Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 2:53am
Location: 2334 Pollex Avenue
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1509030021
Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives want help from the public to identify and locate the person responsible for a burglary on September 3, 2015 at a business located at 2334 Pollex Avenue.
Corpus Christi Police responded to an alarm at 3:05am and discovered forced entry to the building. Officers searched the interior of the business, but did not find anyone inside. A 49-year-old man with a key to the building told Officers the damage was new and not with any owners consent, and that the safe was forced open with the contents missing. The 49-year-old man made a complaint of a Burglary and provided a copy of surveillance video.
Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives have images of the man they believe is responsible for the burglary and would like help from the public to identify the suspect. The man is described as a male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 175 pounds, with brown hair, a goatee, thick eyebrows and wore dark gloves, a denim shirt, black hoodie, jeans and dark boots.
Anyone who can identify this man, or has any additional information about this crime, should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. If the information leads to an arrest, it could earn the caller a cash reward.
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 13:03
Location: 300 Brooks Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1509150094
Corpus Christi Police arrested 26-year-old Quinton Ellison (9/21/1988) for aggravated assault after he threatened people with a weapon and then barricaded himself in a house on the 300 block of Brooks Drive Tuesday afternoon.
Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a disturbance with a weapon a little after 1pm on the 300 block of Brooks Drive Tuesday afternoon. Officers arrived and Ellison locked himself in a home and refused to come out to speak to Officers. A 46-year-old woman, a 28-year-old man and a 25-year-old man told Officers they believed Ellison was under the influence of some type of drugs and threatened them with a large knife, but no one was injured. Officers requested additional resources in order to resolve the situation.
The Corpus Christi Police SWAT Team, Hostage Negotiation Team, and Detectives arrived to assist the patrol officers. The 300 block of Brooks was closed to traffic at about 1:45pm. The Hostage Negotiation Team gathered information in which they believed there were no firearms accessible to Ellison and there was no other person inside the home. Ellison surrendered peacefully at 4:15pm and the road was reopened to normal use.
Ellison was arrested for aggravated assault, a second degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Officers delivered Ellison to the city detention center. No injuries were reported that were related to this event.
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:13pm
Location: 5220 Weber Road
Offense: Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 (4grams-200grams) (Health and Safety Code Section 481.112) First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509100055
Corpus Christi Police arrested 30-year-old Tawanya “Baby” Rabb (9-5-85) for a first degree felony level Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Possession of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3 after a search warrant was served at her apartment located at 5220 Weber Road Thursday afternoon.
The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics Vice Investigations Division served a search and arrest warrant at 5220 Weber a little after noon today after lengthy investigation into complaints of drug dealing from the location.
The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics Vice Investigators seized:
10.89 grams of crack cocaine;
6.9 grams of methamphetamine;
64 dosage units (9.51 grams) of Alprazolam;
3 dosage units (1.35 grams) of acetaminophen/hydrocodone;
21.5 dosage units (9.26 grams) of hydrocodone;
and 15 dosage units (3.9 grams) of Tramadol.
The street value of the drugs was estimated to be over $1750.00. The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics Vice Investigators also seized $1211.00 in cash believed to be proceeds from the sale of illegal narcotics.
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Location: 700 Texan Trail
Event: Missing Person
Case Number: 1509040177
The Corpus Christi Police Department would like help from the public to locate 31-year-old Patrick Henry Harris who was last seen on August 20, 2015 on the 700 block of Texan Trail.
Harris left his home on August 20th and has not returned and family members are worried for his welfare. Harris has several medical conditions such as an enlarged heart and cerebral palsy and he requires medication. Detectives believe Harris may be in Downtown Corpus Christi around the missions on Leopard Street.
Harris is described as a white male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, about 186 pounds with brown hair, blue eyes, and has a tattoo of a cross with the word “Patrick” inside the cross. Anyone with information to help locate Harris should call Detective Garcia at 886-2849.
Update: Harris was located safe and well after a person saw news reported and phoned Police.
Date: 09/03/2015 3:45 PM
Location: 4900 High Meadow Drive
P.C. 19.02 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509030099 Corpus Christi Police Detectives obtained a murder warrant for a father accused of causing the death of his child by physically assaulting him back on September 3 in the 4900 block of High Meadow Drive.
