As a reminder, effective Saturday, March 21, 2020, all walk-in service at the main police station will be discontinued until further notice.

We will continue to provide essential services to our community.

For department closures and contact numbers, please reference: https://ccpdblotter.com/2020/03/20/change-to-police-response-methods/

If you have any questions, please call 886-2798.

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CHANGE TO POLICE RESPONSE METHODS

Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local City and County Health Officials; the Corpus Christi Police Department is taking precautionary measures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

After 11:59 pm on Friday, March 20, 2020, there will be changes to police response methods. We are currently working on operational alternatives to ensure that we are accessible and able to deliver the necessary services to our community, all the while ensuring that we prevent the spread of COVID-19.

For non-emergency calls or not in progress calls, contact the Corpus Christi Police Department non-emergency number at (361) 886-2600. To reduce contact in the field, calls that are of a report in nature will be directed to the Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU). The citizen will speak to an officer who will write the report via telephone and a case number will be given for the incident. We have augmented the current TRU staff with officers to assist our community in documenting each incident.

Walk in service at the main station will be discontinued until further notice. This includes getting copies of reports, finger printing, and any other service as a walk in. The public is asked not to go to the Police Department unless directed by an officer. You will still be able to retrieve a copy of a police offense report via internet through our Central Records Department. You may submit an electronic request for your report by email to ccpdopenrecords@cctexas.com. For any questions related to offense reports, please call (361) 886-2704.

You may still retrieve your accident reports online by visiting: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/app/home/welcome

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) will not be open to the public until further notice. CID Detectives will continue to investigate and file cases, phone interviews will be implemented as much as possible. If you have any questions about your case, please call (361) 886-2840.

The property room located at the police department will not be open to the public until further notice. If you have any questions about retrieval of personal property, please call (361) 886-2700.

We will be postponing all department sponsored community events, programs and presentations for the near future. All civilian ride-a-longs, and police building tours are postponed as well. If you have any questions about community events that you have planned with the Corpus Christi Police Department, please call our Crime Prevention Unit (361) 886-2768.

All impound auctions will be suspended until further notice. The impound lot will remain open and you will be able to retrieve your vehicle, if no hold has been placed. You will be required to bring your Driver’s License or Identification Card, Proof of Insurance, Proof of Ownership and any outstanding fees. If you have any other questions, please call (361) 857-1996.

The Corpus Christi Police Athletic League (CC-PAL) has postponed all of their programs until further notice. For any questions, please call (361) 883-2725.

We are requesting cooperation from the public as we navigate the coming days. For those that believe that they may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you are asked to contact the Public Health District by calling (361) 826-7200 where an assessment is conducted to determine if you meet the Centers for Disease Control criteria. This will assist us in our goal of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

For any questions related to another city department, please call (361) 826-CITY, to be directed to the appropriate department.

The Corpus Christi Police Department is monitoring the situation closely, all the while working in partnership with our local, state and federal partners to ensure the safety of our community and employees. Public safety is our number one priority. We want to thank our community for their understanding and cooperation as we all do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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CRIME OF THE WEEK

ATM Theft
March 18, 2020
Crime of the Week #12-2020
Case # 2003180015, 2003180017

Detectives want your help to catch these suspects with this Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Two ATM’s, both outside of banking institutions were broken into during the early morning hours of March 18, 2020 between 3:15-4:30 am. One ATM was located on the 6800 block of Saratoga and the other was located on the 5300 block of S Staples.

Two male suspects drove up to the respective ATM’s and forcefully pried them open. The suspects were able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash. The vehicles used have been located but Detectives are looking for information that will lead to the arrest of the suspects.

The Investigators were able to obtain a copy of surveillance video which shows the burglary of one of the ATM’s.

If you can provide any information on the identity of these suspects, or have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at 888TIPS.com. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity secret and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500 dollars in cash.

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to locate 25-year-old Jordan Hernandez who has an outstanding warrant out of Nueces County for Money Laundering – No Bond.

Hernandez is described as a 25-year-old male who stands 5’04”, weighs approximately 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you know how to locate Hernandez call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it can earn you a cash reward. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward. The reward amount for Hernandez is increased for the month to $500.00, as he is considered an offender of the week.

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You may also contact the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office at 887-2239 or 887-2219 after 5:00 pm.

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

Date: Saturday, 03/14/2020 8:08 pm
Location: 4700 block of SPID
Case Number: 2003140100

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 officers conducted a traffic stop at the 4700 block of South Padre Island Drive.

