Patrol Report 12/10/2015

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 915 calls for service and generated 221 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 9 to 7:00 a.m. on December 10, 2015. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 12/09/2015       10:05 PM
Location: 3300 South Alameda Street
Offense: Assault on Emergency Service Personnel
P.C.  22.01     Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1512090171
An emergency room nurse was assaulted by a female patient she was trying to assist at a hospital located in the 3300 block of South Alameda Street.

Corpus Christi Police arrived at the hospital after the patient had already left.  The 47 year old female nurse told Officers that she was discussing the patient’s mental health with her when she turned violent.

The patient hit the nurse four times and then tore an IV out of her arm. The patient then began slinging the IV at the nurse splashing blood all over her arms and clothes. The patient then ran out of the hospital through the emergency room entrance.

A short time later, Officers went to the patients’ home, located in the 3600 block of Panama Drive, and located her there and took her into custody.  Officers arrested the patient, Anita Perez (03/20/1969), for the assault on the nurse.  She was also determined to have an outstanding arrest warrant for another assault back in September.  The bond amount on that arrest warrant was $1,000.


Date: 12/09/2015       10:30 PM
Location: 4400 Cottage Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02     Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1512090175
A man, armed with a handgun, who went to confront some individuals he believed were stealing Christmas lights from his home was arrested by Corpus Christi Police.

Officers arrived at a home in the 4400 block of Cottage Street and found a man standing in the middle of the street armed with a handgun.  They were able to disarm the man and then were told that he lived at a home in the 3100 block of Horne Road.  He had come over to the house on Cottage Street to retrieve Christmas lights that he believed people inside had stolen from his home.

A couple inside the home told Officers they caught the man looking through their backyard and confronted him and he pulled out handgun and threatened them.

The man, Michael McDonald (10/04/1977), was arrested for aggravated assault and his Ruger semi-automatic handgun was confiscated.

The stolen Christmas lights were not located.



Date: 12/09/2015       3:30 PM
Location: 4800 South Staples Street
Offense: Terroristic Threat
P.C.  22.07     Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1512090116
An employee of a business, located at 4801 South Staples Street, was involved in an argument with her boss and she was told to leave for the day.

After she left, the employee called her mother. The mother then called her daughters boss and made threats to come over to the restaurant and shoot the place up. After the threat, the manager called Corpus Christi Police and after a discussion with corporate headquarters the manager decided to close down the business for the rest of the day.

Officers made attempts to find the mother who had made the threats, but she was not located. She could face charges of making a terroristic threat, a Class B misdemeanor.



Date: 12/09/2015       6:15 PM
Location: 5500 Ayers Street
Offense: Burglary
P.C.  30.02     State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1512090141
Two people who were renting a storage unit at a business, located at 5560 Ayers Street, called Corpus Christi Police after they found their storage unit had been broken into.

Officers arrived and found the storage unit pad lock had been cut off and removed.  Once the suspects made entry they stole nearly $3,500 worth of property.

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



Date: 12/09/2015       4:15 PM
Location: 5400 Ayers Street
Offense: Theft
P.C.  31.03     Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1512090118
The service manager of a business, located at 5440 Ayers Street, called Corpus Christi Police after he found several heavy duty power cords missing from the property.

Officers arrived and found that suspects had gained entry into the yard by cutting the chain link fence on the south side of the property.   Once inside the yard, the suspects stole nine cords that were laying on top of a flatbed trailer.

The cords are used to power large generators and chillers and have copper encased in thick rubber.  The manager believes the thieves were targeting the cords because of the copper they contain.

He estimated the total value of the missing property to be over $1,700.

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


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