The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 894 calls for service and generated 226 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 24 to 7:00 a.m. on May 25, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 5/25/2016 2:00 AM
Location: 2700 Crosstown Freeway Access Road South
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1605250009
A female driver, passed out at a red light in the 2700 block of the Crosstown Freeway South Access Road, got the attention of a Corpus Christi Police Officer on patrol.
The Officer pulled her patrol car next to the 2015 Nissan Versa and observed that it was running and the brake lights were on. As the Officer was attempting to contact the driver, the car began to roll into the intersection with the female still passed out in the driver seat.
The Officer was able to wake the driver and stop the car. After an investigation it was determined that the driver was intoxicated.
Officers arrested, Megan Anschuetz (02/11/1991), for driving while intoxicated and her car was impounded.
Date: 5/24/2016 4:25 PM
Location: 5700 Timbergate Drive
P.C. 30.04 Class A Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1605240103
A 46 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after someone took several hundred dollars in cash from the front seat of his truck while it was parked at an apartment complex office building located at 5702 Timbergate Drive.
The man told Officers that he had just cashed a check at the bank for over $2300 and then went to the apartment complex leasing office. While inside the office, a suspect broke out the driver side window of his 2009 GMC Sierra truck and stole the cash that was in an envelope in the center console.
At this time, no suspects have been identified
Date: 5/25/2016 1:45 AM
Location: 1200 Third Street
Offense: Felony Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1605250008
A male driver, traveling the wrong way down a one-way street in a vehicle, was arrested for DWI after he almost collided with a Corpus Christi Police car in the 1200 block of Third Street.
The Officer observed the 1995 Chevrolet truck traveling toward him going the wrong direction on a one way street near the intersection of Third Street and Craig Street. In an attempt to get the driver to stop, the Officer activated the emergency lights on his patrol car. The truck did stop momentarily but while the Officer was walking up to talk to the driver, the vehicle took off turning into a local business parking lot at 1201 Third Street.
The Officer ran back to his patrol car and attempted to catch up to the truck. When the truck reached the back of the private parking lot it had turned into it was stopped by a metal gate that was blocking the exit.
Once the truck was forced to stop because of the gate, Officers were able to contact the driver.
After an investigation it was determined that the driver, Michael Rodriguez (04/13/1972), was intoxicated. Mr. Rodriguez was charged with felony DWI when it was determined that he had several prior convictions for the same offense. He was additionally charged with trying to elude police, a Class B Misdemeanor.
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