The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 970 calls for service and generated 225 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 24 to 7:00 a.m. on March 25, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 3/24/2016 10:20 AM
Location: 300 Grant Place
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603240045
A 69 year old female victim called Corpus Christi Police after she was approached in the driveway of her home by a suspect armed with a handgun who demanded her purse.
Officers arrived and were told by the victim that she had just pulled into the driveway of her home, located in the 300 block of Grant Place, and was gathering her belonging to go inside.
That is when a black male suspect, wearing dark clothing came up to her and pointed a handgun at her. The suspect attempted to reach into the victim’s car to grab her purse strap. The victim was able to honk the horn of her car and the suspect ran off.
The suspect left the purse behind and was last seen running toward South Alameda Street.
At this time, no suspects have been identified.
Date: 3/24/2016 4:55 PM
Location: 5900 Easter Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C. 22.02 Second Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603240129
Two landscapers got into a fight over money, while they were working on a job site at a home in the 5900 block of Easter Drive, leading one to assault the other with a tree trimming saw.
A 46 year old man called Corpus Christi Police to his home after work and said that earlier in the day, he and a coworker were arguing about money while doing a landscaping job. During the argument, his 55 year old co worker got angry, grabbed a tree pole saw and struck the victim on the right side of his head. The blade of the saw caused a cut to the victims scalp.
The victim said that the impact of the saw hitting him in the head knocked him to the ground. The suspect then got on top of the victim and punched him twice in the face with his fist.
Both men left the job site in separate vehicles.
The victim was able to give Officers the coworkers name, however, he has not been located.
The victim refused any medical treatment for the cut to his head.
Date: 3/24/2016 4:00 PM
Location: 4000 Acushnet Drive
Offense: Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
H.S.C. 481.113 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1603240109
The Corpus Christi Police Narcotics and Vice Investigations Division served a search and arrest warrant at an apartment located at, 4033 Acushnet Drive, after an investigation into drug dealing from that location.
Officers confiscated approximately 18.3 grams of THC wax, also known as “Butane Honey Oil” or “Dabs”.
Officers also recovered a 9mm Glock semiautomatic handgun, two cell phones, drug paraphernalia, a scale, and $253 in cash.
Officers arrested two residents of the apartment. Justin David Wheeler (11/26/1994), was arrested and charged with two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
A female, Niccole Hernandez (02/26/1997), was arrested and she was charged with one count of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
Items confiscated during raid of apartment
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.