SUSPECT VEHICLE IN FATAL HIT AND RUN

Corpus Christi Police Department Hit & Run Investigators are asking for your help to discover any new information about a fatal Hit and Run Crash that took the life of 50-year-old Bobby Crossland.  This is the Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, January 8, 2022 officers were dispatched to a hit and run accident.  When officers arrived, they located 50-year-old Bobby Crossland who was pronounced deceased on scene.  It was determined that Mr. Crossland had been by struck by an unknown vehicle as he was riding his bicycle along the 5100 block of IH-37 Access EB.  We are urging anyone who may information regarding this crash to come forward, we want to provide Mr. Crossland’s family some closure. 

Investigators have determined that the suspect vehicle is a pick-up truck. 

If you have any information about the suspect vehicle or the occupant(s), please call our Hit and Run Investigators at 361-886-2689.

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

VIDEO OF VEHICLE OF INTEREST

Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:41 AM
Location: Gollihar/Bernandino
Incident: Murder Case Number: 2201150003 

At approximately 12:41 AM on Saturday, January 15, 2022, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Gollihar/Bernandino for a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located a 38-year-old shooting victim who was deceased on scene.  

Investigators are still actively working on this case and following up on leads.

At this time, Corpus Christi Police Detectives are seeking assistance from the public to identify occupants that were traveling in a vehicle of interest.  Detectives have obtained surveillance footage of the vehicle of interest, that is being described as a light in color sedan.  

The vehicle of interest was last seen turning southbound on Prescott. If you have any information about this vehicle or the occupant(s), please call our Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2858 or 361-886-2676.  

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Driving during freezing weather

With the upcoming cold weather expected in the next few days we want our community to remember these safety tips.

-Keep in mind that overpasses and bridges may freeze over.
-Be sure to drive slower during inclement weather.
-If it is raining turn on your headlights so that you can heighten your visibility to others.
-If need be, find an alternate route using city streets to avoid highways and overpasses.

Help Us Identify this Burglar

Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:11 AM
Location: 5400 SPID
Incident: Burglary
Case Number: 2112060048

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspected burglar. Officers were dispatched to a business in the 5400 block of SPID. The officers made contact with the caller who advised the suspect forced his way inside the business and proceeded to take various items. The suspect also broke into a vending machine inside the break room.

The suspect is described as a male in his 30’s wearing a black hat, blue jeans, a green plaid shirt and checkered shoes.

If you know the identity of the suspect or have any information about this crime, please call 361-886-2600. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

JUVENILE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

At approximately 3:42 PM on Monday, January 17, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Leopard, reference a robbery.  

Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 62-year-old female who advised that at she was getting into her vehicle, she was approached by an unknown male who used physical force to take personal items and the keys to her vehicle, the male then drove off in the victim’s vehicle.  The victim sustained minor injuries.  

At approximately 4:18 PM, officers were in the area of 18th Street when they observed the stolen vehicle.  Upon seeing officers, the offender wrecked the vehicle and then fled on foot, he was quickly apprehended by officers. 

The offender, who is a juvenile, was charged with Robbery and Evading Arrest or Detention.  

The juvenile will be booked in at the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.

AGGRAVTED ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

At approximately 3:30 PM on Monday, January 17, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 4800 block of Moravian, reference a robbery.  

Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 19-year-old male who advised that at approximately 2:49 PM, as he was getting into his vehicle, he was approached by an unknown male who displayed a handgun and demanded that he the victim drive him to a secondary location.  

The victim advised that they were in the area of the 4800 block of Moravian when the victim was able to escape the vehicle, after a struggle.  The victim sustained minor injuries and was able to seek help from a nearby citizen. 

Officers were able to track down the offender to a residence located on the 600 block of Dolores.  The victim’s vehicle was located on the 700 block of Francesca.  

Officers made contact with the offender, who was still in possession of the keys to the stolen vehicle as well as the handgun that was believed to be used in the commission of the robbery.  

A field ID was completed, with the offender being positively identified.  

As a result, the offender 28-year-old Roland Gomez was arrested.  Gomez was charged with Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, Possession of a Firearm by Felon and was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for Possession of a Firearm by Felon.  

Gomez was booked in at the City Detention Center and will be transported to the Nueces County Jail after he is processed.

