Patrol Report September 29, 2016

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:28PM
Location: 4200 Patrick
Offense: Aggravated Assault (PC 22.02)
Case # 1609280097

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 4200 Patrick in reference to a fight involving a knife. Officers arrived and contacted a 15 year old male victim. The victim had a small laceration to the top of his right hand and scratches to both sides of his neck. The victim stated that his father banged his head against a wall and threatened to stab him with a knife. The victim stated that he feared for his life and attempted to grab the knife and was cut in the process. He was treated at the scene by medics.

Officers contacted the 38 year old male suspect. He stated there was a disturbance with his son and that he made threats to kill his wife. When the victim would not leave he got a knife in order to scare him into leaving. The suspect stated that the victim lunged for the knife causing the laceration to his hand. Police arrested Brian Coronado ((09-30-1977) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:58PM
Location: 4300 S. Port
Offense: Arson (PC 28.02)
Case # 1609280144

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 4300 block of Ayers in reference to a subject lighting a fire behind businesses. As officers were en route the call was updated advising that a male was spraying a substance on the tires, possibly gasoline, an was still at the location acting erratically.

Officers arrived and were advised by CCFD they had extinguished the fire in the alley way. The male suspect was still on scene and was detained by police. At the time the suspect was contacted he still had a lighter in his hand. Officers observed a bottle containing liquid and a rag sticking out of the top, also referred as a Molotov cocktail. The CCPD bomb squad was called and located two more bottles at the scene. The bomb squad took custody of the devices. Officers arrested Isidro Soto DeLaCruz (10-18-1965) for arson and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Person of Interest

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this person of interest.

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Detectives would like to speak to this man because they believe he may have information about the Aggravated Assault that occurred September 14, 2016 in the Wal Mart parking lot at Staples and Carmel Parkway. A female was grabbed by a male who tried to force her behind a building and then into a car. The female victim was able to get away.

If you know the identity of this man call CCPD detectives at 361-886-2840, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at

Patrol Report September 28, 2016

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 8:01AM
Location: 1400 Brentwood Dr.

Offense: Burglary to a Motor vehicle, Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia
Case Number: 1609270026

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1400 Brentwood in reference to a stolen vehicle not in progress. Officers contacted the victim who stated that his 2015 Chevy Silverado was stolen. He advised that he saw it last night and when he went outside at 8:00am it was gone. The victim advised that a second vehicle, a Cadillac SUV, was also parked in the driveway and had been burglarized. The victim stated that the spare keys to the truck were in the SUV and were gone. The victim advised that he contacted ON STAR and the truck had been disabled.

CCPD dispatchers were contacted by ON STAR and advised the vehicle was disabled and located the vehicle in the HEB parking lot at 3033 S. Port. Officers arrived and observed the truck. As officers approached the drivers side door was open and a young male wearing a pink shirt and shorts exited the vehicle. When he saw officers he took off running towards Sarita St. A second young male  exited the passengers side of the truck, wearing a black shirt and black pants, and ran towards Tarlton.

The chase was on. Both suspects fled on foot, jumping fences, running down the access road and through various neighborhoods. The suspect in black was taken in to custody at 3100 Lanier. The suspect in pink was observed sitting on a porch at 2700 Elizabeth. When he saw the officers he fled again and was taken into custody in the 2700 block of Cloyde.

Officers returned to the scene, caught their breath and searched the stolen truck. They located marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a brown wax like substance believed to be a narcotic. There was also various items in the truck that the victim stated were not his. The scene was processed and the truck was released to the owner. The two 15 year old males were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:45PM
Location: 6000 SPID
Offense: Forgery (PC 32.21)
Case # 1609270077

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 6000 SPID in reference to a theft in progress at a local bank. As officers were in route they were advised that a male wearing a hardhat and reflective vest was trying to cash a fraudulent check.

When officers arrived they contacted the suspect. The suspect stated that he was trying to cash a check for work he had done. The teller advised that the check he was trying to cash came in as a stolen check. The bank called the business and confirmed that the check was stolen.

Officers arrested Charles Earl Wallace (7-14-1969) and transported him to the city detention center.

