Category Archives: Patrol Division

Missing Elderly Person

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to locate a missing, elderly person.
Anthony Fromme was reported missing on May 22, 2017 and is described as suffering from Dementia.
Anthony was last seen in the area of the 2800 block of Archmont around 3:15 this afternoon. He left in a 2002 gold Ford Sport Trac LP HBX6643 and the family advised that he hasn’t driven in over a year. Anthony is described as a 71-year-old male who stands 6 feet 0 inches tall, approximately 230 pounds, with short grey hair, brown eyes and clean shaven. He was last seen wearing a green polo shirt, khaki Magellan shorts, white tennis shoes, white socks and prescription glasses. Anthony left without taking his wallet or any form of identification.
The vehicle shown is similar to the vehicle that he was driving. If you have any information or see Anthony, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling 911 or (361) 886-2600.

Patrol Report May 22, 2017

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:01 PM
Location: Morgan Ave. @ S. Staples St.
Offense: Abandoning/Endangering a Child,
Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 2-a
Case Number:  1705200115

A Corpus Christi Police Officer was flagged down by a crying 10 year old female. She was standing in the middle of the road beside a vehicle and told officers that the people she was with were smoking, vomiting and unable to talk. The officer went to the vehicle and observed a female in the front seat vomiting and apparently having a seizure. There was a male in the back seat vomiting and also having a seizure.  The car was still in drive and running. Officers had to enter the vehicle, press the brake and put the vehicle in park. Medics arrived and contacted both occupants. They were evaluated and cleared by medics. Because the two suspects were operating a vehicle with the child inside and both were apparently smoking synthetic, officers arrested Kendra Pollack (05-17-1990) and Hector Rodriguez Jr. (06-4-1990). Officers located a synthetic cannabis cigarette while doing a inventory of the vehicle. Both suspect were additionally charged and transported to the City Detention Center. The 10 year old was released to her step father. The case is also being forwarded to child protective services.

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017 12:29 AM – 2:10 AM
Location: 4300 Cottage, 4700 Nesbit
Offense: Arson, Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Peace Officer, Warrant
Case Number:  1705210007/1705210011

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a arson call in the 4300 block of Cottage St. Officers arrived and contacted the 31 year old female victim. The victim advised that a suspect came knocking at her door. The suspect stated that she stole his ladders. She then stated that the suspect and another male poured gasoline all over her car and lit it on fire. The victim stated that suspect told her it was a good thing she answered the door because if she didn’t he would have lit the house on fire. The suspect left the scene in a suburban type vehicle. The victim was able to provide a detailed description of the suspect and that he was also holding a bat.

While officers were investigating, another call came in stating that the suspect vehicle was on the corner of Sunnybrook and Nesbitt. Officers went to the location to investigate. Officers arrived and located the suspect and a white GMC Yukon outside of the residence. While officers were conducting their investigation they observed a bat and several containers of gasoline in the back of the vehicle. The suspect was found to have a municipal court warrant. Officers attempted to arrest the suspect for his warrant and he started resisting striking one of the officers in the eye with his elbow. One officer deployed his TASER and they were able to get the suspect into custody without further incident. The suspect was transported to 4444 Kostoryz and was positively identified as the suspect who set the car on fire. Officers arrested Arnold Angel Soto (09-21-1984) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:56 AM
Location: 900 Morgan Ave.
Offense: DWI, Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Peace Officer
Case Number:  1705210056, 1705210057

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 900 Morgan in reference a female passed out in a grey Ford Taurus and vomiting on herself. Officers arrived and observed medics to be with the female suspect. The female suspect was the only occupant in the vehicle and in the drivers seat. The car was running and the female had her foot on the brake. Officers could detect what they believed to be the odor of Synthetic Cannabis coming from the vehicle. The suspect was incoherent and not responding to commands. Officers began to remove the female from the car. The suspect regained consciousness and began to struggle with officers and attempted to get back into her vehicle. Officers were attempting to put the suspects hands behind her back to handcuff her when she bit one of the officers on his hand.  The suspect was taken into custody and placed into a unit. The officer that was bit was wearing gloves and was treated at the scene by medics. Officers arrested Samantha Ann Molina (12-12-1982) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Patrol Report May 18, 2017

