Patrol Report 07/22/2015

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 735 calls for service and generated 209 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. July 21 to 7:00 a.m. on July 22, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

Date: 07/21/2015       3:45 PM
Location: 14900 Windward Drive
Offense: Indecent Exposure
P.C. 21.08       Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1507210102
A 62 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he saw a man exposing himself near the public showers and restrooms in the 14900 block of Windward Drive.

Officers arrived and were told that a man was sitting in his grey Honda sedan and he would open the door of his car and expose himself.

Officers saw the car parked with the man inside and he had his driver’s side door open and his feet handing out of the car. The Officer also saw that his underwear was pushed down to his knees and he was exposing himself.

Officers arrested the man, Larry Reuter (03/10/1951), for indecent exposure and his car was impounded.

Date: 07/21/2015       3:05 PM
Location: 4800 Guth Road
Offense: Burglary
P.C. 30.02       First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507210091
A 21 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after a man forced his way into her home in the 4800 block of Guth Road.

Officers arrived and were told by the female that she was home alone when she heard knocking on the front door of her home and someone yelling to let him in.   She did not recognize the man outside and refused to open the door.

The man then walked around to the side kitchen door and kicked it open. The door frame was torn off the hinges and damaged. The offender forced his way into the living room and held the victim at knifepoint. The suspect kept asking her if she knew where a male named “Troy” was. After several minutes the man left out the kitchen door.

Other responding Officers observed the man at the Exxon located at 11201 Interstate 37 Access Road. The man, Canaan Estes (05/13/1981), was arrested for burglary with intent to commit other felonies.

He was believed to be under the influence of drugs.



Date: 07/22/2015       2:20 AM
Location: 1600 Morgan Avenue
Offense: Forgery
P.C. 32.21       Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507220016
A Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol stopped a vehicle in the 1600 block of Morgan Avenue for a traffic violation and when they contacted the driver, it was found he had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest.

The arrest warrant was for contempt of court and the driver, Brian Self (08/03/1983), was arrested.

In his right front pants pocket, Officers found a $50 dollar and two $20 dollar bills that were counterfeit.

In addition to the arrest warrant, Mr. Self was charged with forgery, a third degree felony.



Date: 07/21/2015       3:05 PM
Location: 600 Glazebrook Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02       Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1507210094
A witness called Corpus Christi Police after she saw a man in a car intentionally ram another vehicle near the intersection of Texan Trail and South Staples Street.

Officers found the two vehicles in the 600 block of Glazebrook Drive.  A female driving one of the cars told Officers that her ex-boyfriend had intentionally rammed her vehicle with his while both were traveling down the street. She told Officers that he had followed her from her home and at some point he had intentionally side swiped her KIA SUV with his Pontiac Grand Am.

The female also said that she had her two daughters, a six year old and a one year old, in the car with her at the time. No one in her vehicle was injured.

When Officers contacted the ex-boyfriend, Zack Pena (11/08/1984), they found his five year old son in the car with him. Officers arrested Mr. Pena for aggravated assault for intentionally ramming his vehicle into his ex-girlfriends vehicle.  He was additionally charged with endangering a child since both vehicles were occupied by small children.




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