The Corpus Christi Police Department generated 193 reports for formal criminal complaints from midnight May 25 to 7:00 a.m. on May 26, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 05/26/2015 3:35 AM
Location: 10300 Leopard Street
P.C. 30.02 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1505260022
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol was driving by a restaurant, located at 10309 Leopard Street, and observed the drive thru window to be broken out.
He stopped to investigate and could see movement inside the business. Other officers arrived and surrounded the business. They were able to convince the suspect to exit the restaurant and took him into custody.
Officers arrested the suspect, Charlie Zamarron (12/15/1994) for burglary. He was additionally charged with resisting arrest when he refused to get into the patrol car to be transported to jail. Charges of possession of a controlled substance were also added when a pill was found in his possession.
The owner of the restaurant was contacted and he came to the location and secured the broken window.
Date: 05/25/2015 11:40 PM
Location: 5400 Leopard Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1505250148
A disturbance with a waitress at a bar led Corpus Christi Police to a drunk driver.
Officers received a call from a 33 year old female waitress at the Pockets Bar, located at 5401 Leopard Street, after she tried to cut off a bar patron from drinking any more alcohol. Officers arrived at the bar and were told by the waitress that she refused to extend the alcohol tab for a man because he had too much to drink.
After getting into a disturbance with the female, and prior to police arrival, the male suspect left in his truck. A description of the truck was broadcast to officers, and they located it traveling in the 1900 block of North Padre Island Drive.
Officers contacted the driver, Ramiro Saldana (11/24/1975), and after an investigation determined that he was intoxicated. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated and his 2014 Dodge truck was impounded.
Date: 05/25/2015 2:50 AM
Location: 7500 McArdle Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1505250020
A 59 year old male store employee called Corpus Christi Police after the Stripes he worked at was robbed by a man armed with a handgun.
Officers arrived at the store, located at 7526 McArdle Road, and were told by the store clerk that a black male about 5`11” tall, 185 pounds, came into the store and pointed a handgun at him. The suspect told him to open up the cash register and then open the safe.
The clerk opened the cash register, but told him that he could not open the safe. The suspect grabbed the money from the register and then left the store.
The suspect left towards the back of the store where officers found wooden boards in the fence that had been kicked out.
The suspect in this case was not arrested, and officers continue to investigate this crime.
Date: 05/25/2015 9:00 AM
Location: 4000 Gollihar Road
P.C. 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1505250043
A business owner called Corpus Christi Police after he arrived at work to find five customers vehicles had been broken into sometime over the weekend.
The five vehicles were parked at a business located at 4037 Gollihar Road. All the vehicles were left there for various repairs.
Four of the five vehicles had broken passenger side glass windows. The other vehicle was left unlocked.
The suspect removed car stereos from three of the vehicles. The business owner was unsure what was taken from the other two.
He was in the process of contacting the owners regarding the damage to their vehicles.
At this time, officers continue to investigate this crime, and no suspects have been arrested.
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.