Patrol Report 08/30/2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 879 calls for service and generated 254 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. August 29 to 7:00 a.m. on August 30, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.


Date: 08/29/2016    11:10 PM
Location: 1800 Morris Street
Offense: Burglary
P.C.  30.04      Class A Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1608290198
A 30-year-old man called Corpus Christi Police after he had his vehicle broken into and an assault rifle was stolen.

The man told Officers that the suspects forced entry into his white GMC Yukon by breaking the passenger side front window.  Once the window was broken, the suspects took his DPMS model AR-15 and the his wallet from inside the vehicle.

The man estimated the value of the weapon to be $3,500.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.

This year through August 1, citizens have reported to police that 88 firearms have been stolen out of vehicles in the city.  Only 25 of those 88 have been recovered.


Date: 08/30/2016    5:45 AM

Location: 5400 South Staples Street
Offense: Arson
P.C.  28.02      Second Degree Felony

Case Number: 1608300026
The Corpus Christi Police Department is investigating an arson that occurred at a business located at 5413 South Staples Street.

The Corpus Christi Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly contained the fire to the inside of the nightclub.

Officers determined that the suspects made entry into the building by forcing open a back door.  Once inside they started a fire with an unknown accelerant.   It is unknown if anything was stolen from the business.

At this time, no suspects have been identified.


Date: 08/30/2016    2:45 AM
Location: 4100 South Staples Street
Offense: Theft
P.C.  31.03      Class B Misdemeanor

Case Number: 1608300018
A female was arrested by Corpus Christi Police after she was observed stealing items from a business located at 4101 South Staples Street.

Officers arrived and were told that store employees saw the female in the store walking around for nearly two hours in the middle of the night.  They also saw her take clothing into the women’s restroom and then come out without the clothing.

When the female suspect attempted to walk out of the store after purchasing only a box of cereal, an Officer stopped her in the parking lot.  The female resisted and after a brief struggle she was taken into custody.

Officers located nearly $300 worth of stolen merchandise inside the female’s purse.

The female suspect, Amy Moore (09/22/1977), was arrested and she was charged with theft and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.



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