Category Archives: Community Outreach

Crime of the Week

Aggravated Robbery
February 19, 2020
Crime of the Week #8-2020
Case # 2002110139

Detectives want your help to catch these Robbery suspects with this Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

At approximately 10:35 pm on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, three suspects committed a robbery of a person on the 400 block of Chaparral. The suspects displayed a handgun and used a personal taser to shock the victim with it, while demanding the keys to his vehicle.

The first suspect was described as a black male, approximately 17-20 years of age, thin build, 5’10-6’00, wearing black sweatshirt and black sweatpants. The second suspect was described as a black male, approximately 17-20 years of age, thin build, 5’10-6’00, wearing a light color sweatshirt and sweatpants. The third suspect was described as a black male, approximately 17-25 years of age, thin build, 5’10-6’00, wearing gray sweatshirt and sweatpants.

Detectives obtained a copy of surveillance video. A few still images of the suspects are being released along with the video of the suspect vehicle, which is described as a late 90’s to early 2000’s, light color, passenger vehicle.

If you can identify these Robbery suspects, or have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at 888TIPS.com. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity secret and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500 dollars in cash.

Reverse Alert Program

 

Reverse Alert

Emergency Alert Program Overview
The City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County have partnered to provide an emergency alert program for citizens.  The system allows officials to alert you depending on the preferences you chose. When signing up residents enter their contact information and subscribe to notifications, they want to receive based on location. The information residents provide is protected and will not be used for any other purpose.

How It Works
When officials issue a notification about a potential safety hazard or concern, residents will receive a message on the voice or text communication method they have registered. A key feature of the system is the ability to confirm receipt of the alert. If residents opt for the confirmation feature the alert system will continue to attempt to contact through subsequent notification methods until a confirmation is received. This feature is optional.

Sign Up for Notifications
Residents can create an account by adding contact information, location and notification preferences. All information provided will be kept confidential.

Stop Receiving Notifications
Residents can stop receiving alerts or modifying their preferences at any time by removing contact information.

For more information and to sign up for reverse alerts visit the Corpus Christi City web page at https://www.cctexas.com/services/public-safety/alerts-notices

 

UPDATE ON AGGRAVATED ROBBERIES

The Corpus Christi Police Department has worked tirelessly to investigate armed robberies of local businesses within our city. As officers and investigators have been compiling intelligence, our patrol officers have been proactively patrolling our city while also actively searching for the offenders.

Within the last 24-hours the Corpus Christi Police Department have placed six adults and two juveniles into custody on mostly unrelated charges. These eight individuals are all considered to be persons of interest in recent armed robberies. The Corpus Christi Police Department is still actively investigating these series of robberies at local businesses, each one remains an open investigation at this time.

Investigators do expect to obtain several arrest warrants on these aggravated robbery cases. Investigators also anticipate making additional identifications and apprehensions in the coming weeks as we believe there may be more accomplices.

During their investigation, Detectives have identified 19-year-old Jasmine Gonzales as a person they believe may have some information related to a number of the recent robberies. Detectives are now seeking assistance from the public to locate the whereabouts of this person of interest. Jasmine Gonzales, seen in the attached photo, does have an outstanding warrant out of Live Oak County for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle ($50,000 Bond). Jasmine Gonzales is described as standing 5’06”, approximately 170 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know where to locate Jasmine Gonzales, please call (361) 886-2600. You can also submit your information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at (361) 888-TIPS. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

In the last 24-hours we have released surveillance images and video seeking information from the public to identify armed robbery suspects and we want to express our thanks to the community for their assistance with our investigation. We will continue to work as an equal partner with the community in order to reduce crime, reduce the fear of crime, and enhance public safety.

We also want to remind the public that as patrons of any business, we advise that you always remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings. If you see something suspicious, please contact 911.

The safety of our community is one of our department’s highest priorities. We want to stress that crimes such as these will not be taken lightly; we will continue to make sure those responsible are identified and we will work alongside the Nueces County District Attorney’s Office to make sure they are successfully prosecuted.

These aggravated robberies are still active and ongoing investigations. If you have any information pertaining to these incidents, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department at 361-886-2600. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.

