The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 873 calls for service and generated 256 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 10 to 7:00 a.m. on May 11, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 5/10/2016 11:55 PM
Location: 3800 South Port Avenue
P.C. 31.03 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1605110001
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he was found cutting copper wire off an electric pole located in the 3800 block of South Port Avenue.
Officers arrived and found the man on a bicycle with freshly cut wire hanging from the handle bars of his bike. When they stopped him they found more cut wires in a backpack he was carrying along with a set of wire cutter pliers.
Officers located the AEP pole that the wire is believed to have come from. At the base of the pole Officers found even more cut wire laying on the ground beside the pole.
Officers arrested Ivan Calderon-Rodriguez (03/04/1989), for felony theft.
Date: 5/11/2016 2:30 AM
Location: 600 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1605110014
Three men called Corpus Christi Police after they were robbed at gunpoint while parked outside of a restaurant located at 602 South Padre Island Drive.
The three men, ranging in age between 18 to 19 years old, told Officers that they pulled into the restaurant parking lot and were sitting in their vehicle talking when someone opened the rear driver’s side door to their car and jumped into the back seat. The suspect pulled a gun on the three men and then began to demand money from them.
After one of the men gave the suspect his wallet, the suspect got out and jumped into the passenger side of a waiting tan Chevrolet Trailblazer and sped away.
The driver of the suspect vehicle was described as a black male between 20 and 25 years old.
The suspect with the gun that got into the vehicle was described as a Hispanic male between 25 and 35 years old with a goatee.
At this time no suspects have been identified.
Date: 5/11/2016 4:45 AM
Location: 5200 Carriage Lane
Offense: Deadly Conduct
P.C. 22.05 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1605110025
Corpus Christi Police are investigating whether two separate incidents of shots being fired at homes in the same neighborhood are related.
Officers responded to a home, located in the 5200 block of Carriage Lane, after the homeowner there heard several shots being fired outside his home. Officers arrived and located five shell casing in the driveway of the home. The homeowner did not find any damage to his property.
At about the same time, Officers responded to a home located in the 5200 block of Shasta Lane, and found that a home there had been hit by gunfire.
The homeowner there showed the Officers a bullet hole in the garage door. Officers found that the bullet had traveled through the garage, through a kitchen wall, through the living room, and had landed in wall of a bedroom.
No one in the house was injured.
At this time, Officers have not identified a suspect in either of these deadly conduct cases.
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.