The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1043 calls for service and generated 240 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 17 to 7:00 a.m. on March 18, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 3/17/2016 11:20 AM
Location: 2100 Laredo Street
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603170053
A 63 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police after another man punched him several times in the face and then knocked him to the ground and stole his cell phone.
Officers arrived in the 2100 block of Laredo Street and they found the victim had swelling to both eyes and a large cut on his forehead. The victim told Officers that he was punched in the face several times by the suspect and then knocked to the ground. Once on the ground, the suspect stole the victim’s cell phone.
Officers were able to catch up to the suspect, Rene Nevarez (01/19/1969), in the 300 block of Nineteenth Street and he was arrested for robbery.
The victim was treated at the scene by CCFD EMS and his cell phone was returned to him.
Date: 3/17/2016 10:55 PM
Location: 1000 Nandina Drive
Offense: Burglary With Intent To Commit Other Felony
P.C. 30.02 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603170145
A 15 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police after he was robbed at gunpoint inside his home, located in the 1000 block of Nandina Drive, by two suspects.
Officers arrived at the home and were told by the victim that he was home alone when he heard a loud pounding sound. When he went to investigate, he opened his bedroom door and was confronted by a male suspect who was pointing a handgun at him. The suspect demanded his cell phone. The other suspect tied the victim’s wrist together with a power cord.
Both suspects then fled out of the home through the back door and were last seen getting into a SUV that was parked down the street. It is described as being an older model, tan or beige Chevrolet Tahoe with dark tinted windows, and stock wheels.
The first suspect, who concealed his face with a rag or mask, was described as a Hispanic male in his forties, about 5`7“tall and he weighed between 140 and 160 pounds. The second suspect, who concealed his face with a hoodie type sweater, appeared to be younger than the other suspect.
At this time, no suspects have been identified.
Date: 3/18/2016 1:55 AM
Location: 1500 Airline Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1603180014
A driver passed out in his car at the intersection of Airline Road and South Padre Island Drive caught the attention of a Corpus Christi Police Officer.
The Officer heard other vehicles honking horns and when he looked over he saw a 2009 Toyota Avalon sedan stopped in the roadway. When the Officer went to investigate he found the ignition on, and the car in drive. In the driver’s seat he found, Cristobal Gomez (06/24/1982), passed out and not responding to verbal commands to turn the vehicle off.
After knocking on the windows of the car, Officers were able to get the suspect to turn off the ignition, and exit the vehicle. After an investigation, Officers determined the driver, who was passed out behind the wheel, was intoxicated, and he was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
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.