Date: Monday, February 27, 2017, 8:51 PM
Location: 11328 Leopard St.
Offense: Public Intoxication, Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon
Case Number: 1702270153
A Corpus Christi Police Officer was flagged down by a concerned citizen. The citizen advised the officer that he observed a male that appeared to be “messed up” and had a gun inside the front of his shorts. He described the male to be wearing no shoes, shorts and a hoodie. Officers checked the Taco Bell and observed the suspect matching the description. Officers ordered the suspect to keep his hands up and walk towards them. As officers contacted the suspect they immediately observed signs of intoxication and arrested Devon Cable (08-07-1995) for public intoxication. A search incident to arrest was conducted and a loaded .40 cal semi-automatic pistol was located in the front part of Devon’s shorts. He was additionally charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon. Devon was transported to the City Detention Center. Great job by officers locating this intoxicated subject with a gun and possibly preventing any further incidents.
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:40 AM
Location: 5757 S. Staples
Offense: Aggravated Assault/Burglary with Intent to Commit a Felony
Case Number: 1702280013
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 5757 S. Staples in reference to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival officers contacted the 50 year old male victim. He stated that he and another subject went to a concert and were drinking throughout the night. They decided to keep the party going and continue drinking back at his friends apartment. The victim stated they were having a real good time when his 31 year old male suspect put a concert shirt on the table. The victim stated that he liked the shirt and put it on. The suspect became upset and confronted him and accused him of trying to steal the shirt. The suspect became more angry because the victim did not take the shirt off fast enough and the two began fighting. The victim stated that the suspect hit him in the head and torso with a hammer. The victim left the scene. The suspect advised officers that the victim tried to hit him with the hammer and he took it away from him. The victim left the scene and later returned, kicking the door in and threatening to kill the suspect. The victim had a laceration to his head and a bloody nose. The suspects apartment was messy from a apparent struggle.
Officers arrested Thomas Holbein (12-31-1966) for aggravated assault and Joseph Gilbreath (02-18-1986) with burglary with the intent to commit a felony. Both were transported to the City Detention Center.