Category Archives: Community Outreach

AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECT

Date: Monday, September 14, 2020 8:55 pm
Location: 1600 block of SPID 
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 2009140111 

Corpus Christi Police Department Investigators need your help identifying a suspect believed to be involved in at least three aggravated robberies.  

On September 14, 2020 Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of SPID for an Aggravated Robbery of a business.  While in the commission of the Robbery, the male displayed a handgun and demanded money from the employee. The suspect was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was last seen on foot traveling westbound from the location on foot.   

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 40-50 years of age, approximately 6’00”, 200 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, wearing a white muscle shirt, black jacket, blue jean pants, black shoes and a bandana over his face.

On September 16, 2020, at approximately 6:13 pm, the same suspect entered a business located on the 3900 block of SPID.  The male handed the employee a note demanding all of the money in the register.  While in the commission of the Robbery, the male displayed a handgun. The suspect was able to get away with undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was last seen leaving the location on foot. 

On September 20, 2020 at approximately 9:09 pm the same suspect entered a business located on the 3900 block of Saratoga.  The suspect handed the employee a note demanding all of the money from the register.  While in the commission of the Robbery, the male displayed a handgun.  The suspect was able to get away with undisclosed amount of cash. 

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If you can identify the suspect, or have any additional information about these crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward of up to $2,500. 

MISSING PERSON

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

Samuel Andrew Boyd was reported missing by his family on September 14, 2020.  Samuel was last seen by his family on September 01, 2020.   

Samuel is known to frequent the north side of SPID and the bus stops and most likely will be on foot.  Samuel may be in need of medical assistance.

Samuel is described as a 44-year-old male who stands 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information that may assist Investigators or know the whereabouts of Samuel Andrew Boyd, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling (361) 886-2840 or by calling (361) 886-2600.

MISSING PERSON

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

Lee David Hinojosa was reported missing by his family on September 08, 2020.  Lee was last seen by his family on August 29, 2020.   

Lee is known to frequent Robstown as well as the south side of Corpus Christi on foot and may be in need of medical assistance.

Lee is described as a 56-year-old male who stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information that may assist Investigators or know the whereabouts of Lee David Hinojosa, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling (361) 886-2840 or by calling (361) 886-2600.

ALERT: MISSING JUVENILE

Updated at 9:12 AM: Missing juvenile Hijinio Alaniz has been found safely.

Corpus Christi Police are looking for a missing juvenile. At approximately 4:45 am 15 year old Hijinio Alaniz was last seen by a family member letting a family pet outside. Approximately 20 minutes later Hijinio’s the family member went to check on him and he was nowhere to be found.

Hijinio is approximately 5’7’ tall weighing 100 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with grey pajamas. His hair is slightly longer than what is portrayed in the pictures. 


If you see Hijinio Alaniz or know his location please call 911 immediately.

DANGEROUS SUBJECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

At approximately 2:55 pm officers were dispatched to a call for suicide threats on the 13000 block of Northwest Blvd.  A short time later the call was upgraded to shots fired at a nearby fast food restaurant.  Officers arrived and made contact with an adult male.  Officers began a dialogue with the male and determined he was in crisis.  Officers from our SWAT/HNT Units were called out to assist.  Members from our HNT Unit continued to communicate with the male in an attempt to de-escalate the situation.  Eventually less lethal tools were utilized to subdue the offender and he was subsequently placed in custody at approximately 5:00 pm.  

We want to thank our officers for their excellent work.  An extremely dangerous situation was brought to a peaceful resolution with no injury to any members of our community, our officers or the suspect.  

We also want to thank our partners with Texas DPS for their assistance.  

IDENTIFY AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECTS

Date: Friday, August 28, 2020 7:45 pm
Location: 5000 block of Everhart Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 2008280131

Corpus Christi Police Department Investigators need your help identifying a suspect believed to be involved in at least three aggravated robberies.

On August 28, 2020 Officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of Everhart for an Aggravated Robbery of a business. While in the commission of the Robbery, the male displayed a handgun and demanded money from the employee. The suspect was able to get away with undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35-45 years of age, approximately 5’07”, 250-275 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. The suspect was seen wearing a white in color button up shirt with a white muscle shirt underneath, blue jean shorts and a white ball cap.

The suspect was seen getting into a black in color 2-door Honda.

We are also seeking help to identify a person of interest in the robberies. He is described as a Hispanic male, 35-40 years of age, approximately 5’08, 160-190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. The person of interest was seen wearing a royal blue polo shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

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If you can identify the suspect or person of interest, or have any additional information about these crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward of up to $2,500.

MISSING ELDERLY PERSON

Updated at 9:46 am on August 28, 2020: Mr. DeLaPaz has been located safely. Thank you for your assistance.

