Date: 11/29/2015 12:05 AM
Location: 1100 Seventh Street
Offense: Assault on a Police Officer
P.C. 22.02 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1511290002
Arrest warrants have been issued for a suspect after he fled the scene of a traffic stop in a car dragging a Corpus Christi Police Officer.
Corpus Christi Police Detectives have identified Gilbert Trevino (12/16/1993) as the suspect who was driving the stolen vehicle and four arrest warrants in connection to this case were obtained December 2. Each warrant has a bond of $25,000 and were issued by Justice of the Peace Henry Santana. The charges include assault on an officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading arrest and resisting arrest, all felony offenses.
On November 29 an Officer stopped a 2003 Nissan Altima sedan in the 1100 block of Seventh Street for going the wrong way on Santa Fe Street. Once the Officer stopped the car, he asked the 21 year old driver to step out of the vehicle. Once the driver was out, another passenger in the car, believed to be Gilbert Trevino, attempted to run from the scene on foot. The Officer got into a struggle with the man and he then ran back to the vehicle got into the driver’s seat and took off, dragging the officer with them.
The suspect crashed into two parked cars on Seventh Street and continued on still dragging the Officer. The Officer was then able to break free and fell from the car.
The suspect vehicle continued until it crashed into a fence several blocks away at Buford and 16th Streets and the suspect took off running and was not located.
The Officer was transported by CCFD EMS to Spohn Memorial Hospital and was treated for minor injuries.
At this time, the suspect is not in custody and remains at large.
Gilbert Trevino (12/16/1993)