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Impound Lot auction

Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 10:00 am

LIVE ONLINE (WEBCAST) AND ON-SITE AUCTION SALE

REGISTRATION:  visit http://www.siskauction.com/ to register and obtain further on-line auction instructions.

VIEWING:  Friday, April 2, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Only registered bidders will be allowed to view the vehicles.
There will be a limit on how many bidders enter the gates to view vehicles.
No group viewing.
No purses or backpacks allowed during the viewing.
No one under 18 will be allowed.
Facemask / Face Covering always required to be on.

Social distancing will be monitored.

Homicide at 2100 Saratoga

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 7:13 pm
Location: 2100 Saratoga Blvd.
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 2103170107

On March 17, 2021 at 7:13 pm Officers were dispatched to the area of 2100 Saratoga in reference to a robbery. When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Jordan Scott standing outside of a vehicle and a 21-year-old male seated in the vehicle deceased.  

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division responded and quickly began to investigate the shooting. The detectives found that this was not a random act of violence and that the two males knew each other. During the investigation the detectives determined that Jordan Scott would be charged with Murder and he was transported to the City Detention Center for booking.

This is still an active investigation. If you have any information about this crime call detectives at 361-886-2840, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.

Meet your ccpd

Captain Denny Asbury is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice/Critical Incident Management from Saint Leo University. While employed with the Corpus Christi Police Department, Captain Asbury attended and graduated from the FBI National Academy 239th Session in 2009, Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) Class 70 in 2014 and he is a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi Class 44 in 2016.

He is originally from Austin and relocated to Corpus Christi in August of 1985 when he began his career with the Corpus Christi Police Department. During his 35 years of service with Department, Captain Asbury has served in several different sections and divisions to include Uniform Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Crime Reduction Unit, Gang Unit, Office of Accountability, Internal Affairs, and the Organized Crime Unit.

Spring break 2021

The Corpus Christi Police Department would like all visitors to our beaches to have a safe and fun time during Spring Break 2021.

Below are some of the frequently asked questions and answers.

Will there be extra patrolling on roads and beaches?

  • Yes, Traffic Safety Section and additional Uniform Patrol Officers will be patrolling the beach.
  • We will also have additional DWI units on patrol.

Beach rules?

  • No dogs on the beach from Access Road 3 to Zahn Road on the North side of Packery Channel.
    • City Ordinance 10-59 (Abbreviated)
      (d) The city manager, or the city manager’s designee, is authorized to prohibit all animals on portions of the beach during specified periods, including, but not limited to, high use periods, such as during spring break, holiday weekends, and special events, and in areas designated as animal free zones.
      (e)The city manager, or the city manager’s designee, is authorized to prohibit animals, which are not on a leash, on portions of the beach during high use periods, such as during spring break, holiday weekends, and special events.
  • No glass bottles.
  • Speed limit is 15 mph and all traffic laws apply on the beach.

Will you be able to build fires and if so where?

  • Yes, but the size will be restricted to 3x3x3.
  • No paletts will be allowed on the beach.

Parking on the beach, will you need special permits?

  • Yes, permits can be purchased at most beach entrances and at convenience stores.

Is drinking alcohol allowed on the beach?

  • Yes, but you must be of legal drinking age.
  • No glass bottles are allowed.

Any road closures?

  • No, but there will be an emergency lane for emergency vehicles.
  • Traffic Section will be directing traffic as required by congestion.

We want everyone to enjoy their Spring Break, but please do it responsibly and safely.

CCPD Impound lot Auction

Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

LIVE ONLINE (WEBCAST) AND ON SITE AUCTION SALE

REGISTRATION:  visit http://www.siskauction.com/ to register and obtain further on-line auction instructions.

VIEWING:  Friday, March 5, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Only registered bidders will be allowed to view the vehicles.
There will be a limit on how many bidders enter the gates to view vehicles.
No group viewing.
No purses or backpacks allowed during the viewing.
No one under 18 will be allowed.
Facemask / Face Covering required to be on at all times.

SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE MONITORED

109 Motorcycles, Cars and Pickups

HOW TO SPOT AND REPORT PRICE GOUGING

Price gouging is defined as:

§17.46(b) of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act provides that it is a false, misleading, or deceptive act or practice to take advantage of a disaster declared by the Governor under Chapter 418, Government Code, or the President by:

  1. Selling or leasing fuel, food, medicine, lodging, building materials, construction tools, or another necessity at an exorbitant or excessive price;
    or
  2. Demanding an exorbitant or excessive price in connection with the sale or lease of fuel, food, medicine, lodging, building materials, construction tools, or another necessity.

If you observe price gouging you can report it to the Attorney General of Texas office using the link below.

How to Spot and Report Price Gouging
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection/disaster-and-emergency-scams/how-spot-and-report-price-gouging

File a Consumer Complaint
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection/file-consumer-complaint

traffic plans for water distribution sites

The Corpus Christi Police Department will be assisting at the five water distribution centers. Be sure to follow the officers direction and signage to ensure a quick and safe operation.

The sites will be open today, Friday February 19, at 3:00 pm and close at 7:00 pm.

Locations have been identified for each City Council District:

District 1 – Hilltop Senior Center, 11425 Leopard Street
District 2 – Health Department, 1702 Horne Road
District 3 – Natatorium, 3202 Cabaniss Road
District 4 – Ethel Eyerly Senior Center, 654 Graham Road
District 5 – Bill Witt Park, 6869 Yorktown Boulevard

Hard freeze

The National Weather Service expects a hard freeze tonight beginning around midnight until 9 am.

Unless necessary, stay home between midnight and 9:00 am.
If you must travel, leave early and give yourself extra time to arrive safely.
Drivers should exercise extreme caution after midnight when travelling on freeway system.
Don’t tailgate other drivers.
Slow down and watch for ice on overpasses.

If involved in minor accident on freeway system, drive off to the nearest exit ramp and report the crash to police.