Warrant issued in Pier 99 Aggravated Robbery


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.

City Hosts Vehicle Auction This Saturday

The City of Corpus Christi will auction 124 cars, trucks, and motorcycles at the Police Vehicle Impound Lot, located at 5485 Greenwood Drive, on Saturday, August 5, 2017.  The auction will start at 10:00 a.m.

The general public is encouraged to register and view the vehicles for auction from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017. The general public can continue to view the vehicles from 8:00 am to 10:00 am on the day of the auction.

The vehicles for auction may be viewed online and an auction list may be downloaded from www.amtauctions.com.




Date:  Friday, July 21, 2017, 3:21 PM
Location: 1400 Devon
Offense: Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1707210010, 1707220123


On July 21, 2017 Officers responded to the 1400 block of Devon, reference a shots fired call, which was upgraded to a shooting with injuries.  Upon arrival, Officers located a 47-year-old male with a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital with critical injuries and remains hospitalized today.

On July 22, 2017 at approximately 8:05 p.m. Officers effected a traffic stop near the intersection of 19th Street and Mussett Street, which resulted in an arrest of Guzman, Jonathan (08/02/1986).   Guzman was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession of Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2-A and Possession/Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia.  Through ballistic testing, it was discovered that the weapon being possessed by Guzman during the traffic stop was the same weapon used in the shooting on Devon.

A warrant was subsequently issued for Jonathan Guzman for the charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  Guzman remains in the Nueces County Jail and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Police Detectives need help Identifying this Theft Suspect

Date:  Sunday, June 25 2017, 2:20 PM
Location: 2908 S. Port
Offense: Theft
Case Number: 1706250085

Police Detective need your help identifying this theft suspect. The suspect is seen entering the Cash America Pawn Shop. The video shows the suspect take two laptops off the shelf and exit the store. The suspect is approximately 6′ tall weighing about 175 pounds. He was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jean shorts, tennis shoes and white sunglasses. The suspect exits the business and gets into a blue pickup truck (possibly a Chevy Colorado) and drives away.

The male suspect has not been apprehended and Detectives want your help to identify him.  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.

Tip a Cop

Come out and see us tonight at Texas Roadhouse, we will be serving dinner for a great cause from 5:30-8:00.

During the dinner hours, Police Officers and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) members will be working hard for your tips, which will be donated to Special Olympics Texas to help provide programming and training for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in your community.

Police Need Your Help Locating a Missing Person

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Location: 900 Lum Ave.
Incident: Missing Person
Case Number: 1707250071

Corpus Christi Police Detectives need your help locating a missing person.Missing Person Esparza 2

Roberto Esparza was last seen on July 22, 2017 on the 900 block of Lum Ave. He was heading to a birthday party on the 4500 block of Yolanda Dr. and never arrived. Mr. Esparza is 45 years old, 5′ 3′ tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds, he has green eyes and is bald. He has been upset lately and is known to go on walks by the water in the area near Ocean Drive and Airline Rd. If you locate or know the whereabouts of Mr. Esparza you are asked to contact the police department at 886-2600, 886-2850 or 888-TIPS (8477).

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