The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 236 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight October 29 to 7:00 a.m. on October 30, 2014. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 10/29/2014 4:55 PM
Location: 2300 Rodd Field Road
(PC 31.03 State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1410290133
An employee with AEP called Corpus Christi Police after he noticed that the gate leading up to the back of the Wooldridge AEP substation located in the 2300 block of Rodd Field was wide open.
Upon closer inspection he found that the padlock on the chain had been cut and he also found that a copper ground line had been stolen. AEP estimated that the cost to repair the damaged line would be approximately $300.
This is the second theft of copper wire from an AEP substation in the past few days. Corpus Christi Police Detectives are still investigating the theft that occurred at the AEP substation located in the 5600 block of Holly Rd on October 21.
Date: 10/29/2014 7:15 PM
Location: 2100 Morgan Avenue
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
(PC 29.03 First Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1410290145
Corpus Christi Police responded to a robbery at the First Cash Pawn located at 2104 Morgan Ave. after a customer who was walking around the shop broke the glass counter top of a display and attempted to take jewelry from the case.
Another 27 year old male customer in the store saw what was happening and tried to stop the suspect from taking the jewelry. The two began to fight, and the suspect made threats about shooting the man and the store employees. Customers and store employees were able to hold the suspect until police arrived.
Officers arrested Richard Hollingsworth (07/10/1981) and he was charged with aggravated robbery, a first degree felony, and he was additionally charged with possession of a dangerous drug, a Class A misdemeanor when they found a pill in his pants pocket.
Officers located the metal tool the suspect used to break the display glass, but no firearm was found.
Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. 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.