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Police Search for Bank Robber at Kostoryz and Holly

Date: Friday, January 6, 2017, 14:00
Location: 3131 Holly Road
Offense: Robbery
Case Number: 1701060057

Corpus Christi Police are searching for a man accused of robbing the bank at the corner of Holly and Kostoryz Friday afternoon.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a call for the bank robbery at 2pm Friday in which a man took money by force. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

Bank employees told Officers that an unknown man walked into the bank with black pants, a red hoodie, and a black ski mask on his head. Employees told Officers that the man went to the teller and demanded cash. Employees told Officers the man did not see a weapon, but the man made them believe he had a weapon. Employees told Officers the man took the money and ran out the door and left the area in an unknown direction. There were several customers in the bank at the time of the robbery, but no injuries were reported.

Police are now searching the area to locate the man and would like help from the public to identify and locate the man responsible for this robbery.

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If you can identify the man responsible, or have any additional information about this robbery, 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.

Police Search for Failed Bank Robbers

Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017, 11:14am
Location:4145 Alameda Street
Offense: Robbery
Case Number: 1701050050

Corpus Christi Police are searching for two men who tried to rob a bank at Alameda and Everhart Thursday morning, but were stopped by a security guard on duty at the bank.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the bank at 11:14am Thursday morning and met the security guard who explained that two men in hoodies went to the bank front door but were stopped right away because the hooded men wore masks. The security guard saw that one of the hooded men had a pistol in his hand which was dropped as the two men were confronted by the security guard. The security guard told Officers that the masked men ran around the exterior of the bank and escaped. Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Detectives are now searching for the two men.

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This image shows a man Detectives believe is one of the suspects who visited the bank at a previous time.

img_5002 img_5003 img_5004 img_5005If you can identify these men, or have any additional information about this robbery, 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.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives Confirm Breanna Wood Has Been Found

Corpus Christi Police Robbery and Homicide supervisor, Lieutenant Mark Tuley, was sad to say the remains of Breanna Wood were found today outside of the Corpus Christi city limits along FM 1833.

Lieutenant Tuley said the Corpus Christi Police Detectives worked yesterday on the case and developed information to possibly locate Breanna Wood. Lieutenant Tuley said the Detectives went to the location at about 10am this morning and found human remains which have been positively identified as Breanna Wood. The remains were taken to the Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death. The cause of death must be determined first in order to establish the direction of the investigation as a homicide, accidental death, medical condition or other type of investigation.

Update January 4, 2016- 

The Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Breanna Wood died from gunfire. The Breanna Wood missing person case is closed and is now a homicide investigation.

The next of kin for Breanna Wood has been notified. The original information posted October 20, 2016 about the missing person case in regard to Breanna Wood is:

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Location: 950 Stone Street
Incident: Missing Person
Case Number: 1610180089

Corpus Christi Police Detectives would like help from the public to locate a 21 year old woman reported by her mother as a missing person.

A 45 year old woman reported her daughter, 21 year old Breanna Wood (3/8/1995) missing on Tuesday to the Corpus Christi Police. The 45 year old woman told Officers she last saw Breanna on October 11, at 950 Stone Street. The 45 year old woman told Officers Breanna speaks with her daily until October 11 and Breanna left her cat unattended; both characteristics that are unlike Breanna’s normal behavior. Corpus Christi Police believe Breanna was seen at the PMI on Tancuhua Street with a 25 year old man. The 45 year old woman is concerned and would like help to reconnect with Breanna.

Breanna is described as a 21 year old woman who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs about 100 pounds, and has black hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with any additional information about this case should contact 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 the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report January 3, 2017

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1345 calls for service and generated 218 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. January 2 to 10:00 a.m. on January 3, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Bravo” District

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 00:20
Location: 1301 Roddfield Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery (Penal Code Section 29.03) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1701030004

A 31 year old woman reported an aggravated robbery at an apartment on Roddfield Road Tuesday morning to Corpus Christi Police.

