All posts by Officer Gena Pena

HELP US IDENTIFY THESE FEMALES

Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2017, 4:35 AM
Location: 3000 block of Baldwin
Offense: Criminal Mischief
Case Number: 1707200021

Corpus Christi Police Detectives want your help to identify a pair who caused damage to a local laundry mat.

An unidentified female used a bat to smash the front door to the business and then proceeded to damage a vending machine, causing $500.00 worth of repairs to the business.

 

Detectives want your help to identify them.  If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com .  If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.

THREE ARRESTS MADE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY’S MOST RECENT HOMICIDE

Date: Sunday, September 03, 2017 1:59 AM
Location: 3300 Baldwin
Offense:  Murder, Aggravated Assault  with Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1709030016

Ben Villegas (03/29/85), Abraham Cardenas (02/18/64), and Crystal Juarez (10/15/93) have been arrested on charges related to the September 03, 2017 Murder of 28-year-old Juan Montoya.

During their investigation, Detectives developed information leading to the arrests of Villegas, Cardenas and Juarez.   All three are being held on two separate warrants; Murder with a $1,000,000 bond and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon with an $800,000 bond.  Villegas and Cardenas were arrested on September 08, 2017 and booked in at the City Detention Center.  Juarez was booked in at the Nueces County Jail on September 12, 2017.

The investigation is still ongoing and the case will be referred to the Nueces County District Attorney’s Office when concluded.

For additional information, please view the previous blotter post reference this homicide.  https://ccpdblotter.com/2017/09/06/investigators-need-your-help-to-solve-a-homicide/

DETECTIVES NEED HELP IDENTIFYING TWO FEMALES CAUGHT ON CAMERA SHOPLIFTING

Date:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9:38 PM
Location: 5425 S. Padre Island Drive
Offense: Theft/Shoplifting
Case Number: 1706300074

Corpus Christi Police Detectives want your help to identify a pair who committed a Theft at a local retail store.

The pair worked together in an effort to conceal items in a large black tote and then bypassed all points of sale without paying for the items.  Several items were taken including purses, scarves and sandals worth approximately $270.

 

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The two females have not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify them.  If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com .  If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.

 

INVESTIGATORS NEED YOUR HELP TO SOLVE A HOMICIDE

Date: Sunday, September 03, 2017 1:59 AM
Location: 3300 Baldwin
Offense:  Aggravated Assault (Shooting)
Case Number: 1709030016

Investigators want your help to discover any new information that will help solve a Homicide.

On September 03, 2017, at approximately 2:00 am Officers responded to the 3300 block of Baldwin where they located a 28-year-old male in a vehicle, who had been shot.  The 28-year-old male was transported to Spohn Shoreline where he was later pronounced deceased.  Homicide Detectives need your help to locate the individual responsible for the Murder.

Through the investigation, Detectives have identified two persons of interest and want your help to locate the two.  The female shown in the image below has been identified as Crystal Juarez, but Investigators need your help to locate her whereabouts.  Investigators also need help with identifying the male shown in the pictures below.  The male was observed to be driving a light-colored sedan, shown in the video.

If you know who is responsible for this murder, or have any additional information about the murder or the individuals shown in these pictures, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at 888TIPS.com.  Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500 dollars in cash.

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UPDATED VECTOR CONTROL SCHEDULE

Vector Control will be in the following zones:

 

September 5th (tonight): 21 and 23

September 6th: 6, 7, 8, 11, possibly 9

September 7th: 1, 2, 4, 10, 12

September 8th: 14, 20, 22, finishing 12

September 9th: 13, 16, 15

September 10th: 24

Zones are subject to change due to weather conditions and wind speeds.