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 5:52 PM
Location: Everhart Rd. @ S. Staples
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While License Suspended
Case Number:  1705170110

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to Everhart and S. Staples in reference to a major accident. Officers arrived and observed that silver 2010 Toyota Yaris had rear ended a silver 2002 Toyota Sequoia that was stopped in traffic. Officers contacted and checked the welfare of everyone involved. Officers observed that the suspect vehicle was still running and in gear. Officers with the assistance of the fire department were able to put the vehicle in gear and turn the engine off. Officers contacted the 33 year old male suspect. Officers noticed that he had a blank stare and had difficult time following instructions. Officers developed probable cause to arrest Jason Anthony Prado (02-09-1984) for Driving While Intoxicated and he was found to be driving with a suspended license. He was transported to Spohn Shoreline to be medically cleared and then transported to the City Detention Center. The driver and passenger of the Toyota Sequoia were not injured in the accident.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:52 PM
Location: 6700 Riding Wind Drive
Offense: Assault That causes Bodily Injury (Family Violence)
Case Number:  1705170147

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 6700 Riding Wind Dr. in reference to an assault. Upon arrival officers contacted the 31 year old female suspect across the street from her residence and the 39 year old male victim. Officers spoke to the victim and observed scratches to his face, beneath his eyes and on his forehead. The victim advised that he returned home after looking for his wife’s (suspect) phone. The two got into an argument over a picture which then escalated into the suspect attacking the victim. They fell on the bed and that is when the suspect scratched the victims face and bit his right finger. Officers arrested Happy Begum (03-08-1986) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:45 AM
Location: 15000 Northwest Blvd.
Offense: Robbery
Case Number:  1705180010

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 15000 Northwest Blvd. in reference to a robbery with injuries. Officers arrived and contacted the 21 year old male victim. The victim had a swollen right eye and scratches to his face. The victim advised that he was at the bar and ran into an old girlfriend. He stated that he walked her to her vehicle and was talking with her when a black Ford Mustang approached. A male suspect exited the vehicle and told the victim to get away from the vehicle. The victim did not move and the suspect began to yell at the victim. The victim stated that he was walking away when two other suspects got out of the vehicle and began to fight the victim. The suspects assaulted the victim, took his wallet and fled the scene.  The victim was transported to Northwest Hospital for treatment. A description of the suspects and vehicle was put out over the radio.

Officers located the suspect vehicle and stopped it at 4500 Leopard. Officers contacted the suspects and they matched the description that was put out by responding officers. The suspects were detained during the investigation. Officers observed a wallet  in the front passenger seat and part of an identification card belonging to the victim. Officers arrested John Anthony Figueroa (10-17-1993) and Carlos Monsevais (09-01-1994) for robbery and transported them to the City Detention Center.

 

**Update. Detectives need your help identifying this suspect

**Police detectives have been contacted by the suspect in the photo and has been identified. The investigation is still ongoing. Thank you for all your assistance.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017 8:00 AM
Location:  4400 Weber Rd.
Offense: Credit Card Abuse
Case Number:  1702090105

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspect. Detectives were contacted by the victim who told them that there were numerous ATM withdrawals made from their account using a debit card. The victim stated that neither he or his wife gave anyone permission to make these withdrawals. They also advised that they never lost possession of their debit cards. Detectives worked with the bank and were able to obtain several images of a possible suspect.

If you know the identity of this suspect 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.

