Patrol Report 08/22/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 875 calls for service and generated 238 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. August 21 to 7:00 a.m. on August 22, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 08/22/2016    1:05 AM
Location: 7300 South Staples Street
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
P.C.  49.04      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1608220009
Corpus Christi Police arrested a male driver for DWI after he crashed his car into a utility pole in the 7300 block of South Staples Street.

The crash investigation determined that the driver of a 2007 Toyota Camry was traveling north on South Staples Street near Yorktown Road when he lost control of his vehicle and struck the light pole belonging to AEP.  The crash caused the pole and wires to come down onto the roadway.

The driver, Luis Alert Guerrero (05/17/1981), was not injured.

After an investigation, Officers did determine that the driver was intoxicated.  He was arrested for driving while intoxicated.  The charges were upgraded to a Class A Misdemeanor due to prior convictions.


Date: 08/21/2016    6:35 PM
Location: 5100 South Staples Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608210136
A children’s party at a business turned violent when the ex-boyfriend of a 26-year women showed up there threatening the female and her new boyfriend.

Officers responded to the business, located at 5118 South Staples Street, and found a 26-year-old man bleeding from his head. He told Officers that he was at a children’s party inside when he walked out with his girlfriend.

When they got outside, an ex-boyfriend of the woman showed up and started an argument with the two.  During the disturbance the ex-boyfriend pulled out a handgun and chambered a round. He then put the gun back into his pants pocket and started to hit them with his fist. The couple were both hit in the head and face multiple times causing a cut to the man’s head.

The ex-boyfriend continued to hit the couple until several bystanders broke up the fight.

The ex-boyfriend was last seen leaving in his black Nissan Altima.

The woman was able to give Officers the ex-boyfriends name, however, he was not located.

The couple did not require medical attention.


Date: 08/21/2016    2:30 AM
Location: 5800 Weber Road
Offense: Aggravated Assault
P.C.  22.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608210021
A 26-year-old man was shot in the abdomen after a large fight at a business located at 5815 Weber Road.

Officers arrived at the bar after several people had already left.  They were told that an argument over a pool game caused a fight inside. While everyone was leaving, another disturbance started in the parking lot and several witnesses told Officers they heard a single shot fired from a gun.

While Officers were investigating this report, they were informed that a 26-year-old man had walked into the emergency room at Bay Area Hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower right abdomen.

The victim, who’s injuries are not considered to be life threatening, gave Officers limited information regarding the fight.

At this time, no suspect has been arrested.



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