Category Archives: Criminal Investigations Division

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED

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.

Police Detectives need help Identifying this Theft Suspect

Date:  Sunday, June 25 2017, 2:20 PM
Location: 2908 S. Port
Offense: Theft
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.

CCPD makes arrest in the city’s latest homicide

Date:  Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1:37 PM
Location: 3700 Brandywine Ct.
Offense: Murder
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.

Police Need Your Help Locating a Missing Person

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.Missing Person Esparza 2

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).

Can You Identify These Suspected Burglars?

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.

Can you Identify this suspected Thief?

 

Date:  Sunday, July 18, 2017
Location: 7600 SPID
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 17180039

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspected thief. The suspect was seen entering West Marine and walking around the store. At some point she took several pairs of shoes and YETI cups and placed the items in a large purse. The suspect left the store making no attempt to pay for the items.

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The female has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify this suspect.  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.

Help Detectives Identify This Alleged Thief

Date:  Friday, June 23, 2017 7:00PM
Location: 3237 S. Alameda St
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1706260070

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this alleged thief. The female walked into the liquor store and took several premium bottles of liquor. The suspect left the store only to return a short time later to take a couple more bottles. The suspect was wearing shorts, a maroon colored hoodie, large hoop earrings, black hat and possibly left in a 4 door black sedan.

The female has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify this suspect.  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.

Wrong way to start a lawn business

Date:  Sunday, June 19, 2017 2:15 AM
Location: 5000 Deepwood Cir.
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1706190057

Corpus Christi Detectives need your help identifying this suspected thief. The male suspect forced his way into a locked fenced in area. Once inside he went to a trailer with lawn mowing equipment on it removing a couple of weed eaters and a blower from the trailer. The suspect then left the scene.

The male has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify this suspect.  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.

Police Need Your Help Identifying This Suspected Thief

Date:  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Location: 5488 SPID
Offense: Theft (3rd Degree Felony)
Case Number: 1705230110

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspected thief. An employee of Amans Jewelers was setting out jewelry on a center table. A unknown male suspect jumped on the counter reaching and grabbing 2 ring displays valued at over $30,000. The suspect then flees the scene. The suspect was clean shaven wearing a dark shirt and shorts. He also had tattoos on both of his forearms.

 

The male has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify this suspect.  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.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED

Date of the Arrest:  Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:24 p.m.
Location: 5700 block of Curtis Clark
Offense: Warrant, Evading Arrest
Case Number: 1706220071, 1706220084

On June 22, 2017 at approximately 12:00 p.m., the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force received a request for assistance from the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in locating a wanted fugitive.  At approximately 12:20 p.m. the task force received information that the fugitive in question, Emmanuel Grear 05/04/1997, was at an apartment complex in the 5700 block of Curtis Clark with a friend, Jeremy DelosSantos 07/04/1995.

The members of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrived at the location and observed both subjects walking through the complex.  When they attempted to make contact, both Grear and DelosSantos evaded on foot.  Both Grear and DelosSantos were taken into custody.

Emmanuel Grear was arrested for five outstanding warrants; Aggravated Kidnapping ($100,000 Bond), Aggravated Sexual Assault ($250,000 Bond), Aggravated Robbery ($75,000 Bond) and two Probation Violations for Robbery (No Bond).  Jeremy DelosSantos was arrested for Evading Arrest.

Both Offenders were booked into the City Detention Center for processing and have been transferred to the Nueces County Jail.