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Update: Ninja Thief

“Charlie District”
Date: 10/18/2014        5:05 AM
Location: 5300 Saratoga Boulevard
Offense: Theft
(PC31.03 Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1410210093
Corpus Christi Police Theft Detectives need your help identifying a man that jumped on top of store shelves and attempted to use bolt cutters to cut off a lock inside the HEB Plus! located at 5313 Saratoga Blvd. The suspect began his shopping trip by prying open the cologne case sliding glass door and removing a bottle.  He then forced off the spider wire wrapped around an electric razor. He then placed the cologne in his pocket, and the razor in his boot. The suspect then asks the store manager if they sell bolt cutters, and after being shown where they were, the suspect uses them in an attempt to cut the lock off the security gate where electronics are stored. The thief is unsuccessful at breaking the lock, but does break the bolt cutters in the process.  The gate alarm is activated, and the thief goes to the next aisle over and climbs the shelving and walks on top of the shelves until he reaches the entertainment section and jumps down.  The suspect then steals a wireless audio speaker, which he stuffs in his pants after kneeling down between aisles and cutting off the security webbing.  The suspect appears to be either a white or Hispanic male, 40 to 50 years old wearing jeans, black dress shoes, a white button down shirt, a dark tie and a dark colored Fedora hat. 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 886-2840. 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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Man Commits Bank Robbery Across Street From Police Head Quarters

 

Bank Employees told Polcie this man robbed the bank at 221 South Shoreline Tuesday
Bank Employees told Police this man robbed the bank at 221 South Shoreline Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 15:43
Location: 221 South Shoreline
Offense: Robbery
Case Number: 1210210095

The Corpus Christi Police responded to a bank robbery complaint at 3:43pm Tuesday afternoon at the IBC Bank located at 221 South Shoreline across the street and one block south from Police Headquarters.

Bank employees told Officers a man approached the counter, reached over the counter, and took money. The employees said the man then ran from the building and across the street. Bank employees said the man tripped and dropped a portion of the money before he got into a gray vehicle, possibly a Honda Crossover. No injuries were reported and there was no weapon displayed.

The man left the area and Police are searching for the suspect in this case. Bank employees described the suspect as a white male with sandy blonde hair, and wore a white cap, plaid long sleeve shirt, and blue jeans.

Anyone who can identify this man, or has any additional information about this crime should call th Corpus Christi Police at 886-2798.  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.

Suspect Uses Stolen Credit Card

Date: 10/02/2014      
Location: 400 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Credit / Debit Card Abuse
(PC 32.31 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1410010122
Corpus Christi Police Financial Crimes detectives are looking for anyone who recognizes the male suspect in the photos. The suspect allegedly took Wells Fargo Visa cards from a mail box of the victim in front of his home which is located in the 5000 block of Lost Creek Drive. The suspect then used the credit cards at several different locations in the city charging up over $2600 worth of goods and services. The image of the suspect was obtained from one of the businesses where he used the stolen credit cards.  Anyone who can identify this individual, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Financial Crimes Detectives at 886-2840. 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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Detectives Seek Help To Catch Camera Thieves

camera theft 1 camera theft 2 camera theft 3 camera theft 4 camera theft 5Date: Friday, March 7, 2014, 23:00
Location: 3002 Buffalo Street
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1403310078

The Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate three people who may have information about stolen cameras. A 51-year-old man reported a theft that happened on March 31, 2014 at the Crossbridge Fellowship located at 3002 Buffalo Street to the Corpus Christi Police. The 51-year-old man told Officers several cameras with a total value of $1,200 dollars were taken without consent by some unknown person. The 51-year-old man provided Officers with the final images before the cameras disappeared. Corpus Christi Police Detectives have images of three people and would like help from the public to identify these individuals.

If you recognize these individuals, or know where Police Detectives can contact them, 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 www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Suspects Break Into Business And Take Tools

“Adam” District
Date: 10/02/2014        2:50 AM
Location: 400 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Building           (PC 30.02 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 14100200027

An employee of the 4 Season’s Equipment located at 430 South Padre Island Drive reported that the front doors of the business had been pried open.

Camera surveillance from the property shows two males driving a dark full size Dodge 4 door truck, pull into the parking lot, get out and look inside the front door with flashlights. They are then scene going to the side of the building and one of the men takes a rock and throws it at the camera that is recording them until it breaks. The suspects then pry the front doors of the business open and enter the showroom area. While inside the suspects steal grass trimmers, chain saws and a laptop computer. The estimated total dollar amount stolen was over $2,700 worth of property.

Both suspects appear to between twenty to thirty years old. One of the males is about 5’8” to 5’10” tall and weighs about 180 pounds wearing a button down shirt, cap, and cargo shorts. The second suspect appears to be 5’6” to 5’8” tall weighing about 170 pounds.  He is wearing a cap, black t-shirt and cargo shorts.

Anyone who can identify the individuals responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2840.

