Patrol Report 02/22/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 765 calls for service and generated 212  reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. February 21 to 7:00 a.m. on February 22, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 2/21/2016          10:20 PM
Location: 600 Texas Avenue
Offense: Deadly Conduct

P.C.  22.05        Third Degree 
Case Number: 1602210141
A 33 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he was shot at while sitting in his suburban in the 600 block of Texas Avenue.

Officers arrived and the victim told them that he was in the driver`s seat of his suburban with the door closed when he saw a silver car that was driving slowly down Texas Avenue.

Before the vehicle passed him, the victim heard two shots.  The shots being fired were from a passenger holding a gun out of the window of the passing car.   The victim was able to duck down in his vehicle and then four more shots were fired.

The suspect vehicle sped off down the street towards South Staples Street.

Luckily the victim was not hit by any of the shots.

At this time no suspects have been identified.


Date: 2/21/2016          8:40 PM
Location: 6700 Everhart Road
Offense: Injury To A Child

P.C.  22.04      Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1602220023
Corpus Christi Police arrested the step father of a 2 year old little boy after the child was assaulted by the man inside their apartment located at 6730 Everhart Road.

During the investigation, Officers determined that the step father had called the child’s mother, who was at work, and told her that her son had passed out on the floor.  She told him to call 911.

CCFD EMS arrived and the child was transported to Driscoll Children’s Hospital. After an exam, it was determined that the child had suffered trauma to the head.

Police detectives arrived at the hospital and took the step father, Eric Jonathan Garza (04/15/1992),  into custody for injury to a child.

The child remains in the Intensive Care Unit at Driscoll Children’s Hospital.

Child Protective Services has been notified and is assisting in this case.

Date: 2/21/2016          11:30 PM
Location: 14200 Allamanda Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1602220002
Corpus Christi Police arrested the boyfriend of a 39 year old female after he pointed a rifle at her following an argument inside their apartment at 14241 Allamanda Drive.

Officers arrived and were told by the victim that she and her boyfriend were arguing when he grabbed his 22 rifle and pointed it at her from across the living room.  He then put the gun down and began to physically assault her with his hands, hitting her in the face.

Officers arrested the boyfriend, Jerry Norton Jr. (03/25/1958), for aggravated assault.

The female was treated at the scene by CCFD EMS but refused to be taken to the hospital.



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