Patrol Report 01/04/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 663 calls for service and generated 161 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. January 3 to 7:00 a.m. on January 4, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 1/3/2016       6:05 PM
Location: 3200 State Highway 358 East
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04   Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1601030104
Corpus Christi Police are investigating a wreck after a man crashed his car while traveling along State Highway 358 East near Kostoryz Road.

The crash investigation by Officers determined that the driver of a 2006 Suzuki was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control, hit the cement barrier and veered back onto the freeway and struck a guard rail.

The 19 year old driver injured himself in the crash and was taken to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS. During an investigation, Officers determined that the driver was intoxicated and when he is released from the hospital, he may face charges for driving while intoxicated.


Date: 1/3/2016       5:50 PM
Location: 1400 Airline Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C.  29.03   First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1601030093
Employees of a business, located at 1446 Airline Road, called Corpus Christi Police after a man came into the store, armed with a machete, and demanded money.

The employee told Officers that she saw two men standing outside of the business, and when the last customer left, one of the two came into the store with the large knife at his side and demanded that she give him all of the cash in the register. Once he took the money, he ran out and both men were seen running away together.

The man that came into the store was described as being white, in his mid-twenties last seen wearing grey sweat pants, a black jacket, and a dark ski mask.

At this time, no arrests have been made and Officers continue to investigate this crime.


Date: 1/3/2016       12:55 AM
Location: 5700 Crest Forrest Drive
Offense: Burglary With Intent To Commit
Felony P.C.  30.02 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1601030008
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s home, located in the 5700 block of Crest Forrest Drive, and tried to enter through a bedroom window armed with a handgun.

The 21 year old female was able to get away and into another part of her home as the ex-boyfriend was coming through the window. While waiting for Officers to arrive, the female heard several gunshots fired outside her home.

When Officers did arrive, the ex was gone but they found that he had fired shots at, and struck a parked 2002 Ford Explorer that belonged to one of the females family members. There was a bullet hole in the right front passenger side window of the vehicle.

A short time later, Officers located the ex-boyfriend, Santiago Arguelles (08/28/1991), hiding in some bushes near a home in the 3400 block of Crest Forrest Drive.

He was arrested for burglary with intent to commit other felonies, and deadly conduct.



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