All posts by Senior Officer Travis Pace

Help Us Identify this Burglary Suspect

Date: September 19, 2021 1:45 A.M.
Location:  2400 block of Belton St.
Offense: Burglary of a Building
Case Number: 2109190056

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this burglary suspect. The suspect gained access to the business after hours. He is seen on video going through the business and then leaving with various items.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, wearing a white shirt, dark pants, white tennis shoes and a dark ball cap. The suspect has a beard and mustache and appears to have tattoos on his right hand and wrist.

If you have any information about this crime or know the identity of this suspect, you can contact detectives at 361-886-2840. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (361)888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.  The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Help us catch this wanted fugitive

The Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for your help to locate 35-year-old Matthew Adam Martinez who has an outstanding warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Family Violence with Serious Bodily Injury ($250,000 Bond).

Matthew is described as a 35 year old male who stands 5′ 08″, weighs approximately 175 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

If you know how to locate Matthew Martinez, call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it can earn you a cash reward.

Remembering September 11th, Twenty years later.

Every anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, we pay tribute to the first responders that gave their own lives attempting to save others on that day.

Due to the pandemic, we are not able to hold a commemorative event on the 20th anniversary of the attack.

The Corpus Christi Police Department, Corpus Christi Fire Department and the Port of Corpus Christi Police Department have come together to create a video, as our way of paying tribute to those brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Help Us Identify this Suspect

Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 2:01pm
Location: 10300 SPID East Bound
Offense: Robbery
Case Number: 2108310075

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this robbery suspect. This suspect was seen going into a business and causally talking with an employee. The suspect looked around and then took a purse belonging to a 34 year old female victim and fled the business. The victim gave chase and was injured as the suspect drove away.

The suspect is described as either a white or Hispanic male. He is approximately 5′ 10″ tall and weighs about 200 pounds and is in his late 20’s or early 30’s. He has a beard and mustache and numerous tattoos on both arms. He was last seen driving a black Ford SUV (possibly a Ford Explorer).

If you have any information about this crime or know the identity of this suspect, you can contact detectives at 361-886-2840. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (361)888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Capital Murder Suspect Arrested

On August 25, 2021 at approximately 11:15 pm the US Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force and officers with CCPD located and arrested Capital Murder suspect Johnny Alvarez. The officers were able to locate Alvarez in the 5600 block of Weber Rd. and take him into custody without incident. During the arrest he was found to have 2 additional felony warrants and he was also in possession of a firearm. Johnny Alvarez was additionally charged with felon in possession of a firearm and transported to the City Detention Center.

Johnny Alvarez was a suspect in the July 25th shooting at 4500 Weber Rd. that left one man dead. Great work by all officers involved in getting this dangerous felon off the street.

Wanted FOR MURDER

Updated: August 10, 2021

Ruben Trevino turned himself in to DPS Troopers on August 9, 2021.

We want to thank our community for sharing our post regarding this wanted fugitive.

Trevino is currently in the Nueces County Jail, with a $750,000 bond.

Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 1:26 am
Location: 5800 Everhart Rd.
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 2108040006

Corpus Christi Police officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of 5800 Everhart Rd. Officers arrived and located a 48 year old male deceased outside of the business from an apparent gun shot.

Detectives investigated the crime and were able to secure a Murder Warrant ($750,000 bond) for 41 year old Ruben Trevino. Ruben is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Ruben also has a beard and mustache.

If you have any additional information or know the whereabouts of Ruben Trevino, you are urged to contact Homicide Detectives 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.

Help detectives locate this capital murder suspect.

Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021 4:10 am
Location: 4500 block of Weber Rd.
Offense: Capital Murder
Case Number: 2107250024

At approximately 4:10 am on Sunday, July 25, 2021 officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Weber reference a shooting with injuries. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 32-year-old male victim who had been shot and sustained life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital by medics where he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives have secured a Capital Murder Warrant ($1,000,000 bond) for 40 year old Johnny Richard Alvarez. Johnny is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He is bald with brown eyes.

If you have any additional information or know the whereabouts of Johnny Richard Alvarez, you are urged to contact Homicide Detectives 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.

Officer Involved Shooting

Date: Sunday May 2, 2021
Time: 8:29 pm
Location: 4900 Shadowbend
Offense: Terroristic Threats
Case Number: 2105020100

Offense: Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer
Case Number: 2105020101

On Sunday May 2, 2021 at 8:29 pm officers were dispatched to the 4900 block of Shadowbend for a domestic disturbance in which the offender had threatened to come to the residence and he was armed with a weapon.

The offender was not at the residence at the time that the officers contacted one of the involved parties. The officers gathered information and stayed near the residence as the report was being written.

The offender drove up to the residence in the vehicle that was described by the reporting party and it was at this time the officers conducted a felony stop due to the report of him being armed.

The offender exited the vehicle, failed to comply with the officer’s commands, and produced a weapon at which time the officers were forced to discharge their weapons striking the offender.

The officers immediately began to provide first aid to the offender while waiting for an ambulance to arrive on scene. The offender was transported to the hospital and at last update was in critical but stable condition.

If you have any information about this incident, we ask that you contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2600. If you have any information about this incident and want to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers

Need Your help locating a missing elderly male.

UPDATE: MR. THORNE HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE AND UNHARMED. Thank you to everyone that assisted in locating him.

We need your help locating 81 year old Woodrow Thorne. Mr. Thorne has been missing since late this morning. He suffers from dementia and has partial paralysis in his left arm. He is 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Mr. Thorne was last seen wearing a grey shirt, blue jeans, black boots, a black sweater, a black cap and sunglasses. Mr. Thorne left in a black Cadillac XTS, license plate 4DV173.

Woodrow Thorne
Woodrow Thorne

If you have seen Woodrow Thorne or know his location, please call 911 immediately.