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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Suspect vehicle pulling into parking lot

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Suspect looking into business

 

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CCPD Looking for this Vehicle Burglary Quartet

DATE: 09/21/2014 10:15 pm – 09/22/2014 8 am
LOCATION: 4600 Ocean Drive
OFFENSE: Burglary of a Vehicle   (PC 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor)
CASE # 1409220046

Corpus Christi Police Detectives are looking for four males that have been involved in several burglaries to vehicles in the 4600 block of Ocean Drive.  Detectives believe the suspects committed these offenses sometime between 10:15 pm on September 21 and 8 am on September 22.

Camera surveillance that has been edited in time show four male suspects walking around the parking lot and one of the suspects enters a black Lincoln town car and removes property from inside.  All the males are then observed getting into another vehicle and leaving the scene. Corpus Christi Detectives are asking anyone that may recognize any of these males to contact the police department.

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Detectives are also looking for any other victims who may have had their vehicle broken into while it was parked at this location.  Anyone who can identify the individuals responsible, or has any additional information about this crime, should call the Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force Detectives at 886-2840.

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.

Financial Crimes Detectives Seek Public Help To Catch Counterfeit Thieves

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Person of interest sought by Police. Detectives believe this man may have information relative to this counterfeit case.
Vehicle operated by the suspect in counterfeit case.
Vehicle operated by the suspect in counterfeit case.

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 23:15
Location: 4202 Staples Street
Offense: Forgery of a Financial Instrument (Penal Code Section 32.21) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1410010110

The Corpus Christi Police Financial Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate two men involved with passing counterfeit bills Sunday at a convenience store located at 4202 Staples Street.

A 35-year-old man reported the counterfeit bill to the Corpus Christi Police and explained that while the 35-year-old man worked as a store clerk, a male customer attempted to purchase cigarettes with counterfeit money. The 35-year-old man refused to sell the cigarettes and the man left the store.

The suspect is described as a 20-year-old man about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 170 pounds, and wore a white cap backwards, a black t-shirt with white lettering, black shorts, white socks and black shoes. The suspect was accompanied by a man who wore a black cap backwards, a red sleeveless shirt with a blue back to the shirt, black shorts, white socks and black shoes and spoke on a cell phone the entire visit to the store.

Anyone who can identify either of these two men should contact the Corpus Christi Police Financial 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 which results in an arrest may earn the caller a case reward.

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Female Walks Out With Stolen Shoes

Date: 09/18/2014        12:30 PM
Location: 5400 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft                       (PC   31.03     Class B Misdemeanor)
Case Number: 1409180096
The manager from the Bealls Department Store located at 5488 South Padre Island Drive called Corpus Christi Police to report that over $250 worth of shoes were stolen. The suspect female went to the shoe department in the store and began cutting security tags off shoes and then concealed the shoes in hand bags.  Security camera images show a hispanic female, 30 to 40 years of age with dark medium length hair walking out of the store without paying. 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 886-2840. 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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Man Suffers Gun Shots on Fig Street

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 12:09pm
Location: 2800 Fig Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1409270064

A 37-year-old man reported an aggravated assault on the 2800 block of Fig Street to Corpus Christi Police Saturday. Corpus Christi Police responded to a call of a shooting at 12:09pm Saturday and found a 37-year-old man in the street with obvious injuries which appeared to responding officers to be gun shots. The 37-year-old man was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of his injuries.

Witnesses told Officers that the 37-year-old man was shot by another man in the street. Witnesses told Officers the suspect ran with a woman from the scene of the shooting east on Clodah from Fig and then ran north toward Fern Drive. Witnesses described the suspect as a man about 5 feet five inches tall, about 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Corpus Christi Police Detectives and Forensics Services were summoned to collect information and evidence from the scene and Officers continue to search for the suspect.

Anyone who has any additional information about this aggravated assault should call the Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide 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 http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Police Conduct Death Investigation on Jose Drive

UPDATE: At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Murder for Ronald Jackson (2.1.1970)
Jackson was arrested at 9:36 p.m. near Greenwood and Horne during a traffic stop. He was booked into the CDC.

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:05am
Location: 4600 Jose Drive
Offense: Death Investigation
Case Number: 1409270062

The Corpus Christi Police are conducting an investigation of an unattended death which happened on the 4600 block of Jose Drive Saturday morning. Corpus Christi Police responded to a call for help at 11:05am in which a 38-year-old woman was reportedly not responsive. Officers and Emergency Medical Services arrived and determined the 38-year-old woman was deceased. The Emergency Responders observed the circumstances and suspected the death of the 38-year-old woman may not have been the result of natural causes.

Officers summoned the assistance of the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division and the Corpus Christi Police Forensics Services to gather information and evidence from the scene. Detectives will have the Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office evaluate the 38-year-old woman to determine the cause of death in order to conclude whether or not the death was a result of criminal action. Detectives are interested in speaking to several people, but there are no suspects in this event because there is no determination of criminal action until the cause of death has been identified.

Anyone who has any additional information about this event should call the Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide 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 http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.