The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 779 calls for service and generated 189 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. November 8 to 7:00 a.m. on November 9, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 11/08/2015 11:20 PM
Location: 4500 Prescott Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511080141
Corpus Christi Police responded to the 4500 block of Prescott Street for a shooting.
A 32 year old male victim told Officers that he was crossing the street on foot, with a 27 year old male friend, when a newer model black Chevrolet Impala slowed down and drove past them. The driver, described as a light skinned Hispanic male, produced a hand gun out the window, and fired three shots at the two men.
One of the shots struck the older male in the lower left leg. He was taken to Spohn Memorial Medical Center by CCFD EMS with non-life threatening injuries. The other man was not injured.
The vehicle that the suspect was driving was last seen going south on Prescott Street.
Officers recovered three shell casings in the middle of the street.
No suspects have been identified in this case, and Officers continue to investigate.
Date: 11/08/2015 6:20 PM
Location: 1900 Rockford Drive
Offense: Discharging Firearm
P.C. 42.12 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1511080141
A 47 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he witnessed a car stop, in the 1900 block of Rockford Drive, and fire a gun in the air several times.
The man told Officers he was outside when he noticed a brown older model sedan driving slow with the headlights off. The car stopped at the intersection of Darcy Drive and Rockford Drive and that is when the witness saw the driver point a gun out of the car window and fire in the air. The driver fired six shots from a handgun and then drove off toward Molina Street.
Officers could not located anything that had been struck by bullets.
The suspect vehicle was not located.
Date: 11/08/2015 9:30 AM
Location: 13500 Royal Fifth Court
Offense: Recovered Stolen Boat
P.C. 31.07 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1511080051
A man called Corpus Christi Police after he found an abandoned boat up against his neighbors dock on Padre Island.
The man called his neighbor, who was not home, to inquire about the boat, only to find out that the boat didn’t belong to him. The man then called Officers who responded to investigate.
Officers arrived and determined the boat had been stolen earlier from a boat slip at a marina in the 4200 block of Laguna Shores Road. They were able to contact the owner of the boat and he came out to get it.
Officers are still investigating who stole the boat.
At this time, no suspects have been arrested.
Date: 11/09/2015 5:20 AM
Location: Various Locations
P.C. 28.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511090027
Corpus Christi Police are assisting the fire department investigating at least five fires that appear to have been intentionally set.
Dumpsters at the Value Stay Motel, 1026 South Padre Island Drive and at the Case De Manana Apartments, 4702 Old Brownsville Road were set on fire.
Then trash was set on fire on the back porch of an abandoned home located in the 4700 block of Barrera Street.
Two other fires appear to have also been set. One at a vacant home in the 3100 block of Horne Road, and the other at a vacant business in the 700 block of Horne Road.
There was only minor damage done to property at each of the locations.
Date: 11/08/2015 4:40 PM
Location: 400 Atlantic Street
P.C. 30.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511080111
A 81 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he found someone had broken into his home and also stolen his car.
Officers arrived at the home, located in the 400 block of Atlantic Street, and were told by the man that he returned home and noticed that his back door was wide open. When he went inside he noticed his television and a tan handbag had been taken.
Officers believe the suspect entered the home through a window on the side of the house.
The man also told Officers that the suspect forced open a window to his garage and went inside. The suspect stole tools and the man’s 2007 Hyundai SUV that was parked in the garage.
At this time no suspects have been identified, and the man’s stolen vehicle has not been located.
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.