The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1095 calls for service and generated 270 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. July 12 to 7:00 a.m. on July 13, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.
Date: 07/12/2016 1:15 AM
Location: 4500 Ayers Street
Offense: Theft of a Firearm
P.C. 31.03 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1607120011
A littering offense led Corpus Christi Police to the recovery of a stolen firearm, synthetic drugs, and a wanted person.
Officers were patrolling the area of Ayers Street and Gollihar Road when they observed the front seat passenger in a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer throw trash out the window. When the Officers stopped the vehicle, with four males inside, they found that the driver did not have a driver’s license and he was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for contempt of court.
Once the driver, Nathealle Jones (11/15/1997), was arrested, they also found a small black container that had 21 mini zip bags that had synthetic cannabis inside. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class B misdemeanor. There was no bond amount on the arrest warrant.
The front seat passenger who threw the trash out, Modesto Sosa (09/30/1991), was detained in the back of a police unit during the investigation. When Officers got him out of the back seat of the patrol car, they found he had attempted to hide several bags of synthetic cannabis between the seats. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class B misdemeanor and additionally charged with tampering with evidence, a third degree felony.
One of the back seat passengers, Jeremy Cuellar (02/13/1998), also had two bags of synthetic cannabis in his front left pant pocket and he was arrested. Under his seat, Officers found a .380 caliber handgun that had been stolen during an auto burglary on July 8. He was additionally charged with unlawful carrying of a firearm, a Class A misdemeanor and possession of a stolen firearm, a state jail felony.
The other back seat passenger, a 22 year-old male, was released at the scene.
Date: 07/11/2016 7:35 PM
Location: 5400 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Felony Theft
P.C. 31.03 State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1607110200
Corpus Christi Police arrested a female after she attempted to hide a couple of thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise in a baby carriage when she left the JC Penny, located at 5488 South Padre Island Drive.
Employees at the store told Officers that they saw the female putting merchandise in a mesh bag. They then saw her push her baby stroller into one of the fitting rooms.
When the female exited the fitting room, she placed the now empty mesh bag on a shirt display table outside. The female was then seen pushing the baby stroller toward the mall entrance and she exited the store without paying for anything.
Inside the stroller Officers found over $2,580 worth a merchandise.
The female, Priscilla Alvarez (10/04/1983), was arrested for felony theft.
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.