Patrol Report 06/20/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 808 calls for service and generated  168 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. June 19 to 7:00 a.m. on June 20, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 6/19/2016    5:35 PM
Location: 1400 Sixteenth Street
Offense: Felon in Possession of a Firearm
P.C.  46.04      Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606190086
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he was stopped and found to have a handgun in his possession.

The Officer had stopped a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV in the 1400 block of Sixteenth Street for not having a current vehicle registration.  When the driver could not produce a driver’s license or current liability insurance on the vehicle, the Officer made the decision to impound the SUV.

While doing an inventory search, the Officer found a loaded .45 caliber handgun in a holster on the floorboard on the driver’s side.  The Officer also found a pair of brass knuckles in the glove box.

The driver, Dominic Suarez (08/01/1984), was arrested for possession of a firearm by a felon after verifying the driver had been convicted of a felony crime in the past.  He was additionally charged with carrying a prohibited weapon, the brass knuckles, a Class A misdemeanor.


Date: 6/19/2016    11:30 AM
Location: 5200 Silverberry Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606190056
A 41 year old male victim called Corpus Christi Police after he was shot in the upper leg the night before in the 5200 block of Silverberry Drive.

The victim told Officers that he and his 10 year old daughter were selling keychains to people in the parking lot when he approached three males walking to their car.  The three men made some comments and threats to the victim.  One of the suspects, with a tattoo on the front of his neck, pointed a gun at victims chest.  He said his daughter tried to push the man with the gun away, and when she did, the victim was shot in the back of his leg.

The victim went home and did not call Officers until the next day.

CCFD EMS responded to treat the victim for his injuries, however, he refused to be taken to the hospital.

At this time none of the three suspects have been identified.


Date: 6/19/2016    7:20 PM
Location: 1100 Green Lane Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1606190095
Corpus Christi Police were called after a family gathering on Father Day ended with one man being stabbed twice at a home located in the 1100 block of Green Lane Drive.

Officers arrived and found that a 21 year old male victim had been stabbed in the left arm and lower left abdomen.

The investigation revealed that several people were outside the home when two men began fighting in the driveway after the victim shook the hand of the suspect’s girlfriend. The two men ended up in the street fighting over the handshake, and that is when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim.

The victim was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital to be treated for the two stab wounds that don’t appear to be life threatening.  The suspect who stabbed him, Ricardo Vasquez (02//23/1973), was arrested for aggravated assault after he was treated for a cut over his eye that occurred during the fight.


Date: 6/19/2016    1:00 PM
Location: 5700 Spohn Drive
Offense: Criminal Mischief
P.C.  28.03      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1606190062
A female employee of a bank called Corpus Christi Police after she found the ATM and a video camera outside the business had been damaged.

Officers arrived at the bank, located at 5725 Spohn Drive, and were told that the side panels on the ATM had been damaged. The ATM did appear to still be functioning properly.   Officers also found a video camera that was overlooking the drive thru lanes was hanging from the roof and seemed to have been damaged as well.

It was estimated that $1,500 in damage was done to the two pieces of equipment.

At this time, no suspects have been identified in connection to this case.


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