Category Archives: Patrol Division

Let’s catch these suspects.

Date: January 22 and February 15, 2017
Location: 4038 S. Port
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1701220061, 1702150082

Corpus Christ Police Detectives need your help catching a couple of thieves that have been targeting the Home Depot on S.Port. The first happened on January 22, 2017. The suspect enters the store selecting items and placing them in a shopping cart inside two buckets. The suspect then pushes the cart to the outdoor exit and grabs the two buckets and leaves the store without paying.

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The second event happened on February 15, 2017. This suspect has actually been seen several times going into the Home Depot and taking power equipment and leaving through the outdoor exit of the store. This time the suspect used a cart and loaded a chainsaw and went right by the employee making no effort to pay for the item.

If you know the identity of these suspects or have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Police Need Your Help Identifying this Armed Robber

Date: February 13 & 14, 2017
Location: 2100 Baldwin, 13400 Leopard
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1702130064, 1702140104

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help Identifying this suspect involved in two robberies. The first happened on February 13, 2017 at 11:52 am at 2100 Baldwin at the Metro PCS . The suspect is seen entering the store pulling a knife and going straight to the employee. The suspect takes the money from the cash register and leaves the store.

On February 14, 2017 at 4:52 pm the same suspect robbed the Stripes at 13400 Leopard. The suspect waits in line until it is his turn at the register. The suspect then displays a knife and forces the employee to open the register. The suspect takes the money from the drawer and then leaves the store.

In each of the robberies the suspect appears to wearing the same type of clothing and is also wearing glasses.

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If you know the identity of this suspect or have any information about this crime please call 361/886-2840, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Police Arrest Man For Aggravated Assault On SPID

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 22:14
Location: 1821 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1702150144

Corpus Christi Police arrested 34 year old Anthony Richardson (10/29/1982) for Aggravated Assault after Detectives investigated an injury at a store on South Padre Island Drive Wednesday night.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call of an injured person at a store located at 1821 South Padre Island Drive at 10:15pm Wednesday night. Officers learned that a 63 year old man hired as a contract worker to paint in the store was injured. The 63 year old man was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of head trauma. The Officers conducted an investigation into the injury as an accident until they discovered evidence to lead them to believe the injury was actually the result of an assault.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives responded to the scene and discovered evidence of a confrontation between the injured 63 year old man and another contract employee. Detectives believe the contractors are not employees of the store, but hired to do reconstruction work in the store. Detectives interviewed witnesses and gathered evidence which prompted Detectives to identify this event as a criminal action. Detectives arrested Anthony Richardson (10/29/1982) for Aggravated Assault and delivered Richardson to the city detention center. The charge is a 2nd degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Investigators Arrest Several People For Felony Synthetic Cannabis Delivery

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 13:30
Location: 3900 Surfside Boulevard
Offense: Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 (Health and Safety Code Section 481.112) Felony
Case Number: 1702140065

Corpus Christi Police Narcotics Investigators, with the assistance of the Portland Police Department and Corpus Christi Police Uniform Division Patrol Officers, arrested a suspected synthetic cannabis dealer Tuesday afternoon downtown near the Harbor Bridge.

Narcotics/Vice Investigations Division officers conducted surveillance at a local hotel, when they observed what appeared to be a drug transaction.  Investigators observed a 24-year-old man deliver two large bags of what investigators suspected was synthetic cannabis to a room at the hotel and then drive away. Investigators followed the suspect vehicle until Corpus Christi Police Patrol Officers conducted a traffic stop on the 600 block of Power Street.  Inside that vehicle officers located approximately $2,500 in cash, which they believed to be proceeds of the drug deal.  While officers were conducting the stop, Narcotics Investigators observed Longino Castillo (5-22-1990), leave the hotel room with the suspected cannabis and exit the parking lot in a vehicle driven by a second man with a woman passenger.  Investigators followed the second car to the same location on Power Street where the first car was stopped and again had Patrol Officers conduct a traffic stop.  Inside the vehicle, officers found and seized approximately 3.5 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid.  The driver, Justin Flores (11/21/1981), passenger Julissa Rios (2/12/1998) and Castillo were all arrested and charged with first degree felony manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance (Penalty group 2A).

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The 24-year-old man in the first car was arrested in Portland for first degree felony manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance by Portland Police Officers, who assisted Corpus Christi Police with this investigation.

Shooting Leads to Citys Latest Homicide

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 10:55 PM
Location: 2630 Waldron
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 1702140141

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a shooting at 2630 Waldron Rd. Upon arrival officers located a 17 year old male victim with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso. Officers started administered first aid until the medics arrived and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim (Timothy Echols Jr.) died from his injuries at the hospital.

Officers investigated and the preliminary information is that the suspect described as a thin black male wearing glasses came to the apartment. The suspect and the victim engaged in a conversation that escalated. At some point the suspect shot the victim in the upper torso and fled the scene in a white vehicle. Officers separated the witnesses and transported them to the police station to be interviewed. Detectives arrived and began their investigation. Detectives were able to gather enough information and are looking for a person of interest in this case. This is still an ongoing investigation and information is still being gathered.