The 31 year old woman told Police that a 28 year old woman friend and two unknown men hung out in the apartment with the 31 year old woman and  her 32 year old boyfriend.  The 32 year old man told Officers that he and one of the unknown men left to go to the store.  The 32 year old man said when they returned the  offenders pistol whipped him and held the 31 year old woman at gunpoint.  The offenders put duct tape and blankets on the 31 year old woman and the 32 year old man and left with a wallet and a TV.   After the offenders left, the victims were able to get free to call police.  The 31 year old woman provided Officers with the identity of the 28 year old woman and Officers are developing information to identify the two unknown men. No arrests were made as the three suspects left the area before law enforcement arrived.

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 1:46am
Location: 6773 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Burglary to a Motor Vehicle (Penal Code Section 30.04)
Case Number: 1701030018

A 22 year old man reported his handgun stolen from his red 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup while the vehicle was left unattended in a hotel parking lot Tuesday morning. Although the victim thinks he locked the vehicle the Officer did not find any signs of forced entry.

“Charlie” District

Date: Monday, January 2, 2017, 17:58
Location: 500 Catalina Place
Offense: Burglary of a Habitation (Penal Code Section 30.02) 2nd degree felony
Case Number: 1701020086

A 51 year old woman reported a burglary to a home on the 500 block of Catalina Place to Corpus Christi Police Monday.

The 51 year old woman told Officers the residence is currently vacant and being remodeled. The 51 year old woman told Officers there was forced entry as the door was kicked in by an unknown person between December 31 at 900am and January 2 at 5pm. The 51 year old woman told Officers furniture and tools valued at $4,000 were taken without the owners consent.

Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Police Want Help to Solve Academy Yeti Caper

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 21:45
Location: 5001 South Padre Island Drive

Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03)
Case Number: 1610140103

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate three people involved in a theft of Yeti coolers last October from the Academy Sports store located at 5001 South Padre Island Drive.

A store employee reported the thefts to Corpus Christi Police on October 14, 2016 and explained that three unknown people went into the store at about 9:45pm on October 11 and stole yeti coolers valued at $1,600 dollars. The employee explained that two men and a woman entered the store together, then the woman left the store while the two men took Yeti coolers and walked out the back door of the store without paying for the coolers. The three suspects then left the area in a dark, four door car. The three people have not been captured. Corpus Christi Police Detectives have been provided video of the three people and want your help to identify and locate these thieves.

If you can identify any of these individuals, or have any additional information about this theft, 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.

Detectives Want Help From Public To Capture Halloween Burglar

Date: Monday, October 31, 2016, 00:46
Location: 1925 Airline Road
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1610310068

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate a man accused of a burglary to a business maintenance shed on October 31, 2016.

A 54 year old woman reported the burglary to Corpus Christi Police on the morning of October 31, 2016. The 54 year old woman told Officers her employees notified her that some unknown person forced entry into a shed. The 54 year old woman provided video images of the burglary and Detectives now want help from the public to identify and locate the man in the video.

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The man in the video accused of burglary is described by Detectives as an adult male with black hair, goatee, tattoos on his forearms and wore dark shorts and a dark shirt at the time of the burglary. The unknown man is seen jumping the fence, and breaking into the shed and building in the video.

If you can identify this man, or have any additional information about this burglary, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Patrol Report December 30, 2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 387 calls for service and generated 67 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 29 to 10:00 a.m. on December 30, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Adam”  District

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 12:15
Location: 4013 Interstate Highway 69 Access
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03)
Case Number: 1612290071

A 52 year old woman reported a theft from a restaurant in Calallen to Corpus Christi Police Thursday.

The 52 year old woman told Officers that cash was taken from the safe overnight. The 52 year old woman explained that there was no forced entry to the building and after having reviewed video surveillance in the store, a masked man opened the door to the building with a key, and took money from the safe. The 52 year old woman told Officers that the suspect had a tattoo on his neck which is similar to a tattoo on an employee. The 52 year old woman told Officers that employee with the similar tattoo had not shown up for work.  Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives are gathering the evidence and information and no arrest has yet been made.

