Narcotics/Vice Execute Search Warrant

5:45pm/9.15.2011    1610 Mestina    Poss of Controlled Substance/Poss of Marijuana    1109150092

Narcotics Officers executed a search warrant @ 1610 Mestina (one block from City Hall). During the search Officers recovered a quantity of crack cocaine, powder cocaine and $1432 in US Currency.

Arrested at the scene were Sylvia Firo (4.13.78), Richard Hernandez (8.10.78) and Frank Martinez (5.8.87)

Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle & Credit Card Abuse

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1305 Airline   Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle & Credit Card Abuse   1108210118

Investigators with the Auto Theft Task Force are looking to identify the two subjects that stole an individual’s truck, and also used the same individuals Credit Card at a local gaming store.

The incident occurred on August 21st , when the two subjects seen in the video stole a vehicle, which was later recovered stripped. However, it appears they located the victims’ credit card, in the vehicle, and went on a shopping spree where they were caught on video. The first suspect is a Hispanic male, wearing a red shirt and jeans. The second suspect is wearing a white cap,  a dark-colored striped shirt and jeans.

If you can identify either one of these subject, we ask you to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or you can visit the Crime Stoppers website at 888tips.com to submit a web tip.

Or download the free “Tip Submit” app, available for the iPhone and Android smart phones.

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Major Accident/Fatality 10430 Haven – Update

8:03 am/ 9.13.2011   Major Accident/Fatality   10430 Haven   1109130032 & C1106583

 On 9/13/2011 at 8:03 a.m., police received a call for a major accident involving a fatality in the 10400 Blk. of Haven (near Tuloso Midway H.S.). When Officers arrived, they learned that a female driving eastbound on Haven lost control of her 2002 Green Chevy Trailblazer; drove left of center into the westbound lane of Haven and left the roadway.

Upon doing so, she struck a fire hydrant. The vehicle continued eastbound on the sidewalk striking and killing a male pedestrian, Johnny Joe Ramos (28 yoa), who was jogging. The vehicle then continued and struck a light post, where the vehicle then came to a stop.

The driver of the Trailblazer, Yolanda Joseph (49 yoa), was pinned inside of her vehicle due to the damage caused by the impact. She was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Fatality investigators continue to gather evidence in an attempt to recreate the accident scene.

Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to call Fatality Investigator Senior Officer Tracy Roberts @ 886-2690.

Continue to follow us on  twitter.com/corpuschristipd  for any updates.

“I Give Up” – Stolen Vehicle Recovered

7:20 p.m./9.14.2011   5633 Agnes   Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (UUMV – Stolen car)   1109130003

While traveling down Agnes, a friend of a victim of UUMV spotted the stolen Hyundai Santa Fe at an adult video store with a female in the driver’s seat. They called Police who sent out two units to the location. Prior to the units arriving, the vehicle left the location and turned onto the 100 block of Villa. The Officer saw the vehicle, confirmed that it was stolen with the dispatch center, and turned on his overhead lights to make a traffic stop.

The driver of the vehicle, Dovetta Langston (1.24.1963), stopped,  got out of the stolen vehicle, said “I give up” and walked towards the Police unit where she was taken into custody for UUMV. She was transported to the City Detention Center.

The vehicle was impounded for Auto Theft Detectives and will be released to its owner.

Man Found in Dumpster

9:31 p.m./9.14.2011   523 Airline (Bourdeaux Apt)   Public Intox/Poss Dangerous Drugs   1109140153

A call came into the 911 dispatch center for a male in a dumpster near the back of the apartment complex. The caller indicated that the man was not moving. Units arrived to find Norberto M. Lozano (9.22.1988) lying in the dumpster. He was awakened by the Officers and found to be intoxicated. Mr. Lozano advised the Officers that he did not know how he got into the dumpster.

Mr. Lozano was checked by CCFD Medics and then taken into custody for “Public Intoxication” by Officers. During a search of Mr. Lozano, Officers found him to be in possession of several pills. He was additionally charged with “Possession of Dangerous Drugs” and taken to CDC for booking.

Burglary of a Coin Operated Machine

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6821 Everhart   Burglary of a Coin Operated Machine   1109120045

Sometime between the late night hours of September 11th & the early morning hours of September the 12th, three unknown individuals, driving a blue 4 door sedan, drove into the Progressive Car wash at 6821 Everhart with the sole intention of breaking into the vacuum machines.

