Date: March 27, 2018 4:49 P.M.
Location: Mustang Trail and S. Staples
Offense: Accident Involving Injury or Death
Case Number: 1803270113
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of S. Staples and Mustang Trail for a crash involving pedestrians. Officers arrived and found that a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed ran a red light and struck two teenaged females in the crosswalk. The suspect, driving a sliver Jeep, briefly stopped in the area and then fled the scene. A witness at the scene was able to get a license plate number, vehicle description and a suspect description. A 16 year old female died at the scene and the 15 year old female was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Officers followed up on the information that was provided to them by the witness. They went to the area of 4100 Tarpon Place and located the suspect vehicle and the suspect. Officers took the 42 year old male suspect into custody and transported him to a hospital for treatment. Once cleared officers arrested Elton Wayne Holmes Jr. (12-19-1975) and transported him to the City Detention Center.
Date: March 27, 2018 8:28 P.M.
Location: 5800 SPID
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1803270129
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to La Palmera Mall in reference to a robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the employees. The employees advised that 4 suspects, wearing dark clothing and masks came into the store. Two suspects broke the display counters and the other two with guns ordered the employees to the ground. The suspects fled the scene in a red pickup truck. A witness told officers that he saw the suspects enter the truck and flee the scene. Officers were advised that a Constable had found the suspect vehicle unoccupied on Mt. Vernon St. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.
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