Self Proclaimed Musician Arrested

Date: 07/05/2015       2:30 PM
Location: 1600 South Staples Street
Offense: Theft
P.C. 31.03           
State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1507050072
Corpus Christi Police arrested a self proclaimed professional musician after he attempted to walk out of the Sound Vibrations Store, located at 1638 South Staple Street, with a guitar.

Officers arrived and were told that an employee saw the suspect walk into the store and take a brown Gibson Hummingbird guitar, valued at $4000, from the store rack. The man then walked toward the front door with the guitar, passing all points of sale without making any attempt to pay for the guitar. The employee was able to grab the suspect and he was detained until police arrived.

He attempted to entertain the arresting Officer by singing a few lines of a song, however, he was upstaged by another store employee who chimed in.

The suspect was arrested for felony theft.  He was also charged with possession of marijuana when Officers found a joint in his possession.

The man identified himself to Officers as Christopher Deleon.
After arriving at the City Detention Center an investigation confirmed that the suspect’s real name was Christopher Farris (01/19/1991).  He told Officers he uses Christopher Deleon as a stage name. The suspect was additionally charged with Failure to Identify