Click on the link below to see what zone you live in.

http://cms.cctexas.com/sites/default/files/CCPD-CCACS-mosquito-spray-routes-map.pdf

 

 

MORE BURGLARY ARRESTS

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:29 AM
Location: 7200 block of Gingerberry
Offense: Burglary of a Motor Vehicle, Theft of Firearm from Motor Vehicle
Case Number: 1708250006

On Friday, August 25, 2017, Officers were dispatched to the 7200 block of Gingerberry, reference a possible Auto Burglary.  Upon arrival, Officers observed a male holding another male at gun point. When Officers were nearing the pair, the suspect male fled on foot, jumping a fence. Officers made contact with the male who was holding the weapon in an effort to determine what had occurred, while other Officers searched for the male who had fled on foot.

The victim advised Officers that he had just arrived at his residence in the 7200 block of Windwillow and walked into his residence briefly, advising that when he returned to his vehicle he discovered several items, including a handgun and a laptop, to be missing from the vehicle. The victim advised that he had seen two males walking away from his residence and located the two males inside a vehicle on the 7200 block of Gingerberry, noting that they were in possession of his property.  The victim advised that he was attempting to call 911 while holding to pair at gunpoint, when both males ran from the location, just as Officers were arriving.

Both suspects were located in the area and were taken into custody.  The personal property the victim noted as being stolen was also located in the suspect vehicle. The suspects were identified as Bredley Dukuze (04/03/1997) and Elijah Mcginnis (05/28/1998).

Dukuze and Mcginnis were both arrested for Burglary of a Vehicle from Motor Vehicle and Theft of Firearm from Motor Vehicle. They were both transported to the City Detention Center.

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Dukuze,Bredley(04/03/1997)

 

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Mcginnis, Elijah (05/28/1998)

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Date: Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:40 AM
Location: 1600 block of 17th Street
Offense: Burglary of a Motor Vehicle, Warrant of Arrest
Case Number: 1708280033

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of 17th Street, reference a burglary to a vehicle in progress.  Upon arrival, Officers observed the suspect being detained by another subject, who was later identified as the owner of the vehicle.  The suspect was identified as Efrain Ybarra (12/25/1994).

The victim advised that he drove up to his office and noticed Ybarra rummaging through the center console of his vehicle and observed Ybarra to be in possession of his personal property, noting that he then detained Ybarra until Officers arrived.

Ybarra was arrested for Burglary of a Motor Vehicle and an outstanding warrant. Ybarra was also tied to a previous incident where he entered a building without the owners consent, he was subsequently charged with Criminal Trespass.

Ybarra was transported to the City Detention Center.

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Efrain Ybarra (12/25/94)

 

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Date: Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:21 PM
Location: 1900 block of Purdue
Offense: Burglary of a Building
Case Number: 1708280074

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Pine Hollow reference a Burglary in Progress.  Witnesses described the suspect as a male who was wearing a red shirt and black shorts who was last seen running behind a boarded up house.

Upon arrival, Officers observed the suspect walking from behind a nearby residence.

Through the investigation, it was determined that the male had kicked in a door to a secured apartment.  The suspect who was identified as a juvenile, was arrested and transported to the NCJJC for processing.

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Date: Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:58 PM
Location: 4000 block of S. Port
Offense: Burg of Motor Vehicle, Fraud Use of Identifying Info, Tamper w/Evidence
Case Number: 1708280092

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of S. Port, in reference to Theft of Property.

The reporting party advised that a white male with shaggy black hair, wearing a white muscle shirt, black pants and pushing a shopping cart was trying to purchase items with a stolen credit card. Updates to the call provided that when the purchase was denied, the male caused a disturbance prior to leaving on foot.  Officers made contact with a male matching the description provided on the 3800 block of S. Port.  The male was detained and was identified as Michael Werner (04/27/1970).

When asked about being in possession of a stolen credit card, Werner denied having any knowledge of the card.  When Werner stepped out of the unit, hidden in his waistband were a TX DL and Credit Card not belonging to him.  Through their investigation, Officers determined that the Driver’s License and Credit Card were taken from a prior Burglary to a Motor Vehicle which occurred earlier in the day.

Werner was arrested and charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle, Fraudulent Use of Identifying Information and Tampering with Evidence.  He was transported to the City Detention Center.

