The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 773 calls for service and generated 235 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. February 16 to 7:00 a.m. on February 17, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 2/17/2016 6:05 AM
Location: People Street T-Head
Offense: Indecent Exposure
P.C. 21.08 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1602170015
A man with no clothes on decided to take a dip into Corpus Christi Bay.
Corpus Christi Police were called to the People Street T-Head for a naked man hanging off the bulkhead. When they arrived they found the man in the water.
Officers attempted to help the man get out of the bay, but he refused and swam off. He swam across the channel and got out and ran up onto the Lawrence Street L Head and removed the mooring lines to the Columbus boat. After removing the lines he went into a closed off patio area of Joe`s Crab Shack and climbed the stairs of the restaurant. He made it up to the third floor and stood on the ledge of the balcony and it was at that point Officers were able to take him into custody.
Officers arrested the man, Shane Beck (09/09/1986), for indecent exposure, evading arrest and public intoxication.
Date: 2/16/2016 7:40 PM
Location: 3700 Mendenhall Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger
P.C. 49.045 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1602160150
Corpus Christi Police arrested a mother after she was found passed out in her vehicle at a stop sign in the 3700 block of Mendenhall Drive with her daughter in the back seat.
Officers were called after several vehicles pulled up behind the car and the driver would not move. When Officers arrived they found the driver of the 2011 Ford Focus passed out in the drivers seat. Also in the vehicle was her seven year old daughter.
After further investigation it was determined that the female driver, Brittany Arlene Garcia (08/16/1991), was intoxicated and she was arrested.
She was charged with driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, a state jail felony. She was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance when a pill was found in her vehicle.
The child was released to her father.
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.