Category Archives: Patrol Division

Detectives need you help identifying this burglar

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2:58 AM
Location: 5720 Leopard Street
Incident: Burglary of a Building
Case Number: 1710070037

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help identifying this suspected burglar. Officers were patrolling and observed a piece of wood securing the front door of the Dollar General had been removed. Officers cleared the building and contacted the manager to review the security footage. A male suspect is observed on camera and making entry in to the store. Once inside he tries to open the cigarette case but was unsuccessful. The suspect walks through the store taking several prepaid cell phones before fleeing the scene. He is described as a tall, thin male. He was wearing a dark short sleeved t-shirt, white Jordan brand shoes and carrying a blue duffle bag with white lettering.

Break in sus

If you have any information about this crime contact Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8577) or submit the tip online at www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers.  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

 

Disturbance at a local bar leads to city’s latest homicide, Suspect Arrested

Date:Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 12:23 AM
Location: 2300 Horne Rd.
Offense: Murder
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.

Suspect arrested in the city’s latest homicide.

Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 11:24 AM
Location: 6500 High Arch Ct.
Offense: Murder
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.

Patrol Report August 7, 2017

Date:  Friday, August 4, 2017,10:50 PM
Location: Dillon Ln. and Gollihar Rd.
Offense: Injury to an elderly, Public Intoxication
Case Number: 1708040165

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to Gollihar and Dillon in reference to a crash with injuries. The call was updated that a male involved in the accident was fighting with another subject. Officers arrived and contacted the 66 year old male victim and his wife. The victim advised that he was driving and observed the vehicle in the middle of the road and a female on the side of the road. The victim stopped and asked the female if she needed help at same time the victims wife was contacting the police. The female yelled stating they did not need help and they better not be calling the police. The female observed the victims wife on the phone. She walked over and took the phone from the victims wife and began walking away. The victim went to the female placing his hands on her shoulders and asked for the phone back. The suspect, who was sitting in a vehicle involved in the crash, observed the victim contacting the female. The suspect exited the vehicle and punched the victim in the face twice with a closed fist. The victim had a bloody swollen nose and was in pain. Officers contacted the suspect and observed signs of intoxication. Officers arrested Shawn Villarreal (02/09/1991) for PI and Injury to elderly and transported to the City Detention Center.

Date:  Saturday, August 5, 2017, 6:50 AM
Location: 1100 Buford Ave.
Offense: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1708050038

Corpus Christ Police Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Buford Ave. in reference to a disturbance with a gun. Officers arrived and made contact with the 35 year old male victim. He advised that he stepped outside his apartment to go to work. He and the 27 year old female suspect began arguing. At some point the suspect pulled a gun and pointed it at him. The victim stated that he thought the suspect was going to shoot him and he feared for his life. Officers contacted the suspect and observed a black semi-automatic pistol in plain view in her purse. Officers arrested Sabrina Carnley (01/24/1990) and transported her to the City Detention Center.

Date:  Sunday, August 6, 2017, 1:33 PM
Location: 1800 Roslyn St.
Offense: Assault, Criminal Trespass
Case Number: 1708060059

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1800 Roslyn in reference to a disturbance with injuries. Upon arrival officers contacted the 48 year old female victim who was being treated by medics for her injuries. The victim advised that she got into an argument with the 22 year old male suspect about cleaning the room. The suspect got angry and threw a TV on the ground and then shoved the victim to the ground. The victim hit her head and legs on the ground causing her pain. Officers contacted a 26 year old female witness and she saw the suspect push her mother. The witness stated that the suspect then picked the victim up and threw her on the floor in the hallway. Officers arrested Elliott McCoy (06/26/1995) for assault and also found he had a criminal trespass warning for that residence. He was also charged with criminal trespass and transported to the City Detention Center.

Warrant issued in Pier 99 Aggravated Robbery

ROBERT J. GARCIA 11-30-74

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.

 

 

Police need your help identifying this suspected burglar

Date:  Saturday, July 23, 2017, 9:34 AM
Location: 600 Miramar Pl.
Offense: Burglary
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.

Patrol Report July 31, 2017

Date:  Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:14 PM
Location: 2000 Treyway Ln.
Offense: Assault Family Violence (choking), Unlawful Restraint, Interference with an Emergency Call
Case Number: 1707290137

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 2000 Treyway Ln. in reference to an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers heard yelling from the residence and heard a male say “you are doing things that are going make me kill you.” As officers reached the residence a male exited and was detained by the officers. Officers contacted the 55 year old female victim who was crying and visibly upset. She told officers that the suspect punched her in the head twice. The victim told officers that she and the suspect (her husband) went out to celebrate his birthday and came home early because they were arguing. The two began discussing their relationship which angered the suspect. The suspect hit the victim in the head causing her to fall. The victim stated that she tried to call police but the suspect took her phone and threw it. The victim stated that she tried to run out of the residence to call police but the suspect blocked the exit, grabbed her by the throat and began to choke her. The residence was in disarray and it appeared there was a struggle. The victim feared for her safety. Officers arrested Errol Morgan (07/31/1964) and transported him to the City Detention Center. The victim was treated at the scene by CCFD medics.

