Patrol Report 04/28/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 979 calls for service and generated 252 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. April 27 to 7:00 a.m. on April 28, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 4/28/2016    5:15 AM
Location: 3500 Fairfax Drive
Offense: Deadly Conduct
P.C.  22.05      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1604280020
Corpus Christi Police were called after several vehicles parked along different neighborhood streets were all struck by gunfire from a passing car.

Officers arrived after several neighbors called reporting several shots being fired.  Officers found three separate vehicles struck by an unknown caliber bullet in the 3500 block of Fairfax Drive.

The two of the vehicles had the driver side window glass shot out.  A third vehicle had a shattered rear glass window.

While investigating this call, Officers were notified that other vehicles parked on surrounding neighborhood streets had also been damaged by gunfire.   Officers found a car in the 3500 block of North Naylor Street with the driver’s side front and rear glass shot out.

Two other vehicles, one parked in the 3300 block of Southland Street and the other in the 200 block of West Longview Street also had windows shot out.

In all the estimated damage done was nearly $1,500.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.


Date: 4/28/2016    12:45 AM
Location: 6500 Weber Road
Offense: Burglary
P.C.  30.02      State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1604280003
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after they caught him tunneling from his storage unit into four others that surrounded his and stealing items from inside.

Officers arrived at the storage unit business, located at 6537 Weber Road, and owners of the business told them that they had found evidence that the renter of one of their storage units had forced entry into neighboring storage units from inside of his unit.

Officers made entry into the storage unit and found that the tin wall separating the units had been pulled off and the renter had entered the next four units through the wall.

Officers then heard movement from inside one of the neighboring storage units and they found the suspect hiding under a blanket.

The suspect, Derick Chitty (03/13/1987), was arrested for the burglary.  He was additionally charged when it was determined that he had two outstanding warrants out for his arrest. One warrant was for dangerous drugs and the other was an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle warrant.

The owner of the business estimated that the damage done to the walls of the units was at least $500.


Date: 4/28/2016    2:40 AM
Location: 4100 South Staples Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  29.03      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1604280012
An employee of a business, located at 4166 South Staples Street, called Corpus Christi Police after two suspects came into the store, grabbed him and tried to force him to let them into the Pharmacy section.

The suspects entered the store and told the employee that they had a gun.  They then started pulling him toward the pharmacy which was already closed.

The employee never saw a weapon, and was able to get way from the two suspects. They both then left the store on foot.

One of the suspects was described as being a heavy set Hispanic male wearing a red shirt and red pants.  He also had a white towel covering his head.

The second suspect was described as a tall heavy set Hispanic male.  He was last seen wearing a yellow striped shirt and white pants.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.



Date: 4/27/2016    6:40 PM
Location: Nineteenth Street and Mary Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  29.03      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1604270128
A 24 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after the new boyfriend of his ex-wife ran him off the road and then fired several gunshots at him at the intersection of Nineteenth Street and Mary Street.

Officers arrived and were told by the man that he was driving west on Mary Street when a car belonging to his estranged wife but driven by her new boyfriend drove head on towards him.

The man was able to put his car in reverse and as he tried to out run it traveling backwards, he lost control of his car, spun out and hit the curb.  The new boyfriend then exited the vehicle he was in and opened fire on the man’s car with a handgun striking it three times.

One of the rounds he fired went through the back glass just missing the heads of two passengers in the vehicle.

Luckily no one was injured by the shots that were fired.

The suspect was not located, but the man was able to provide Officers his name.



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