Men Steal Bench from Church

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 13:43

Location: 4102 Trinity River Drive

Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.02)

Case Number: 14012750006

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify or locate the people responsible for a theft that happened January 27, 2014 at 1:43 in the afternoon at the Messiah Lutheran Church located at 4102 Trinity River Drive.

A 57-year-old man reported the theft to the Corpus Christi Police and has provided video of the event. The video shows a man dressed in a long sleeve shirt, denim shorts, white tennis shoes with sunglasses on his head as he peered into the church. The man then gets a tool to unfasten the bench from in front of the church. A second man comes up to help the man until they take the bench which is valued at $400 dollars. A video of the event may be viewed at http://youtu.be/lWpSmh_OmNs.

Anyone who knows the identity of these men, 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 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.

Police Investigate 7th Homicide of 2014

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 10:01am
Location: 4322 Kostoryz Road
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1403270044

The Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Detectives are investigating the 7th Homicide of 2014 at 4322 Kostoryz Thursday. Corpus Christi Police went to an apartment to conduct a welfare check of a 50-year-old woman at 10:00am at the request of the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office. Corpus Christi Police discovered the 50-year-old woman was deceased and had injuries to merit a homicide investigation.

Corpus Christi Police have detained a man and are exploring information and evidence to determine if that man is responsible for the injuries to the woman. Detectives continue to investigate and ask anyone from the public who may have any information about this murder to call the Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Detectives at 886-2841.

Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information about this crime 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.

Robbery Victim Succumbs to His Injuries

 

Joe Blanco
On Sunday, March 16, 2014 at about 9:48 p.m., police were called to 600 N. Water St. in reference to a nature unknown injury call.  Police contacted Jose Blanco, age 41, who reported to police that he had been robbed in the downtown area.  Blanco was in need of medical attention for possible head trauma and was transported to Christus-Spohn Memorial Hospital for treatment.  Blanco’s condition continued to deteriorate and he died from his injuries on Monday, March 17, 2014.

Detectives have learned that Jose Blanco may have been assaulted sometime during the following time period in the downtown area:  From 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15 to about 9:48 p.m. on Sunday, March 16 

Jose Blanco was visiting Corpus Christi at the time of his death.  He was an Eagle Pass resident and was employed as a Constable with the Maverick County Constable’s Office.           

The Corpus Christi Police Department/Homicide Unit is requesting anyone with information about the Robbery or anyone who had contact with Mr. Blanco to call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-8477 or  Det. R.L. Garcia at (361) 886-2850.

Police Capture Suspect in Duhart Murder Case

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 13:57
Location: 1200 Winnebago Street
Offense: Warrant of Arrest (Code of Criminal Procedure 15.01)
Case Number: 1403250088

The Corpus Christi Police Department and the Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force apprehended 38-year-old John Luera (5/21/1975) for the murder of Walter Duhart. The Corpus Christi Police Department Robbery/Homicide Detectives would like to thank the public for the help to provide information to the Detectives to obtain a warrant for the arrest of Luera on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force and Corpus Christi Police Officers arrested Luera at 1:57pm the same day the warrant was issued at an apartment complex parking lot on the 1200 block of Winnebago Street. Officers delivered Luera to the city detention center.

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Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:08
Location: 1400 Martin Luther King Drive
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1402120113

Corpus Christi Police are investigating a murder that happened on the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Drive at 7:08pm Wednesday night. Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a shooting and found a 43-year-old man on the ground with gunshot wounds. The 43-year-old man was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but did not survive his injuries. Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives arrived on the scene to gather information and evidence.

Responding Officers searched for a silver or gray Chevy Lumina four door vehicle that witnesses said may have been involved in this case. Detectives continue to gather information to establish a suspect description.

UPDATE: Detectives have obtained information from witnesses and evidence that the shooter was not in the vehicle and would have been walking. The shooter then got into the four door Chevy and left the scene. It is not a random shooting as the victim may have known the shooter. Detectives continue to search for the shooter and the suspect vehicle that has been described as a Chevrolet four door vehicle, either silver or grey in color with a spoiler.

Anyone with any information about this murder should call the Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Bureau at 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 http://www.888TIPS.com. If the information provided to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, it could earn the caller a cash reward. Anyone may search the website http://www.CrimeReports.com for valuable information about criminal complaints reported to the Corpus Christi Police Department.

Police Seek Help From The Public To Solve A Theft

Property Crimes Detectives would like to speak to this man for any information he may have about this case.

Property Crimes Detectives would like to speak to this man for any information he may have about this case.

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives believe this man and woman may have information which may be helpful to solve this case.

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives believe this man and woman may have information which may be helpful to solve this case.

The man and woman were seen in this van in the aisle leaving the hospital and would like to speek to them for any information they may have about this case.

The man and woman were seen in this van in the aisle leaving the hospital and would like to speek to them for any information they may have about this case.

