two children, a 16 year old female and an 11 year old male were also at the home in Benavides. Corpus Christi Police contacted the Duval County Sheriff’s Department and they responded to the home and secured the children. Officers there also located the suspect, and after a standoff with law enforcement officers from Duval County the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot.