Suspect Swipes Handgun From Display Table

DATE: August 23, 2015
LOCATION: 2001 Suntide Road
OFFENSE: Theft of a Firearm
P.C. 31.06   State Jail Felony
Corpus Christi Police Detectives have released a video of a couple that they believe stole a handgun from the table display of a vendor at a Gun Show, held at the Al Amin Shrine Temple, on August 23.

The owner of the weapon told Officers that a male and a female worked together to steal a stainless steel derringer handgun that was on display on a table.

The video shows the male suspect walking in front of the table with a cell phone up to his left ear. The female is seen walking up to the table and then listening to something the male tells her. There is a small handgun on the table, and when the vendor turns his back, the male reaches down and picks up the firearm and walks behind the female to put it in his right pocket

The two suspects are described as being a bald male with brown glasses. He is wearing a light green untucked long sleeve shirt and black pants. The female was wearing a blue top and black pants. She has long black hair and glasses.

The suspects in this case have not been identified and Detectives need your help in solving this crime. Anyone with information about this case should call the Corpus Christi Police Criminal Investigations Division 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.


Video of theft



Photo of the male suspect


Photo of the female suspect