Patrol Report 06/01/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 808 calls for service and generated 220 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. May 31 to 7:00 a.m. on June 1, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 6/01/2016    2:45 AM
Location: 3000 Reyna Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606010010
A man was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after he assaulted his common law wife and his sister with a bat inside the home they share in the 3000 block of Reyna Street.

Officers arrived and were told by the 44 year old common law spouse that the male became upset with her because she would not give him money to go buy drugs.  The male grabbed her by the hair and pulled her into the living room.  That is when the male’s 18 year old sister got involved and she was hit in the face by the male suspect’s fist.

The male then picked up a baseball bat that was behind the front door and started swinging it at both females. Luckily, he missed both of them and neither female was seriously injured.

The sister was able to run outside and call police.

Officers arrived in time to arrest the male, Ernesto Martinez (09/04/1963), for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.


Date: 6/01/2016    5:45 AM
Location: 5100 Interstate Highway 37 Access South
Offense: Theft of a Firearm
P.C.  31.03      State Jail Felony

Case Number: 16006010014
A 48 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after someone broke into his vehicle and stole an AR 15 rifle.

Officers arrived and were told by the victim that he had parked his 2016 Dodge Ram truck in the parking lot of a motel, located at 5155 Interstate Highway 37 Access South.  During the night someone broke out the drivers side rear passenger window of his truck.  Once inside the vehicle, the suspect stole a Bushmaster brand AR 15 model rifle.

The rifle was valued at $1,500.

At this time no suspects have been identified and the weapon has not been recovered.

Date: 5/31/2016    9:20 PM
Location: 300 North Port Avenue
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1605310165
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver after he was found passed out behind the wheel of a stopped vehicle in the 300 block of North Port Avenue.

Officers responded to the call after several motorist had to drive their vehicles around the stopped 2000 Ford sedan that was stopped in the middle of the roadway.

Officers arrived and found the driver passed out behind the wheel with his foot on the break.

After an investigation, Officers determined that the driver, Bruce Davis (11/07/1960), was intoxicated.

The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated and his vehicle was impounded.

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