Patrol Report 06/17/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 932 calls for service and generated 221  reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. June 16 to 7:00 a.m. on June 17, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 6/16/2016    11:05 AM
Location: 4000 Bradford Drive
Offense: Burglary
P.C.  30.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606160146
A 39 year old man called Corpus Christi Police after he arrived at his home, located at 4026 Bradford Drive, and found that suspects had entered his residence and took several items including his vehicle.

Officers arrived and found that the suspects made entry into the home by removing a window air conditioning unit in one of the bedrooms.  Once inside the suspects stole several electronics valued at over $2000, some fishing poles, and a 2016 black Toyota Tacoma truck that had been parked in the garage.

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


Date: 6/17/2016    1:40 AM
Location: 700 Glenoak Drive
Offense: Arson
P.C.  28.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606170015
Corpus Christi Police and Fire units responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of an apartment complex located at 711 Glenoak Drive.

When Officers arrived they found two vehicles on fire, a Ford Explorer and a Kia Sorrento, at the west end of the parking lot in front of building 8.   On both vehicles, the front driver side appeared to be the point of origin for the fires. On the ground near the two vehicles, Officers found a one gallon container that did have gasoline inside but was now empty.

Both cars had to be towed from the scene.

At this time, the suspect that started the two fires has not been identified.


Date: 6/17/2016    2:45 AM
Location: 1300 Prince Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1606170023
Corpus Christi Police are investigating a crash that left a 24 year old male driver in the hospital and a homeowner with approximately $20,000 in damage to his home located at 1302 Prince Drive.

Officers arrived and the crash investigation determined that the male driver of a 2015 Ford Focus was traveling west on McArdle Road when he lost control of his car and crashed into a fence and the home on Prince Drive.

The driver suffered injuries to his leg and he was transported by CCFD EMS to Spohn Memorial Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

During the investigation, Officers determined that the driver did appear to be intoxicated.

Once the man is released from the hospital, he could face charges of driving while intoxicated.

No one inside the home was injured.


Date: 6/17/2016    4:45 AM
Location: 900 Saint Gregory Street
Offense: Possession of a Controlled Substance
H.S.C.  481.116          State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1606170029
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he was seen trying to break into a vehicle parked in front of a home located in the 900 block of Saint Gregory Street.

When Officers arrived, they found a 53 year old man pointing a handgun at another male on the ground in front of the home.  The homeowner told Officers that he saw the suspect outside of his home attempting to get into his 2014 Dodge truck.  The homeowner, armed himself with a handgun, and went outside to confront the suspect.  He ordered the suspect to the ground and then waited for police to arrive.

Officers found what they believe to be a controlled substance in the pockets of the suspect.

The suspect, Cameron Hellman (10/05/1997), was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and he may also be charged with burglary of a vehicle, a Class A misdemeanor.


Date: 6/16/2016    2:10 AM
Location: 4300 Greenwood Drive
Offense: Criminal Trespass
P.C.  30.05      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1606170017
Corpus Christi Police arrested five men after they jumped over the fence at the Greenwood Pool, located at 4305 Greenwood Drive, and were inside swimming and drinking alcohol.

Officers arrived and heard the males inside the fenced in area around the pool playing loud music and swimming. When Officers approached they observed six males in the pool.  Five adult age males and one juvenile.  Officers also observed the males to be drinking alcohol and they all appeared to be under the age of 21.

Officers arrested Josue Cruz (11/13/1998), Juan Vivero (04/19/1999), James Vasquez (06/24/1997), Eric Jasso (09/16/1998), and Raymond Gaona (07/05/1998) and they were all charged with criminal trespass, minor in possession of alcohol, violation of nighttime curfew, and public intoxication.

The juvenile was taken to the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.


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