The Corpus Christi Police Dept. needs help in identifying the three individuals seen in the videos;

The first subject is white female wearing a black top, jeans and white tennis shoes.

The second subject is a male wearing a Green T-Shirt, khaki shorts and white tennis shoes.

The third subject is male wearing all dark clothing.

If you can identify any of these individuals, we ask that you call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or you can visit the Crime Stoppers website at 888tips.com to submit a web Tip.

Or download the free “Tip Submit” app, available for the iPhone and Android smart phones.

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Burglary on the Farm

4:25 a.m./9.14.2011    6600 Bear Lane    Burglary    1109140019

Officers responded to a local farm overnight when the farmer called in a Burglary in Progress.  The farmer told Officers that a building on his farm had been burglarized several times over the past few days, so he conducted an overnight vigil on the property.  The thieves showed up again last night, and the farmer called the police.  The farmer, outside the farm, saw the direction the suspect’s truck drove into the farm prior to the Officers arrival.

The farmer told the responding Officers where he believed the truck went and Officers entered the farm property.  Once on the farm, Officers found the suspect vehicle, a White over Green 1993 Dodge Dakota pick-up.  As Officer’s drove up to the truck, headlights came on, the truck fled into the farm fields, and Officers pursued.

The pursuit crossed several farm fields, and did not go onto any streets.  The suspect’s truck made it across a ditch covered with grass, but the Police car didn’t make it.  Backup Officers arrived to help look for the suspect.  The truck was found, but the burglar was not.  Officers did locate some of the victim’s property in the bed of the truck, and that property was returned to the owner of the farm.

A wrecker was called out to help get the Police car out of the ditch.  The car was found to have minor damage and was driven away.  The suspect vehicle was also towed out, but it went the the CCPD impound lot.

No Officers were injured during the pursuit.

Wanted Subject Arrested on Five Warrants

11:57 p.m./9.13.2011    4400 Valdez    Warrant x3    1109140003

An Officer patrolling his beat in the 4400 block of Valdez noticed that Oscar Perez (8.22.76) was walking in the street rather than on the sidewalk. The officer made contact with Perez who was found to have  five warrants.

The warrants were for Burglary of a Building (2x), Failure to Appear on Burglary of a Building, Non Payment of Child Support and failure to Appear on Non Payment of Child Support.

Major Accident/Fatality 10430 Haven

8:03 am/ 9.13.2011   Major Accident/Fatality   10430 Haven   1109130032 & C1106583

 On 9/13/2011 at 8:03 a.m., police received a call for a major accident involving a fatality in the 10400 Blk. of Haven (near Tuloso Midway H.S.). When Officers arrived, they learned a female driving eastbound on Haven lost control of her 2002 Green Chevy Trailblazer; drove left of center into the westbound lane of Haven and left the roadway.

 Upon doing so, she struck a fire hydrant. The vehicle continued eastbound on the sidewalk striking and killing a male pedestrian who was jogging. The vehicle then continued and struck a light post, where the vehicle then came to a stop.

 The driver of the Trailblazer was pinned inside of her vehicle due to the damage caused by the impact. She was transported to Spohn Memorial Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

 At this time, investigators have not been able to confirm the identity of the male jogger.

 Fatality investigators continue to gather evidence in an attempt to recreate the accident scene.

 Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to call Fatality Investigator Senior Officer Tracy Roberts @ 886-2690.

 Continue to follow us on  twitter.com/corpuschristipd  for any updates.

Warrant of Arrest Suspect Captured After Short Foot Pursuit

10:43 am/9.12.2011  3338 Holly  Warrant of Arrest x2/Evading Arrest Detention    1109120063

During a call for a disturbance, Officers attempted to contact Jacob L. Perez (8.20.1990) who fled the area on foot. Officers pursued Perez throughout the apartment complex. During the foot pursuit, Perez jumped over a few fences then onto the area of Venture and Xanadu Streets.

At one time Perez jumped onto a roof of a house in an attempt to avoid being detected by Police. Once Perez was seen by Officers, he jumped off the rooftop and ran back to the original location of 3338 Holly where Officers were able to take him into custody.

Perez was treated my medics at the scene for the scrapes he sustained while jumping fences. He was found to have two Nueces County warrants for Motion to Revoke probation. He was additionally charged for Evading Arrest Detention due to him running from the Police. He was booked into the City Detention Center.

 

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