The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 903 calls for service and generated 216 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. February 25 to 7:00 a.m. on February 26, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 2/26/2016 3:05 AM
Location: 5900 Fire Creek Drive
P.C. 30.02 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1602260020
A man, who was watching over a neighborhood in the 5900 block of Fire Creek Drive, called Corpus Christi Police after he saw a suspicious male loading up property from a neighbors garage.
Officers arrived and found the suspect standing next to his truck loading up power tools that he had removed from the detached garage of a home. When Officers went to investigate they found that the suspect had loaded up over $1,470 worth of property from the garage into the bed of his truck.
The suspect, Aaron Deleon (09/14/1993), was arrested for burglary.
Also in the bed of the suspect’s truck Officers found other items that did not belong to the resident on Fire Creek Drive. An air compressor was recovered by Officers and they are still investigating whether this property was also stolen.
Date: 2/26/2016 12:15 AM
Location: 3500 Brawner Parkway / 4100 Lowman Street
Offense: Criminal Mischief
P.C. 28.03 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1602260002
Corpus Christi Police are investigating whether three different cases of parked vehicles being damaged around the same area of the city are related.
Officers first responded to the 3500 block of Brawner Parkway and found a truck with both of its tail lights broken out. It appears as though the lights were damaged by a large stick or bat.
A short time later two reports of vehicles being damaged were reported in the 4100 block of Lowman Street.
A man reported to Officers that he found the rear windshield of his car had been smashed.
Next door, another man also found that the driver’s side mirror of his car had been knocked off.
The damage to both of those cars also appears to have been done by a stick or bat.
In all, nearly $1,000 in damage was reported.
Date: 2/26/2016 2:15 AM
Location: 5400 Leopard Street
Offense: Reckless Driving
T.C. 545.401 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1602260016
A man driving recklessly out of the parking lot of a nightclub, in the 5400 of Leopard Street, caught the attention of a Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol.
The Officer heard loud tires squealing and saw a 2009 Dodge truck exit a parking lot at a high rate of speed. He then saw the truck began swerving, almost making a complete circle in the roadway. The truck nearly struck another vehicle that was also traveling west on Leopard Street. That vehicle had to swerve out of the way in order to avoid being hit by the truck.
Officers stopped the truck on Leopard Street, near North Padre Island Drive, and arrested the driver, Eduardo Torres (07/08/1991), for reckless driving.
When Officers went to impound his truck for no liability insurance, they found three marijuana cigarettes on the floorboard.
The suspect was additionally charged with possession of marijuana, a Class B Misdemeanor.
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.