The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 923 calls for service and generated 209 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. November 17 to 7:00 a.m. on November 18, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 11/17/2015 8:40 PM
Location: 1500 South Port Avenue
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511170148
An employee of the Family Dollar Store, located in the 1500 block of South Port Avenue, called Corpus Christi Police after a man armed with a screwdriver robbed the business.
Officers arrived and were told by the female store clerk that a heavy set Hispanic male with a short fade haircut and light colored hoodie jacket entered the store demanding all the money from the cash register. When the clerk did not give the suspect any money he ran around the counter to retrieve the cash himself.
The clerk pushed the panic alarm button under the counter and the suspect exited the store.
At this time no arrests have been made.
Officers were able to obtain camera images of the suspect while he was inside the store. If you recognize the suspect call 361-886-2840 or 888-TIPS.
Suspect walking around the store
Suspect walking into the store
Close up of suspect in the store
Date: 11/17/2015 11:40 AM
Location: 400 Balboa Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511170073
A man was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after he held his girlfriend hostage inside his home, located in the 400 block of Balboa Street, for several days.
Officers were dispatched to a business, located in the 3100 block of McArdle Road, and there they contacted a 23 year old female victim. The victim told Officers that she and her six month old child went to her boyfriend’s home on Sunday. Since that time her boyfriend has been holding her and the child there against her will.
During that time, the man assaulted and threatened the victim. The female said she was able to convince him to allow her to go to work today. He drove her to the business and was waiting outside for her.
Officers found the man sitting in his car in the parking lot and he was taken into custody. The boyfriend, Robert Hernandez (10/16/1991), was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, and unlawful restraint.
The female and her child were taken to Doctors Regional Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Date: 11/17/2015 9:40 AM
Location: 800 Waldron Road
P.C. 30.02 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1511170058
The owner of Bluff Plastics, located in the 800 block of Waldron Road, called Corpus Christi Police after he found items had been removed from his business and two vehicles had been stolen from his property.
When Officers arrived the business owner told them that entry was made to the shop area through a door. Nine keys that belong to company doors and vehicles were removed off hooks in the shop.
The suspects also stole six hand drills with chargers and a bolt cutter.
After the suspects got the keys from inside, they stole a 2004 Ford Van and a 2004 Lincoln Towncar from the parking lot. The Ford Van was recovered by Officers a few hours later abandoned in the 9900 block of South Padre Island Drive.
At this time, no suspects have been identified, and Officers continue to investigate this crime.
Date: 11/17/2015 6:40 AM
Location: 300 Del Mar Boulevard
P.C. 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1511170024
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he broke into two vehicles parked at two separate homes in the 300 block of Del Mar Boulevard.
An Officer patrolling the neighborhood saw the suspect riding a brand new bicycle out of a drive way carrying a bag full of hunting items. The Officer stopped to investigate and when he looked in the bag, he saw ammunition, binoculars, garage door openers, and a large hunting knife.
While investigating this call, Officers became aware of a burglary to a vehicle that had occurred to a truck parked at a home on Del Mar Boulevard. The victim of the burglary told Officers that the hunting items were his.
Officers then pushed the button of one of the openers that the suspect was in possession of and a gate to a neighbor’s driveway opened. Officers made contact with the man who lived at the home and determined that the bicycle the suspect was riding had been stolen from his back garage.
Officers arrested the suspect, David Maynard (01/06/1976), for burglary.
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.