Category Archives: Community Outreach

POLICE NEED YOUR HELP IDENTIFYING THIS AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECT

Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:19 PM
Location: 1500 block of Airline
Offense:  Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1805270101

Corpus Christi Police Department Investigators need your help identifying this aggravated robbery suspect.  A suspect entered a business located on the 1500 block of Airline.  The suspect grabbed a tool and walked out of the store with the item inside of a shopping cart, with no attempt to pay for the item.  When an employee attempted to stop the male, the suspect lifted his shirt, displaying a handgun to the employee and proceeded to exit the store.   The suspect was last seen exiting the establishment through the front entrance.

The suspect is described as a white male, slim build, wearing a white shirt, gray sweat pants, black shoes and a white ball cap.

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If you know who is responsible for this aggravated robbery, or have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers.  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.

Couple Arrested on Capital Murder Charges

Date:  06/17/2018 2:29 PM
Location:  1700 Robin Drive
Offense: Capital Murder
Case Number: 1806170080

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1700 block of Robin Dr. in reference to an unconscious child with CPR in progress. The Officers arrived and were informed by CCFD Medics that the 4-year-old male was deceased. Officers observed the child inside the house and saw bruising on his body. Officers immediately secured the scene and detained a 26-year-old female and a 28-year-old male. Detectives were called to the scene and transported the two suspects to the main station to be interviewed. Detectives developed enough probable cause to arrest Amanda Rose Pinon (07-02-1991) and Michael Duty (12-12-1989) for capital murder. Michael Duty was also found to have 2 warrants for his arrest. Both suspects were transported to the City Detention Center and booked on the charges. Two other children that were inside the residence were placed in temporary custody of Child Protective Services. This investigation is ongoing.  If anyone has any additional information please contact CCPD detectives at 361-886-2840.

Homicide Victim Identified As Yvonne Villanueva. Murder Warrant Issued.

Date:  06/14/2018
Location:  4900 Weber Road
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 1806100064

On Sunday 06/10/2018, The Corpus Christi Police Department received information that a murder might have occurred at a residence in the 4900 block of Weber Road.  Investigators were informed that 28-year-old Yvonne Villanueva was missing and foul play was suspected.

CCPD investigators working with the Nueces County Sheriff Office were able to locate the deceased Yvonne Villanueva on Wednesday 06/13/2018 outside of city limits near Petronila.

A murder warrant has been issued for Trinidad Perez, 06/22/1968.   This warrant has a 500,000 dollar bond.  He was a known associate of the victim.   Mr. Perez is described as a Hispanic male,  5’08”, 220 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

This is an ongoing investigation.  If you have any information on the whereabouts of Trinidad Perez please call 911.    You may also contact Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) if you have any information about this crime and you wish to remain anonymous.  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest or conviction, it could earn you a cash reward.

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Trinidad Perez, 06/22/1968

POLICE NEED YOUR HELP IDENTIFYING THIS AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECT

Date: Friday, June 01, 2018
Location: 700 Block of North Port
Offense:  Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1806010178

Corpus Christi Police Department Investigators need your help identifying this aggravated robbery suspect.  A suspect entered an establishment located on the 700 block of North Port.  The suspect initially entered the place of business with a large piece of wood demanding money from behind the counter.  The suspect became increasingly more aggressive and began banging the piece of wood on the counter and attempting to strike the employees.  The female suspect later pulled out a large kitchen knife and waved the knife around in an aggressive and intentional manner.  One of the employees was cut by the knife during the robbery.  The suspect was able to remove the entire cash drawer with approximately $300.00.  The suspect was last seen exiting the establishment through the front entrance.

The suspect is described as a black female, standing approximately 5’07, weighing approximately 150 pounds, wearing a light blue hoodie and black pants.

If you know who is responsible for this aggravated robbery, or have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers.  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.

MISSING DISABLED PERSON

Corpus Christi Police Officers would like help from the public to locate a missing, disabled person. 

Ricky Cruz Alvarado was reported missing on June 14, 2018.

Ricky was last seen on June 13, 2018 in the area of the 2800 block of S Staples.  Ricky is described as a 19-year-old male who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. 

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If you have any information or see Ricky, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling 911 or (361) 886-2600.

DEATH INVESTIGATION

Corpus Christi Police Detectives and investigators with the Nueces County Sheriffs Office are at the scene of a deceased person near Petronila.  

Officers are currently in the early stages of the investigation.  A cause of death has yet to be determined.  It is common practice for detectives to  investigate all unattended deaths.  The identity of the individual has yet to be determined but will be released at a later time by the Nueces County Medical Examiners Office.  

No other details will be released at this time.  

Arrest For Continuous Sexual Abuse Of Young Children and Child Pornography

Date:          06/06/2018   08:30 A.M.
Location:  700 Chase Dr.
Offenses:  Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children, 1st Degree Felony
Possession or Promotion of Child Pornography, 2nd Degree Felony  

Case Number: 1806040102

The Corpus Christi Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 43-year-old Mario Moreno on charges of continuous sexual abuse of children and also possession of child pornography.  The children were under the age of 14.

This investigation is still active and ongoing and there exists the possibility of additional victims that have yet to come forward.  Anybody with information concerning this case is encouraged to call the lead Investigator, Senior Officer Michael Ilse at 361-826-2995.

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Mario Moreno     01-28-1975

 

We want to urge parents to speak to their children about internet safety.

  • Create and set clear rules for your child and enforce those rules.
  • Know about privacy settings and ensure that your child uses them.
  • Speak to your child about the danger of befriending those that they do not know.
  • Contact law enforcement if the child reports being solicited, threatened, stalked, or if a person requests to meet the child in person.
  • Ensure that the child does not give out any personal information about themselves, whether it be identifying information or personality traits.

 

MISSING PERSON

Corpus Christi Police Investigators would like help from the public to locate a missing person.

Yvonne Villanueva (10/04/89) was reported missing on June 11, 2018 and was last seen by family members on June 04, 2018. 

Yvonne is described as a 28-year-old female who stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs approximately 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

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If you have any information that may assist Investigators or know the whereabouts of Yvonne Villanueva, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly at (361) 886-2600.

 

UPCOMING MURDER TRIAL

Officials are attempting to make contact with Mike Ramos for an upcoming murder trial and are seeking help from the public to locate Ramos.  He is needed as a witness for this trial.

Ramos also has an outstanding warrant out of Nueces County for Failure to Appear ($5,000 Bond).

Mike Ramos is described as standing 5 feet 7 inches, weighing approximately 295 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.

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If you have any information on the whereabouts of Mike Ramos, please contact Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477).  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest or conviction, it could earn you a cash reward.

 

UPDATED***MISSING DISABLED PERSON

Laura Cuellar has been located.  Thank you for your assistance.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives would like help from the public to locate a missing, disabled person. 

Laura Cuellar was reported missing on June 10, 2018.  Laura was reported missing earlier in the week and was located, this is a new report and officers are actively looking for Laura today.

Laura was last seen at approximately 3:30 pm on June 10, 2018 in the area of the 6300 block of SPID.  Laura is described as a 25-year-old female who stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, approximately 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  Laura was last seen wearing a white shirt and light colored shorts.  

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If you have any information or see Laura, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling 911 or (361) 886-2600.