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.

Narcotics Search Warrant

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:45 AM
Location:  1000 Block of Burr
Offense:  Possession of Marijuana (SJF)
Case Number:  1705100050

Narcotic Investigators executed a search warrant on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:45 am in the 1000 block of Burr.  The warrant  was the result of several months of investigation into a marijuana grow operation believed to be located inside the residence.  Once inside the house, Investigators located a sophisticated grow operation consisting of two grow rooms and a drying room. There were 85 plants located during the search, in various stages of growth. The rooms were well equipped with grow lamps and a sophisticated ventilation system.  All grow evidence was seized as well as the marijuana plants.  Two 12-gauge shotguns were also recovered in the residence.  

Marc Wynder-Miller 06/07/83 was charged with felony possession of marijuana.

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Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Date: Monday, May 08, 2017
Location: 400 Block of Cheyenne
Offense: Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1705080113

Officers were dispatched to a shots fired called in the 400 block of Cheyenne.  Upon arrival, Officers found a man in his 20’s with a gun shot wound to his arm.

Through their investigation, Officers determined that the Offender had retreated into a home on the same block.  The Offender, Jesus Zuniga (03/14/1981), barricaded himself in a home for approximately 2 hours, but was eventually taken into custody without further incident.  Zuniga was charged with Felon In Possession Of A Firearm and was transported to the City Detention Center.   The Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon investigation is still ongoing with victim and witness interviews still in progress.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police Need Your Help To Locate Missing Disabled Person

 

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

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Jacob Munoz was reported missing on May 07, 2017 and is a special needs child.

Jacob was last seen in the area of Buccaneer Apartments, near Ray High School.  Jacob is described as a 16-year-old male who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, approximately 200 pounds, with a shaved head, brown eyes and wearing glasses.  Jacob was last seen wearing camo pants, a camo shirt and brown boots.

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

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.

PATROL REPORT MAY 01, 2017

 

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 03:22 AM
Location:  3800 Caravelle
Offense:  Injury to a Child/Assault
Case Numbers: 1704300026

 

Several units responded to the 3800 block of Caravelle in reference to a large fight. Upon arrival and through the investigation, it was determined that an 18-year-old victim left her infant in the care of her roommate, Offender Florencia Gonzalez (12/13/1997).  Gonzalez became upset with the victim and when the 18-year-old victim arrived home there was a confrontation.  A second Offender, Teresa Gonzalez (12/29/1994) became involved in the dispute along with another male, who all began to assault the 18-year-old victim.  During the assault the 18-year-old victim was knocked to the ground, while holding her baby.  The baby fell out of the 18-year-old victims  arms and landed face down.  There 18-year-old sustained minor injuries and the infant child did not have any visible injuries.  Both Offenders were arrested and charged with Injury to a Child (3rd Felony) and Assault Causes Bodily Injury (Class A Misdemeanor).

 

Date: Monday, May 01, 2017, 12:25 AM
Location:  700 block of 12th Street
Offense:  Robbery
Case Number:  1705010007

Corpus Christi Police responded to the 700 block of 12th Street for a Robbery.  The victim advised that he went to the Stripes at Brownlee and Agnes to retrieve money from the ATM.  The victim stated that as he was walking home he was approached by 3 Hispanic males who initially asked him for a cigarette but then became aggressive and began assaulting him.  The suspects took the victim’s wallet containing $400 cash.

 

Date: Monday, May 01, 2017 02:25 AM
Location:  3700 Mueller
Offense:  Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon, Theft of Firearm, Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
Case Number:  1705010019

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Mueller reference shots fired. Upon arrival, units observed several bullet casings and obtained a suspect vehicle description.  Additional Officers in the area observed the suspect vehicle and were able to stop and detain the drivers.  Offenders Joe Banda (07/16/87) and Julian Salas (07/10/1989) were discovered to be in possession of a stolen firearm which matched the caliber of the firearm used in the drive-by.  Banda was arrested for Theft of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Salas was arrested for Theft of a Firearm.    Additional charges for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon are pending.

 

Date: Sunday, April 30 2017, 01:15 AM
Location:   3100 Peachtree
Offense:  Aggravated Robbery
Case Number: 1704300011

Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the 3100 block of Peachtree for a report of an aggravated Robbery. Upon arrival, Officers were advised by the 18-year-old victim that he was robbed at his front door by three hispanic males wearing masks and black hoodies.  The victim advised that all three exhibited handguns during the Robbery and that he feared for his safety.  The 18-year-old male advised that his wallet along with the contents were taken.  The male did not sustain any injuries during the commission of the Robbery.

 

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 8:57 PM
Location:   Airport/Santa Elena
Offense:  Evading with Vehicle/ Warrant
Case Number:  1704300107

Corpus Christi Police Officers observed a pickup traveling with no headlights near the intersection of Airport/Santa Elena.  Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, noting that the vehicle refused to stop.  The vehicle eventually came to a stop in the 1000 block of Mendoza, at which point the driver exited the vehicle and a short foot pursuit ensued.  Officers took Cosme Zapata (10/15/1967) into custody and discovered that Zapata had run because he had an active warrant for a parole violation.

 

 

Murder Suspect In Custody

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017, 01:19 AM
Location: 2000 Treyway Lane
Offense: Homicide
Case Number: 1704200013

Corpus Christi Homicide Investigators have advised that Michael Sotelo (05/26/98) is in custody for a murder that occurred last week.

On April 20, 2017 Corpus Christi Police responded to the 2000 block of Treyway Lane for a subject screaming for help.  Officers arrived on scene and located a 23-year-old male with a critical stab wound.

Detectives identified Michael Sotelo as the Offender in this Homicide and obtained an arrest warrant for Sotelo.

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force located Sotelo and took him into custody earlier this evening.

Corpus Christi Police Daily Blotter

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