AUTO THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED

On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, a traffic stop was made near Lantana Drive and Academy Street.  The male provided a false identity to officers.  Investigators were eventually able to identify the male from a previous contact, as 38-year-old William Womack. 

While checking for warrants, Womack was found to have two outstanding warrants out of San Patricio County; both warrants were for Burglary to a Vehicle. 

Womack was charged with: Fail to identify as a fugitive, Fail to display driver’s license, Fail to maintain financial responsibility, Expired license plate and Disregard a traffic control device.

Detectives with the Corpus Christi Police Department Auto Theft Task Force were conducting an independent investigation and connected William Womack to a recent theft of a vehicle.  Detectives obtained an additional warrant for Womack, he was subsequently booked on a charge for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.