The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 793 calls for service and generated 199 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. June 21 to 7:00 a.m. on June 22, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 6/21/2016 1:00 PM
Location: 13400 Leopard Street
Offense: Credit Car Abuse
P.C. 32.31 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606210090
An employee of a business, located at 13433 Leopard Street, called Corpus Christi Police after he found a skimming device on one of the stores gas pumps.
Officers were told by the employee that he was working on the gas pumps and when he opened up the credit card machine at gas pump 4, he saw the device. The skimmer devise was plugged into the back of the credit card reader.
Officers collect the device as evidence.
At this time the person who put the skimming device on the gas pump has not been identified.
Date: 6/21/2016 9:40 PM
Location: 3900 State Highway 358 West
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C. 49.04 Third Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606210143
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver for DWI after an Officer observed him driving well under the speed limit on the freeway without any lights on.
The Officer was on patrol when he noticed that a 2007 Nissan Altima sedan was traveling very slowly west on State Highway 358 near Weber Road. The Officer also noticed that the vehicle did not have any lights on, and one of the turn signals was continuously flashing.
The Officer stopped the car and after an investigation he determined that the driver, Rene Castillo (02/20/1949), was intoxicated.
The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated, a third degree felony, and his vehicle was impounded.
Date: 6/21/2016 7:20 PM
Location: 2500 State Highway 181 north
Offense: Climbing Upon A Structure
C.C. 33-4 Class C Misdemeanor
Case Number: 1606210129
A teenage male was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after he climbed onto the outside railing of the Harbor Bridge.
When the Officer arrived he saw the man at the top of the bridge on the east side climbing around the structure. The Officer got the man to come into the roadway to speak to him while other Officers blocked traffic. When the Officer informed the man that it was illegal to climb on the railing outside the pedestrian walkway, the man climbed back over the barricade and sat down on the railing over the water.
The Officer went across the walkway and grabbed the teenager, Roberto Valencia (12/1/21997), while he was sitting on the railing and arrested him.
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.