Patrol Report 03/17/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 904  calls for service and generated 207  reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 16 to 7:00 a.m. on March 17, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 3/16/2016          9:00 AM
Location: 4800 Leopard Street
Offense: Forgery

P.C.  32.21   Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603160023
A store clerk notified Corpus Christi Police after he took in a fake bill at the business he works at located at 4849 Leopard Street.

The store clerk realized he had received a counterfeit ten dollar bill sometime earlier in the day from a customer.  Store management will attempt to review video surveillance from the stores camera to see if they can identify who passed the fake bill.

Officers collected the bill as evidence.

At this time no suspects have been identified.


Date: 3/16/2016          8:20 AM
Location: 5500 Greenwood Drive
Offense: Burglary

P.C.  30.04   Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1603160031
A business owner called Corpus Christi Police after he got to work and found seven of his customers vehicles, that were at his shop for repairs, had been broken into.

Officers arrived and found that the suspects had gained entry into a fenced in area of the business located at 5557 Greenwood Drive.

Once on the property the suspects gained entry into seven vehicles that all appear to have been left unlocked.

At the time of the report, the business owner was in the process of notifying his customers and could not provide Officers with a list of items taken from the vehicles.

At this time no suspects have been identified.


Date: 3/16/2016    11:05 PM
Location: 3100 Peach Tree Street
Offense: Theft of a Firearm

P.C.  31.03   Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603160143
Corpus Christi Police are investigating another theft of a firearm from a parked vehicle.

This time a 26 year old male called Officers to his apartment complex, located at 3150 Peach Tree Street, and told them that he parked his 2015 Toyota Tundra in the parking lot on Sunday morning and when he went to check on it today, he discovered that his .380 caliber handgun, that he had under the seat in the truck, had been stolen.

Officers did not find any signs of forced entry into the truck, and believe it may have been left unlocked.

Also missing from the truck was a box of ammunition for the gun.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.


Date: 3/16/2016    12:30 PM
Location: 3100  Sunrise Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02   First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603160059
A 37 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he was stabbed in the hand by his common law wife at the home they share in the 3100 block of Sunrise Street.

Officers arrived at the home and were told that the couple was fighting because the man would not get out of bed.  The man reported his common law wife hit him in the head with a pot, and punched him in the face three times with her fist.  Sometime during the fight the female grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the man in his left hand.

The man refused any medical treatment for his injuries.

The common law wife, Melinda Hinjiosa (09/12/1976), was arrested for aggravated assault.  


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