Date: Friday, December 16, 2016, 12:14 AM
Location: Aloha Street at Sea Horse Avenue
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
Case Number: 1612160008
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Suntan ans Aloha in reference to a major vehicle crash. Officers arrived and located a 25 year old male wet, wearing only jeans and wrapped in a blanket. The male stated that he drove to the area to throw away some garbage. He stated that when he got back in the vehicle that it began to roll and went into the water. He stated that a citizen helped pull him out of the vehicle.
As officers were speaking with him they detected an odor of alcohol and he displayed signs of intoxication. Officers checked the area and discovered about 10 feet of skid marks as well as damage to the pier. It appears as if the vehicle attempted to brake, struck the curb and pier and wound up in the water. Officers were able to determine there was no one else in the vehicle. Officers arrested Oscar Castro (5-12-1991) for driving while intoxicated and transported him to the City Detention Center. The Corpus Christi Police Department dive team will be recovering the vehicle some time today.
Date: Friday, December 16, 2016, 4:14 AM
Location: 600 Elizabeth
Offense: Aggravated Robbery/Deadly Conduct
Case Number: 1612160027
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 600 Elizabeth in reference to a robbery. Officers arrived and contacted the 44 year old female victim. She advised that she was in her vehicle in the Spohn Employees parking lot. She stated that she was smoking a cigarette when she was approached by a male on a black bicycle. The male asked her for a cigarette and she told him no. The male began to argue with the victim and at some point pulled a handgun and demanded all her money. The victim put her vehicle in reverse and hit the gas. The suspect fired two rounds at her and when she put her vehicle in drive the suspect fired one more. The victim fearing for her life struck the suspect with her vehicle before fleeing the area. The suspect fell to the ground got up and fired one more round before fleeing on foot.
Offices located the bicycle in the parking lot and tagged it as evidence. Officers also took photos of the bullet strikes to the victims Toyota Corolla. The suspect is described as a male 22-28 years of age, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall weighing 160 pounds. He had 2 teardrop tattoos under his right eye and they were outlined only not filled in. He was wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie. The victim was not injured.
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