The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1029 calls for service and generated 236 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 26 to 7:00 a.m. on May 27, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 5/27/2016 4:15 AM
Location: 3200 Gollihar Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
P.C. 29.03 First Degree Felony
Case Number: 1605270027
Employees of a restaurant, located at 3220 Gollihar Road, called Corpus Christi Police after two men, armed with guns, robbed the business.
The two male suspects, one black a one Hispanic, walked into the restaurant wearing hoodies and gloves and each armed with a handgun. The suspects pointed the guns at three employees and ordered them to walk to the back office. Once in the back office, the suspects instructed all of them to get down on their knees and open the safe.
The employees were not injured, and the two suspects were last seen exiting the restaurant and running north on Randall Drive.
At this time, no suspects have been identified.
Date: 5/27/2016 1:55 AM
Location: 900 Eighteenth Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated Third or More
P.C. 49.04 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1605270015
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver for DWI, after he crashed his vehicle into a fence and a home in the 900 block of Eighteenth Street.
Officers arrived and a crash investigation determined that the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV was traveling south on Eighteenth Street when the driver lost control of his vehicle left the roadway and struck a fence and a house located at 923 Eighteenth Street.
After an investigation, Officers determined that the driver of the SUV, Roel Campos (01/07/1969) was intoxicated and he was arrested.
The charge was upgraded to a felony DWI charge when it was determined that the suspect had prior convictions for the same offense.
No one inside the home was injured.
Date: 5/27/2016 1:00 AM
Location: 9000 Leopard Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated With a Child Passenger
P.C. 49.045 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1605270003
Corpus Christi Police arrested the driver of a vehicle for felony DWI after he was stopped for a traffic violation in the 9000 block of Leopard Street and found to be intoxicated while he was driving with his three children.
An Officer observed the 2003 Chevrolet Suburban run a stop sign at the corner of Leopard Street and Clarkwood Road. When the Officer stopped the driver, Mark Anthony Mendez (02/28/1981), they conducted an investigation and determined he was intoxicated.
Inside the vehicle Officers also found his three children, ranging in age between 3 and 5 years old.
The children were released to family members.
The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, a state jail felony.
Date: 5/27/2016 2:05 AM
Location: 5500 Interstate Highway 37 North
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Class B Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1605270020
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver for DWI, after he swerved off the freeway and crashed his vehicle into several traffic barrels in the 5500 block of Interstate 37 North near McBride Lane.
Officers arrived and a crash investigation determined that the driver of a 2001 Ford F150 truck was traveling north on Interstate 37 when the driver lost control of his vehicle left the roadway and struck several traffic barrels containing sand. The force of the crash caused the truck to roll over onto the driver’s side.
After an investigation, Officers determined that the driver of the truck, David Ernest Hernandez (11/26/1963) was intoxicated. After he was treated for minor injuries at Spohn Memorial Hospital he was arrested.
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.