Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 12:24 AM
Location: 4400 Willow
Incident: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1611050006
Officers were dispatched to 4400 Willow in reference to an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers could hear a male and female yelling loudly. The front door was open and officers observed the house to be in disarray. A 28 year old male (victim) appeared in the hallway yelling.
Officers detained the subject until they were able to determine what happened. A 27 year old female (witness) came out and told officers that he did not do anything and that he was being beaten with a broomstick. Officers observed the male to have a swollen right eye and blood coming out of his nose. The male victim advised that he and the female were in the middle of a verbal argument when the 57 year old female suspect told the victim she was tired of them arguing and for the victim to get out of her house. The victim told the suspect that he did not have to leave because he lives there with the witness, who is the suspects step daughter.
The suspect went and got a broomstick and began striking the victim numerous times with it. The victim advised that it was a white metal broomstick with a bent end where he was struck. Officers located the broomstick which was exactly the was the victim described it. The victims injuries were photographed for evidence. Officers arrested Debra Faye Shepherd (01/27/1959) and transported her to the City Detention Center.
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 5:10 AM
Location: Park Road 22 and Whitecap
Incident: Driving While Intoxicated
Case Number: 1611050042
A Corpus Christi Police Officer was getting gas for his patrol unit at Park Road 22 and Highway 361. The officer observed a red Chevy pick up make a u-turn and travel East bound in the West bound land. The officer got into his patrol unit and caught up to the vehicle. As the officer was approaching the vehicle, it crossed the grassy median into the proper lane of travel. The truck was stopped at Park Road 22 and Whitecap. The officer made contact with the driver and immediately noticed a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage. The officer also observed a 16oz beer in the cup holder of the truck. The suspect was asked to exit the vehicle. The suspect dropped his phone and nearly fell trying to pick it up. The officer conducted a field sobriety test. There was enough probable cause to believe the suspect was driving while intoxicated. The officer arrested Manual Barrera (11/01/1968) and transported him to the City Detention Center.
Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016 1:42 AM
Location: 4000 Barnes
Case Number: 1611060017
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 4000 Barnes in reference to a disturbance in progress. As officers were en route they were advised that the female was running from a male. As officers arrived and were exiting their patrol unit, they could hear loud arguing from inside the house. As officers approached they could hear a male and female arguing. Officers heard a female tell someone to get out of my house and heard a noise as if something was thrown.
Officers went to the door and knocked loudly. Officers heard loud banging and then they looked through a window in the door. Officers observed a male on top of a female and he was assaulting her. Due to the assault in progress and to prevent further injuries officers kicked in the locked front door to stop the assault. Officers stated that as the door was opening the victim and suspect ran to the back bedroom. Officers ordered the suspect out of the room and took him into custody. Officers observed scratches to the right side of the victims neck and her dress was torn. Officers arrested Christian Mendoza (12/31/1989) and transported him to the City Detention Center.