Category Archives: Adam District

Patrol Report April 03, 2017

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017, 10:24 PM -Saturday, April 01, 2017, 12:18 AM
Location:  Various Locations
Offense: Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon
Case Numbers: 1703310154, 1703310165, 1703310170, 1704010002, 1704010005

Two males were taken into custody early Saturday morning for a series of robberies that began on Friday night at approximately 10:24 PM, ending when they were captured by Corpus Christi Police at approximately 12:18 AM.

Corpus Christi Police responded to several complaints of two Hispanic Males, displaying a handgun, while threatening and demanding money from victims in various locations throughout the city.  It should be noted that in two of the incidents a handgun was fired, placing the victims in further fear.  The last victim in this string of robberies was able to provide a description of the males, along with a license plate of the vehicle used by the Offenders.  Officers were then able to locate the vehicle, which is described as a white in color 4-door Nissan Altima.

The Offenders attempted to evade from Officers in the noted vehicle and later on foot.

Both males, Antonio Aguilera (10/18/97) and Elijah Cantu (09/23/83) were apprehended by Corpus Christi Police Officers and were later identified by victims through field Identification.

Aguilera was charged with Evading in a Vehicle and both Aguliera and Cantu were charged with Aggravated Robbery, two counts of Possession of a Control Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Evading on Foot, Resisting Arrest and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

Date: Saturday, April 01, 2017, 01:35 AM
Location:  4650 Kostoryz
Offense: Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1704010012

Corpus Christi Police arrested Mauricio Martinez (04/05/88) for Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon after Officers investigated a stabbing at a Bar.

Corpus Christi Police Officers initially responded to 4650 Kostoryz, reference a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, they discovered a 41-year-old male who had sustained 2 severe lacerations to his arm and torso.  Officers administered critical first aid by applying a tourniquet to the male, at which point Medics arrived to further treat the victim.  The 41-year-old male advised that he was attempting to break up a scuffle in the parking lot, when he was stabbed by an unknown male.

Through the investigation Officers followed up on leads that led them to the 700 block of Villa, where they arrested Martinez for Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon.

Date: Sunday, April 02, 2017, 11:33 AM
Location: 1000 Vaky
Offense: Criminally Negligent Homicide
Case Number: 1704020058

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Vaky, reference a 2-year-old child with a gunshot wound to the facial area. Officers arrived shortly after CCFD Medics, who were on scene providing critical care to the child.  The 2-year-old child was transported to Christus Spohn Memorial to be treated, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The Father, Eric Morales (09/01/94), was not on scene at the time of the shooting.  Morales later arrived at the Hospital where he was notified of the child’s passing.  Morales was later interviewed by Detectives who identified enough probable cause to arrest and charge Morales with Criminally Negligent Homicide.  Morales was then transported to the City Detention Center without incident.


Date: Sunday, April 02, 2017, 4:37 PM
Location: SH 358/Paul Jones
Offense: Major Crash
Case Number: 1704020090 – Crash Number: C1702560

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a major traffic accident.  A Grey Ford Mustang being driven by a 24-year-old male, was described to be traveling at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic, according to witnesses. The 24-year-old male struck a Jeep Wrangler, causing minor injuries to that driver.  The driver of the mustang then lost control, striking a Ford Explorer, who then hit a GMC Canyon.  The Mustang then began to roll off the highway and into the soccer field near the access road.  The driver suffered major injuries, but none were considered to be life threatening.  The drivers of the Explorer and Canyon were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The Investigation is still ongoing but the driver of the Ford Mustang may face criminal charges.


Date: Sunday, April 02, 2017, 10:42 PM
Location: 14th and Coleman
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1704020139

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call of a man down in the middle of the road at 14th and Coleman.  Officers arrived to find a 52-year-old male with multiple blunt force injuries to his head and face.  The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of severe head trauma.  The victim is still in ICU as of this date, with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are continuing to follow-up on leads and the investigation is still ongoing.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 2-8

The theme of this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is “Strength. Resilience. Justice.”  This reflects a vision for the future in which all victims are strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient in response to challenges, and communities are able to seek collective justice and healing.

