This is a sample of the criminal complaints made to the Corpus Christi Police Department during the weekend of July 11 and 12, 2015.
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015, 18:05
Location: 4302 Ocean Drive
Offense: Unlawful Carrying a Handgun (Penal Code Section 46.02) Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1507100115
Corpus Christi Police arrested 26-year-old Dallas Murrow (12/15/1988) for unlawfully carrying a handgun at the 4300 block of Ocean Drive Friday night.
Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a suspicious person at the Riviera Condos at 6:05pm Friday night. Officers saw the individual leave on a motorcycle. The Officers saw that the motorcycle had expired vehicle registration so the Officers conducted a traffic stop. Officers contacted Murrow and discovered Murrow had a warrant for his arrest for failing to appear on a charge of Possession of dangerous drugs. Officers discovered Murrow had a handgun in the waistband of his pants and learned that Murrow was not issued a concealed handgun license. Officers discovered what Officers believe is methamphetamine, and marijuana in Murrow’s pockets. Murrow was arrested for unlawful carrying a handgun, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and for the warrant for his arrest. Officers impounded the motorcycle and delivered Murrow to the city detention center.
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 1:58am
Location: 1700 Horne Road
Offense: Arson (Penal Code Section 28.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507110019
Corpus Christi Police responded to a house fire on the 1700 block of Horne Road Saturday morning and believe that the fire was intentionally set. No person was inside the home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. Arson Investigators are working to locate the residents of the home.
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 1:54am
Location: 1900 State Highway 286
Offense: Discharge a Firearm Inside the City Limits with injury (Penal Code Section 42.12) Class A Misdemeanor
A 32-year-old woman reported to Corpus Christi Police that she was injured by gunfire on some ranch somewhere in Nueces County, possibly inside Corpus Christi, Sunday morning. The 32-year-old woman showed up in the emergency room for treatment for a gunshot to her left arm bicep. The 32-year-old woman told Officers she and others had consumed alcohol and went for a drive, then stopped along the side of the road in an area not familiar to her and the group discharged firearms into the field. The 32-year-old woman told Officers the group drove back into town when the husband of the 32-year-old woman sat in the back seat as he manipulated a handgun when the firearm discharged in the vehicle which struck the left arm of the 32-year-old woman. The Emergency Room staff told Officers the injury was not life threatening. Officers went to the 1400 block of Casa De Oro and located a 30-year-old man who is the husband to the 32-year-old woman. The Officers gathered information which led Officers to believe the firearm discharge was not intentional, and no arrests were made at this time. The Officers seized two handguns and continue to gather facts, evidence and information related to this event.
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015, 16:19
Location: 2800 Ruth Street
Offense: Deadly Conduct (Penal Code Section 22.05) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507110101
Corpus Christi Police arrested 34-year-old Debbie Guerrero (2/20/1981) for Deadly Conduct after a shooting that happened on the 2800 block of Ruth Street Saturday afternoon. Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a shooting at 4:20pm and did not find any injured person, but witnesses provided a description of the suspect vehicle to Officers. Officers found the suspect vehicle at Baldwin and Cleo and gathered evidence both from the scene and from the vehicle. Gang Unit Officers obtained a search warrant for a home where the shooting is believed to take place, and Officers arrested Guerrero, who was the operator of the suspect vehicle. No injuries or property damage was reported.
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2:54am
Location: 500 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Offense: Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant (Penal Code Section 22.02) 1st Degree Felony
Corpus Christi Police arrested 24-year-old Benjamin Medina (3/5/1991) for aggravated assault against a public servant on the 500 block of North Shoreline Boulevard Sunday morning for putting a knife to the throat of a Security Guard for the bank. A 44-year-old man told Officers he is a uniformed security guard on duty at 500 North Shoreline and at 2:54am, an unknown man approached the 44-year-old man in the parking garage. The 44-year-old man explained to Officers that the 44-year-old man sat in his car when the unknown man, who was later identified as Medina, approached the 44-year-old man and asked for a ride. The 44-year-old man told Officers he refused to give Medina a ride because he was on duty. The 44-year-old man told Officers Medina reached for the 44-year-old man’s phone and then displayed a knife and put the blade to the 44-year-old man’s throat when the 44-year-old man kept the phone away from Medina. The 44-year-old man told Officers he exchanged words with Medina, when Medina lowered the blade and walked away. Officers located Medina near a fast food restaurant and arrested Medina for Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant. The 44-year-old man said he was not injured and refused medical treatment. Officers delivered Medina to the city detention center.
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