Police Obtain Warrant For Animal Cruelty Related to Video on Social Media

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 7:30am
Location: 5300 Gateridge Drive
Offense: Cruelty to Non Livestock Animal (Penal Code Section 42.092c)
Case Number: 1512090038

Corpus Christi Police Detectives obtained a warrant for the arrest of 35-year-old Herman Lee Wright Jr. (10/5/1980) Thursday for cruelty to an animal after a video circulated this week on social media.

Corpus Christi Police received a complaint of animal cruelty at a home on the 5300 block of Gateridge Drive on December 8, 2015. Detectives gathered witnesses and recorded information on December 9, then obtained a warrant for Wright’s arrest on December 10, 2015 from the Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 2.

The Corpus Christi Police Department appreciates the passion from the public for proper treatment of animals and thanks everyone for their patience while the evidence and facts were collected properly and carefully recorded to prepare for court presentation.