Date:  Sunday, July 30 2017, 2:41 AM
Location: 7900 Fox Dr.
Offense: DWI, Warrant of Arrest, Failure to Notify/Report a Crash
Case Number: 1707300032

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 7900 Fox Dr. for a traffic crash with injuries. Officers arrived and contacted the parties involved. Officers were advised that the driver of a Ford F-150 fled the scene. Officers spoke to witnesses and were able to identify the driver. Officers went to the 6900 block of Round Table and made contact with the 32 year old male suspect. Officers were able to verify that the suspect was the driver of the vehicle. They also noticed signs of intoxication and had enough probable cause to arrest Dominic Franco (04/20/1985)for DWI and Failing to report the crash. Officers also found that Dominic had a municipal court warrant. Officers transported Dominic to the City Detention Center.

Date:  Sunday, July 30 2017, 5:11 AM
Location: 2900 Sunrise Ave.
Offense: Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest
Case Number: 1707300047

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the 2900 block of Sunrise Ave. in reference to a stabbing. Officers arrived and initially did dot find a victim. Officers were then flagged down by the 36 year old male victim and a female witness. The officers were directed to the suspects apartment. The victim advised officers that the suspect and the witness were in a disturbance. When the female screamed the victim came out to separate them and was then stabbed in the right shoulder by the suspect. The suspect fled and ran inside his apartment. Officers went and made contact with the suspect. The suspect answered the doors and became angry when he was questioned about the stabbing. The suspect tried to go back inside his apartment as officers attempted to detain him. The suspect pulled away from officers and began struggled with them. The suspect was quickly arrested. Officers arrested Christian Cole Pena (09/09/1993). Officers also located the suspected weapon at the scene. Christian was checked at the scene by medics and transported to the City Detention Center.

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.

Patrol Report July 25, 2017

Date:  Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 7:57 PM
Location: 5750 Curtis Clark Dr.
Offense: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Family Violence
Case Number: 1707250135

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 5750 Curtis Clark in reference a nature unknown call. Officers arrived and made contact with the reporting party. She advised that she was contacted by her friend who told her that her boyfriend pulled a knife on her. Officers went to the apartment and contacted the 19 year old female victim. She was crying and advised that her boyfriend pulled a knife on her. Officers detained the suspect while they investigated. The victim advised that she and the suspect were arguing over their relationship and wanted the suspect to leave. She stated that the suspect became angry and grabbed a homemade knife and held it at his side. She stated that he got in her face and pointed the tip at her. The victim stated she was afraid the suspect was going to hurt her. The victim was able to convince the suspect into letting her call a friend who then called the police. The victim was not injured. Officers arrested Christian David Montalvo (09/01/1995) and transported him to the City Detention Center.

Date:  Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 PM
Location: 4200 Snowbird St.
Offense: Assault Family Violence
Case Number: 1707250151

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Snowbird in reference to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival officers heard screaming from inside the house. As officers entered the house, they observed the 19 year old male suspect running towards them claiming that he had been assaulted. Officers detained the suspect and made contact with the 49 year old male victim, who is the father of the suspect. Officers observed the victim to have a large bump on the left side of the his face. The victim told officers that the suspect was drinking and he asked him for the keys to his truck. He told the suspect several times that he can’t drive because he was drinking and was able to get the keys. The suspect followed the victim into his bedroom and began yelling at the victim demanding his keys back. The suspect blocked the bedroom door preventing his father from leaving the room. The suspect then began to push and yell at the victim and then hit him in the left side of the face. Officers arrested George Smith (12/10/1997) and transported him to the City Detention Center. The victim did not need medical attention.

 

 

 

Patrol Report July 3, 2017

Date:  Saturday, July 1, 2017 12:05 AM
Location: 1938 Ennis Joslin
Offense: Burglary, MC Warrants, Possession of a Controlled Substance
Case Number: 1707010005

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 1938 Ennis Joslin (Aspen Heights apts.) in reference to a burglary of a habitation. Upon arrival officers were contacted by the 19 year old female victim. The victim advised that a former roommate had broke into her apartment and was asleep in her bed. Officers detained the 24 year old male suspect. The victim advised that approximately 3 weeks ago the suspect turned in his keys, moved out and no longer had access to the apartment. The suspect went on to the balcony, forced a widow open (breaking it) and entered the apartment. The suspect then went through her apartment eating her food, moving her purse and taking approximately $100 dollars. Officers observed the apartment to be in disarray and spaghetti on the end of the bed where the suspect was sleeping. Officers arrested Daniel Powell (02-09-1993) for burglary. He was also found to have pills, marijuana and 2 municipal court warrants for his arrest. He was transported to the City Detention Center.

Date:  Sunday, July 2, 2017 11:25 PM
Location: 4535 SPID
Offense: Aggravated Assault, Public Intoxication
Case Number: 1707030001

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to 4535 SPID (Izzy’s) in reference to a fight with weapons. Upon arrival officers observed multiple subjects and one of them holding a knife. Officers detained the 29 year old male suspect.  Officers contacted the 35 year old male victim, an employee of the bar, who stated the suspect was with a group of people inside the bar. One subject in the group was intoxicated and not allowed to have any more drinks. Other people in the group were sneaking drinks to that suspect and were asked to leave when caught by the staff. When the subjects were asked to leave the suspect became aggressive towards the victim. The bouncers got involved and forcibly removed the subjects from the bar and were hit while escorting them out. Once outside the suspect, instead of leaving,  pulled out a knife and told the victim and other employees “what now?” Employees feared for their safety and called the police. Officers arrived and arrested Jason Paul Ramirez (06-26-1988) for aggravated assault and Primitivo Thomas Molina (08-14-1990) for public intoxication. Both suspects were transported to the City Detention Center.