Date:Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 12:23 AM
Location: 2300 Horne Rd.
Case Number: 1708150007
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 2300 Block of Horne Rd. in reference to a disturbance with a gun. Moments later the call was upgraded to a shooting. Officers arrived and observed the 38 year old male victim face down in the parking lot and was deceased. Officers contacted witness and checked the scene and were able to get a basic description of the suspect and the vehicle that he left in.
Officers learned that a disturbance began in the bar. The suspect and the victim went outside into the parking lot and that is when the suspect shot the victim. The suspect left the scene in a dark colored car. While officers were actively working the scene a subject entered the crime scene and was contacted by officers. The subject told officers that he was the one who shot the victim. The suspect was detained and a weapon was recovered. Officers arrested Jehova Gonzalez (05/23/1988) and transported him to the City Detention Center. This is still an active investigation and if anyone has anymore information they are asked to contact CCPD Homicide Detectives at 361-886-2600.
Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 11:24 AM
Location: 6500 High Arch Ct.
Case Number: 1708130042
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 6500 block of High Arch Court in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers contacted the 75 year old male suspect and detained him. Officers checked the house and discovered the 94 year old female victim in a wheelchair deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot. Officers learned that the suspect took some pills prior to the officers arriving. He was transported to Bay Area Hospital for treatment. The deceased victim was the mother of the suspect. Officers arrested and transported Leslie Charles Nelson (08/10/1942) to the City Detention Center once he was cleared from the hospital. This is still an ongoing investigation.
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017, 11:30 AM
Location: 3829 IH 69 Access Rd. SB
Offense: Burglary of a Motor Vehicle
Case Number: 1708050066
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 3829 IH 69 Access (Wal-Mart parking lot) in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle. Officers arrived and contacted the victim who advised that someone broke into his truck. The victim stated that he went in to Wal-Mart and set his alarm on his truck. When he came out approximately ten minutes later he noticed his lights were flashing. He reset his alarm and when he got to his truck he noticed his back driver side window to be broken. The victim checked his vehicle and advised police that nothing appeared to be missing.
A witness advised the victim that he observed two dark complected males park to the left of the victims truck in a Jeep with paper tags. The witness stated that one of the males broke the back window and attempted to get into the truck through the window. The suspects were startled and fled the scene taking nothing from the vehicle. The victim told officers that he had stopped at a bank drive thru and withdrew some money. He remembers seeing a Jeep in the parking lot and thinks they may have followed him from the bank.
Right now detectives have little to go on. CCPD wants to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings and to not leave valuables or cash in your car. If you feel you are being followed to or from a bank call 911. If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com . If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.
The Corpus Christi Police Department Robbery Bureau obtained a warrant for Roberto Johnnie Garcia 11/30/1974 for Agg Robbery, Bond $100,000 in connection with the Pier 99 robbery. He also has a active Parole Warrant for Carrying Prohibited Weapon. He is approximately 5′ 11″ tall, weighs 200 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.
If you know the location of Roberto please call police at 361-886-2600 or call Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8477). If your tip leads to the arrest of this fugitive it could earn you a cash reward.
Date: Saturday, July 23, 2017, 9:34 AM
Location: 600 Miramar Pl.
Case Number: 1707230054
Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspected burglar. The complainant advised officers that someone had burglarized her house. The front door was kicked in and the house was ransacked. Witnesses advised that they saw a dark colored vehicle and a thin male exit the vehicle. The video shows a male exiting the vehicle and returning a few minutes later carrying a bag. He gets into the vehicle and drives away.
The male suspect has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify him. If you recognize the suspect or the vehicle or if you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com . If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.
Date: Friday, July 21, 2017, 3:21 PM
Location: 1400 Devon
Offense: Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1707210010, 1707220123
On July 21, 2017 Officers responded to the 1400 block of Devon, reference a shots fired call, which was upgraded to a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, Officers located a 47-year-old male with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital with critical injuries and remains hospitalized today.
On July 22, 2017 at approximately 8:05 p.m. Officers effected a traffic stop near the intersection of 19th Street and Mussett Street, which resulted in an arrest of Guzman, Jonathan (08/02/1986). Guzman was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession of Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2-A and Possession/Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia. Through ballistic testing, it was discovered that the weapon being possessed by Guzman during the traffic stop was the same weapon used in the shooting on Devon.
A warrant was subsequently issued for Jonathan Guzman for the charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Guzman remains in the Nueces County Jail and is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Date: Sunday, June 25 2017, 2:20 PM
Location: 2908 S. Port
Case Number: 1706250085
Police Detective need your help identifying this theft suspect. The suspect is seen entering the Cash America Pawn Shop. The video shows the suspect take two laptops off the shelf and exit the store. The suspect is approximately 6′ tall weighing about 175 pounds. He was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jean shorts, tennis shoes and white sunglasses. The suspect exits the business and gets into a blue pickup truck (possibly a Chevy Colorado) and drives away.
The male suspect has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify him. If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com . If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1:37 PM
Location: 3700 Brandywine Ct.
Case Number: 1707270086
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a call in the area of Painter and Rojo in reference to a suspicious subject with a gun. The caller stated they heard two shots and observed a subject running from the property. The call was upgraded to a shooting in the area of 3700 Brandywine Ct. Officers were contacted by a female and directed to the victim. Officers observed the 52 year old male victim lying in a pool of blood by the front door . CCFD medics transported the victim to Spohn Shoreline Hospital were he succumbed to his injuries.
Officers secured the scene and detectives arrived and began the investigation. Witnesses were transported to the main police station to be interviewed. Officers located a couple of what appeared to be bullet holes in the screen and a spent shell casing. Officers and detectives worked and were able to obtain an arrest warrant. Officers went to the 2200 block of Guadalupe and contacted Jacob Nunez (04/27/1981) and arrested him on the murder warrant. He was transported to the main station and then transported to the City Detention Center.
This is still an active investigation and any new information will be released at a later time.
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Location: 900 Lum Ave.
Incident: Missing Person
Case Number: 1707250071
Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help locating a missing person.
Roberto Esparza was last seen on July 22, 2017 on the 900 block of Lum Ave. He was heading to a birthday party on the 4500 block of Yolanda Dr. and never arrived. Mr. Esparza is 45 years old, 5′ 3′ tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds, he has green eyes and is bald. He has been upset lately and is known to go on walks by the water in the area near Ocean Drive and Airline Rd. If you locate or know the whereabouts of Mr. Esparza you are asked to contact the police department at 886-2600, 886-2850 or 888-TIPS (8477).
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:15 AM
Location: 4200 Green Grove Dr.
Offense: Burglary of a Habitation
Case Number: 1706150074
Corpus Christi police detectives need your help to identify these suspected burglars. Officers were contacted by a neighbor who saw two suspects carrying items from a residence. The suspects are seen looking into the window and then kick open the door. Once inside the suspects went through the residence taking clothing, electronics and cash. The suspects exited the residence and were picked up by a suspect in a white Lincoln.
The male suspects have not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify these suspects. If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-tips or submit the information online at http://www.888tips.com . If the information you provide leads to an arrest, you could earn a cash reward.