Wanted Person Daniel Martinez Arrested

DATE: August 21, 2014       10:30 AM
LOCATION: 1717 Nile Drive
OFFENSE: Search Warrant Executed / Arrest Warrants Issued
CASE # 1408210059 / 1409020061
A few hours after Corpus Christi Police Property Crime Detectives  obtained four arrest warrants for Daniel Martinez (12/24/1981), two warrants  for burglary of a building and two warrants  for theft,  he was found by officers.  These arrest warrants resulted from a search warrant that was executed at his home located at 1717 Nile Drive back on August 21.   Each warrant holds a $15,000 bond.

Officers stopped the 1999 red Dodge truck the suspect was driving in the 6400 block of Vincent Drive after they recognized him as a wanted person.  His truck was impounded.

This arrest is a result of an investigation that began on August 21 when the Corpus Christi Police Department Auto Theft Task Force executed a search warrant at 1717 Nile Drive and found several stolen items. Two trailers, two cement spreaders, two compressors, a welder, and other stolen equipment was found in the backyard and garage of the home.  No one was at home at the time officers  searched the home.

Arrest Warrants Issued After Search On Nile Drive

DATE: August 21, 2014       10:30 AM
LOCATION: 1717 Nile Drive
OFFENSE: Search Warrant Executed / Arrest Warrants Issued
CASE # 1408210059
Corpus Christi Police Property Crime Detectives have obtained four arrest warrants for Daniel Martinez (12/24/1981). Two warrants are for burglary of a building and two are for theft.  These arrest warrants resulted from a search warrant that was executed at a home located at 1717 Nile Drive back on August 21.   Each warrant holds a $15,000 bond.  Mr. Martinez is described as being 5’3″ tall, 150 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes.

On August 21, the Corpus Christi Police Department Auto Theft Task Force executed a search warrant at 1717 Nile Drive and found several stolen items. Two trailers, two cement spreaders, two compressors, a welder, and other stolen equipment was found in the backyard and garage of the home.  No one was at home at the time officers  searched the home.

We ask that anyone with any information on his whereabouts to call Corpus Christi Police at 361-886-2600. Anyone who would like to provide information to the investigators and keep their identity secret may provide the information through Crime Stoppers at 886-TIPS (8477) or 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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Patrol Report September 2, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 230 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight September 1 to 7:00 a.m. on September 2, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo ” District

Date: 09/01/2014        7:50 PM
Location: 6000 South Padre Island Drive
Offense:  Theft          (PC 31.03       Class A Misdemeanor)

Case Number: 1409010146
An off duty Corpus Christi Police Officer working at the Liberty Tire Service located at 6050 S. Padre Island Dr. was watching a storage container containing tires from the business when he saw a tan Chevrolet truck pull into the parking lot.  The truck with the driver and three other occupants backed up to the storage container and the driver, Jesse Jaramillo (02/18/1962), got out and loaded six tires into the back of his truck and left. The officer began to follow the truck and observed it was swerving through traffic and speeding.  The truck entered the freeway swerving from lane to lane almost striking several vehicles, and driving recklessly.  Other officers responding to the call were able to stop the truck at Weber Rd. and S. Padre Island Dr. Inside the truck was the driver, his two year old son and thirteen year old daughter, neither of which had on a seat belt.  Also his 39 year old wife was in the truck.  All of the occupants were released.  The driver was charged with child endangerment, a state jail felony, due to the fact that he was driving with disregard for the safety of the two year old.   He was also charged with theft of the tires which were valued at $600, reckless driving a Class B misdemeanor.  The truck was impounded.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: 09/01/2014        9:15 PM
Location: McArdle Road and Anthony Street
Offense:  Possession of Dangerous Drugs   (HS 481.115    State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1409010170
Corpus Christi Police Officers on patrol stopped a 2006 black Dodge Ram truck for a traffic violation on McArdle Rd. and Antony St. The truck was driven by Emanuel Chavez (09/24/1983) and occupied by his front seat passenger Fernando Chavez (02/11/1977). Inside the truck in a backpack belonging to the driver officers found a crack pipe, hydrocodone and LSD tablets.  The driver was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor.  The passenger was charged with possession of controlled substance, a state jail felony, after methamphetamine was found inside his wallet. The truck was impounded.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: 09/01/2014        11:35 PM
Location: 3800 South Padre Island Drive West
Offense:  Possession of Controlled Substance        (HS 481.115    State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1409010185
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol saw a grey 2014 Ford Focus pull up to the traffic light on the access road of S. Padre Island Dr. at Weber Rd.  A yellow Corvette pulled up next to it shortly thereafter.  When the light turned green, both the Focus and the Corvette accelerated heavily continued to accelerate well above the posted speed limit of 45 miles an hour.  The Corvette entered the freeway and the Focus continued westbound on the access road, but did not slow down.  The officer was able to stop the vehicle and he contacted the driver Baldemar Romero (12/01/1991) and his 23 year old male front seat passenger.  The driver was found to have an active warrant with no bond for a charge of aggravated assault on a public servant.  Inside of his wallet officers located a small plastic bag containing cocaine, a state jail felony.  The driver was additionally charged with racing on a highway, a Class B misdemeanor and his car was impounded.

