Patrol Report April 17, 2017

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017, 12:05 PM
Location:  3400 SPID
Offense: Deadly Conduct-Discharging a Firearm
Case Number: 1704150070

Corpus Christ Police officers responded to the Modern Motel at 3400 SPID in reference to a disturbance in progress involving shots fired. Officers arrived and were advised by an employee that the suspect was inside one of the rooms. Officers surrounded the room to prevent the suspects escape and began evacuating rooms near the suspects room.

Officers asked the employee what happened prior to calling 911. The employee stated that he was cleaning rooms after checkout time. He was cleaning the room that the suspect was in and put his belongings in a bag. As he was cleaning he observed the suspect drive up to the location in a black Cadillac. The employee gave the suspect his property and observed the suspect enter the room. The employee stated he was told by management to have the suspect leave the room since it was past checkout time. The employee knocked on the door several times with no response from the suspect. The employee tried to unlock the door but was unsuccessful because the room was locked from the inside. The employee stated that he told the suspect that he was going to call the cops. As the employee was walking away he heard 6-7 shots coming from the room. The employee took cover and called the police.

Officers on the scene continued to evacuate rooms. Officers continued to watch the suspects room and at approximately 12:40 PM, the suspect exited the room naked and was taken into custody without incident. Officers cleared the suspects room and observed a small semi automatic pistol on the bed, several bullet holes in the bathroom door and one bullet hole in the wall. Officers arrested Daniel Leal III (03-10-1980) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017, Between 4:00 AM-10:49 AM
Location:  4100 Cross River Drive
Offense: Theft, Fraud Use and Possession of Identifying Information
Case Number: 1704160069

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 4100 Cross River Drive in reference suspicious activity. Officers contacted the 64 year old female witness who advised that her 24 year old granddaughter  woke her up at approximately 9:00 AM regarding Easter Presents. The suspect gave the witness a box wrapped containing Pampered Chef items. The witness questioned where the gifts came from and was told by her husband that the suspect took the items from the neighborhood. He also advised her that there was evidence in the trash can. The witness stated that the suspect had a check and pants that did not belong to her. Officers spoke to the suspect and determined that she had taken the items during the night. Officers located numerous pieces of mail, some was returned to the owners and the other was tagged as evidence. Officers arrested Kassandra Orr (05-26-1992) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017, 4:20 PM
Location:  6101 Saratoga Blvd.
Offense: Theft, Resisting Arrest
Case Number: 1704160099

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the Walmart at 6101 Saratoga Blvd. in reference to a theft in progress. Officers were advised that a female suspect tried to leave the store with over $1000 worth of stolen items. The call also advised that the suspect left her car keys and was sitting in a silver Volkswagon Jetta in the parking lot. Officers arrived and located the suspects vehicle in the parking lot. Offices observed the suspect to be holding a screwdriver. The suspect was ordered to put the screwdriver down and exit the vehicle. The suspect put the screwdriver down but refused to exit the vehicle. After a brief struggle with officers the suspect was removed from the vehicle and detained.

Officers contacted the reporting party (loss prevention personnel), who advised that the suspect was observed going into the electronics department selecting numerous DVD’s and placing them into a basket. The suspect then went to the hardware section and put the items in personal shopping bags. The suspect walked past the registers and was confronted by loss prevention. She was asked to stop to which she replied “No!” and left the store, leaving the DVD’s and her keys. Officers arrested Veronica Quiroz (11-22-1981) and transported her to the City Detention Center.