Suspect Steals Automotive Equipment

Date: 07/23/2015       3:30 PM
Location: 3237 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Felony Theft
P.C. 31.03       State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1507230103

Corpus Christi Police Detectives have released camera surveillance images of a man they believe stole a piece of automotive equipment valued at $11,000 on July 23.

The owner of an Auto Mechanic Service called Corpus Christi Police after a suspect entered the office area inside the shop and removed the automotive scanner that was charging on top of the counter. He is seen in camera images unplugging the device and then concealing it in his pants.

The suspect is described as a black male with a mustache that walks with a limp. He walked out of the business and then leaves in a red hatchback vehicle. He was last seen wearing a short sleeve button up shirt and blue jeans.

The suspect in this case has not been identified, and detectives need you help in solving this crime.

Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives at 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to the Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.



Suspect concealing item in his pants


Suspect inside office area


Suspect removing item