The father, Rene Anthony Garcia (06/12/1969), physically assaulted the child by shaking the three month old boy. The child was taken to Driscoll Children’s Hospital by CCFD EMS and died on Saturday, September 5.
The father was arrested that evening on charges of injury to a child.
This morning Detectives obtained an arrest warrant on the father for murder and they served it while he was still at the Nueces County Jail on the original charge. The arrest warrant for murder has a bond amount of $350,000.
Date: 09/03/2015 3:45 PM
Location: 4900 High Meadow Drive
Offense: Injury to a Child
P.C. 22.04 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509030099 Corpus Christi Police responded to a home, located in the 4900 block of High Meadow Drive, for a report of a three month old baby not breathing with CPR in progress.
Officers arrived and found both parents of the little boy inside the residence. The baby was unresponsive and transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
Corpus Christi Police Family Violence Detectives responded and during an investigation it was determined that the child’s father, Rene Anthony Garcia (06/12/1969), had physically assaulted the child by shaking him.
The father was arrested on charges of injury to a child, a first degree felony.
The 25 year old mother, who was home at the time, has not been charged with a crime. There were no other children at the home.
At last report the child was on life support at the hospital and not expected to survive. If the child does die, charges against the father could be upgraded to capital murder.
Date: 09/03/2015 7:30 AM
Location: 4700 Waltham Drive
Offense: Online Solicitation
P.C. 33.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1503250059 The Corpus Christi Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Unit and Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at a home located in the 4700 block of Waltham Drive this morning.
This was the result of an ongoing investigation into an on-line solicitation of a minor by a 26 year old male suspect who lives at the residence.
The suspect, John Phillip Willis (09/10/1988), was arrested for On-line Solicitation of a Minor, a second degree felony.
Date: Friday, August 28, 2015, 13:39
Location: 3800 Brookside Drive
Offense: Warrant of Arrest (Code of Criminal Procedure Section 15.03)
Case Number: 1508280082 related to 1505040059
The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive and Violent Offender’s Task Force arrested 21-year-old Jheryl Ray Mancillas (12/9/1993) for a warrant for Mancillas’ arrest for aggravated assault against a public servant with a bond amount set at $180,000 dollars.
Mancillas was involved in an armed confrontation with Corpus Christi Police on May 4, 2015 at 9:30am at his residence on Brookside. No Officers were injured in the confrontation, but Mancillas suffered injuries from gunshots and was in the hospital for treatment for several weeks. Corpus Christi Police Detectives obtained the warrant for the arrest of Mancillas and requested the Marshal’s Task Force to apprehend Mancillas. Mancillas was arrested with no physical confrontation and Mancillas was delivered to the city detention center.
Date: 08/26/2015 6:45 AM
Location: 7600 Leopard Street
P.C. 30.02 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1508260022 Corpus Christi Police Detectives have released camera surveillance images of suspects that they believe broke into the Tuloso-Midway Academic Career Center, located at 7601 Leopard Street, early Wednesday morning.
An employee arrived at work and found a door to the building had been forced open.
Officers went inside and observed damage to several classroom doors. The doors had been forced open and the classrooms had been ransacked.
A television and at least four laptops were stolen from different rooms.
On one of the video clips, two male suspects are seen prying open one of the doors to the school. The other video clip shows one of the two suspects inside the school, entering a room and looking through a cabinet.
The suspects in this case has not been identified and Detectives need your help in solving this crime. Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division at 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.
DATE: August 23, 2015
LOCATION: 2001 Suntide Road
OFFENSE: Theft of a Firearm
P.C. 31.06 State Jail Felony
CASE NUMBER: 1508230108
Corpus Christi Police Detectives have released a video of a couple that they believe stole a handgun from the table display of a vendor at a Gun Show, held at the Al Amin Shrine Temple, on August 23.
The owner of the weapon told Officers that a male and a female worked together to steal a stainless steel derringer handgun that was on display on a table.
The video shows the male suspect walking in front of the table with a cell phone up to his left ear. The female is seen walking up to the table and then listening to something the male tells her. There is a small handgun on the table, and when the vendor turns his back, the male reaches down and picks up the firearm and walks behind the female to put it in his right pocket
The two suspects are described as being a bald male with brown glasses. He is wearing a light green untucked long sleeve shirt and black pants. The female was wearing a blue top and black pants. She has long black hair and glasses.
The suspects in this case have not been identified and Detectives need your help in solving this crime. Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division at 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.