Patrol Report 03/14/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 852 calls for service and generated 211 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 13 to 7:00 a.m. on March 14, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 3/13/2016          9:20 PM
Location: 1100 Waldron Road
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603130127
Several people called Corpus Christi Police after they witnessed the driver of a U-Haul truck hitting the rear of another car in the parking lot of the HEB Plus, located at 1145 Waldron Road.

Officers arrived and the 20 year old female driver of a Nissan Altima told them that her boyfriend had just moved from Austin to Corpus Christi and was driving the U-Haul.  She told them that she went to meet up with him at his new home on Laguna Shores Road.

When she arrived, the two began to argue, and she attempted to leave in her car.  Her boyfriend followed her in the U-Haul truck he had rented and began to ram the rear of her vehicle when she pulled into the HEB Plus parking lot.

The female was not injured.

Officers located the boyfriend, Zachary Murray (07/15/1991), a short time later and he was arrested for aggravated assault.



Date: 3/13/2016          7:35 PM
Location: 4800 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Robbery

P.C.  29.02   Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603130109
A 21 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after she was assaulted while someone tried to take her cell phone outside the Sam’s Club, located at 4833 South Padre Island Drive.

Officers arrived and the female victim told them that she was standing outside of Sam`s Club by the front doors when a red Ford Mustang drove up and the female driver asked to borrow the victims cell phone. When the victim refused, the female driver got upset and got out of her vehicle and angrily began to shout at the victim.

The victim then used her phone to take a picture of the female suspect.  The suspect grabbed the phone and punched the victim in the face several times.  The victim, who was not seriously injured, was able to hold onto her phone through the attack.

After failing to get the phone the female suspect got back into her car and left.

After making a police report, the victim went home and posted the photo she had taken of the suspect on Facebook.  A short time later, a Facebook friend identified the female and the victim notified the police.

Officers went to the home of the suspect, Jasmine Salazar (09/23/1993) and arrested her for robbery.


Date: 3/14/2016          3:30 AM
Location: 1600 Stillman Avenue
Offense: Bribery

P.C.  36.02   Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603140019
A man arrested by Corpus Christi Police for driving while intoxicated made matters worse for himself when he attempted to bribe an Officer.

Officers arrested the driver of a 2013 Mercedes Benz in the 1600 block of Stillman Avenue after an investigation determined that he was intoxicated.

After being placed under arrest, the driver, Julian Valderrama (12/31/1992), attempted to bribe an Officer with money to let him go.

Instead of letting him go, the Officer charged him with bribery, a second degree felony and impounded his car.



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