Help Us Identify This Armed Robber

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying a suspect involved in a series of recent armed robberies. The suspect has been seen entering businesses displaying a black handgun and then fleeing the scene. The suspect is believed to be a female between the age of 18-23 and has a deep voice. The suspect has been seen getting into a vehicle which may be silver or gold Chrysler 300. At another robbery the suspect is seen getting into a blue 4 door vehicle.

 

If you have any information or know the identity of the suspect you are asked to call 361-886-2600 or call 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.

MURDER WARRANT ISSUED FOR MURDER SUSPECT

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:48 pm
Location: 2200 block of Carolyn
Incident: Murder
Case Number: 2002130118

Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for your help to locate 18-year-old Christopher Orgas who has an outstanding warrant which was issued on February 14, 2020 for Murder ($1,000,000 Bond).

Orgas is described as an 18-year-old male who stands 5′ 08″, weighs approximately 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

This murder warrant relates to an incident which occurred on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Carolyn Drive reference a shooting with injuries. When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old male victim who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital by medics where he eventually succumbed to his injury.

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If you know how to locate Christopher Orgas, call 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. The reward amount for Orgas is increased for the month to $500, as he is considered an offender of the week.

CRIME OF THE WEEK

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

At approximately 9:26 pm on February 03,2020 Officers were dispatched to a convenience store located on the 800 block of 19th street for an Aggravated Robbery. While in the commission of the Robbery, one of the males displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk, while two other accomplices stood as lookouts and held the door open. The clerk complied with the demands and the suspect was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of money. The primary suspect is described as a young, Hispanic male, medium height and weight and had curly hair.

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.

Murder Suspect Arrested

On February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force were working a case involving Maliek Gordon, who was wanted for Homicide out of Nueces Co. This is in reference to the murder that occurred in the 5200 block of Weber on December 29, 2019. The Task Force received information that Maliek Gordon was inside a residence in the area of 2700 S. Port.
The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force with the assistance of the Corpus Christi Police S.W.A.T team, CCPD Gang Unit and DPS, contacted Gordon at the front door of the residence and he was taken into custody without incident.
The warrant was confirmed and Maliek Gordon was transported to City Detention Center.
Great job by all agencies involved in getting this violent fugitive off of the streets.

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to locate 29- year-old Angela Rodriguez who has an outstanding warrant out of Nueces County for Motion to Revoke – Abandon/Endanger Child – No Bond.

Rodriguez is described as a 29-year-old female who stands 5’04”, weighs approximately 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Angela Rodriguez, call 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. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward. The reward amount for Rodriguez is increased for the month to $500.00, as he is considered an offender of the week.

You may also contact the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office at 887-2239 or 887-2219 after 5:00 pm.

MISSING CHILD

Update: 6:29 Eli has been located.

Corpus Christi Police Department needs your help to locate the whereabouts of a missing child. 11-year-old Eli Nelson has been reported missing on today’s date. Eli was last seen at approximately 1:55 pm in the area of Hustlin Hornet and Ivy. Anyone that has seen Eli or knows his whereabouts, please contact 911 immediately. Neighbors in the area are asked to please check their doorbell or surveillance cameras for any sightings of Eli.

Eli is described as a 11-year-old male, who stands 5 feet, weighs approximately 70 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Eli was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and a black jacket.

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The Corpus Christi Police Department asks that anyone who may have any additional information about the whereabouts of Eli is asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department by calling either 911 or 886-2600.

Critical Missing Elderly

Corpus Christi Police Officers need your help locating a missing elderly male. 67 year old Antonio Acosta was last seen February 4, 2020 at approximately 11pm. When family woke Mr. Acosta was gone. The family looked for Mr. Acosta and called the police after several hours of searching. Mr. Acosta has medical issues that require medication and he was also scheduled for a doctor visit today. Mr. Acosta is 5 feet 5 inches tall weighing 160 pounds. He recently dyed his hair and mustache black. He was last seen wearing a yellow and brown checkered shirt, a navy blue puffy jacket, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Mr. Acosta does not have a car and is believed to have walked away from the residence. If you see, locate or have any information on Antonio Acosta’s whereabouts you are asked to call 911.