The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 974 calls for service and generated 228 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 3 to 7:00 a.m. on March 4, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 3/03/2016 12:15 PM
Location: 400 Westgate Street
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603030071
A 37 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after she was robbed at gunpoint by three suspects in the 400 block of Westgate Street.
The female told Officers that the three people, that she did not know, offered to give her a ride to the Nueces County Courthouse. When she got in, the Hispanic male driver drove her to the 400 block of Westgate Street and stopped. It was at this point, the driver produced a handgun and threatened the victim. The victim told Officers there was another suspect Hispanic male and female in the truck. They took the victim`s purse, cellphone and some cash while the driver pointed a gun at her.
The victim was released uninjured.
Officers continue to look for the suspects that were in a black Chevrolet Silverado truck.
At this time, none of three suspects have been identified.
Date: 3/03/2016 12:20 PM
Location: 2800 Martin Luther King Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603030074
A 21 year old man was dragged by a vehicle, driven by his girlfriend, after an argument between the two in front of a home in the 2800 block of Martin Luther King Drive.
A male witness called Corpus Christi Police to report that he saw a man being dragged by a black Kia two door car along the Interstate 37 access road near Nueces Bay Boulevard.
Officers arrived and found the victim, who had suffered several cuts and bruises, to his upper body, along the side of the road.
The victim told Officers that he was sitting in the passenger seat of his girlfriend’s car, with the door open, arguing with her about some money he had given her. She was sitting in the driver seat and the car was running.
The victim told Officers, that his girlfriend stepped on the gas, and took off at a high rate of speed causing him to partially fall out of the passenger side door. The man said his leg got caught in the door, and he could not get loose. The girlfriend continue driving, dragging him down the access road.
The boyfriend said his leg finally got free and he rolled to the curb, and his girlfriend continued on in her car without stopping to check on him.
The 19 year old girlfriend was not located. Officers were provided her name and she could face aggravated assault charges.
The victim was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS to be treated for numerous injuries.
Date: 3/04/2016 12:15 AM
Location: 2800 Ruth Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603040002
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he caused a disturbance in a bar, located at 2816 Ruth Street, and then attempted to stab the female bar tender with a cork screw opener when she asked him to leave.
Officers arrived and were told by the female bartender that the man had come into the bar on several occasions and caused disturbances. When he entered the bar this evening, she told him that he could not stay there due to his past behavior.
The bar patron got mad when he was told to leave, and he pulled out a cork screw opener from his pocket that had a knife on it. The man lunged at the bartender attempting to cut her with the weapon and she was able to kick him. The bartender suffered only a minor scratch to her face from the cork screw and was not seriously injured.
Officers arrived in time to arrest the bar patron, Ricardo Hernandez (06/08/1986), for aggravated assault.
Date: 3/04/2016 3:40 AM
Location: 5500 Everhart Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1603040029
A driver was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after she crashed her car into the back of another vehicle while in the drive thru line of a restaurant located at 5530 Everhart Road.
Officers arrived and were told by a couple that they were stopped in their Nissan Altima in the drive thru lane when a 2007 Dodge truck hit their car from behind. Officers were called when the couple suspected that the female driver of the truck was intoxicated.
Officers arrived and after an investigation determined that the female driver of the truck, Andrea Reyna (01/26/1994), was intoxicated. She was arrested for driving while intoxicated, a Class A 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.