Patrol Report 09/02/2015

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to calls for service and generated reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. September 1 to 7:00 a.m. on September 2, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

 

Date: 09/02/2015       2:05 AM
Location: 11000 Leopard Street
Offense: Burglary
P.C. 30.02       State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1509020010
Corpus Christi Police responded to an alarm at the Food Mart, located at 11001 Leopard Street, and when Officers arrived they found the front glass door had been shattered.

An employee met Officers at the store and when they went inside they found that the suspects had entered the store, and opened the cash register. Luckily employees had left the register empty, so no cash was stolen.

A hammer believed to have been used by the suspects to smash the door glass and force open the register was found inside the business.

Officers are attempting to work with the business owner to download the store video surveillance system.

At this time there is no information on the suspects, and damage to the business was estimated at $1,000.

Date: 09/01/2015       6:40 PM
Location: 5100 Weber Road
Offense: Child locked In Vehicle
Case Number: 1509010124
The quick action of a Corpus Christi Police Officer may have prevented serious injury to a small child who was accidently locked inside a car that was parked at a business located at 5127 Weber Road.

The child’s mother called police after the car was accidently locked while she and the child’s grandmother were loading up the car.

When the Officer arrived, the 17 month old little boy was in the back seat, sweating profusely and appeared in distress. The Officer broke the front passenger side window to gain entry and unlock the car door.

The child appeared to be okay, but was transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital by CCFD EMS as a precaution.

 

Date: 09/01/2015       8:40 PM
Location: 9800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
P.C. 31.07       State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1509010157
A 56 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he had his vehicle stolen by a man he was giving a ride.

Officers arrived at a business, located at 9818 South Padre Island Drive, and were told by the victim that he was giving a ride to a man and they pulled into Sunny’s Texaco to buy cigarettes. When the victim went inside, he left the vehicle running with his passenger inside.

When he came out of the store, the 2003 GMC Yukon and his passenger were both gone.

A short time later, other Officers were able to locate the vehicle at the corner of Matlock Street and Military Drive and they arrested the man who had driven off in it.

Chad Martin (01/09/1991) was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a felony offense.

 

Date: 09/01/2015       3:30 PM
Location: 5000 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft
P.C. 31.07       Class Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1509010096
A store employee at the Home Depot, located at 5041 South Padre Island Drive, called Corpus Christi Police after a man attempted to walk out of the store with nearly $1000 worth of stolen property.

The employee told Officers that he had witnessed the suspect selecting power tools from the display area. He watched the suspect leave the store carrying the tools and passing all the cash registers without attempting to pay for the merchandise.

Officers recovered the stolen property, valued at $916, and arrested Jordan Adair (06/12/1992) for theft.

 

Date: 09/01/2015       3:15 PM
Location: 600 Omaha Drive
Offense: Wanted Person
Case Number: 1509010091
Corpus Christi Police and Deputies with the United States Marshall Service took a fugitive into custody in the 600 block of Omaha Drive.

The Officers had been told that the fugitive, who was wanted on a felony parole violation warrant, was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Rockport. They also had information that the fugitive was armed with a 9mm Ruger handgun that had been stolen in Aransas Pass.

Officers observed the stolen 2010 Chevrolet HHR driving on Leopard Street near Omaha Drive. When they stopped the car, in a nearby parking lot, the fugitive exited the vehicle and began to fight with one of the Officers.

After a brief struggle the suspect was taken into custody.  No Officers were injured during the arrest.

Officers located the stolen handgun in the suspect’s waistband. Officers also found a plastic bag in the suspect’s front right pocket containing marijuana and another bag which had methamphetamine inside.

The fugitive, Jason McDonnel (06/02/1978), was arrested on several charges. Including theft of a firearm, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and resisting arrest