The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 885 calls for service and generated 248 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. September 28 to 7:00 a.m. on September 29, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 09/29/2015 4:10 AM
Location: 1300 Aswan Drive
Offense: Deadly Conduct
P.C. 22.05 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509290019
A 36 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he heard four gunshots fired outside his home, located in the 1300 block of Aswan Drive.
When Officers arrived they found a 2007 Jeep Cherokee parked in the road in front of the home. It had a shattered front passenger side window, and at least one bullet hole through the driver door window. There was another bullet hole located on the lower passenger side of the vehicle.
At this time, there is no suspect information, and no one has been arrested in this case.
Date: 09/28/2015 11:50 PM
Location: 3300 South Alameda Street
Offense: Accidental Shooting
Case Number: 1509290003
Corpus Christi Police responded to an apartment, located in the 3300 block of South Alameda Street, after a man accidentally shot his ex-wife’s 14 year old son who was living with him.
The 45 year old man told Officers that he was attempting to change out the hand grips on a Beretta 9 mm handgun, that he thought was unloaded, when the pistol discharged and struck the young man in the stomach.
The man was able to administer first aid until help arrived. The victim was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS where he was last listed in stable condition.
Several other family members were in the apartment at the time of the shooting, including the mother of the victim.
No one else was injured.
Date: 09/28/2015 10:40 AM
Location: 2500 Crews Street
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509280189
A 35 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after two men armed with guns entered his home, located in the 2500 block of Crews Street.
The victim told Officers he was in the living room folding clothes when he heard someone at the back door of his home. He then saw two males enter his home, both armed handguns. The suspects ordered the man to get down on the floor.
They pointed guns at him while they went to his room and took several items. After grabbing several items they left out the back door.
The victim, who was not injured, told Officers that he did not know the two suspects.
The first suspect was described as a black male about 6’0” tall, thin, wearing a white tank top, and black shorts. The second suspect was described as a black male about 5`8” tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a gray shirt, a black hoodie and shorts.
Date: 09/29/2015 4:20 AM
Location: Harbor Bridge
State Highway 181
Offense: Evading Arrest in a Vehicle
P.C. 38.04 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1509290021
Corpus Christi Police were dispatched to a driver going the wrong way on the Harbor Bridge. The 2012 Kia Soul was seen by Officers traveling south in the north bound lanes of State Highway 181.
The vehicle went up the wrong way and a truck had to swerve to avoid a head on collision causing it to strike another car and the median wall. No one was injured in this crash, and the suspect vehicle continued on, nearly causing several more head on collisions.
The suspect vehicle, at one point, stopped on the Nueces Bay Causeway and the driver looked over at the Officers, in the other lanes, and then accelerated again.
The Portland Police Department responded to assist, and they set up a road block and stopped the flow of traffic going toward the wrong way driver.
It suspect vehicle finally came to a stop near Indian Point Pier and the driver, Juan Palacios (12/09/1991), was taken into custody. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, as well as evading arrest.
Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.