The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 991 calls for service and generated 226 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. July 6 to 7:00 a.m. on July 7, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 07/06/2015 7:30 AM
Location: 11425 Leopard Street
P.C. 30.02 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1507060025
Employees of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC Office), located inside the Hill Top Community Center at 11425 Leopard Street, called Corpus Christi Police after they arrived at work and found the offices had been burglarized, and a vehicle stolen from the parking lot.
The employee told Officers that sometime over the holiday weekend someone entered the Hill Top Center and then proceeded to burglarized individual areas of the complex that were separated by locked doors.
A window glass was smashed out by the suspects to gain entry and once inside a set of double wooden doors leading into the main hallway toward the WIC office area were also pried open.
Once inside the WIC office the suspects ransacked the area, removing a large flat screen TV from the wall, but leaving it behind. Several cabinets and desk drawers were opened and various items were scattered about.
During the burglary the suspects found the keys to a 2008 blue Honda Civic that is used by WIC employees and it was stolen
Employees at the office estimated that damage to the building was over $1,500.
At this time no suspects have been identified and no arrest have been made.
Date: 07/07/2015 2:45 AM
Location: 5000 Crestwick Drive
P.C. 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1507070024
A 46 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he heard his dogs barking and walked outside to find that his vehicle had been broken into.
An Officer arrived at the home located in the 5300 block of Crestwick Drive and the victim told them that his 2010 Dodge Ram truck was parked in his driveway, and someone had removed property from inside.
The Officer went to check around the neighborhood for any possible suspects, and when he turned onto the 5800 block of Trieste Street he noticed a white Jeep SUV parked in the driveway of a home with the interior lights on.
When the Officer went to investigate, he found a male suspect inside of the Jeep removing a backpack. When the suspect saw the Officer, he attempted to flee on foot, but was stopped by a fence that he could not get over.
After a brief struggle, the Officer was able to arrest the suspect, Blake McCain (11/12/1994). He was charged with burglary, evading and resisting arrest. He was additionally charged with possession of an illegal weapon, when a pair of brass knuckles were found in his pants pocket and possession of a controlled substance when four pills identified as hydrocodone were found in his other pocket.
Date: 07/06/2015 7:50 PM
Location: 1100 Morgan Avenue
Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
P.C. 31.07 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1507060132
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol stopped a vehicle at the intersection of South Staples Street and Morgan Avenue that turned out to be stolen from Houston.
The Officer had observed the 2010 Ford F150 truck commit a traffic violation and when he checked the vehicle registration it was determined it was stolen on July 3.
The driver of the stolen truck, Edward Pesina Jr. (02/05/1965), was arrested and he was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
The truck was impounded.
Date: 07/06/2015 11:10 PM
Location: 3100 Ocean Drive
Offense: Suspicious Package
Corpus Christi Police responded to Cole Park located at 3100 Ocean Drive after someone called reporting that they had seen a suspicious package left behind in the parking lot.
Officers arrived and found a metal briefcase standing upright in an open area with no one around it in the parking lot of the park across from the First Baptist Church.
A member of the Corpus Christi Police Bomb Squad responded to the scene and he was able to scan the item and determine that it was not a threat.
The bomb squad took custody of the case and will make plans to dispose of it if it is not claimed.
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.