Patrol Report September 27, 2016

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 12:11AM
Location: 4700 Das Marinas 

Event: Driving While Intoxicated
Case Number: 1609240006

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 14700 Das Marinas in reference to a minor traffic accident between a Ford Mustang and a golf cart. Officers arrived and observed a golf cart with a crumpled top and a black Ford Mustang with damage to the right front fender. Contact was made with the driver of the golf cart. He advised that he was driving down the roadway when he observed a cat. He swerved to avoid the cat, causing the golf cart to flip striking the parked car.

While officers were talking with the driver of the golf cart they noticed that he was unsteady on his feet, he had blood shot eyes and an odor of an intoxicating beverage about his breath. He was given a field sobriety and enough probable cause existed to arrest Aaron Denovellis (03-04-1976) for DWI. Aaron was transported to the City Detention Center and the golf cart was impounded.

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 2:20AM
Location: 2400 Nemec

Event: Aggravated Assault 
Case Number: 1609250031

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 2400 Nemec in reference to a disturbance with injuries. Upon arrival officers observed the 47 year old male victim  lying on the floor in a large amount of blood. There was a female applying pressure to his head. Officers observed a cut to the victims head and a cut to his finger on his left hand. Medics arrived at the scene and treated the victim. The medics also advised that the injuries are consistent with a knife cut.

Officers attempted to get information from the victim but were having a hard time due to the victim being upset and intoxicated. Officers investigated the scene and found blood stains on the door, leading down the porch and down the sidewalk before it disappeared. Offices spoke to a neighbor who advised that he saw a heavy set male leave the apartment.

Officers checked the area and located the suspect sitting on the sidewalk near the Whataburger parking lot.  The subject had blood on his hands and as officers approached the subject they observed a large knife with blood on it. Officers questioned the subject who advised that he went to a local bar with the victim and another person. At the bar he drank with the victim and does not recall how he got to the apartment. Officers arrested Daniel Henry Vatow (09-08-1964) for aggravated assault and transported to the city detention center.

Date: Monday, September 26, 2016 11:30AM
Location: 4500 Ayers
Event: Robbery
Case Number: 1609260046

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 4500 Ayers in reference to a fight with injuries. Officers contacted the 38 year old male victim and the 37 year old female victim. The two advised that they were walking in the Walgreens parking lot when the 28 year old male suspect exited a grey vehicle and started hitting the male victim with his fists. The victim was cut to his head and had abrasions to his chest. He was checked by medics at the scene and released.

During the fight the female victim tried to pull the suspect off the male victim. She advised that the suspect took her backpack from her and took her purse from inside of it. The suspect then fled in the grey car. The victims advised that the suspect is staying in some apartments off of Kilgore St.

Officers went to the area of 4400 Kilgore and observed a grey Hyundai Elantra parked in front of the residence. As officers arrived the observed the suspect coming from the residence and detained him. The suspect stated that he saw the couple walking and confronted them. He stated that he confronted the two because he believed they took some property from him and that is why he took the purse. The suspect stated that he threw the purse in the street but changed his story and took the officers to the purse in the apartment under a pile of clothes. Officers arrested Carlos Jimenez (11-13-1987) for robbery and transported him to the City Detention Center.




City Hosts Vehicle Auction October 1, 2016

The City of Corpus Christi will auction 138 cars, trucks, and motorcycles at the Police Vehicle Impound Lot, located at 5485 Greenwood Drive, on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The auction will start at 10:00 am.

The general public is encouraged to register and view the vehicles for auction from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday, September 30, 2016. The general public can continue to view the vehicles from 8:00 am to 10:00 am on the day of the auction.

The vehicles for auction may be viewed online and an auction list may be downloaded from

Man Threatens Suicide and Caused Store to Evacuate

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 16:24
Location: 5515 Staples Street

Event: Emergency Detention (Health and Safety Code Section 573.001)
Case Number: 1609240082

Corpus Christi Police conducted a warrantless emergency detention on a 33-year-old man who threatened suicide and caused a store located at 5515 Staples Street to evacuate all the customers.

