Patrol Report 12/02/2015

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 869 calls for service and generated 178 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 1 to 7:00 a.m. on December 2, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 12/01/2015       8:50 AM
Location: 1100 Southern Mineral Road
Offense: Theft
P.C.  31.03       State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1512010037
An employee with Genesis Energy, located in the 1100 block of Southern Minerals Road, called Corpus Christi Police after he arrived at work to find that 24 eighteen wheeler tires and rims had been taken off three semi tractors.

After the suspects removed the Goodyear tires and aluminum rims, they left the semi tractors on blocks. The employee told Officers that the total of the theft was estimated to be nearly $28,000.

Camera surveillance video from the business shows two male suspects wearing dark colored hoodies, covering their faces, cut the gate and enter the property. Once the tires and rims were off, they loaded them into a U-Haul truck that they drove to the location.

At this time Officers continue to investigate this crime, and no suspects have been identified.



Date: 12/01/2015       6:00 PM
Location: 1800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft
P.C.  31.03       Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1512010110
Employees at the Wal-Mart Store, located in the 1800 block of South Padre Island Drive, called Corpus Christi Police after they saw a man, who had committed thefts at the store before, enter the store.

While waiting on Officers to arrive, the employees witnessed the man walk to the meat aisle of the grocery section and pull out Wal-Mart plastic bags from his pockets.  He then put 18 meat packages in the bags he brought it.  After putting the bags in a cart, he attempted to walk out of the store without paying for the merchandise.

Officers arrived in time to arrest the suspect, Phillip Guthrie (07/19/1986), in the parking lot.  The suspect had nearly $350 worth of meat in the bags.

Date: 11/22/2015       8:00 PM   *UPDATE*
Location: 7400 Spitfire Drive
Offense: Aggravated Kidnapping
P.C.  20.03      Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1511220064 
A man who has been under police guard while being treated at Spohn Memorial Hospital has now been arrested for kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife.

On November 22 at about 8:30 AM, a 43 year old female told Officers that her ex-husband entered her home, located in the 7400 block of Spitfire Drive, by using the garage door opener he had.  The victim was asleep and when she woke she found her ex-husband standing over her in her bedroom.   The man assaulted her, choked her, and threatened her life while armed with a knife.

He then decided that he was going to take her to Padre Island and continue his assault on her. While traveling to the beach he stopped for gas at a convenience store located in the 15300 block of Park Road 22.  While stopped for gas, the victim was able to escape and she ran into the store and alerted the clerk who called police.

Before Officers arrived, the ex-husband sped off, and while on the JFK Causeway traveling back toward Flour Bluff, he lost control of his car and crashed. He suffered major head injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital where he remained until late yesterday afternoon.

The suspect, Jose Rogelio Lopez (03/30/1970), was arrested for kidnapping and burglary with intent to commit a felony offense.



Date: 11/28/2015       9:45 AM   *UPDATE*
Location: 3000 Antelope Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1511280050
A man who has been under police guard while being treated at Spohn Memorial Hospital has now been arrested for stabbing his wife.

On November 28 at about 9:45 AM, Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the Spanish Oaks Apartments, located in the 3000 block of Antelope Street.  When Officers arrived they determined that a 45 year old female had been stabbed multiple times with a hunting style knife by her husband in the parking lot of the apartment complex. The female was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS with severe injuries.   One of couples five children, received a minor cut to his forehead when he attempted to stop the assault on his mother.

The husband was still on the scene when Officers arrived.  He had a severe cut to his left knee that required hospital treatment.

Child Protective Services responded and took custody of the children that ranged in age from 6 to 15.

Both the 13 year old boy that was injured and the female that was stabbed have been released from the hospital.

The suspect, Mukhtiar Mohammad (05/12/1955), was arrested for aggravated assault and injury to a child.  


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