Patrol Report 05/02/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 799 calls for service and generated 179 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 1 to 7:00 a.m. on May 2, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

Date: 5/2/2016    12:10 AM
Location: 310 Morgan Avenue
Offense: Murder
P.C.  19.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1605020002
Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives are looking into a dispute that led to a shooting in the parking lot of a nightclub located at 3149 Morgan Avenue.  

Officers arrived at the scene and found a 31 year old female with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.  The female was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS were she was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses at and around the bar described a disturbance prior to and after the shooting and several persons of interest have been identified.   No arrests have been made at the time of this report.

Detectives continue to investigate this crime.


Date: 5/1/2016    5:45 PM
Location: 1600 Morgan Avenue
Offense: Indecent Exposer
P.C.  21.08      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1605010108
A female was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after she stripped off all her clothes and began running down the 1600 block of Morgan Avenue toward the Crosstown Freeway.

Several passing motorist called police and when Officers arrived, they found that several citizens had helped stop the female and had got her a blanket to cover herself.

Officers had been looking for the female for an hour after several other motorist called to report a nude female walking along the street.  They were not able to find her until the citizens got her to sit down.

Officers located the females clothing at a bus bench at the corner of Brownlee Boulevard and Morgan Avenue. The female, Holly Bishop (10/28/1965) was arrested for indecent exposure.


Date: 5/1/2016    3:25 PM
Location: 14900 Northwest Boulevard
Offense: Auto Theft
P.C.  31.07      State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1605010089
A 32 year old man, who left his Suburban engine running, while he went into a convenience store, located at 14901 Northwest Boulevard, had it stolen while he was inside.

The man called Corpus Christi Police and told them that when he pulled into the parking lot, he saw a man with no shirt on walking around the store.   The man then went inside and left his 2015 Chevrolet Suburban running with the keys in the ignition.  While talking to the store clerk, he saw the shirtless man get into his vehicle and drive away.

The man was able to give Officers a location of his vehicle when he called OnStar to report the car stolen.  On Star told Officers that the vehicle had been driven outside the city limits of Corpus Christi.

Officers contacted the Nueces County Sheriff Department for assistance, since the vehicle was reported to be on County Road 73 near the Nueces River.   Deputies arrived and did locate the Suburban.  They were also able to arrest the man who had stolen the vehicle, Stephen Sims (05/21/1978).


Date: 5/1/2016   11:15 PM
Location: 5900 Weber Road
Offense: Assault
P.C.  22.01      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1605010150
A man was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after he fired a gun inside the apartment he shared with his wife, located at 5901 Weber Road, and then threatened two neighbors who confronted him about it.

Officers arrived and were told by a 28 year old female, that she and her husband and got into an argument, and when she attempted to call police he took the phone away from her and broke it.

He then went into the bedroom and got out a handgun and fired it into the ceiling of their bedroom. This caused the female to run out of the apartment in fear for her safety.

When the husband walked out of the apartment, he was confronted by his neighbor about the gunfire.  The husband made verbal threats to harm the 26 year old male neighbor.

As the husband began to walk away, he was confronted a second time by another resident of the apartment complex.  That 57 year old man was also threatened by the husband.

Other Officers responding to the call located the husband, Barry Barnett (10/31/1982), walking on Weber Road near O’Day Street.   He was arrested for assault, discharging a firearm, interfering with an emergency call, terroristic threats, and he had an outstanding warrant for his arrests.

Neither the female nor the other residents were injured by the suspect.



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