MISSING ELDERLY PERSON

July 18, 2020 Update: Mr. Edwards has been located and reunited with his family. Thank you for your assistance.

Corpus Christi Police would like help from the public to locate a missing, elderly person. Jesse Edwards was reported missing on July 10, 2020. Mr. Edwards may be in need of medical assistance.

Mr. Edwards was last seen by family members at a residence located on the 5100 block of Margaret at approximately 7 am on July 9, 2020. Mr. Edwards is described as a 92-year-old male, who stands 6 feet tall, approximately 200 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.  Mr. Edwards was last seen wearing a bright orange long sleeve shirt and blue pajama style pants.

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If you have any information or see Mr. Edwards, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling 911 or (361) 886-2600.

Beach and Park Access for 4th of July Weekend

Nueces County and the City of Corpus Christi will temporarily close County and City Parks as well as Bay and Gulf Beaches to vehicular traffic beginning on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 6:00 AM and will end on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 6:00 AM.

If you have any questions about the temporary Nueces County beach closures you may contact the Nueces County hot line at 361-414-6000.

If you have any questions about the temporary City of Corpus Christi park closures you may contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 361-826-3460.

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July.

For a full list of the temporary City and County closures, please visit:
http://news.cctexas.com/…/county-and-city-announce-restrict…

ARREST MADE IN CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE

Date: Sunday, June 21, 2020 10:38 P.M.
Location: 5800 block of Everhart
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 2006210113

Corpus Christi Police Officers continued their investigation into the city’s latest homicide which occurred Sunday, June 21, 2020 at an apartment complex on the 5800 block of Everhart.

Detectives were able to identify and obtain four arrest warrants for the suspect, identified as 21-year-old Jimmie Lee Williams.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, with assistance from the Texas Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force, Jimmie Williams was located and transported to the Corpus Christi Police Department to be interviewed by Detectives. Williams was later transported to the City Detention Center for processing.

Williams was booked on one warrant for Murder ($500,000 Bond) and on three separate warrants for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (each with $100,000 Bond).

This is still an active and ongoing investigations and if anyone has any additional information related to this Homicide, you are asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at (361) 886-2840. 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.

Passing of Mike Gillis

It is with deepest sympathy that we announce the passing of John Mike Gillis.

Mike Gillis was a valued member of our community and had served as the Director of Animal Care Services since May 7, 2018. During his time as Director of Animal Care Services Mike brought a wealth of experience and progressive changes to the department.

Prior to working with the City of Corpus Christi Mike had worked with Austin Animal Center, L-3 Communications, and Aethercomm.

Mike Gillis was a Veteran of the Armed Forces and served with the United State Marine Corps from 1978 to 1998, retiring as a Warrant Officer.

Mike Gillis will be sorely missed by all that knew him. May God bless Mike and his family.

Gillis, Mike

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HIT AND RUN CRASH

Date: Wednesday, June 03, 2020 12:23 AM
Location: 3700 block of Ayers
Incident: Hit and Run Crash
Case Number: 2006030003, C2002980

The Corpus Christi Police Department is seeking help in locating the driver or any possible witnesses of a hit and run crash that injured two individuals on Wednesday, June 03, 2020.

Officers were dispatched at approximately 12:23 am to the 3700 block of Ayers for a major accident involving a bicycle. The reporting party advised that a driver of a black car hit the bicycle and drove off. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 54-year-old male and 55-year-old female who described being hit from behind by a black sports car with a missing bumper. The victims advised that the male suspect turned around and asked if they were ok and despite the victims having serious, visible injuries, the suspect drove off. The male is described as a Hispanic male, in his 30’s with soft features. Investigators are attempting to make contact with anyone who may be able to provide information about the incident.

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If anyone was in the area around that time frame and believes they may have seen the incident or suspect vehicle, you are urged to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2600. You may also call the lead investigator, Senior Officer Enrique Roman at 886-2679. Information may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

MISSING PERSON

Corpus Christi Police Investigators would like help from the public to locate a missing person.

Joseph “Joey” Gonzales was reported missing by his family on June 11, 2020. Joey was last seen at the intersection of Staples/Wooldridge wearing a white t-shirt and dark colored jeans.

Joey is known to frequent the area of Cimarron and Wooldridge on foot and may be in need of medical assistance.

Joey is described as a 38-year-old male who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs approximately 170 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

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If you have any information that may assist Investigators or know the whereabouts of Joseph “Joey” Gonzales, please call Corpus Christi Police Department directly by calling (361) 886-2840 or by calling (361) 886-2600.

ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION WITH LEIGH STREET HOMICIDE

Date: Sunday, June 07, 2020 9:01 P.M.
Location: 3900 block of Leigh
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 2006070095

On Monday, June 08, 2020 Corpus Christi Police Officers continued their investigation into the city’s latest homicide which occurred on the 3900 block of Leigh Street.

Detectives were able to identify and obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect, 20-year-old Jonathan Greenwood. Greenwood was located and transported to the Corpus Christi Police Department to be interviewed by Detectives and was later transported to the City Detention Center for processing.

Greenwood was booked on one warrant for Murder ($300,000 Bond).

This is still an active and ongoing investigations and if anyone has any additional information related to this Homicide, you are asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at (361) 886-2840. 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.

For additional details on the original case, please reference: https://ccpdblotter.com/2020/06/08/citys-latest-homicide-6/

CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE

Date: Sunday, June 07, 2020 9:01 P.M.
Location: 3900 block of Leigh
Offense: Murder
Case Number: 2006070095

On June 07, 2020 at approximately 9:01 P.M. Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of the 3000 block of Leigh in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed a 17-year-old male with serious injuries, sustained from being shot by an unknown suspect. Medics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Detectives were later informed that the 17-year-old victim passed away from his injuries. At this time police do not have a suspect in custody but are actively questioning a person of interest.

The suspect was last seen leaving the scene in a vehicle, which has since been located by Investigators. This was not a random act of violence and the parties involved were acquainted with each other.

This is still an active investigation. If you have any information pertaining to this murder, 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=.

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As is our practice, we are releasing the information for the officers who were involved in the shooting on June 03, 2020.

Three Corpus Christi Police Officers have been placed on paid administrative leave, which is in accordance with current department practice and policy.

Senior Officer Charla Hemerly has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department for 23 years. Senior Officer Hemerly is a Detective, assigned to our Homicide/Robbery Unit.

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Senior Officer Crispin Mendez has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department for 17 years. Senior Officer Mendez is a Detective, assigned to our Homicide/Robbery Unit.

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Senior Officer Alyssa Hernandez has been a police officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department for 7 years. Senior Officer Hernandez is assigned to our Directed Patrol Unit.

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This is still an active 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=.

For additional information on this incident:
https://ccpdblotter.com/2020/06/03/officer-involved-shooting-interview/

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