Patrol Report May 17, 2017

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:45 PM
Location:  200 S. Tancahua St.
Offense: Criminal Mischief Damage to a Place of Worship
Case Number:  1705160070

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 200 S. Tancahua St in reference to a disturbance. Officers arrived and contacted the witness. The witness advised that they observed the 33 year old female suspect urinating in a lot next to the church. The witness advised that is when they called the police. While they were waiting the suspect finished urinating and then walked toward a subject standing on the side of the church. The suspect then began throwing rocks at the subject hitting the side of the building several times causing damage. The complainant told officers that the building was not damaged before the suspect threw the rocks. Officers arrested Virginia Caceres (05-12-1984) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6:30 PM
Location:  Leopard and Stillwell
Offense: Aggravated Assault
Case Number:  1705160102

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the are of Leopard and Stillwell in reference a stabbing. As officers were responding a description of a grey Camaro leaving the scene was added to the call. Officers located and stopped the vehicle in the area of Leopard and Southern Minerals. Officers arrived at the scene of the stabbing and contacted the 21 year old male victim. He was being treated by CCFD Medics for a laceration below his left knee. The victim advised that he just got off the bus and observed the suspect vehicle pull into a parking lot nearby. The victim recognized the suspect who began walking towards him in an aggressive manner. The victim stated that the suspect began to yell at him and then punch him on the right side of his face. The suspect then pulled a knife and began to slash at him, cutting him in the left leg. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim was able to identify the suspect. Officers arrested Scott Myles Ocon (02-13-1995) and transported him to the City Detention Center. The victim was transported to Spohn Shoreline to be treated for his injuries.

Help us Catch these suspected Thieves

Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 2:21 PM
Location:  1305 Airline Road
Offense: Theft
Case Number:  1703080080

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying these two theft suspects. They are seen on surveillance video entering the store. They walk around before going to the clothing section.  One suspect acts as a lookout while the other takes a stack of jeans. The suspect then quickly exits the store making no attempt to pay for the items.

If you know the identity of either 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.

Patrol Report May 8 , 2017

Date: Saturday May 6, 2017 12:57 AM
Location:  Tiger Lane and Weber Road
Offense:  Warrant of Arrest, Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon, Delivery of Marijuana,
Poss of a Controlled Substance X 3, Money Laundering
Case Number: 1705060008

Corpus Christi Police Officers observed a gray Nissan Altima run a stop sign in the area of Weber and Panama. Officers conducted a traffic stop and contacted the 23 year old male driver. Officers identified the suspect and found him to have two warrants for his arrest for possession of marijuana and dangerous drugs. The suspect was arrested and a inventory of the vehicle was conducted. Officers located marijuana, cocaine, digital scales, a small container marked THC and a 9mm handgun. Officers continued their investigation and were able to obtain a consent to search of his apartment. Officers located a large amount of marijuana, 13 bags of THC gummy candies, 38 Ecstacy pills, a scale and over $3100 in cash. Officers arrested Jordan Anthony Hernandez 04-12-1994 and transported him to the City Detention Center. All items were tagged at the main police station as evidence.

Drug Seizure

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:03 AM
Location:  14900 Leeward Drive
Offense:  Assault, Evading Arrest, Failure to Identify
Case Number: 1705070017

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 14900 Leeward Dr. in reference to a assault call. Upon arrival officers observed a white Sabb parked in front of the location and gave the license plate number to the dispatcher. Officers made contact with a male and female who advised that they were arguing. While officers were investigating they were contacted by dispatchers and advised that the vehicle was stolen. Officers went to  contact the male and female. They were advised by the female that the male suspect jumped out the bedroom window.

Officers checked the area and the vehicle and inside of the vehicle they found the suspects ID with his correct name and DOB on it. Officers spoke to the female who told officers that she had been assaulted by the suspect. She stated that she and the suspect had been dating for a couple of weeks. They went to the beach and the suspect became angry over some text messages. The suspect left in the Sabb only to return a short time later and pound on the door. The victim let the suspect in and a physical altercation ensued. The suspect grabbed her by the arms and then began choking her. The victim had bruising to her arms and redness around her neck. Officers located the suspect down the street and brought back to the scene. Officers arrested David Gonzalez (09-15-1982) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 8:49 PM
Location:  3500 Pecan Drive
Offense:  Assault, Public Intoxication
Case Number: 1705070099

