The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 826 calls for service and generated 230 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 9 to 7:00 a.m. on May 10, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: Monday, May 9, 2016, 2100
Location: 4249 McArdle Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1605090160
Corpus Christi Police captured two men suspected of armed robbery Monday night at South Padre Island Drive at Staples.
Corpus Christi Police responded to a robbery at a convenience store on McArdle near Rickey at 8pm Monday night and learned that a man displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the register.
Police responded to a second armed robbery at a convenience store on McArdle near Dody Street at about 9pm with a similar suspect description. No injuries were reported at the scenes of the robberies.
People near the robbery locations provided a description of the robbery suspect and the vehicle used by the suspect. Officers searched the area and then located the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle fled and Officers chased the vehicle west on McArdle, south on Eberhart, then east on South Padre Island Drive. The suspect vehicle, a gray Pontiac Grand Am, struck a white Infiniti operated by a 43-year-old man at the intersection of S.P.I.D. and Staples. The Pontiac spun around and struck a Corpus Christi Police patrol car. Two men ran from the Pontiac and Officers were able to catch up to the a short distance away.
The 43-year-old man who operated the Infiniti complained of minor injuries. Officers and the suspects suffered minor injuries due to falls to the ground after the chase. The S.P.I.D. and Staples intersection was closed to traffic for an hour while Officers processed the vehicle completed crash reports, gathered evidence and impounded the Pontiac.
The two robbery suspects were taken to the hospital to be medically cleared for delivery to the city detention center.
Detectives are working to determine if the two men captured this evening are responsible for several other robberies in Corpus Christi recently. As of May 9, the two men are accused of the Robbery this same night.
Police arrested 28-year-old Sebastian Ochoa (10/14/1987) and 24-year-old Antonio Soriano (3/19/1992) for aggravated robbery and other related charges.
Date: Monday, May 9, 2016, 0745
Location: 1100 Arnold Drive
Offense: Accidental Shooting
Case Number: 1605090038
A 64 year old man called for emergency services after he accidentally shot himself with a handgun inside his home located in the 1100 block of Arnold Drive.
Officers arrived and found the man with a gunshot wound to his right leg. He told Officers that he was moving the 9 millimeter handgun and when he grabbed the weapon, it accidentally discharged striking him in the calf.
The man was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital by CCFD EMS to be treated for his injuries.
Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.