Each year, more than 20 million people become victims of crime nationwide.  President Ronald Reagan established Crime Victims’ Rights Week in 1981 by executive order as part of an expanding initiative to provide services and outreach to crime victims, according to the release.

The public is invited and encouraged to come out and support crime victims by attending any or all of the events scheduled throughout the week.  CCPD Victim Assistance Program along with other local agencies and advocacy groups will be present to give information about the services available to crime victims.

In addition to showing support and raising awareness for crime victims; the aim is to also give an insight into the plight of victims, while highlighting the resources available to crime victims in our community.

If you or someone you love is in need of assistance, please contact the Corpus Christi Police Department Victim Assistance Program at (361) 886-2840.


Patrol Report March 31, 2017

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:30 PM
Location: 5500 Holly Rd.
Offense: Recovered Stolen Vehicle,
Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information
Case Number: 1703160133

An auto theft task force detective was in the area of 6100 S. Staples in reference to a stolen vehicle. The detective observed a 2013 Mazda 3 that had been stolen on March 16 and it was occupied by two subjects. The detective followed the vehicle and updated the dispatcher of his location until backup officers arrived. The marked patrol units arrived and conducted a felony stop and detained the two occupants. Detectives investigated and arrested the driver Abel Salazar (06-10-1971) for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A search incident to arrest revealed the suspect had a couple of checks and credit cards that did not belong to him in his possession. The suspect was transported to the City Detention Center.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:20 PM
Location: 1800 Airline Rd
Offense: Assault Family Violence-Choking
Case Number: 1703300159

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to Williams and Airline for an assault that just occurred. Officers contacted the 25 year old female victim who was being treated by a CCFD Medic. The victim was upset and crying and advised that she and the 49 year old female suspect got into a fight. The victim advised that the suspect came home drunk and the began arguing over the television. The victim advised that the argument escalated into a fight and the suspect punched her in the left eye. The suspect then pushed her down to the ground, got on top of her and began choking her to the point it was difficult to breath. The suspect then poked the victims eye and bit her hand and arm. The victim pushed the suspect off of her and contacted the police. The victim was transported to Bay Area Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Officers then contacted the suspect who appeared to have just gotten out of the shower. Officers stated that they could detect an odor of alcohol coming from the suspect. They also observed minor abrasions to the suspects knees. After speaking with the suspect officers arrested Sylvia Labat (09-30-1967) and transported her to the City Detention Center.





Suspect Accused of Filming Up a Skirt Arrested.

Date: Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:16 PM
Location: 5313 Saratoga Blvd
Offense: Improper Photo/Visual Recording to Arouse
Penal Code 21.12 (State Jail Felony)
Case Number: 1703200090

Corpus Christi Police Officers were sent to the HEB on Saratoga Blvd. in reference to a male suspect filming or taking pictures up a females dress. The officers made contact with the store management and they showed officers the video of the suspect in the act. In the video the suspect was confronted by the victim and another female. The suspect then runs out of the store and drives away in his vehicle before he was confronted by store employees. The staff at HEB was able to provide the license plate to the suspects vehicle.

Corpus Christi Detectives were assigned the case, investigated and were able to obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect. On  March 28, 2017 at approximately 11:31 AM, Chad E. Kramer (12-05-1983) turned himself in at the Nueces County Jail and was arrested by jail personnel.

The Corpus Christi Police Department wants to let our citizens know that these types of crimes are not common but they do happen. We advise you to be aware of your surroundings and if you witness this type of crime, alert the victim and call the police.


Help Us Identify This Theft Suspect

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:29 PM
Location: 4038 S. Port
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1703050060

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this theft suspect. The suspect entered the store, selected a power tool and left the store without paying. The suspect was last seen walking towards S. Port with a female.

Home Depot Port Sus 1703050060

If you know the identity of this suspect or have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Patrol Report March 28, 2017

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017, 2:46 PM
Location: 1200 Ocean Drive
Offense: Unlawful Restraint
Case Number: 1703270092

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Staples and Elizabeth in reference to a disturbance in progress. The call was updated stating a male and female were struggling beside a truck and a male was trying to put her in a vehicle and the female appeared to be trying to get away. The vehicle was last seen going towards Ocean Drive on Elizabeth. The description given was an older model grey truck with a blonde female wearing a yellow shirt. Officers went towards Ocean Drive in an effort to intercept the truck.