 

“Delta” District

Date: 09/01/2014        11:45 PM
Location: 800 Hancock Avenue
Offense:  Unlawful Restraint           (PC 20.02       Third Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1409010074
A 54 year old female victim contacted Corpus Christi Police after she was badly beaten about her face following a disturbance with her son in an apartment located in the 800 block of Hancock Ave. Officers observed the victim with two black eyes, a cut to her left eye brow, bloody nose, bloody mouth and a hand print around her neck and jaw area.  The victim said Joe Witherspoon (09/07/1985) had beaten her all night long, punching her all over face and choking her with his hand. The victim stated that she attempted to leave several times but her son would not let her out of the apartment and threatened to hurt her when she would try to leave.  At about 11:40 PM there was a knock on the apartment door and when the door was opened the female victim took off running out of the apartment for help. She made it over to a neighbor and called for police and an ambulance. Officers were about to take the son into custody without incident, the female was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS.

 

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.

Bugsey’s Owner Arrested

Date: August 27, 2014
Location: 3600 Topeka
Offense: Cruelty to Nonlivestock Animals (PC 49.092 SJF)
Case: 1408270080

On 29 August 2014, Corpus Christi Police Detectives obtained an arrest warrant ($25,000 bond) for Steven Mulligan (05/30/1966) for Cruelty to Animals. After the warrant was issued officers responded to his home, located in the 3600 block of Topeka St.,  and arrested him without incident. He was transported to the City Detention Center.

The suspect allegedly amputated one of his dog’s legs at home after it became infected from a previous injury.  The  five-year old eskimo mix-breed named  “Bugsey”  is recovering from treatment and has been transferred to the Gulf Coast Humane Society.

Animal Care Services will continue to work closely with Detectives regarding Animal Cruelty cases such as this one.

Aggravated Assault Victim Discovered this Morning

Date: 08/29/2014        7:35 AM
Location: 500 South Chaparral
Offense:  Aggravated Assault          (PC 22.02       Second Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1408290031

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a call for a assault victim located behind a building. When officers arrived they discovered a male victim in his 40’s that had serious injuries about his head. He was transported immediately to Spohn Memorial Hospital. A witness discovered the victim and called 911. That witness is being interviewed by investigators. Detectives have little information about this crime and are working hard to acquire any information that will lead them to the suspect.

Anyone who has any additional information about this crime 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.

Patrol Report August 29, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 241 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight August 28 to 7:00 a.m. on August 29, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Adam” District

Date: 08/28/2014        7:30 PM
Location: 11300 Leopard Street
Offense:  Improper Recording        (PC 21.15       State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1408280142
A 54 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after she found a cell phone recording in the restroom of a business located in the 11300 Leopard St. The female who is an employee at the business told officers that right before using the bathroom, she noticed a bundle of brown paper towels wedged under the sink against the drainage pipe. She said that she figured the drain was leaking water, so she removed the towels and noticed a black flip phone positioned facing the toilet. The phone displayed a light indicating that the recording device was on. The female left the phone in its position until police  arrived. Officers arrived and recovered the phone and are currently investigating this case.

