Patrol Report 07/17/2015

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1069 calls for service and generated 246 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. July 16 to 7:00 a.m. on July 17, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 07/16/2015       11:50 PM
Location: 6800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04       Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1507170006
A truck stopped at a red light at the intersection of S. Padre Island Drive and Nile Drive was hit from behind by a suspected drunk driver.

Corpus Christi Police arrived at the scene and the crash investigation revealed that a 2012 Dodge truck, driven by a 32 year old man, was stopped at a red light when it was struck from behind by a 2014 Chevrolet truck.

There were no injuries reported, but Officers did determine that the driver of the Chevrolet truck, Richard Gomez (05/15/1979) was intoxicated and he was arrested.


Date: 07/17/2015       2:25 AM
Location: 5700 Curtis Clark Drive
Offense: Assault
P.C. 22.01       Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1507170023
Loud screaming by a female in the parking lot of an apartment complex led to the arrest of a man for assault.

Witnesses who heard a female yelling called Corpus Christi Police. When the Officers arrived they saw a man pulling a girl off the ground. She had several scratches and red marks on her neck.

The female told Officers that she and her boyfriend were at the apartment complex looking for a friend’s apartment when he became upset with her and he slapped her in the face and then pushed her to the ground.

The female refused medical treatment and was given a ride to a friend’s home.

Her boyfriend, Joe Alaniz (09/17/1968), was arrested for assault.


Date: 07/16/2015       8:00 PM
Location: 2100 Rodd Field Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated – Felony
P.C. 49.04       Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507160152
A motorist called Corpus Christi Police after he witnessed what he believed to be an intoxicated driver traveling down the 2100 block of Rodd Field Road.

Officers were able to catch up to the 2011 Chevrolet truck and stop the vehicle. After an investigation it was determined that the driver, Carl Boswell (02/15/1982), was intoxicated. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated, a third degree felony.

His truck was impounded.


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