Patrol Report December 29, 2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 703 calls for service and generated 116 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 28 to 10:00 a.m. on December 29, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Delta” District

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 2:10AM
Location: 218 North Chaparral Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612290006

Corpus Christi Police arrested 23 year old Anthony Caraker (7/24/93) for aggravated assault and possession of drug paraphernalia after a disturbance at a bar on Chaparral Thursday morning.

with a handgun which he pointed at bar patrons and threatened to shoot them. Caraker left in the Jeep but was spotted by a Corpus Christi Police Officer North bound on Interstate 37 and the exit to State Highway 286 South bound.  The Officer arrested Caraker, impounded the Jeep, and delivered Caraker to the city detention center. No injuries were reported.

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016. 22:19
Location: 2000 Coleman Avenue
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612280172

Corpus Christi Police arrested 22 year old Demitrius Zepeda (7/22/1994) for aggravated assault related to a shooting at a home on the 2000 block of Coleman Avenue Wednesday night.

A 25 year old man reported the aggravated assault to Corpus Christi Police at 10:19pm and explained to Officers that he was shot in the leg (not a life threatening injury) by a friend, possibly because he owed the friend money.  Officers went to a home on the 2300 block of Ruth and arrested Zepeda for aggravated assault.  Officers delivered Zepeda to the city detention center and the 25 year old man was released from the hospital at around 3:30am.

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 00:50
Location: 500 Louisiana Avenue
Offense: Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information (Penal Code Section 32.51) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612290004

Corpus Christi Police arrested 26 year old Robyn Lucke (12/6/1990) for Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information and Possession of a controlled substance after the contraband was discovered on a traffic stop on the 500 block of Louisiana Avenue Thursday morning.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a brown 2001 Chevy Suburban for conducting an unsafe turn and contacted a 49 year old man who was the driver and passengers Kevin Browning 9-23-78 and Robyn Lucke 12-6-90.  The Officers learned that Browning lied about his name, had a warrant (parole-repeat offender forgery-armed/dangerous). The Officer arrested Browning for Failure to Identify as a Fugitive and for the warrant, and then discovered Browning had a handgun. Browning and was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  The Officer then discovered Lucke had a crystal substance which the Officer believes is methamphetamine, a bunch of drivers licenses, social security cards, and checks from several people which was in her purse.  The Officer arrested Lucke for  Fraudulent Possession of identifying information, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Officer released the 49 year old man with the vehicle at the scene and then delivered Browning and Lucke to the city detention center.

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 20:25
Location: 5700 Old Brownsville Road
Event: Vehicle Crash into a House
Crash Number: C1609326

Corpus Christi Police are investigating a vehicle crash in which a car went through a house on the 5700 block of Old Brownsville Road Wednesday night.

Officers believe a 32 year old man drove his white 2012 Hyundai Sonata home from work at a high rate of speed west on West Point. Officers believe the 32 year old man lost control of his vehicle and exited the roadway.  The vehicle went through two fences and entirely though the house at 5700 Old Brownsville.  The 32 year old man was transported to the hospital for treatment for a laceration to the head.  Although the house received structural damage, no one inside was injured.  Officers believe alcohol was not a factor in the crash. The 32 year old man was cited for fail to control speed and for failing to yield at a stop sign.

“Charlie” District

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 23:44
Location: 5700 Everhart Road
Offense: Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
Case Number: 1612290001

Corpus Christi Police arrested three men on a traffic stop at the 5700 block of Everhart Wednesday night.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer conducted a traffic stop at 11:44pm at Bonner and Everhart on a black 2011 Dodge Durango for an inoperable rear license plate light. The Officer met 30 year old Pablo Ruiz (11/16/1986) who was the operator of the vehicle and the Officer learned Ruiz did not have a drivers license. The Officer arrested Ruiz for Driving While License Suspended. The Officer had a 13 year old boy exit the vehicle and the Officer discovered a pistol in the boys pocket. The Officer detained the 13 year old boy for unlawful carrying of a weapon. The Officer contacted a third person in the vehicle, and later learned that the third person was 39 year old Tres Smyth (11/29/1977). Smyth had provided the name of a family member who the Officer knew personally and immediately recognized that name as falsely provided. The Officer arrested Smyth for Failure to Identify

The Officer impounded the vehicle, delivered the 13 year old boy to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center, and then delivered Ruiz and Smyth to the city detention center.

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