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.

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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.

District Attorney Provides Phlebotomist To Detention Center This Weekend

The District Attorney’s Office will provide a phlebotomist for this holiday weekend to take blood draws at the city detention center.

Starting tonight, Thursday April 17th at 10 PM until Saturday April 19th the phlebotomist will be on standby to assist officers to obtain collection of blood evidence for accusations of driving while intoxicated.  This will expedite the process after an intoxicated driving suspect consents to give a sample or a  search warrant is issued.   The phlebotomist will be inside city detention center those nights over this weekend from 10 PM until 4 AM.

Patrol Report April 17, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 176 original reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 16 to 7:45 a.m. April 17, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Delta” District

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:54
Location: 1050 Nueces Bay Boulevard
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1404160112

Corpus Christi Police responded to a fight which escalated to a shooting at a gas station located at 1050 Nueces Bay Boulevard Wednesday. Witnesses told Officers a 40-year-old man and a 21-year-old man got into a fist fight over cutting in line for the fuel pump. A 45-year-old man intervened to break up the fight and the 21-year-old man got into a truck to leave. The truck driven by the 21-year-old man moved forward and struck the 45-year-old man. The 21-year-old man revved the engine and the 45-year-old man presented a pistol and fired one shot. The 21-year-old man was struck by the gunshot in his right hand. The 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. No arrests have been made and Detectives continue to investigate.

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 2:49am
Location: 400 West Vanderbilt Drive
Offense: Theft of a Firearm (Penal Code Section 31.03) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1404170014

Corpus Christi Police arrested 35-year-old Richard Hernandez (8/10/1978) for theft of a firearm and several charges of possession of a controlled substance after a burglary at a home on the 4300 block of Naples Street Thursday morning. A 50-year-old man reported a burglary at his home at 2:49am and explained to Officers he was asleep in his bedroom when a man came into his home and assaulted him. The 50-year-old man provided Officers with a description of the vehicle the men used to leave the scene. A Corpus Christi Police Officer saw a vehicle with an out tail light which matched the description of the suspect vehicle on the 4000 block of Ayers Street. The Officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. The vehicle stopped at the 400 block of Vanderbilt and the Officer arrested the driver, 35-year-old Richard Hernandez, and the passenger, Gloria Cortez (8/21/1980). The Officers discovered Hernandez had a pistol which was reported stolen out of Brazos County in 2012. Officers also discovered contraband which the Officers believe to be crack-cocaine. Officers impounded the vehicle and delivered Hernandez and Cortez 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.

Help Find This Fugitive

Shawna Atchley (5/31/1991)

Shawna Atchley (5/31/1991)

Corpus Christi Police Warrants Service Officers would like help from the public to locate a fugitive. Officers are seeking to apprehend 22 year old Shawna Atchley (5/31/1991) for evading arrest in a vehicle. The warrant for her arrest was issued March 31, 2014 from the 347th District Court. Atchley is described as a white female who is 5 feet 4 inches tall, 115 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. The last known address for Atchley was in Aransas Pass.

Anyone with any information that can help locate Atchley should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at 888TIPS.com. The callers identity will be kept secret and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report April 16, 2014

The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 155 original reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight April 15 to 8:00 a.m. April 16, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

“Bravo” District

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 22:17
Location: 15800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Discharging a Firearm Inside the City Limits (Penal Code Section 49.02) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1404150129

Corpus Christi Police arrested 42-year-old Johnnie Shull (6/29/1971) for discharging a firearm inside the city limits and for public intoxication at Padre Bali Park Tuesday night. Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a man who discharged a firearm in the air at the park. Officers found Shull with a pistol and arrested him for discharging a firearm inside the city limits and for public intoxication.

 

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 2:31am
Location: 9320 South Padre Island Drive
Event: Information
Case Number: 1404150013

A Corpus Christi Police Officer is credited with possibly saving the life of a 55-year-old woman from an apartment fire at 9320 South Padre Island Drive Tuesday morning. Three Corpus Christi Police Officers: Lieutenant Tom Nichols; Officer Brian Martin; and Officer Andres Alvarez responded to a fire at an apartment at 2:30am Tuesday morning and arrived before the Fire Department. The Officers heard screams and saw smoke inside the apartment and they forced open the door to provide help. Lt. Nichols heard the yelling from one of the occupants getting closer, but apparently unable to get to the door.  At that point, Lt. Nichols got onto his hands and knees and crawled through the apartment living room where the couch and recliner were on fire.  Amidst the smoke, Lt. Nichols made it into the hall where he made contact with a 55 year old woman and pulled her out of the apartment.

The Corpus Christi Fire Department arrived and attacked the fire, then were able to rescue a 28 year old woman. The 28 year old woman and the 55 year old woman were transported to the hospital for injuries from the fire. Lt. Nichols was transported to Bay Area Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and released. Officers Martin and Alvarez were treated for minor smoke inhalation and released back to duty.

 

“Charlie” District

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:40
Location: 5313 Saratoga Boulevard
Offense: Child Abandonment (Penal Code Section 22.041) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1404150117

A 43-year-old woman reported a theft at a grocery store located at 5313 Saratoga Boulevard to Corpus Christi Police Tuesday in which the suspect left behind an eight month old child. Corpus Christi Police responded to the complaint at 8:40pm and the 43-year-old woman explained to Officers that she saw a 24-year-old woman take merchandise from the store displays and load a shopping cart, then walk out of the store without paying for the merchandise. The 43-year-old woman told Officers she confronted the 24-year-old woman and the 24-year-old woman left the shopping cart behind and ran to a red Ford Mustang, then drove away. The 43-year-old woman told Officers an eight month old child was in the shopping cart left behind by the 24-year-old woman. Officers contacted a family member of the child to care for the baby. Officers were not able to locate the 24-year-old woman, but know her identity. Officers generated a criminal complaint for the theft and for child abandonment.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:10am
Location: 6505 Everhart Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated (Penal Code Section 49.04) Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1404160015

Corpus Christi Police arrested 23-year-old Meagan Boswell (2/13/1991) for driving while intoxicated after she was found asleep at the wheel at a drive through window at a restaurant located at 6505 Everhart Road Tuesday morning. Corpus Christi Police responded to a woman asleep at the wheel in a black 2013 Chevrolet truck at 3:10am and the truck was drifting slowly into traffic from the parking lot. Officers banged on the vehicle until Boswell woke and the Officers made sure she was not injured or ill. Officers then arrested Boswell, impounded the truck, then delivered Boswell 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 Seek Help to Identify a Man Exposing Himself

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Date: Saturday March 29, 2014 at 6:13pm  and Sunday April 13, 2014 at 5:46pm
Location: 3900 Fort Worth Street
Offense: Indecency With a Child (PC 21.11) 3rd Degree Felony. Indecent Exposure (PC 21.08) B Misdemeanor
Case numbers: 1403290135, 1404130120

Corpus Christi Police Detectives are investigating reports of a man exposing himself several times in the area of 3900 Fort Worth Street. One complainant stated that she heard her child scream and stated that the suspect was exposing himself and masturbating. When confronted he fled the scene. In another incident a complainant stated that her child was playing in the park when a man approached not wearing any pants. When the suspect was confronted he fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned man, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 190 pounds, black hair and brown eyes, wearing a ball cap, jeans and a long sleeve shirt. He was seen in a blue Dodge Ram pick up truck and possibly a white truck.

Anyone who has any additional information about this crime or knows the identity of this person of interest should call  Corpus Christi Police Detective Lee Galloway at (361) 808-6247. 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.