Patrol Report 03/16/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 874 calls for service and generated 249 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 15 to 7:00 a.m. on March 16, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 3/15/2016          9:20 PM
Location: 5600 South Alameda Street
Offense: Burglary

P.C.  30.04    Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1603150169
An 18 year old female called Corpus Christi Police after her truck was broken into and a gun was taken from the glove box while it was parked at an apartment complex located at 5625 South Alameda Street.

Officers arrived and the female told them that a sub-woofer and speaker box, valued at $400, along with a $300 amplifier and a handgun were missing from her 2006 Ford F150 truck.  Officers did not locate any forced entry into the truck, and believe it may have been left unlocked.

As of March 1, 26 firearms have been stolen from vehicles during burglaries in our city.  Only 6 of those 26 have been recovered.


Date: 3/15/2016          9:15 AM
Location: 700 McBride Lane
Offense: Burglary

P.C.  30.02    State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1603150062
A manager of a company, located at 702 McBride Lane, called Corpus Christi Police after nearly $15,000 worth of tools and equipment wear stolen from his business.

Officers arrived and were directed to a large detached building.  After an investigation, Officers determined the suspects drove a vehicle up to the back of the building because tire marks in the grass were evident.  The suspects then cut a large hole in the building with a torch. Once inside they were able to gain access into an interior office and also cut open a large tool box.

The suspects are believed to have stolen $15,000 worth of tools and they did $7000 worth of damage to the tool box that those tools were stored in getting it open.  It is estimated that they did another $1000 in damage to the building when they cut a hole in the back of it.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.


Date: 3/15/2016          1:30 AM
Location: 2200 Kingsolving Court
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02    Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603150097
Corpus Christi Police arrested a 21 year old female after she intentionally rammed her car into a vehicle that her husband and two children were in after a disturbance between the couple.

Officers arrived in the 2200 block of Kingsolving Court in time to witness the female driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Impala sedan run into the rear of a 2002 Mercedes Benz as it was attempting to back out of a parking spot.  The male driver of the Mercedes told Officers that the female driver of the Impala was his wife and that the two had been arguing inside of their apartment earlier.  The husband decide he would leave and take the two children, ages 5 and 2, with him.

He loaded up the two children and was attempting to back out, when his wife came up in her car and rammed his vehicle from behind.

The male child, age 5, that is the females child with another man, and the 2 year old female girl that the couple have together, were not injured.  The 23 year old husband was also not injured.

The female, Kayla Lerma (05/09/1994), was arrested for aggravated assault and her Impala was impounded.


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