Officers located a truck matching the description provided traveling North on Ocean Dr. When the patrol unit was behind the suspect vehicle the officer noticed that the 28 year old female victim was trying to wave the officer down in order to get his attention. The officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Ocean Drive. Immediately as the vehicle stopped, the female exited the vehicle in order to get away from the male suspect. The suspect attempted to exit the vehicle but was told to stay inside the truck to which he complied. The suspect was contacted and was observed to be sweaty and shaking. Officers detained the suspect while they conducted their investigation. The victim stated that the suspect (her boyfriend) picked her up from work. While they were driving home the suspect was on the phone yelling and cussing at someone. The victim stated she told the suspect she wanted out of the truck and no longer wanted to be his girlfriend due to his unstable behavior. The victim exited the truck and was confronted by the suspect who physically lifted her to force her in the truck. The victim tried to resist but could not get away from the suspect. She tried to put her feet against the door frame but was forced into the vehicle against her will. The suspect left the scene and the victim told the suspect she was going to jump out of the vehicle. The suspect stated that he was going to speed up to 100 miles per hour so she could no jump out. The victim stated that she attempted to flag down other people when she saw the officer and flagged him down. Officers contacted the witness who confirmed the victims story to the point she was forced into the truck. Officers arrested Ronnie Armstrong (05-31-1983) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017, 9:12 PM
Location: Belmeade and Hugo Drive
Offense: Assault Family Violence Choking
Case Number: 1703270163

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Belmeade and Hugo Drive in reference to a assault in progress. Dispatchers updated the call and advised that the male was on top of the female hitting her. Another update came in that the male was chasing the female. Officers arrived and observed the 19 year old male suspect running. Officers gave several commands for the suspect to stop but he continued to run. Officers caught the suspect and took him into custody.

Officers contacted the 18 year old female victim who was crying and stated that the suspect (her boyfriend) choked her. Officers observed the victim to have injuries to her face, neck, arms and legs. The victim advised that they were at the suspects residence when the victim started getting text messages about going into work. The suspect became upset and took the victims phone accusing her of cheating on him. The victim stated that she told the suspect she began working at a local night club. The suspect became angry and started hitting the victim. They went outside where the suspect tackled the victim and he started to choke her. The victim did not lose consciousness but was having a hard time breathing. The victim tried to calm the suspect down and go to a park and talk but the suspect continued to assault her. The victim advised that everything happened so quickly she did know how many times she was struck. Officers contacted a witness who confirmed the victims story of the assaults that happened outside the residence. The victim was treated at the scene by CCFD medics. Officers arrested Nicholas Ray Brown (01-11-1998) and transported him to the City Detention Center.



The City of Corpus Christi will auction 96 cars, trucks, and motorcycles at the Police Vehicle Impound Lot, located at 5485 Greenwood Drive, on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The auction will start at 10:00 a.m.

The general public is encouraged to register and view the vehicles for auction from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017. The general public can continue to view the vehicles from 8:00 am to 10:00 am on the day of the auction.

The vehicles for auction may be viewed online and an auction list may be downloaded from


Patrol Report March 27, 2017

Date: Friday, March 24, 2017, 10:20 PM
Location: Carroll Ln @ SPID Eastbound
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1703240145

A Corpus Christi Police Officer was patrolling in the area of Carroll Ln and Gollihar. The officer pulled behind a vehicle which quickly pulled into a parking lot without signaling. The officer followed the vehicle on SPID and observed the vehicle quickly change lanes without signaling and then make another signaling infraction. The officer activated the emergency overhead equipment and stop the vehicle. The officer make contact with the occupants of the vehicle.