“Charlie” District

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 9:30am
Location: 4700 Jean Street

Offense: Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
Case Number: 1612290031

A 32 year old woman reported her maroon 2005 Chevy Suburban stolen from her driveway on the 4700 block of Jean Street to Corpus Christi Police Thursday morning.

The 32 year old woman, who is visiting from Colorado, told Officers she believes she left her keys with the unlocked vehicle unattended overnight and her vehicle was taken by some unknown person without her permission.  A Corpus Christi Police Officer overheard the description of the vehicle over the two way radio and located the vehicle at the Gaslight Square Apartments on the 3100 block of Sunnybrook as the 32 year old woman reported the vehicle stolen. The Officer did not find the keys to the vehicle and had the vehicle sent to the city vehicle impound lot to be processed for evidence. No suspects have yet been identified in this case.

“Delta” District

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 16:06
Location: 711 North Carancahua Street
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1612290106

A 51 year old man reported a burglary at his ninth floor office to Corpus Christi Police Thursday afternoon.

The 51 year old man told Officers that he went to the locked Office and did not notice any type of forced entry, but discovered the drawers to his cabinets had been broken open and his papers were out of place. The 51 year old man told Officers the only thing he noticed missing at the time was a cellular telephone valued at $150 dollars.

Corpus Christi Police took seven other burglary reports in the same building on December 28 in which there was no apparent forced entry into the locked offices, but the drawers were broken open and only petty cash was discovered missing. Property Crimes Detectives are evaluating the evidence in order to determine a description of the suspects responsible for the burglaries.

Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Police Want Help to Find Person Who Stole $3,000 Swing From Public Park

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:45am
Location: 5718 Lago Vista Drive
Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1612160067

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate the person who stole a swing valued at $3,200 dollars from Barclay Park on December 15, 2016.

A 42 year old woman reported the theft to Corpus Christi Police and explained that she is the manager of a Homeowners Association which owns the equipment in the park which was stolen. The 42 year old woman told Officers that 2 unknown adult men went to the park in a blueish green Chevy Cavalier and stole the “Bird’s Nest” swing. The 42 year old woman provided Detectives with surveillance video that shows the suspect vehicle.

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If you know who is responsible, or have any additional information about this theft, 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 December 29, 2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 703 calls for service and generated 116 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 28 to 10:00 a.m. on December 29, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Delta” District

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 2:10AM
Location: 218 North Chaparral Street
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612290006

Corpus Christi Police arrested 23 year old Anthony Caraker (7/24/93) for aggravated assault and possession of drug paraphernalia after a disturbance at a bar on Chaparral Thursday morning.

with a handgun which he pointed at bar patrons and threatened to shoot them. Caraker left in the Jeep but was spotted by a Corpus Christi Police Officer North bound on Interstate 37 and the exit to State Highway 286 South bound.  The Officer arrested Caraker, impounded the Jeep, and delivered Caraker to the city detention center. No injuries were reported.

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016. 22:19
Location: 2000 Coleman Avenue
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612280172

Corpus Christi Police arrested 22 year old Demitrius Zepeda (7/22/1994) for aggravated assault related to a shooting at a home on the 2000 block of Coleman Avenue Wednesday night.

A 25 year old man reported the aggravated assault to Corpus Christi Police at 10:19pm and explained to Officers that he was shot in the leg (not a life threatening injury) by a friend, possibly because he owed the friend money.  Officers went to a home on the 2300 block of Ruth and arrested Zepeda for aggravated assault.  Officers delivered Zepeda to the city detention center and the 25 year old man was released from the hospital at around 3:30am.