 

 

“Bravo” District

Date: 08/29/2014        4:55 AM
Location: 1800 Airline Road
Offense:  Aggravated Assault          (PC 22.02       Second Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1408290027
Corpus Christi Police Officers responding to a call about a fight outside of an apartment in the 1800 block of Airline Road were flagged down by a 21 year old female victim who said she had been assaulted by a male and female. The victim stated she was outside attempting to get money from her vehicle when a male and a female approached her. The victim said that the male grabbed her by the neck and choked her, and also hit her several times in the head.  The male then went into his apartment and returned with a wood bat and struck her with the bat twice in the knees and once on the side of her body. The male then went into her vehicle and broke the rear view mirror and driver’s side windshield while the female suspect went through her belongings. The male took the bat back inside of an apartment and the female suspect pulled off the victim’s earrings and necklace. The male and female suspects were located and arrested by officers.  Larry Lee Haynes (08/19/1985) was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and burglary to a vehicle.  Sheldon Allen (04/19/1985) was charged with aggravated assault, and at the City Detention Center she was found to have cocaine in her purse and she additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: 08/28/2014        7:45 AM
Location: 5100 Oakhurst St.
Offense:  Fraudulent Use Of Identifying Information (PC 32.51 State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1408280136
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 5142 Oakhurst St. the Sun Suites Hotel after a man was observed in the parking lot of the hotel asking people if they wanted to buy a laptop.  Officers found a female Sarah Grove (09/12/1979) at the hotel who was staying in the same room as the man who was trying to sell the laptop.  Officers discovered she had an outstanding warrant for arrest and took her into custody.  She told officers she was staying at the hotel with her brother and another female. Officers found several Texas drivers licenses, credit cards, and social security cards belonging to other people in her purse.  Hotel management escorted officers to the room and there a female, Lina Garza (04/15/1980), came to the door and officers also found Matthew Grove (05/15/1977) inside.  Both were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants and arrested.  Officers are still trying to determine how many identification cards and credit cards the female had in her possession that did not belong to her.    At this time, she is the only on facing fraudulent use of identifying information charges.

 

“Delta” District

Date: 08/29/2014        2:45 AM
Location: 1000 Texas Avenue
Offense:  Assault       (PC 22.01       Class A Misdemeanor)

Case Number: 1408290014
Two males that were fighting on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of Texas Ave. were both arrested, one for assault, the other for an outstanding arrest warrant. The two males were observed fighting and Adrian Reyes (07/27/1993) was on top of the other male punching him in the face.  The other male, Roy Anguiano (07/09/1991), had an outstanding warrant for arrest for failure to appear on a charge of possession of marijuana.   The warrant had a bond amount of $4,100.  Both were transported to the City Detention Center without incident.

 

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.

Laboratory Accreditation Board Recertifies Corpus Christi Police Forensics Services

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The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board declared the Corpus Christi Police Department Forensics Services Division has met or exceeded the accreditation requirements on August 12, 2014 in the Field of Forensics Science Testing.

The accreditation is for a period of four years and granted only after an evaluation of the laboratory’s management system and technical procedures and practices. Accreditation is the result of an extensive commitment of resources and preparation by the management and personnel of the entire program.

Accredited laboratories are expected to maintain high standards which were required to achieve accreditation. The Corpus Christi Police Department Forensics Services Division will also be expected to participate in external proficiency testing and agree for test results to be reviewed by a Proficiency Review Committee. The laboratory will be expected to conduct an annual internal audit and submit a performance declaration to the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board in accordance with program requirements.

The Corpus Christi Police Department Forensics Services Division submits to surveillance visits by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board based on the performance of the laboratory.

The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board accredited the Corpus Christi Police Forensics Services Division in the disciplines of Firearms/Toolmarks; Latent Prints; and Crime Scene Investigation.

