The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 785 calls for service and generated 180 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. February 7 to 7:00 a.m. on February 8, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 2/8/2016 2:20 AM
Location: 1900 Yale Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1602080022
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he hit his girlfriend with a tire iron at a home they share in the 1900 block of Yale Street.
Officers arrived at the home and found the 47 year old female bleeding from a cut on the left side of her head. CCFD EMS responded and treated the female for her injuries.
Officers were able to determine that the couple got into a fight after making comments about each other’s weight. The female said she was punched in her face about 20 times and kicked 5 times in the abdomen. After that her boyfriend grabbed a metal tire iron and struck her in the head.
The female was not seriously injured.
Her boyfriend, Jose P. Garza (12/19/1955), was arrested for aggravated assault.
Date: 2/7/2016 11:20 PM
Location: 2000 Rodd Field Road
Offense: Intoxicated Assault
P.C. 49.07 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1602070144
Corpus Christi Police are investigating a wreck after an intoxicated driver, struck a car with a female driver and a child in it in the 2000 block of Rodd Field Road.
The crash investigation by Officers determined that the driver of a 2015 Chevrolet truck was traveling south on Rodd Field Road when the driver attempted to make a turn into a convenience store parking lot. He did not see a 2013 Jeep, driven by a 25 year old female, traveling north on Rodd Field Road and turned in front of the vehicle.
The female driver of the Jeep suffered a broken left arm as a result of the crash and a 2 year old child riding in her car was transported by CCFD EMS to Driscoll Children’s Hospital with a neck injury.
After an investigation it was determined that the driver of the truck was intoxicated.
Due to the serious injuries sustained by the female driver and the passenger in the Jeep, the driver of the truck, Noe Benavides (09/27/1990), was arrested for intoxicated assault.
Another 35 year old man that was a passenger in the truck with the intoxicated man was not injured.
Date: 2/8/2016 12:05 AM
Location: 2000 Holly Road
Offense: Possession of a Controlled Substance
H.S.C. 481.115 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1602080001
While Officers were directing traffic around that crash, in the 2000 block of Rodd Field Road, another driver attempted to drive through the crash scene.
Officers were able to get the 1999 Lincoln Towncar stopped before it hit anybody, but when they contacted the driver, they found he had a suspended driver’s license.
The driver, Thaddeaus Leo Raymond (07/10/1978), was arrested. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance after cocaine was found in his pants pocket.
Date: 2/7/2016 10:55 AM
Location: 6900 Whalen Drive
P.C. 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1602070068
A 51 year old man who had parked his boat and trailer along the street in front of his home, located in the 6900 block of Whalen Drive, came out to find several pieces of fishing equipment missing.
Two GPS systems, valued at $1700, were taken from the interior of the boat along with several other items.
At this time no suspects have been identified in this case and Officers continue to investigate.
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.