Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 9:54 AM
Location: 800 Furman
Incident: Burglary of a Habitation
Case Number: 1610310054
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 800 Furman in reference to a burglary in progress. A officer arrived an heard what sounded like someone rummaging through property. The officer observed a male subject run out the front door. The officer was able to stop and detain the suspect. Other officers arrived and cleared the house. The officers located the 25 year old female victim and her 6 month old baby hiding in the bathroom.
The victim stated that she was asleep when she heard someone trying to open her bedroom door. The victim stated that she grabbed her baby and hid in the bathroom and called police. The victim stated that she heard the rear window open up and could hear someone going through her property. Officers told her that the screen to the rear window had been removed. The victim told officers that the screen was on the window and should not have been lying on the ground. The victim also stated that no one should have been inside her house. Officers arrested Joe C. Galindo (04/12/1975). During a search of the suspect, officers located jewelry in the suspects pocket that belonged to the victim. Joe Galindo was transported to the City Detention Center.
Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 3:34 PM
Location: 1700 Lemonwood
Incident: Terroristic Threat-Displaying a weapon
Case Number: 1610310115
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1700 Lemonwood in reference to a disturbance with a weapon. Officers arrived and made contact with the victims. The victims, 31 year old male and a 20 year old female, stated that they were walking through Candlewood Park, They stated that they were approached by three male that told them they needed to leave the park. The victims stated that they were trying to locate the owner of two stray dogs when they were told to leave. The victims ran across the street to call the police. While they were knocking on the door, 3 males approached them in a black Chevy Avalanche. One of the suspects displayed a gun and stated to both victims that he was going to get them. The suspects fled in an unknown direction. The victims did not know the suspects.
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