Date: Monday October 3, 2016, 5:10PM
Location: 3224 Niagra
Offense: Public Intoxication (PC 49.02), Poss. of a Controlled Substance (HS 481.1161), Warrant
Case Number: 1610030124
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a man down call in the park at 3224 Niagra. Officers received a description of a male in a blue shirt on the bench near the playground area slumped over. When officers arrived they observed a male in a blue shirt on the bench near the playground area slumped over. Officers made contact with the subject who was extremely intoxicated.
The officers arrested David Garcia (01/28/1961) for public intoxication. The officers conducted a check of his name and found that he had an outstanding warrant by the US Marshals Service for probation violation. A search incident to arrest was conducted and Mr. Garcia was found to have 2 hand rolled cigars containing a substance believed to be synthetic marijuana. Mr. Garcia was transported to the City Detention Center.
Date: Monday October 3, 2016, 8:50 PM
Location: 2700 S. Staples
Offense: Hit and Run Crash, Recovered Stolen Vehicle, Found Narcotics
Case Number: 1610030167
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a major traffic accident at 2700 S. Staples. Upon arrival officers observed a white Chevrolet Suburban and black Jeep Patriot suv in the North bound lanes. Officers spoke to the 28 year old female driver of the black Jeep. She stated that she was traveling in the opposite direction of the white Suburban. The suburban turned in front of her vehicle causing the crash. She advised that 2 young males, one wearing a shirt and shorts and the other wearing a grey tank top and shorts, exited out the drivers door and fled on foot.
Officers discovered that the white Suburban was stolen from Victoria Texas. As officers were impounding the vehicle they discovered synthetic marijuana cigarettes in the vehicle. The vehicle was processed and the evidence was tagged into the property room. The driver of the Jeep was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspects are still outstanding.