During this incident, the offender struck a vehicle, backed up and struck a marked police vehicle and drove in the direction of one of the officers who then discharged his firearm. The offender then struck a third vehicle as he fled the scene.

On duty officers quickly located the vehicle in the 5900 block of Weber Road. At approximately 9:50 pm officers contacted the suspect who was found to be inside of an apartment with a gunshot wound. The male was provided medical attention on scene and later transported to a local hospital, where he was last listed in stable condition.

Upon his release from the hospital, the offender is expected to face several felony charges. Of the charges, he will face five counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly weapon for striking the two separate vehicles which were occupied by both adults and children.

One Corpus Christi Police Officer has been placed on paid administrative leave at this time in accordance with current department practice and policy.

Officer Dee Munsell has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department for 4 years. Officer Munsell is the sole officer who discharged his service weapon.

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This is still an active and ongoing investigation. If you have any information pertaining to this incident, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.

COVID VIRUS UPDATE

The Corpus Christi Police Department wants to inform the public that currently there is no change to the service that we provide our community. Should there be any changes to our service delivery methods we will be sure to notify you well in advance.

For your convenience we have listed social media locations and web pages for information on COVID-19.

Corpus Christi Police Blotter
https://ccpdblotter.com/

Corpus Christi Police Twitter

Corpus Christi Police Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CorpusChristiPD/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

Texas Department of State Health Services
https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/

Corpus Christi Fire Department
https://www.facebook.com/CorpusChristiFireDepartment/

City of Corpus Christi web page
http://www.cctexas.com/

City of Corpus Christi Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/citygov/

Thank you for your continued involvement in our community.

68A Inspections cancelled for March 18, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution regarding the health of our community, we do not want to unduly expose any citizen unnecessarily to any health risk.

As a result, we have made the decision to cancel our 68-A Inspection that was scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Future scheduled inspections in April will be re-evaluated as that date nears and an announcement will be made concerning them.

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to locate 29-year-old Bradley Mac Ozee, who has an outstanding warrant out of Nueces County for Motion to Revoke – Aggravated Kidnapping (No Bond). Ozee also goes by the name Bradley Sampley.

Ozee is described as a 29-year-old male who stands 6’02”, weighs approximately 150 pounds, with green eyes. Ozee has facial tattoos under his eyes and a neck tattoo as seen in the attached picture.

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If you know how to locate Bradley Ozee, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it can earn you a cash reward. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward. The reward amount for Ozee is increased for the month to $500.00, as he is considered an offender of the week.

You may also contact the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office at 887-2239 or 887-2219 after 5:00 pm.

We need your help identifying this driver.

Date: March 11, 2020 9:46 P.M.
Location: Ayers and Baldwin
Offense: Hit and Run
Case Number: 2003110148

The Corpus Christi Police Hit and Run investigators need your help identifying the driver that left the scene of an accident. Officers responded to the intersection of Avers and Baldwin. Officers arrived as medics were working on the driver of a motorcycle. The investigation revealed and was confirmed by video, that the motorcycle was traveling west bound on Baldwin and had a green light. The suspect vehicle was traveling east bound on Baldwin and turned in front of the motorcyclist, causing the accident. The vehicle, described as a blue and silver Chrysler, traveled north bound on Ayers and fled the scene. The motorcyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries.

 

 

The suspect vehicle sustained damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. It also appears that the front right tire might be a spare. If you have any information about this hit and run, or if you know the location of the vehicle, please call Corpus Christi Police Hit and Run Investigators at 886-2596.  Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to investigators should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T= .

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH ARMED ROBBERIES

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: 4400 block of Ayers
Offense: Warrant of Arrest

At approximately 1:22 pm on March 11, 2020 members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task force which consists of members of the Corpus Christi Police Department, with assistance from the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office; effected two arrests for outstanding felony warrants.

Officers received information that the first offender was at a fast food restaurant located on the 4400 block of Ayers. Officers located 19-year-old Jasmine Gonzales and she was taken into custody, without incident. Gonzales had three outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Failure to Appear (Total bond amount of $310,000).

Officers also located 20-year-old Christian Rogers, who had an outstanding warrant for Motion to Revoke (No Bond). Rogers was additionally charged with Failure to ID – Fugitive from Justice and Possession of Controlled Substance – Penalty Group 2A.

Gonzales and Rogers were both transported to the Nueces County Jail for processing.

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