Patrol Report 02/24/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 810 calls for service and generated 209 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. February 23 to 7:00 a.m. on February 24, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.



Date: 2/24/2016          1:40 AM
Location: 4400 Pontchartrain Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated

P.C.  49.04      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1602220010
A 21 year old man is in the Intensive Care Unit of Spohn Memorial Hospital after he crashed his truck into a tree in the 4400 block of Pontchartrain Drive.

Corpus Christi Police arrived and found the driver unconscious sitting in the driver’s seat with the vehicle`s engine running.  CCFD arrived and had to extricate the driver from his truck.

A crash investigation revealed that the driver was traveling on Pontchartrain Drive when he lost control of his 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe and struck a tree knocking it down.

During the investigation, Officer determined that the driver was intoxicated.

The driver was taken to the hospital by CCFD EMS and he remains there for treatment.  When he is released Officers expect to file driving while intoxicated charges against the man.




Date: 2/23/2016          9:25 PM
Location: 3600 Harold Drive
Offense: Criminal Mischief

P.C.  28.03      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1602230138
Corpus Christi Police are investigating whether six different cases of vehicles having windows shot out by a BB gun are related.

All of the crimes occurred around the same area with the suspects using a BB or pellet gun to shoot out windows and windshields of parked vehicles.

Two trucks and a car had glass shot out in the 3600 block of Harold Drive.  Another vehicle parked in the 3700 block of Harold Drive had a side window shot out.  A van parked in the 3800 block of Harold Drive had a side window and its rear windshield shot out. A car parked in the 4600 block of Kasper Drive also had its rear glass shot out.

At this time Officers do not have any description of the suspects involved and are hoping if any home owners in that area have security cameras that caught images of this crime, they will contact police.

In all, the estimated damaged to all vehicles was reported to be nearly $2,500.


Date: 2/23/2016          4:05 PM
Location: 3000 Jamaica Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1602230098
A female was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after she ran down her husband and another female with her Jeep causing a crash at the corner of Laguna Shores Road and Glenoak Drive.

The man told officers that he and his wife had a disturbance earlier at their home in the 3000 block of Jamaica Drive.  He said he wanted to leave, so he called a friend.  The female friend picked him up from the home and as they attempted to leave, the wife chased them in her Jeep.  The man said that his wife intentionally rammed the Cadillac he was a passenger in and subsequently ran his female friend, who was driving,  into a utility pole at the corner of Laguna Shores Road and Glenoak Drive.

The wife attempted to run from the scene, but Officers caught up to her a short distance away.  The wife, Kelly Soranka (01/13/1992), was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault.

The pole was snapped in half and traffic on Laguna Shores had to be shut down for a short time.   AEP was called out to replace the pole.

The 25 year old female friend had to be taken by CCFD EMS to Bay Area Hospital for injuries she suffered in the crash.   The 44 year old husband refused any medical treatment.


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