The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1019 calls for service and generated 238 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. October 1 to 7:00 a.m. on October 2, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 10/02/2015 12:05 AM
Location: 4200 Interstate Highway 69 Access Road
P.C. 30.02 Sate Jail Felony
Case Number: 1510020009
A business owner called Corpus Christi Police after he arrived at his store, located in the 4200 block of Interstate 69 Access Road, and found the front glass door had been broken.
Once inside Officers found an office inside the building had been broken into and ransacked. It does not appear as though anything was stolen, but the suspects did attempt to gain access to a safe that was in the office. They were unsuccessful.
Officers continue to investigate this crime and no suspects have been arrested.
Date: 10/01/2015 7:35 PM
Location: 1900 Cliff Maus Drive
P.C. 29.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1510010132
A 22 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police after he was robbed of his cell phone in the parking lot of a church located in the 1900 block of Cliff Maus Drive.
The victim told Officers that he agreed to meet another man in the parking lot of the church to sell him a cell phone. He told Officers he knew the man through previous transactions. While making the transaction, another man pulled up in a Chevrolet Impala. The victim then said the man that he was attempting to sell the item to, climbed into the passenger side of his vehicle and pepper sprayed him before jumping out of the vehicle.
The second man then opened the driver’s side door of the victim’s car and pulled him out and then drove off in the victim’s 2015 Ford Mustang and the other man drove off in the Impala.
With the help of the victim, Officers were able to locate information on the suspect who he had agreed to meet up with. After an investigation it was determined the suspect was living at a home in Portland.
The Portland Police Department found the suspect, Joe Patrick Martinez (05/23/1983), and he was brought back to Corpus Christi and arrested for robbery.
The victims Mustang was later found parked and abandoned in the parking lot of the Wal Mart store located at Greenwood and South Padre Island Drive.
At this time, Officers are still working to identify the second suspect involved in this case.
Date: 10/01/2015 8:15 PM
Location: 1900 Fisk Court
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1510010139
A 57 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after she was hit in the head and her purse was stolen while she was walking in the 1900 block of Fisk Court.
The women told Officers she was returning from visiting family when she was hit with an unknown object in the back of the head. She lost her balance and as she tried to recover a male suspect pulled her purse away from her and took off running.
The suspect was described as being a chunky black male wearing a light colored shirt and shorts. He was not located.
The victim refused medical treatment.
Date: 10/01/2015 7:00 PM
Location: 101 Baldwin Boulevard
Offense: Terroristic Threat
P.C. 22.07 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1509300132
A 26 year old female student from Del Mar College called Corpus Christi Police after her ex-boyfriend made threats to shoot her and the school.
The female told Officers that she had been receiving threatening text messages from a man she broke up with over a week ago. He had been calling and showing up at her place of employment on a daily basis since the breakup.
He sent her a text message threatening to come over to the college to shoot her and also the school. He included a photo in the text that showed him on the school property. She also told Officers that he had broke several windows at her home several days ago.
Detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for terroristic threats against the suspect. They also determined that he had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for violation of probation and narcotics offenses out of San Patricio County.
Due to the urgency and nature of the threats made extra Officers were dispatched to Del Mar College. Del Mar Security and Administration were made aware of the threats. The United States Marshall Service Task Force was advised of the three outstanding warrants and they arrested the ex-boyfriend, Bobby Casarez Jr. (02/05/1992), at about 5 PM.
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.