Patrol Report 03/30/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 881 calls for service and generated 244 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. March 29 to 7:00 a.m. on March 30, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 3/29/2016    5:15 PM
Location: 5400 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft

P.C.  31.03   Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1603290124
Three suspects were arrested by Corpus Christi Police after employees saw them attempted to walk out of the Dillard’s Store, located in La Palmera Mall, with nearly $700 in stolen merchandise.

Officers arrived and were told by store employees that they saw Mateo Garza (06/16/1997), Ramiro Garza (11/25/1996) and Dariela Aleman (07/10/1997) select clothing in the store. Both males placed the clothing in a shopping bag that the female was carrying. The female then selected more items of clothing and placed it in the shopping bag as well.

All three suspects worked together in the commission of the theft and they all left the store without paying for the concealed merchandise that totaled $658.99.

All three were arrested for theft.

Date: 3/30/2016    12:40 AM
Location: 2600 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary

P.C.  30.04   Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1603300006
A man was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after he broke into a vehicle that was parked on a used car lot and then passed out inside.

A witness called Officers after he found the passenger side door of a Ford 250 truck open.  The truck was parked in the dealership parking lot.  Also inside the truck was a man in the passenger seat passed out.

Officers arrived and discovered that the truck door lock had been tampered with and forced open.

Officers were able to wake the man who had passed out, Samuel Zamorano (11/27/1969), and he was arrested for burglary.


Date: 3/29/2016    6:50 AM
Location: 900 North Navigation Boulevard
Offense: Theft

P.C.  31.07   State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1603290031
A man called Corpus Christi Police after his company trailer, carrying two ATV’s, were all stolen from a hotel parking lot located at 929 North Navigation Boulevard.

Officers arrived and were told that a 16 foot trailer carrying two all terrain vehicles was attached to a truck parked in the hotel parking lot.   The suspects cut the chain securing the trailer to the truck and lifted the trailer off the hitch. The suspects then maneuvered the trailer off the truck, hooked it up to their vehicle and left.

One of the ATV’s was a red 2008 Honda with an open body.  The trailer was a 2005 Big Tex that was black with UNIT #118 painted on it.

At this time, no suspects have been identified and the two ATV’s and trailer have not been recovered.


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