SUSPECT VEHICLE IN CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE.

Date: Sunday, January 16, 2022 1:30 AM
Location: 1900 block of Rodd Field 
Incident: Murder  Case Number: 2201160009

At approximately 1:30 AM on Sunday, January 16, 2022, officers were dispatched to a shots fired call, which was quickly upgraded to a shooting with injuries. The reporting party, who was transporting the victim to a local hospital, noted that the shooting occurred at an apartment complex located on the 1900 block of Rodd Field.  

Upon arrival, officers were advised that the 28-year-old male victim was being treated for life-threatening injuries.  The male later succumbed to his injuries at the local hospital.  

Investigators are still actively working on this case and following up on leads.

At this time, Corpus Christi Police Detectives are seeking assistance from the public to identify occupants that were traveling in the suspect vehicle.  The vehicle is being described as a black in color, 4-door vehicle.  The vehicle has tinted windows and is missing the rear, drivers side hubcap.  

The vehicle was last seen traveling Northbound on Rodd Field.  If you have any information about this vehicle or the occupant(s), please call 361-886-2600. 

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

VEHICLE OF INTEREST IN CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE

Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:41 AM
Location: Gollihar/Bernandino
Incident: Murder Case Number: 2201150003 

At approximately 12:41 AM on Saturday, January 15, 2022, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Gollihar/Bernandino for a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located a 38-year-old shooting victim who was deceased on scene.  

Investigators are still actively working on this case and following up on leads.

At this time, Corpus Christi Police Detectives are seeking assistance from the public to identify occupants that were traveling in a vehicle of interest.  Detectives have obtained surveillance images of the vehicle of interest, that is being described as a light in color sedan.  

The vehicle of interest was last seen turning southbound on Prescott. If you have any information about this vehicle or the occupant(s), please call our Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2858 or 361-886-2676.  

You may also call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELEASE

As is our practice we are releasing the information for the officer who was involved in the shooting on December 31, 2021.

One Corpus Christi Police Officer discharged his weapon during that critical incident and has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is in accordance with our current department practice and policy.

Officer John Tijerina has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department since July of 2019.

This is still an active and ongoing investigation. If you have any information pertaining to this incident, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2840. 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 tip online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.

For additional information on this incident: https://ccpdblotter.com/2022/01/03/offender-from-brett-street-incident-taken-into-custody/ https://ccpdblotter.com/2022/01/01/update-on-injured-officers/https://ccpdblotter.com/2022/01/01/officer-involved-shooting-15/

MISSING TEEN

Update 6:19 PM: Jayden Paluseo has been located and is in process of being reunited with his family.  

We want to thank the community for their help in locating him safely.  

Update at 3:40 PM:
CCPD continues to ask for assistance in locating 15-year-old Jayden Paluseo who went missing this morning. Evidence gathered thus far suggests that this is not an abduction and there is no danger to the public.

It is believed Jayden was last seen traveling eastbound on Graham Rd toward Waldron Rd on a white in color, female’s mountain bike.

Officers will continue to actively search for Jayden. Should you have any information on Jayden’s whereabouts please call 911 or non-emergency number 886-2600.

Original Post: Corpus Christi Police Department needs your help to locate the whereabouts of a missing teen.  15-year-old Jayden Paluseo was reported missing by family members this morning on January 7, 2022.  Jayden was last heard from at approximately 7:30 am on January 7, 2022 and was last known to be in the area of the 1300 block of Graham Rd. 

Information gathered during the investigation has led Detectives to believe that Jayden may be in danger.  As a result of the updated concerns, we are seeking the publics help to locate him or any information about his whereabouts.

Anyone that has seen Jayden or knows his whereabouts, please contact 911 immediately. Neighbors in the area are asked to please check their doorbell or surveillance cameras for any sightings of Jayden.

Jayden is described as a 15-year-old white male, who stands 5’10”, weighs approximately 160 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.  Jayden was last seen wearing a aqua blue t-shirt, gray hoodie, black shorts and black tennis shoes.

The Corpus Christi Police Department asks that anyone who may have any additional information about the whereabouts of Jayden is asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department by calling either 911 or 886-2600.

Corpus Christi Police Daily Blotter

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