Congratulations to the entire team assigned to the Corpus Christi Police Forensics Services Division!

She Was In Her Birthday Suit

“Delta” District

Date: 08/28/2014        10:10 AM
Location: Highway 286 Access North / Morgan Ave.
Offense: Indecent Exposure             (PC21.08        Class B Misdemeanor)

Case Number: 1408280050
A Corpus Christi Police Officer observed Holly Ann Bishop (10/28/1965) standing on Morgan Ave. under the Crosstown Freeway without any clothes on. The female was in full view of several people while she was naked. The officer allowed her to put her clothes back on and then arrested her for indecent exposure, a Class B misdemeanor.

Patrol Report August 28, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 206 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight August 27 to 7:00 a.m. on August 28, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: 08/28/2014        1:15 AM
Location: 3900 Panama Drive
Offense:  Theft                                  (PC 31.03       State Jail Felony)

Case Number: 1408280011
Corpus Christi Police Officers responding to a call about debris in the roadway in the 3900 block of Panama Drive found a generator in the road.   Officers were investigating how the generator got there when they were approached by a 32 year old male driving in the area with his brother in the passenger seat. The driver told officers that his brother came to his home and asked if he could take him to the hospital, because a generator had fallen on him and injured his foot.  The driver did not believe his brother so he asked him where it happened and he told him on Panama Dr. Officers told the driver that someone had stolen the generator out of a truck and could not carry it any further and dropped it in the middle of the road. The driver then turned toward his brother and stated “take him to jail”. Officers arrested the brother Louis Rosales (08/11/1987) and took him to Spohn Memorial Hospital for treatment of the injured foot that he sustained while removing the generator from the back of another truck and then to the City Detention Center, where he was charged with theft. The value of the generator was estimated to be $4,200 making this a State Jail Felony.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: 08/28/2014        12:40 AM
Location: 5600 Weber Road
Offense:  Aggravated Robbery        (PC 29.03       First Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1408280007
Corpus Christi Police responded to a business located in the 5600 block of Weber Road after a 52 year old female store clerk reported that a male had come in the store asking for money with a handgun in his waistband. The store clerk told officers she was behind the counter when a suspect wearing black told her to give him ten dollars out of the cash register. The clerk refused. The suspect continued to ask for money getting more demanding.  A customer in the store saw the suspect with his right hand on his hip covering the handle of what appeared to be a handgun. After the clerk continued to refuse to hand over any cash, the suspect left.  Nothing was taken, the handgun was never removed from the suspect’s waistband and no threats were ever verbalized.  Officers did not locate the suspect.

 

“Delta” District

Date: 08/27/2014        10:45 PM
Location: 1900 Comanche Street
Offense:  Deadly Conduct    (PC 22.05       Third Degree Felony)

Case Number: 1408270151
A 66 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police and said that he was standing outside his home in the 1900 block of Comanche St. when he observed two passengers get out of a white four door vehicle and fire several rounds from a handgun and drive away west in the 1900 block of Comanche St. The victim reported that one of the bullets entered his home and struck the bedroom wall.  Officers found five shell casings outside on the sidewalk.  Officers are still investigating this case, and no suspects have been arrested.

 

 

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.

Narcotics Unit Warrant

Narcotics Search Warrant
Date:
August 27, 2014
Case #: 1408270145
Location: 3815 Magnolia

Detectives with the Narcotics/Vice unit, with the assistance of SWAT and Gang Unit Officers, executed a search warrant at 3815 Magnolia Street. Officers arrested Adrian Rodriguez (3.10.1978) for Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 and Unlawful Carrying by a Felon.

Investigators seized three 9 mm handguns and a .38 revolver. They also seized 1,727 grams of Powder Cocaine, 231 grams of Black Tar Heroin, 29 grams of Brown Heroin and 7.51 grams of assorted pills. The total value of the narcotics was approximately $53,400.00

Investigators also seized a travel trailer, Mercedes Benz 2 door car and a Cadillac Escalade.

Narcotics Warrant