 

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Michael Werner (04/27/1970)

 

 

 

BURGLARY ARRESTS MADE DURING THE STORM

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:45 AM
Location: 4100 Block of Ayers
Offense: Burglary of a Building
Case Number: 1708260026

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Ayers, reference a burglary in progress.  The reporting party advised that a black male with reddish hair on one side, wearing a black jersey with tattoos on one arm kicked in the window to the business and went inside the drugstore, which was closed at the time.

Upon arrival, witnesses on scene immediately advised Officers that the male suspect was seen walking into 4100 block of Carlton.  Officers located and detained a male at a home in the 4100 block of Carlton who matched the description.  The male was brought back to the store, at which point he admitted to being inside of the store, but not breaking the window.

Back at the original location, a field identification was completed and the witness advised that Marcus Sutherland-Trevino was the subject observed breaking into the store.   Marcus Sutherland-Trevino (06/11/1997) was arrested for Burglary of a Building.

Marcus was transported to the CDC without incident.

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Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:10 AM
Location: 2000 Block of Gollihar
Offense: Burglary of a Building, Possession of Marijuana
Case Number: 1708260027

On Saturday, August 26, 2017 Officers were dispatched to a convenience store in the 2000 block of Gollihar Rd., in reference to a burglary in progress.

Upon arrival, Officers observed the right front door of the store had been smashed and observed a male later identified as Elpidio Ledesma (09/29/92) exiting the building through the door with the broken window.   Ledesma was taken into custody at which point he was also found to be in possession of Marijuana.

Ledesma was arrested and Charged with Burglary of a Building and Possession of Marijuana.  He was  transported him to the City Detention Center.

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Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017, 7:51 AM
Location: 2700 Block of S Staples
Offense: Burglary of a Building, Criminal Mischief, Evading Arrest
Case Number: 1708270018

On Sunday, August 27, 2017 an Officer patrolling the area of S. Staples/Texan St was flagged down by several citizens pointing toward a cell phone business.  The Officer observed that the front window of the store had been shattered.  Witnesses described the suspect as a male who was wearing an orange shirt over his head and advised that he was last seen running toward the back of the store.

Arriving Officers saturated the area in the neighborhood behind this store.  After speaking to several witnesses, it was determined that the suspect had dropped a piece of stolen property in the alleyway behind the store before jumping several fences in an effort to get away.   Officers located the suspect in the 1200 block of Brentwood, and after a short chase, the Offender Marcus Saenz (01/07/1989), was apprehended.  Saenz was positively identified by witnesses on scene.

While checking the area, Officers located a backpack in the bed of a truck near where the Offender was taken into custody, inside the backpack was the Orange shirt that Saenz has been observed wearing when running from the store.

Offender Saenz was arrested and charged with Burglary of a Building, Criminal Mischief and Evading Arrest.

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19-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WANTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

Police would like help from the public to locate a fugitive who has an active warrant for her arrest.  Law Enforcement Officers are searching for 19-year-old Britney Baltazar  (07/21/98) for charges stemming from an Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (No Bond) as well as a second warrant for Theft (Bond-$5,000). 

Baltazar is described as a 19-year-old female who stands 5 feet 1 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds, with Strawberry Blonde hair and Brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Baltazar, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

 

POLICE SEEK YOUR HELP TO IDENTIFY BURGLARY SUSPECTS

 

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:34 pm
Location: Rock Creek Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Habitation
Case Number: 1707270141

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify a male and a female who are believed to be involved in a home burglary on Rock Creek Drive.

The victim advised the responding Officer that she arrived home at approximately 6:20 pm to find the front door kicked in and noticed that the residence had been ransacked.  The victim further advised that several guns and other property were missing from the residence, in all nearly $16,000 worth of personal property was reported stolen.

The Officer’s report details that surveillance footage in the complex captured the Burglary.  The video shows the suspects loading up the stolen property into a Silver Ford Focus, before leaving the complex.

 

The suspects have not been apprehended and Detectives would like your help to solve this Burglary.  If you know who is responsible, or have any additional information about this Burglary, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com.  If the information you provide leads to an arrest, it can earn you a cash reward.