Date: 11/18/2020 1:30 am
Location: 5600 block of SPID
Case Number: 2011180005
Corpus Christi Police Investigators have worked tirelessly to solve a recent murder which occurred November 18, 2020 on the 5600 block of S Padre Island Drive.
Earlier this week Detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for a suspect, identified as 43-year-old Robert Garcia, on an unrelated Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon case.
On November 19, 2020 the U.S. Marshals-led Fugitive Task Force (Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force) located and transported Garcia to the Corpus Christi Police Department to be interviewed by Detectives. He was later transported to the City Detention Center for processing.
While investigating the Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon case, Detectives were also able to ascertain that Garcia was the offender in the above-mentioned murder. On November 20, 2020, an arrest warrant was petitioned and issued for Murder. A separate warrant was also secured for Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Garcia is currently being held on charges of Murder ($1,000,000 Bond), Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon ($100,000 Bond) and Felon in Possession of a Firearm ($50,000 Bond).
This is still an active and ongoing investigation and if anyone has any additional information related to this Homicide, you are asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at (361) 886-2840. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.