CCPD Makes Arrest Involving Amber Alert

Date: 07/09/2015       12:10 PM
Location: 3700 South Staples Street
Offense: Kidnapping Warrant / Amber Alert
Case Number: 1507090063
The Alice Police Department issued an Amber Alert just after 11:30 AM regarding a 7 year old male that had been abducted from their city.  It was also relayed to law enforcement that the suspect involved, Channing Eloy Galbraith (01/06/1986), was now wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for kidnapping the child. Further information was relayed on the Amber Alert that the suspect was driving a white, 2009, Dodge, Avenger four door car.

At 12:08 PM an employee at the Papa Murphy’s Pizza, located at 4020 Weber Road, in the Hamlin Shopping Center called Corpus Christi Police to report that she saw the vehicle parked in the parking lot.  Officers arrived just as the vehicle was exiting the parking lot and turning onto South Staples Street. They were able to stop the car and take the suspect into custody in the parking lot of CCFD Fire Station 7, located at 3722 South Staples Street.

The Officers were able to secure the child, and he did not appear to suffer any injuries. The child was transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital by Detectives as a precaution.

The suspect was taken to CCPD  to await the arrival of Detectives from  the Alice Police Department.  The suspect will appear before a  magistrate in Nueces County  before being transported back to Jim Wells County.