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 00:50
Location: 500 Louisiana Avenue
Offense: Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information (Penal Code Section 32.51) 3rd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612290004

Corpus Christi Police arrested 26 year old Robyn Lucke (12/6/1990) for Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information and Possession of a controlled substance after the contraband was discovered on a traffic stop on the 500 block of Louisiana Avenue Thursday morning.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a brown 2001 Chevy Suburban for conducting an unsafe turn and contacted a 49 year old man who was the driver and passengers Kevin Browning 9-23-78 and Robyn Lucke 12-6-90.  The Officers learned that Browning lied about his name, had a warrant (parole-repeat offender forgery-armed/dangerous). The Officer arrested Browning for Failure to Identify as a Fugitive and for the warrant, and then discovered Browning had a handgun. Browning and was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  The Officer then discovered Lucke had a crystal substance which the Officer believes is methamphetamine, a bunch of drivers licenses, social security cards, and checks from several people which was in her purse.  The Officer arrested Lucke for  Fraudulent Possession of identifying information, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Officer released the 49 year old man with the vehicle at the scene and then delivered Browning and Lucke to the city detention center.

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 20:25
Location: 5700 Old Brownsville Road
Event: Vehicle Crash into a House
Crash Number: C1609326

Corpus Christi Police are investigating a vehicle crash in which a car went through a house on the 5700 block of Old Brownsville Road Wednesday night.

Officers believe a 32 year old man drove his white 2012 Hyundai Sonata home from work at a high rate of speed west on West Point. Officers believe the 32 year old man lost control of his vehicle and exited the roadway.  The vehicle went through two fences and entirely though the house at 5700 Old Brownsville.  The 32 year old man was transported to the hospital for treatment for a laceration to the head.  Although the house received structural damage, no one inside was injured.  Officers believe alcohol was not a factor in the crash. The 32 year old man was cited for fail to control speed and for failing to yield at a stop sign.

“Charlie” District

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 23:44
Location: 5700 Everhart Road
Offense: Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
Case Number: 1612290001

Corpus Christi Police arrested three men on a traffic stop at the 5700 block of Everhart Wednesday night.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer conducted a traffic stop at 11:44pm at Bonner and Everhart on a black 2011 Dodge Durango for an inoperable rear license plate light. The Officer met 30 year old Pablo Ruiz (11/16/1986) who was the operator of the vehicle and the Officer learned Ruiz did not have a drivers license. The Officer arrested Ruiz for Driving While License Suspended. The Officer had a 13 year old boy exit the vehicle and the Officer discovered a pistol in the boys pocket. The Officer detained the 13 year old boy for unlawful carrying of a weapon. The Officer contacted a third person in the vehicle, and later learned that the third person was 39 year old Tres Smyth (11/29/1977). Smyth had provided the name of a family member who the Officer knew personally and immediately recognized that name as falsely provided. The Officer arrested Smyth for Failure to Identify

The Officer impounded the vehicle, delivered the 13 year old boy to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center, and then delivered Ruiz and Smyth to the city detention center.

Search the website Crimereports.com to research all reported criminal activity in Corpus Christi. Anyone who knows any additional information about these crimes should contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 886-2840. Information about unsolved crimes may be provided to investigators anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or online at 888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.

Police Want Help To Identify Optical Store Burglar

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 3:39am
Location: 4124 Ayers Street
Offense: Burglary of a Building (Penal Code Section 30.02) State Jail Felony
Case Number: 1611290017

Corpus Christi Police want help from the public to identify and locate a man who did a burglary at an Optical store located at 4124 Ayers Street on November 29, 2106.

A 50 year old man reported the burglary to Corpus Christi Police at 3:39am on November 29 after the 50 year old man was alerted by an alarm at the business. The 50 year old man told Officers he found a door damaged and about $1,200 dollars worth of frames missing. The 50 year old man told Officers he had closed circuit video of a man who forced entry into the store and took the frames. The burglar has not been captured and Detectives want help from the public to identify and locate this man.

The suspect is described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 200 pounds, and wore a gray pull over top and bottom at the time of the burglary.

If you know who is responsible, or have any additional information about this burglary, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn you a cash reward.
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