Patrol Report 08/05/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1034 calls for service and generated 268 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. August 4 to 7:00 a.m. on August 5, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 08/05/2016    1:50 AM
Location: 5900 State Highway 286 South
Offense: Hit and Run Investigation
T.C.  550.001  Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608030085
Corpus Christi Police are investigating a hit and run crash that left a pedestrian with injuries.

A 31-year-old female witness called Officers after she found a man lying face up on the exit ramp to Saratoga Boulevard from State Highway 286.  The man was bleeding from injuries to his head, and he had abrasions to his torso and legs. He also had had a tire mark on his shirt and appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.

The 20-year-old man was transported by CCFD EMS to Spohn Memorial Hospital with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

At this time no suspect vehicle information is available and no suspect driver has been identified.


Date: 08/04/2016    7:50 PM
Location: 5600 Williams Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608040157
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver after he got into a fight with a pedestrian that was crossing the 5600 block of Williams Drive with his family.

Officers arrived at the intersection of South Staples Street and Williams Drive after several people passing by saw two men fighting on the side of the road.  Once Officers broke up the men, they determined that a 29-year-old man was crossing the street with his two children when a truck traveling at a high rate of speed approached them and the driver began yelling at the family to get out of the road. The driver stopped his truck in the street and he kept yelling.  He then drove into a parking lot, got out and then ran toward the pedestrian and hit him in the face.

Neither the pedestrian not his children were seriously injured.

After an investigation, Officers did determine that the driver of the 2001 Ford F150 truck, Travis “Tommy” Crawford Jr. (03/26/1972) was intoxicated.  He was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated due to prior convictions. He could also face charges of misdemeanor assault for hitting the pedestrian in the face.


Date: 08/04/2016    9:40 PM
Location: 14000 Whitecap Boulevard
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated with Children
P.C.  49.045    Third Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608040175
Corpus Christi Police arrested a female driver for DWI after she was stopped for a traffic violation in the 14000 block of Whitecap Boulevard.

Officers stopped the 2010 Toyota sedan for having only one headlight working and an expired vehicle registration.

After an investigation it was determined that the driver, Abby Vanderbilt (05/26/1981), was intoxicated.  She was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated when Officers discovered her infant daughter, her 5-year-old stepson and her 13-year-old daughter were all in the car with her.

The three children were released to their step-father and her vehicle was impounded.


Date: 08/04/2016    9:45 PM
Location: 5900 Ayers Street
Offense: Indecent Exposure
P.C.  21.08      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1608040049
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he exposed himself to two females working in an office in the 5900 block of Ayers Street.

The two females saw the man sitting on a bench outside the office with the front part of his shorts pulled down exposing himself.  They called police and watched as the man went inside a nearby trailer.

Officers arrived in time to arrest the man, Daniel Martinez (12/31/1988), for indecent exposure.  He was additionally charged with two outstanding Municipal Court warrants that had been issued for him.



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