Patrol Report 08/08/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 927 calls for service and generated 190 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. August 7 to 7:00 a.m. on August 8, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 08/07/2016    4:10 AM
Location: 2800 Mary Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      First Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608070142
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man after he threatened to harm members of his family with a hammer inside a home they share in the 2800 block of Mary Street.

Officers arrived to find the man standing over his 32-year-old common law spouse in a back bedroom of the house.  The female had the couples infant child in her arms at the time.

Officers were able to talk the man, Cesar Espinosa (04/11/1986), into dropping the hammer and he was arrested.

Inside the home, Officers located several areas where the man had used the hammer to hit the walls.  Also inside were three other children ages 8, 13 and 14.

No one was injured.


Date: 08/07/2016    3:05 AM
Location: 8000 Interstate Highway 37
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Class b Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1608070039
Corpus Christi Police arrested a female driver for DWI after she crashed her car into another vehicle on Interstate 37 and then tried to flee the scene.

The crash investigation determined that a 51-year-old man was driving his 2014 Nissan Versa north on Interstate 37 near Suntide Road when the driver of a 2009 Nissan Sentra sedan hit him from behind.

No one in either vehicle was injured.

The driver of the Nissan Sentra then attempted to drive her car away from the scene.  Officers located her car, abandoned under the Clarkwood Road overpass.  They also found the female driver, Cassie Riddle (12/01/1984) attempting to walk away from the disabled car.

After an investigation, Officers determined that the female was intoxicated.  She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and fail to remain at a crash scene, a Class C Misdemeanor.



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