Patrol Report 03/28/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 785 calls for service and generated 187 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 27 to 7:00 a.m. on March 28, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 3/28/2016    12:35 AM
Location: 3000 Mary Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault

P.C.  22.02   Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603280006
A 30 year old male victim had to be taken to the hospital after a vehicle internationally drove into him while he was walking in the 3000 block of Mary Street.

Corpus Christi Police Officers arrived and were told by witnesses that several people were gathered at a home on Dolores Street when they saw a SUV drive by the front of the house several times.

When the victim left the home walking to his house, witnesses saw the same SUV make a U-turn in the street turn back around and then intentionally strike the man.

The SUV was described as an older model blue Chevrolet Tahoe.  It was last seen going toward Baldwin Boulevard.

The male victim was taken by CCFD EMS to Spohn Memorial Hospital to be treated for injuries not believed to be life threatening.

At this time, the suspect driving the SUV has not been identified.


Date: 3/27/2016    9:35 PM
Location: 1900 Rodd Field Road
Offense: Assault on an Officer

P.C.  22.01   Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1603270113
A man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, assaulted her, and then resisted arrest causing a Corpus Christi Police Officer to break his thumb.

Officers arrived at 1901 Rodd Field Road, and were told by a 20 year old female that her ex-boyfriend came to her apartment and started trying to kick in the front door. When he was unsuccessful at that, he climbed up to the balcony of her apartment. Once on the balcony, he was able to open the sliding glass door and make entry into the apartment.

The man then began hitting the female in the face with his fist.  She was able to run out the front door and went to a neighbor and called police.

When Officers arrived they were able to take the ex-boyfriend, Israel Mendoza (07/28/1992), into custody.  When they were attempting to place him in the back of the patrol car for transport to jail, the suspect resisted by kicking the door of the police unit several times.  When an Officer went to stop him, he was kicked in the hand.

The Officer was taken to Bay Area Hospital for treatment of a broken thumb.

The girlfriend refused medical attention.

The ex-boyfriend was charged with burglary, assault, and resisting arrest.  He was additionally charged with criminal mischief for doing nearly $500 in damage to the police unit.


Date: 3/27/2016    6:00 PM
Location: 1100 Mesquite Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated

P.C.  49.04   Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1603270094
A 19 year old female driver is in jail for DWI after she crashed her car into a sign and a tree in the 1100 block of Mesquite Street.

A crash investigation by Corpus Christi Police Officers determined that the driver of a 2012 Nissan Sentra sedan was traveling on Mesquite Street near Interstate 37 when she lost control of her car and drove over the curb.  Her vehicle hit a traffic sign and a tree causing heavy damage to the front of her car.

The female driver, Abigail Diaz (10/18/1996), was not injured but after an investigation it was determined that she was intoxicated.

She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and her car was impounded.


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