If you have any information about this crime please call 361/886-2840 or call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017, 4:27 PM
Location: 4102 Baldwin Blvd.
Offense: Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1702130118

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to 4102 Baldwin at Kleberg Bank in reference to a robbery involving a weapon. Officers arrived and contained the scene. Witnesses advised that a black male wearing a red shirt came in and asked to use the phones and the restroom. The suspect approached a teller and passed a note and gestured as if he had a gun. The suspect exited the bank and left towards Agnes and Airport. Detectives arrived on the scene and interviewed the witnesses.

Information was put out and an officer stated that the suspect description matched a suspect that tried to pass a bad check earlier in the area of 3700 Leopard. That suspect was wearing a red shirt and driving a black Jeep Cherokee which had old damage to the right front quarter panel. Officers searched the area and located the vehicle a local hotel in the 5300 block of Leopard. The vehicle was still warm and a witness advised they saw a subject matching the description leave the vehicle. Officers secured the area and began a search. Officers located the suspect and a couple other people in one of the rooms. A consent to search was obtained and offices located the money and the suspects clothing. Officers arrested Roy Robertson (04/20/1982) for Aggravated Robbery and Terrance D. Hensley (01/03/1984) for failure to identify as a fugitive and a active parole violation warrant for robbery. Both suspects were taken to the main police station to be interviewed and then transported to the City Detention Center.

Police Investigators Need Your Help

Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017, 11:32 PM
Location: IH 37 and Violet
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 1701230003

Police Detectives need your help in the Murder case of Andre Fuqua. Detectives have very limited information and are looking for a white SUV that might have been in the area of the incident at approximately 11:30 PM and might possibly have information about the case.

If you have any information about this crime or know the identity of the vehicle , please call Detective Hemerly @ 361/886-2617 or call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Man Runs Red Light In Front of Police, Then Arrested For Cocaine Possession

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017, 21:36
Location: Weber Road at South Padre Island Drive

Offense: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Health and Safety Code Section 481.115) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1702100141

Corpus Christi Police arrested 17-year-old Alaric Flores (12/6/1999) for cocaine possession Friday night after Flores ran a stop light at South Padre Island Drive and Weber.

A Corpus Christi Police Officers saw a blue 2005 Ford F-150 pickup run the red light at Weber and SPID at 9:36pm Friday night, so, the Officer initiated a traffic stop. The Officer discovered the F-150 did not have insurance, the Officer impounded the vehicle. The Officer noticed from the exterior of the vehicle (front windshield) cash inside a plastic bag stuffed in the headliner. The Officer got the bag and discovered it also contained several bags of cocaine. Officers arrested the driver, Alaric Flores (12/6/1999) for possession of a control substance (cocaine) which is a third degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Officers impounded the vehicle and delivered Flores to the city detention center.

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Officers discovered 9 tied bags with cocaine, 11 zip top bags with cocaine, and cash in a vehicle driven by a 17 year old man Friday night

Police Arrest 22 Year Old Man for Murder

Corpus Christi Police arrested 22-year-old Andrew Powell (2/2/1995) Friday at a home on the 2100 block of Peabody for murder.

Detectives investigated an aggravated assault of a 47-year-old man at the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard Wednesday, but the 47-year-old man did not survive the stab wounds suffered in the attack. Detectives identified Powell as responsible for the stabbing and obtained a warrant to arrest Powell for murder. Corpus Christi Police Officers found Powell at a home on the 2100 block of Peabody Friday afternoon and arrested Powell for the warrant for murder. Detectives interviewed Powell and then delivered him to the city detention center. A 16-year-old girl was also apprehended at the same place and time as Powell, but the girl had a Directive to Apprehend for an unrelated offense, then delivered to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center.

The original post of this event was written in this blog Thursday:

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:40 PM
Location: 1400 Martin Luther King Dr.
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1702080149

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a stabbing in the area of 1400 Martin Luther King Dr. CCFD Medics were on the scene and were transporting the 47 year old male to Spohn Memorial Hospital. Medics advised the victim had an injury to his neck consistent with a stabbing. Officers located the crime scene near a tree behind the old police station. Officers contacted a witness who heard a argument between the victim and another person. At some point the victim was stabbed. The last update we had on the victim was that he had surgery and was in critical condition.There is not much more information available at this time.

Patrol Report February 9, 2017

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:40 PM
Location: 1400 Martin Luther King Dr.
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1702080149

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a stabbing in the area of 1400 Martin Luther King Dr. CCFD Medics were on the scene and were transporting the 47 year old male to Spohn Memorial Hospital. Medics advised the victim had an injury to his neck consistent with a stabbing. Officers located the crime scene near a tree behind the old police station. Officers contacted a witness who heard a argument between the victim and another person. At some point the victim was stabbed. The last update we had on the victim was that he had surgery and was in critical condition.There is not much more information available at this time.

If you have any information about this crime or know the identity of the suspect, please call 361/886-2840 or call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:16 AM
Location: 700 N. Port
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number: 1702090009

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 700 block of North Port. Upon arrival officers contacted the victim who was bleeding from his face and had blood all over his clothing. Officers believe that the victim had been shot. Officers asked the 35 year old male victim what happened but were unable to get any useful information. CCFD Medics arrived and transported the victim to Spohn Memorial Hospital for treatment. Offices checked the area and found blood in the parking lot of the hotel. Officers contacted some of the guests of the hotel but they were not able to provide any information to assist in the investigation. Officers have few leads in this case.

If you have any information about this crime or know the identity of the suspect, please call 361/886-2840 or call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers  is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.