Patrol Report 05/06/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 961 calls for service and generated 239 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 5 to 7:00 a.m. on May 6, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 5/5/2016    11:15 PM
Location: 1700 North Tancahua Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1605050169
A 33 year old man called Corpus Christi Policed after he was assaulted by the ex-husband of a female while he was trying to help her change a flat tire.

It all started when the man saw the ex-husband hit the female through her open car window as she sat in the driver seat of her car in the parking lot of a bar located at 1724 North Tancahua Street.

The ex-husband then walked away, and the man went to the car to check on the female.  He noticed that she had a busted lip from the assault.  He also noticed that one of her front tires on her vehicle was flat and he offered to change it for her.

While in the process of changing the flat tire, the ex-husband returned to the car and began to yell at the man who was changing the tire.  The ex-husband pushed the man, and then pulled out a pocket knife from his pants.

The man was able to punch the ex-husband in the face and slap the knife away.  While slapping the knife away the man suffered a minor cut to one of his fingers.

Officers arrested the ex-husband, Daniel Molina, (09/02/1966), for aggravated assault.  Officers also determined he had a protective order against him forbidding him from contacting his ex-wife.  He was additionally charged for violating that court order.

Date: 5/6/2016    12:15 AM
Location: 7300 Alberta Circle
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1605060005
A male driver was arrested for DWI by Corpus Christi Police after he crashed his truck into a home located at 7301 Alberta Circle.

The crash investigation revealed that the driver of a 2012 Toyota Tacoma was traveling south in the 2500 block of Quebec Drive when he lost control of his truck, veered off the roadway and struck the front of a home on Alberta Circle.

The driver attempted to walk away from the crash scene, but Officers caught up to him a short distance away.

After an investigation Officers determined that the driver, Stephen James Duke (10/19/1982), was intoxicated and he was arrested.



Date: 5/5/2016    11:30 PM
Location: 3100 Ayers Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1605060001
A female was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after she used her car as a weapon and intentionally struck another vehicle with her brother’s girlfriend inside.

Officers arrived at a convenience store, located at 3102 Ayers Street, and were told that a 2002 Ford Escape with a 35 year old female driver and her 32 year old boyfriend were in the store parking lot.  A 2007 Mitsubishi Galant sedan, driven by the sister of the boyfriend, pulled into the parking lot and blocked the Ford Escape in.

When the driver of the Ford Escape tried to back out around the car that had blocked her in, the female driver of the Mitsubishi intentionally drove into the Ford Escape twice striking the driver’s side door.

No one in either vehicle was injured.

Officers arrested the sister, Jennifer Ramos (02/05/1992), who said she was upset at her brother for getting back together with his girlfriend.



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