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to locate a missing, elderly person. Santos DeLaPaz was reported missing on August 21, 2020. Mr. DeLaPaz is most likely on foot and may be in need of medical assistance.

Mr. DeLaPaz was last seen near the area of the 13000 block of Northwest Blvd. Mr. DeLaPaz is described as a 65-year-old male, who stands 5’05”, weighs approximately 165 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. Mr. DeLaPaz was last seen wearing a gray and green shirt with white shoes. Mr. DeLaPaz has a tattoo on his left forearm with a visible scar on top of the tattoo.

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

THREE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY SUSPECTS ARRESTED

Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 2008180013, 2008180016, 2008180014, 2008180023

At approximately 3:48 am on August 18, 2020, officers were dispatched to the 6000 block of S Padre Island Drive reference an Aggravated Robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised that two Hispanic males had entered the location armed with a shotgun. The male with the shotgun fired one round inside the store and proceeded to take an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The two then left the store in an unknown direction of travel.

At approximately 4:04 am, as officers were investigating the above robbery, officers were dispatched to a second Aggravated Robbery on the 200 block of NAS. Upon arrival, officers were advised that two Hispanic males matching the description from the first robbery entered the location. One of the males discharged a shotgun inside the store and the pair were able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

At approximately 4:19 am, as officers were still investigating the two above robberies, officers were dispatched to a third Aggravated Robbery on the 14000 block of S Padre Island Drive. Upon arrival, officers were advised that two Hispanic males matching the description from the first two robberies entered the store with a shotgun. One of the suspects smashed the glass countertop and the pair were able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects were seen leaving the location in a white in color passenger car.

Shortly after the last Aggravated Robbery, an officer observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle near the area of the most recent robbery. Officers effected a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle and discovered that it was occupied by three individuals, a female driver and two male passengers.

The two male passengers matched the description involved in the three above noted Aggravated Robberies. Officers located an undisclosed amount of loose cash inside the vehicle, as well as loose shotgun shells.

17-year-old David Calvillo, 17-year-old Robert Flores and 17-year-old Haylee Hernandez were all arrested and charged with 3 counts of Aggravated Robbery (1F).

Prior to transporting the three suspects to the City Detention Center, officers discovered that Haylee Hernandez and Robert Flores have a 1-year-old child that was left at home with a juvenile family member. Officers arrived at the location where the children were at and located a total of four minor children who were left in the care of the couple. As a result, Haylee Hernandez and Robert Flores were additionally charged with Abandon/Endanger a Child with Intent to Return (SJF).

All three were transported to the City Detention Center for processing.

We commend our Patrol Officers for their keen observation and investigative skills. Their actions and performance resulted in the apprehension of violent offenders and we believe prevented additional robberies from occurring.

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CONTINUED BUSINESS COMPLIANCE CHECKS

The Corpus Christi Police Department continues to frequent local businesses to ensure that they are following Texas Governor Greg Abbotts July 2, 2020 Executive Order on social distancing and wearing of face masks. In the few instances where a business has been out of compliance, officers were able to make contact with the management of the establishment and received compliance through education.

The vast majority of Corpus Christi businesses and residents continue to do a great job with social distancing and wearing their face masks.

Let us keep up the great work and help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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CRIME OF THE WEEK

Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2020 6:13 am
Location: 15000 block of S Padre Island Drive
Offense: Robbery
Case Number: 2007080010

Corpus Christi Police Department Investigators need your help identifying suspects believed to be involved in at least one aggravated robbery of a convenience store.

On July 08, 2020 Officers were dispatched to a convenience store located on the 15000 block of S Padre Island Drive. While in the commission of the Robbery, one of the males displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspects were able to get away with undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects were in a early 2000’s blue in color Honda Accord (4-door) with the right front wheel cap missing.

One of the suspects entered the store and attempted to purchase cigarettes without an ID and told the clerk he would be back shortly. A few minutes later, the suspect re-entered the store and demanded that the cashier get on the ground while gesturing that he had a gun. Once the cashier crouched down, the suspect walked behind the counter and grabbed cigarettes from the display case and also took lottery tickets and cash from the register. The two males were seen leaving the area in the Honda Accord.

The getaway driver was described as a black male, approximately 19-25 years of age, standing approximately 5’07”-6’00”, weighing 140-160 pounds. The suspect was wearing a light in color tan hoodie and jeans.

The suspect that committed the robbery was described as a black male approximately 20-25 years of age, standing approximately 5’05-6’00”. weighing 150-170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. The suspect was observed wearing a black in color t-shirt with AERO design on front, black zip up hoodie and jeans.

If you can identify either of the suspects, or have any additional information about these crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward of up to $2,500.