The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1,211 calls for service and generated 170 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. January 27 to 10:00 a.m. on January 28, 2016. This is a sample of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 15:02
Location: Interstate Highway 37 at Corn Products
Offense: Possession of Marijuana (Health and Safety Code Section 481.121) Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1601270083
Corpus Christi Police arrested 27-year-old Lawrence Roberts (8/30/1988) for possession of marijuana and a theft from an adult video store when he was stopped for riding his bicycle the wrong direction on the access road of Interstate Highway 37 Wednesday afternoon.
A Corpus Christi Police Officer saw Roberts ride his bicycle on the access road against the flow of traffic at 3pm Wednesday afternoon and conducted a traffic stop. The Officer discovered Roberts had marijuana in his pocket and arrested Roberts for possession of marijuana. The Officer then discovered an inflatable life size doll in the likeness of Miley Cyrus in a backpack carried by Roberts. The Officer knew of a theft at an adult video store located at 7430 Interstate Highway 37 which was called in to Police ten minutes prior to the stop with Roberts.
Another Corpus Christi Police Officer took the report from the store and learned that the Miley Cyrus inflatable doll valued at $49.95 was stolen by a person who matched the description of Roberts. The inflatable doll was returned to the store.
The Officer issued a “Class C” citation for theft to Roberts because of the amount of the stolen merchandise and then delivered Roberts to the city detention center for the arrest accusation of possession of marijuana.
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016, 3:04am
Location: 900 Oriole Street
Offense: Deadly Conduct (Penal Code Section 22.05) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1601280014
A 56-year-old man reported damage caused by gunfire to his red 1998 Chevy Camaro which was parked on the 900 block of Oriole, to the Corpus Christi Police Thursday morning.
Officers responded to a shooting at 3:00am on the 900 block of Oriole and met several people outside their homes and a car with damage from gunfire. Officers said they believe some shots went ricochet off the car hood and struck a residence. The three men inside the home told Officers they were not injured. Officers had the 900 block of Oriole closed to traffic for two hours while they gathered evidence. Officers were provided estimates of vehicle damage at approximately $5,000, house damage approximately $500 and garage damage at approximately $200. No injuries were reported and no suspect has been identified.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 18:06
Location: 800 Oriole Street
Offense: Burglary of a Habitation (Penal Code Section 30.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1601270105
A 28-year-old woman reported a burglary to her home on the 800 block of Oriole Wednesday evening. The 28-year-old woman told Officers she returned home from work at about 6pm and found her front door was open and her television, sound equipment, and gaming system were gone. The 28-year-old woman pointed out damage to Officers and said that it appeared her door was forced open. The 28-year-old woman estimated the value of the stolen property at about $3,000 dollars.
Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.