As the officer contacted the occupants he immediately could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. He also observed the 29 year old male driver to have dried blood on both hands, a scratch to his face and blood on his shirt. He observed the 27 year old female passenger to have blood on her knees, arms and appeared to have some blood under her nose. Officers detained the male driver while they investigated. The officers learned that the couple had been arguing earlier at the mall. The suspect (male driver) thought that the victim had been cheating on him. The victim stated that the suspect punched her with a closed fist several times as well as backhanding her. During the questioning the officers observed the victim to have a bloody nose and a swollen lip. The victim tried to defend herself to stop the suspect from assaulting her. The suspect picked up a beer bottle striking the victim in the head several times until it broke causing a laceration. Medics checked and treated the victim at the scene. Officers arrested Jose Arrambide (12-06-1987) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017, 6:22 PM
Location: 4200 Laguna Shores
Offense: Discharging a Firearm in Certain Municipalities
Case Number: 1703260103

Corpus Christ Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 100 Whiteley in reference to a disturbance with shots fired. Officers were advised that a male was observed getting out of the water near Bluffs Landing (4200 Laguna Shores), coming from a boat that was stuck on a sandbar a few hundred feet away. Officers received a description a male walking with no shirt or shoes wearing black shorts.  Officers checked the area and located that suspect walking Northbound in the area of 4200 Laguna Shores. The officers observed a handgun in his left hand and a electronic device in the other. Officers gave commands and safely detained the suspect. Officers went back to the area of 100 Whiteley and contacted the complainants. The officers were informed that the suspect and another person were on the boat when it got stuck. The suspect kept revving the engine and was told to stop before he damaged the motor. The other person took the keys from the suspect and refused to give them back. The suspect then fired two rounds into the water. Officers contacted several other witnesses that observed the suspect fire the rounds in the water. Officers arrested Anthony Bowlin (02-10-1976) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017, 12:59 AM
Location: 2800 Ruth Street
Offense: Kidnapping
Case Number: 1703270009

A Corpus Christi Police Officer was flagged down in the area of S. Port and Buford by a woman screaming for help. The officer contacted the 32 year old female victim who advised him that she was being held against her will at a house on the 2800 block of Ruth St. The victim told offices that she needed a place to stay for a couple of days and the 35 year old male suspect allowed her to stay there. The victim stated that on Saturday (03-25-2017) the victim told the suspect that she was leaving to which he replied “no you’re not.” On Sunday (03-26-2017) she stated that the suspect began to act strange. She said she wanted to leave and the suspect threatened her with a knife. When she tried to leave the suspect threatened to cut her up if she tried to leave. The victim stated that the suspect would not let her out of his sight and kept her in the back bedroom. The victim stated that when the suspect would leave that he would make her go with him. The victim stated that the suspect kept threatening to hurt her and showing her a knife.

The victim stated that she was with the suspect when she saw the police unit. He told her to get in the car and pulled a knife on her. The victim broke loose and ran screaming for the police car. The suspect chased her but stopped when he saw the police unit turn around. Officers went to the area of 28oo Ruth Street and located the suspect sitting inside a vehicle. Officers detained the suspect and continued their investigation. Officers were able to establish that the victim had been at the residence and had the Crime Scene Unit process the crime scene. Officers arrested David Nino (12-05-1981) and transported him to the City Detention Center.







Help Detectives Locate This wanted Suspect

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 3:31 PM
Location: 2833 SPID
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1701280089

Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Nicholas Naranjo (10-19-1988). He was involved in a theft from the trade center where he took jewelry and fled the scene. The warrant is for theft and has a $20,000 bond.


If you know the whereabouts of Nicholas Naranjo or have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.



At approximately 1 pm today we received notification from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that a possible sighting of the suspect vehicle Tad Cummins was last seen in, was in our local area.  The caller advised they saw a vehicle matching the description, displaying Tennessee tags and was able to provide a partial plate, further specifying that it was seen in the area of the 4500 block of US HWY 181. 

As with all Amber Alerts, several tips will be fielded through the call centers and every tip received will be thoroughly investigated. 

Officers were dispatched and thoroughly checked the area, surrounding businesses and surveillance videos for any leads.  As of this point, we are unable to substantiate any of the information provided and have not received any credible witnesses placing either Elizabeth Thomas or Tad Cummins in the area. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.  Anyone who sees Cummins, Thomas or the vehicle in their respective area should call 911.