Date: 07/27/2016 11:29 A.M.
Location: 1145 Waldron
Offense: P.C. 30.04 Burglary of a Motor Vehicle
Case Number: 1607270093
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1145 Waldron in reference to a burglary to a vehicle. Officers contacted the male victim. He told the officers that he went in to the store and when he came out he noticed that the front passenger window was broken and money was missing from his center console. He advised that earlier he made a cash withdrawal from a bank on the 5700 block of S. Staples. The victim is unsure but he thinks he might have been followed.
Officers checked the surveillance video and observed a maroon or burgundy colored Honda CR-V with a new license plate pull next to the victims vehicle. There was activity observed by the victims vehicle and then the suspect vehicle exits the parking lot towards Waldron Rd. Crime scene investigators arrived and processed the vehicle.
Date: 07/28/2016 12:14 A.M.
Location: 1600 Meeks
Offense: P.C. 22.01 Assault Family Violence
Case Number: 1607280005
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1600 Meeks in reference to an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers made contact with the 56 year old female victim near the roadway. The victim stated that the suspect was inside the residence with their 6 year old son. The victim and the 59 year old male suspect were arguing about the suspects drinking. During the argument the victim told the suspect she was calling 911. The suspect took the phone and threw it and later hid it from the victim. At some point the argument escalated and the suspect pushed and slapped the victim several times. The suspect pushed the victim into a wall causing her to hit her head. The victim had a scratch to her left cheek, abrasions to her upper chest and a noticeable bump to the right side of her head.
Officers went to the residence and were let into the house by the victim. The officers looked for the suspect and the child but were unable to locate them. As officers were talking to the victim, the suspect and child appeared at the front door.
Officers arrested Royce Pantel Jr. (07-02-1957) for assault family violence and interfering with a 911 call. He was arrested and transported to the City Detention Center.