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2014, 13:30
Location: 7101 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1402020090

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public solve a theft of a wallet at a hospital located at 7101 South Padre Island Drive on February 2, 2014. A 29-year-old woman reported her wallet stolen from a bathroom of the hospital at 1:30pm. Corpus Christi Police have reviewed surveillance video and have a man and a woman who Detectives believe may have information about this case.

The woman had her hair pulled into a pony tail, and she wore glasses, a black sleeveless shirt, blue shorts and black shoes. The man wore glasses, a black t-shirt, black pants, and black shoes. The man and the woman were seen leaving the hospital in a gray van.

Anyone who can identify these individuals should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to provide information about this or any other case who would like to keep their identity secret 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.

Detectives Obtain Warrants on Attempted Capital Murder Suspect

Detectives have obtained arrest warrants for Travis Cody Magill, DOB: 11-5-91, the Attempted Capital Murder suspect who is currently hospitalized in ICU at MMC. He will be booked into CDC once he is released from the hospital.

Warrant 14-FE-108-JP1-2: UUMV, bond $50,000
Warrant 14-FE-109-JP1-2: Two Counts of Att. Capital Murder, bond $700,000

Corpus Christi Police Suffered Gunshots Investigating Suspicious Person Complaint

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:14pm

Location: Congressional Drive at Pebble Beach Drive

Offense: Attempted Capital Murder (Penal Code Section 19.03)

Case Number: 1403200060

Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 12:14pm, two Corpus Christi Police Officers where shot after making contact with a suspicious suspect. The Officers were at Congressional and Pebble Beach located in the Charlie District during the incident.

The suspect shot one Officer in the leg and shot the second Officer in the leg and neck/shoulder area. Officers returned fire and struck the suspect in the chest. The suspect then got into a Police Tahoe and left the area crashing into a pole at Everhart @ Congressional where he was taken into custody.

At last update the Officers were in stable condition with non life threatening injuries. The suspect was in critical condition. All were being attended by medical staff.

We will update as we receive information.

Update March 20, 2014 at 15:15

Chief Simpson has identified the two Officers who suffered gunshots today as 55 year old Michael Goodman (23 years on the Corpus Christi Police Department) and 42 year old Amador Gonzalez (19 years with the Corpus Christi Police Department). We pray for thier quick recovery.

Police Seek Fugitive in Aggravated Assault Case

Tyhler Grothe-Huskey (9/25/1992) Wanted for Aggravated Assault

Tyhler Grothe-Huskey (9/25/1992) Wanted for Aggravated Assault

Corpus Christi Police Detectives would like help from the public to locate a fugitive. Corpus Christi Police have obtained a warrant for Tyhler Grothe-Huskey (9/25/1992) for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon at the 3700 block of Piedra Creek on December 12, 2013. Grothe-Huskey is described as a male with light color skin, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 140 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. The last known address for Grothe-Huskey was on Post Oak Circle in Corpus Christi. The bond amount for Grothe-Huskey has been set at $7,500 dollars.

Anyone who knows where to locate Grothe-Huskey should not approach him but should call Police right away. Anyone who would like to let authorities know where to locate Grothe-Huskey and wants to keep their identity secret should provide the information to Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. If the information provided to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest, the caller may earn a cash reward.

 

Police Investigate Homicide on Corban Drive

Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 00:29
Location: 1455 Corban Drive
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1403160008

Corpus Christi Police responded to a shooting at 1455 Corban Drive at about 12:30am Sunday morning. Officers found a man believed to be in his early 30’s in age who had an obvious injury to his chest. Officers believed the man suffered a gunshot wound and had an ambulance take the man to the hospital for immediate medical treatment. Corpus Christi Police Detectives arrived to gather information from witnesses and the Corpus Christi Police Forensics Lab Technicians arrived to collect physical evidence. The Detectives learned at 7:38am that the injured man died from his injury. The man has not yet been fully identified and Detectives have no verified suspect description as of yet.

Search the website www.Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about this murder should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department Robbery/Homicide Detectives 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.

Auto Theft Task Force Seeks Help From the Public

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Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014
Location: 15122 Northwest Boulevard
Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle (Penal Code Section 31.07) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1402110033

The Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force would like help from the public to identify the person responsible for stealing a trailer from a storage lot at 15122 Northwest Boulevard on Sunday, February 9, 2014.

Detectives with the Auto Theft Task Force have obtained video of the truck used in the crime and hope tips from the public will identify the person responsible. The truck is described as a silver single cab pickup truck which went to the lot at about 11:30 p.m. on that day. The trailer was recovered in Robstown the next day, but contents of the trailer were missing. The contents of the trailer were standard construction tools.

Anyone who knows who may be responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force at 886-2841. Anyone who wants to keep their identity secret and provide information to detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.