Corpus Christi Police received a couple calls from the 33-year-old man who cried out for help and threatened suicide. The man made no threats to others, but made it clear that he did not want to continue life. The man refused to provide his location to Police. A Corpus Christi Police Patrol Supervisor called the man and learned a description of the man and information that led the patrol supervisor to believe the man was a gun store located at 5515 Staples Street. The patrol supervisor called the store and was told a man matching the description was on the premises. The patrol supervisor requested all the customers and staff except the man meeting the description, evacuate from the store. Once the store employees and customers were out of the store and safe, the patrol supervisor called the suicidal man back and learned the man who remained in the store was in fact the same as the man who called Police earlier in the day.

The man in the store was alone and did have access to weapons which merited the Corpus Christi Police SWAT team and Negotiation Team to respond. Corpus Christi Police closed Staples from Williams Drive to Holly Drive to all traffic. The Negotiators established dialogue with the 33-year-old man and after two hours of speaking with the 33-year-old man, he came out of the store and surrendered without any injuries at 7:40pm.

The 33-year-old man was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation and to introduce him to resources to provide him help. No injuries or  property damage was reported.

Police Search for Missing 13 Year Old Girl

Corpus Christi Police are searching for 13 year old Liberty Dehart (01/23/03) who was Last seen on September 19, 2016 wearing Khaki pants, peach/pink shirt and purple hair. Dehart has a belly button piercing and an “L” tattoo on her left shoulder.
Investigators believe Dehart left voluntarily and may be in the company of a 25 yr old male in Rockport, Texas.

Police are searching for 13 year old Liberty Dehart
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Police Respond To Disturbance When Man Locks Himself In Downtown Hotel Room

Date: Friday, September 23, 2016, 10:15am
Location: 300 North Shoreline Boulevard

Event: Disturbance
Case Number: 1609230065


Corpus Christi Police responded to a disturbance and talked to a man for two hours before he came out of a downtown hotel room this morning.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call about a disturbance in a downtown hotel room at 10:15am Friday morning and found a woman locked out of that room on the balcony and unable to leave. The Corpus Christi Fire Department used a ladder apparatus to allow Officers to bring the woman to safety. The woman was not injured. Once the woman was safely on the ground floor, the man remained in the hotel room alone and the on duty SWAT members set up and the Hostage Negotiation Team established a dialog with the man. There were no threats to the public and the man finally opened the door and met with Officers at 12:20pm. Officers found no unlawful circumstance in this event. The man was released with no criminal charges.

Man Steals $2,000 Dollar Necklace From Jewelry Store on Video

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 20:04
Location: 5488 S.P.I.D. 

Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03)
Case Number: 1608160155

A 47-year-old man reported a theft that happened at the La Palmera Mall on August 16 to the Corpus Christi Police Department.

The 47-year-old man told Officers an unknown man came into the jewelry store at about 8pm and tried on a $2,000 dollar necklace and acted interested to buy the necklace. The 47-year-old man said the unknown man then ran out of the store with the necklace without paying for the merchandise. The unknown man has not been located by law enforcement and Detectives would like help from the public to identify the man.

The man has a tattoo on his right forearm and if you can identify this man, or have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500 dollars in a cash reward.

US Marshals Capture Michael Ramon in Houston

Firearm discovered with Ramon at the time of his capture (photo contributed by US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force)
Michael Ramon (3/8/1988) captured in Houston (photo contributed by US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force)

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force captured 28-year-old Michael Ramon (3/8/1988) in Houston, Texas today.

Michael Ramon was a fugitive featured on the Crime Stoppers Wheel of Shame and was identified as the driver who fled the fatal crash on the Crosstown Expressway on September 10th. Many people made tips to Crime Stoppers, but it was the work of the United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force which tracked down Ramon in Houston.

Ramon made threats to law enforcement that he would shoot out with Police rather than be apprehended, but the Marshal’s Task Force caught up with Ramon in Houston, and apprehended Ramon without any deadly force applied. The U.S. Marshal’s Task Force provided images of the firearm that Ramon had in his possession in a bag. Ramon is safely in the custody of law enforcement and will be processed for return to Nueces County.

Corpus Christi Police thank everyone who provided information to help locate Ramon and for facilitating his safe apprehension.

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