UPDATE ON AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON

Date: Saturday May 09, 2020 5:41 pm
Location: 500 Block of North Shoreline
Case #: 2005090084
Charge: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Offender: Arnold Angel Soto

At approximately 5:41 pm on Saturday May 9, 2020, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of North Shoreline reference a shooting. When officers arrived, they found that a 6-year-old child had been shot, he was quickly transported to a hospital for treatment.

The responding officers determined that two vehicles were traveling northbound on shoreline when the suspect vehicle fired several rounds at the victim’s vehicle. In speaking to the driver of the victim vehicle, he was able to identify the shooter, as he was known to the driver. Patrol Officers along with Gang Unit Officers quickly began searching the city for the wanted offender as the Criminal Investigation Division Detectives secured a warrant for his arrest. The CID Detectives were able to secure a warrant for 35-year-old Arnold Angel Soto for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon with a $200,000 bond.

At approximately 11:15 pm Officers from our Gang Unit were able to apprehend Arnold Angel Soto, along with a juvenile male. Both were transported to the Corpus Christi Police Department to be interviewed by Detectives. At the conclusion of the interviews, both the adult and juvenile were charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Arnold Angel Soto was transported to the City Detention Center for processing and was later booked at the Nueces County Jail. The 16-year-old juvenile was transported and booked in at the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.

This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any additional information, please call (361) 886-2600. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Harbor Bridge Illuminated for Police Week

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

During National Police Week, May 10 to May 16, the Harbor Bridge will be illuminated in blue to honor all officers that have lost their lives.

May they rest in peace.

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BIKE THIEF

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to identify a suspect who stole two high end bicycles from two separate residences. The suspect was seen on surveillance footage walking into the open garage of two separate residences; the first theft occurred on April 29, 2020 and the second occurred on May 04, 2020. Each time, the offender walked away with a bicycle and loaded it into a black in color Mercedes Sedan.

The total of both bicycles is estimated to be $3,500.

If you recognize this man, or have any additional information about these crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at http://www.888TIPS.com. If the information provided leads to an arrest, the person that provided the information could earn a cash reward.

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CCPD IMPOUND LOT AUCTION

05-16-20 Impound Auction

Saturday, May 16, 2020 ON-LINE AUCTION SALE ONLY

REGISTRATION:  visit https://www.amtauctions.com/ to register and obtain further on-line auction instructions.

VIEWING:  Friday, May 15, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Only registered bidders will be allowed to view the vehicles
  • There will be a limit on how many bidders enter the gates to view vehicles
  • No group viewing
  • No one under 18 will be allowed
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE MONITORED
  • FACE MASKS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED

106 Cars and Pickups

To view pictures, visit:
http://amtauctions.com/

For online bidding visit:
http://amtauction.hibid.com/

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to 27-year-old Jonathan Martinez who has two outstanding warrants; one for Abandon/Endanger Child and the second is for Possession of Controlled Substance(No Bond).

Martinez is described as a 27-year-old white male, who stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Jonathan Martinez, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it could 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 Martinez 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.

WANTED FUGITIVE

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to 53-year-old Estevan Pena who has an outstanding warrant for Sexual Assault of a Child ($100,000 Bond).

Pena is described as a 53-year-old white male, who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs approximately 270 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Estevan Pena, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it could 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.

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

WANTED FUGITIVE

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to 32-year-old Carlos Aguirre who has an outstanding warrant for Assault Family Violence – Impeding Breath (No Bond).

Aguirre is described as a 32-year-old white male, who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs approximately 240 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Carlos Aguirre, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it could 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.

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

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to 19-year-old Samson Garza who has three outstanding warrants for Robbery, Evading Arrest or Detention and Theft of Firearm/Deadly Conduct. (All No Bond).

Garza is described as a 19-year-old white male, who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Samson Garza, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it could 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 Garza 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.

OFFENDER OF THE WEEK

Corpus Christi Police Department Officers are asking for your help to locate 21-year-old Lamarkus Hall who has an outstanding warrant for motion to revoke, related to an aggravated assault. (No Bond).

Hall is described as a 21-year-old black male who stands 6 feet tall, weighs approximately 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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If you know how to locate Lamarkus Hall, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=, it could 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 Hall is increased for the month to $500.00, as he is considered an offender of the week.

US MARSHALS ARREST CORPUS CHRISTI WANTED FUGITIVE

The U.S. Marshals-led Fugitive Task Force (Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force) arrested a Corpus Christi man, wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child, Bond Violations for Robbery and Terroristic Threats.

On March 2020, Steve Salazar (20 years old), was charged in Nueces County, charging him with Sexual Assault of a Child. Salazar had just been arrested by the Task Force on February 26, 2020, in connection with Pawn Shop Robberies in Corpus Christi, and was currently on bond for those charges.

On April 15, 2020, The Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force located Salazar at a family member’s home on the 11000 block of Highway 181, in Bee County. Task Force members approached the residence, and Salazar was arrested without incident with the assistance of Bee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Texas Department of Public Safety. Salazar was transport to the Bee County jail and booked in on the pending warrants, without bond. Salazar was located through information received from a Crime Stoppers Tip. If you have information on a wanted fugitive, call Crime Stoppers at (361) 888-TIPS or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. 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 Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force is a team comprised of law enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals, Corpus Christi Police Department, Nueces County Sheriff’s Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Office of Inspector General. The task force objective is to seek out and arrest violent criminals, gang members, and sex offenders.

See link for additional information: https://ccpdblotter.com/2020/04/03/offender-wanted-for-sexual-assault-of-a-child/

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