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 3500 Pecan Drive in reference a disturbance in progress. Officers arrived and made contact with the 28 year old male victim. He stated that he was assaulted by his wife during a argument. The victim had redness to his lip and a cut on the inside of his mouth. The victim stated that he was arguing with his wife because she wanted to leave with his son and she had been drinking. The victim did not want her to drive intoxicated with his son in the car. Officers contacted the female suspect who had a strong odor of a intoxicating beverage about her breath. During the investigation the suspect was making statements of wanting to leave. Officers arrested Ariel Canales (06-18-1990) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date: Monday, May 8, 2017, 12:08 AM
Location: Baylor Street and Hospital Blvd.
Offense:  Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, DWI, Evading Arrest,
Evading arrest with a vehicle, Resisting Arrest
Case Number: 1705080002

A Corpus Christi Police Officer was patrolling in the area of Cleo Street and Morgan Ave. when he observed a dark colored 4-door vehicle with its headlight out. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, the vehicle began to accelerate away from the officer. As the officer was following the vehicle he observed the vehicle to be swerving all over the road. The vehicle ran a stop light and came to a stop at a dead end at Hospital Blvd. and Baylor Street. The driver got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. The officer gave chase and caught up to the suspect and took him to the ground. The suspect began to struggle with the officer but was soon taken into custody. The officer walked the suspect back to the vehicle. The officer observed the suspect to be steady in his feet and have an strong odor of an intoxicating beverage about his breath. During the investigation the officer discovered that the vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was impounded and officers arrested Patrick Zamora (11-16-1986) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Different Theft Suspects, Same Store

Date: April 26 & 30, 2017
Location:  4038 S. Port
Offense:  Theft
Case Numbers: 1704260138, 1704300055

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying these two theft suspects from the Home Depot at 4038 S. Port. On April 26, 2017 the suspect is seen entering the store and go to where the power tools are located, The suspect is observed taking a drill and tried to enter out the front. The front exit was blocked so the suspect ran out of a fire exit.

On April 30, 2017 a male is seen entering through the garden center. He grabbed a drill set and a black back pack and exits out the garden center exit making no effort to pay for the items.

If you know the identity of either 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.

Patrol Report May 2, 2017

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017, 9:56 PM
Location:  1500 10th Street
Offense:  Assault Family Violence
Case Numbers: 1705010181

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to 1500 10th St. in reference to a disturbance in progress. The call was updated with the victim stating that her daughter was hitting her. Officers were also advised by dispatchers that they could hear a struggle and screaming in the background. Officers arrived and contacted the 24 year old female suspect who advised that her mother was kicking her out of the house over a rent dispute. The 50 year old female victim advised that the suspect assaulted her with a stick. The victim had a red mark on her right shoulder. The victim showed officers the stick and advised that she wanted to press charges. Officers arrested Priscilla Martinez (03-23-1993) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017, 10:06 PM
Location:  300 W. Saxet Dr.
Offense:  Continuous Violence against the Family, Assault Family Violence
Case Numbers: 1705010182

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 300 W. Saxet Dr. in reference to a disturbance in progress. Officers arrived and contacted the 27 year old female victim. She advised that she was returning from Calallen when the 27 year old male suspect became angry after seeing a message on Facebook. The suspect began driving erratically and yelling and screaming at the victim, accusing her of being unfaithful. Once they arrived at their residence the suspect grabbed the victim by the hair and pulled as hard as he could causing the victim a lot of pain. The suspect then grabbed the victim by the wrist and twisted it causing pain and swelling. Officers arrested Jonathan Henry Constante (04-15-1990) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017, 10:41 PM
Location:  4500 Leon St.
Offense:  Assault Family Violence
Case Numbers: 1705010185

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 4500 Leon in reference to 2 females fighting in front of 4500 Leon St. Officers arrived and observed the 2 females being separated by neighbors. Both of the females were bleeding and had bruising to their faces and hands. The two got into an argument because the 34 year old female was kicked out of her parents house. At some point it became physical when the 31 year old sister slapped the other across the face. The sisters then began fighting each other until the neighbors stopped them. Officers spoke to witnesses and made the decision to arrest Myra Gomez (09-27-1982) and Malena Gala Gomez (02-08-1986) and transported both sisters to the City Detention Center.