All posts by Senior Officer Gena Pena

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.

COUPLE COMMITS A ROBBERY WITH TWO YOUNG CHILDREN IN TOW

Date:  07/27/2017
Location: 5488 S Padre Island Drive
Offense:  Robbery
Case Number:  1707270122

Corpus Christi Police Detectives want your help to identify a pair who committed a  Robbery at the JCPenney retail store.

The pair worked together in an effort to conceal items valued at approximately $200.00 and then bypassed all points of sale without paying for the items.

Once outside of the store, Loss Prevention Employees attempted to make contact with the pair in an effort to retrieve the stolen merchandise.  Loss Prevention Employees advised that the female suspect hit one of the employees on the arm and then the male suspect pushed the same employee against the wall and threatened to assault him.

The employees observed the suspects drive away in a Blue Kia Rio (California LP – 4RZP614).

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If you can identify these individuals, please call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com.   If the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

HELP IDENTIFY THIS BURGLARY SUSPECT

Date:  Thursday, July 13, 2017, 3:35 AM
Location: 4000 Block of Ayers
Offense: Burglary of a Building
Case Number: 1707130035

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate a man who Detectives believe was involved in a Burglary of a Barber School.

The owner of the Barber Shop detailed that an unknown man forcefully entered their business and stole a flat screen TV, Computer and Zip-Drive totaling over $3,000, without the owners consent.

Detectives gathered images of the man from surveillance video.

The suspect is described as an adult male, early to mid 20’s, wearing a white t-shirt, long shorts, black socks and white tennis shoes.  The suspect was observed to have tattoos on both forearms.

The male suspect has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify him.  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.1707130035-1

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AGGRAVATED ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED

Date:  Friday, July 21, 2017, 3:21 PM
Location: 1400 Devon
Offense: Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1707210010, 1707220123

 

On July 21, 2017 Officers responded to the 1400 block of Devon, reference a shots fired call, which was upgraded to a shooting with injuries.  Upon arrival, Officers located a 47-year-old male with a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital with critical injuries and remains hospitalized today.

On July 22, 2017 at approximately 8:05 p.m. Officers effected a traffic stop near the intersection of 19th Street and Mussett Street, which resulted in an arrest of Guzman, Jonathan (08/02/1986).   Guzman was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession of Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2-A and Possession/Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia.  Through ballistic testing, it was discovered that the weapon being possessed by Guzman during the traffic stop was the same weapon used in the shooting on Devon.

A warrant was subsequently issued for Jonathan Guzman for the charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Guzman remains in the Nueces County Jail and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Tip a Cop

Come out and see us tonight at Texas Roadhouse, we will be serving dinner for a great cause from 5:30-8:00.

During the dinner hours, Police Officers and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) members will be working hard for your tips, which will be donated to Special Olympics Texas to help provide programming and training for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in your community.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED

On July 19, 2017 Corpus Christi Police Officers arrested Jaime Sandoval (11/14/1953) on an outstanding warrant for one count of Sexual Assault.

Sandoval was transported to the City Detention Center for processing and was later transferred to the Nueces County Jail.

Additional charges may be filed at a later date.

If there are any additional victims that have not reported an incident, please contact Detective Mary Peña at (361) 886-2854.

Abduction update

We can confirm that the 11-year-old female has been found safe and unharmed. Through the investigation it has been determined that the vehicle of interest initially put out was not involved in the commission of a crime. As a result of the recent updates, the original post has now been deleted. Thank you to the community for sharing the information, we appreciate the support.