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Man Reports Insurance Fraud Under False Police Name

Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 21:43
Location 850 Stone Street
Offense: Insurance Fraud (Penal Code Section 35.02) State Jail Felony

Case Number: 1612270158

A 28 year old man reported a case of insurance fraud to the Corpus Christi Police on the 800 block of Stone Street Tuesday evening  in which the organization claimed to be associated with law enforcement.

The 28 year old man told Officers he responded to an online registration for a child safety kit which asked for names of parents and children to be registered.  The 28 year old man told Officers the persons claimed to be representatives of the “Texas Association of Police.” The 28 year old man told Officers the persons went to his home address to register for an “Amber Alert” and schedule another visit to start an insurance claim.  The 28 year old man showed Officers a paper with a letterhead that used a state symbol on it and uses the names of real people associated with law enforcement.  The letter offers insurance which the 28 year old man told Officers he does not believe is legitimate.

Police advise that customers should verify that insurance sales are conducted by licensed agents, know how to contact insurance organization representatives at any time, and do not provide personal financial information like a bank name and account number unless you have initiated the contact to a reputable organization.

Patrol Report December 28, 2016

The Corpus Christi Police Department responded to 1133 calls for service and generated 215 reports for formal criminal complaints from 7:00 a.m. December 27 to 10:00 a.m. on December 28, 2016. These are samples of the criminal complaints filed by the Corpus Christi Police for that time period.

“Bravo” District

Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 15:17
Location: 9100 State Highway 361
Event: Motor Vehicle Crash
Crash Number: C1609301

Corpus Christi Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Padre Island at 3:17pm Tuesday afternoon.  The caller told Police the motorcyclist was doing “wheelies” prior to the crash.  The motorcyclist sustained road rash to both arms and hands. Corpus Christi Fire Department Medics arrived on scene and treated the motorcyclist’s wounds (minor injures). The motorcyclist refused transport to the hospital. The motorcycle was towed due to damage. No citations were issued.

Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 17:39
Location: 1600 Nile Road
Event: Motor Vehicle Crash
Crash Number: C1609304

Corpus Christi Police responded to a motor vehicle crash which involved a pedestrian on the 1600 block of Nile Road at about 5:40pm Tuesday afternoon.  A silver Honda CRV operated by a 57 year old man exited a private drive and struck a bicyclist on the sidewalk.  The driver of the vehicle could not see the bicyclist because a palm tree obstructing the view.  The 28 year old woman on the bicycle sustained a possible broken leg and was transported to Bay Area for further medical treatment. No citations were issued.

“Charlie” District

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 6:14am
Location: 900 Delaine Drive
Offense: Aggravated Assault (Penal Code Section 22.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612280020

A 41 year old man reported an aggravated assault on the 900 block of Delaine Drive to Corpus Christi Police Wednesday morning. Officers arrived and saw a 39 year old man jump into a white Toyota Tacoma and flee down Delaine nearly striking a Police Patrol unit. Officers discontinued the pursuit after the 39 year old man due to the speed and not knowing a shooting had just occurred. At the residence, The 41 year old man had an obvious injury and told Officers he was shot once in the foot by the 39 year old man who is a family member. Officers believe that 10 gunshots were fired throughout the residence. The 41 year old man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers gathered evidence and information and recovered a pistol that was previously reported stolen from a vehicle burglary in Corpus Christi on  October 3, 2016. The 39 year old man has not been captured, but Police know his identity.

Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 19:00
Location: 520 Everhart Road
Offense: Aggravated Robbery (Penal Code Section 29.03) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612280143

A 26 year old woman reported an armed robbery at a pharmacy at 520 Everhart Road to Corpus Christi Police Tuesday afternoon. The 26 year old woman told Officers that three males who wore hoodies, masks and gloves displayed a handgun and demanded money and drugs. The 26 year old woman told Officers the males fled on foot to Tarpon street, then got into a silver Kia 4 door. No injuries were reported and the males have not been captured.

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 Seek Help to Identify Burglary Suspect

Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 12:09pm
Location: 6300 Queen Bess Drive
Offense: Burglary of a Habitation
Case Number: 1612210098

Corpus Christi Police Property Crimes Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate a man who Detectives believe may be involved in a home burglary on Queen Bess Drive Wednesday.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer generated an offense report when a person told the Officer that an unknown man entered their garage without permission and took tools without the owners consent. The Officer’s report explains that the unknown man was dropped off near the home in what appeared to be an older model silver towncar.  The unknown man held a note pad and had a tape measure attached to his pants.  The Officer stated the suspect walked into the open garage and stole a Dewalt saw.  The Officer gathered images of the man from the complainant.

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The unknown man has not been apprehended and Detectives now want your help to solve this 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.

Two Men Rob Bank at Staples and Weber

Date: Monday, December 19, 2016, 11:18am
Location: 3757 Staples Street
Offense: Robbery (Penal Code Section 29.02) 2nd Degree Felony
Case Number: 1612190030

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Corpus Christi Police responded to the bank robbery complaint at 11:20am. A bank teller told Officers that two men came into the bank and demanded cash. The teller told Officers that no weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported. The teller told Officers the two men got cash, and then left the bank and ran on Staples Street toward Everhart.

The bank employees described the suspects to Officers as two men about 20 years of age, and they both wore black hoodies, gloves, sweat pants and sandals. The bank employees said one of the suspects had a design on the sweatpants and one of the suspects wore a mask and had a purple “Metro PCS” bag at the time of the robbery. Neither of the suspects have been apprehended and Corpus Christi Police would now like help from the public to solve this case.

If you know who is responsible, or have any additional information about this bank robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which results in an arrest may earn you a cash reward of up to $2,500 dollars.

Police Investigate Fatal Hit & Run Sunday Morning

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016, 1:00am
Location: Devon at Gollihar
Offense: Accident Involving Injury or Death
Case Number: 1612180016

The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section is investigating the 30th fatal vehicle crash of 2016 at the intersection of Devon and Gollihar Sunday morning.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the intersection at 1am Sunday morning and learned two motorcycles collided with a 1997 Jeep. The Officers believe that the motorcycles traveled west on Gollihar and the Jeep turned in front of the motorcycles. Officers believe the Jeep turned left from Gollihar to travel north on Devon and the motorcycles struck the passenger side of the Jeep. Officers found the Jeep unoccupied and parked two houses north of the intersection and have not located the operator.

A 22 year old man, who was identified as one of the motorcycle operators, was taken to the hospital for treatment for serious head trauma, but did not survive the crash. The other motorcycle operator was hospitalized, but suffered non-life threatening injuries. Neither motorcycle operator wore a helmet.

Corpus Christi Police impounded the 1997 Jeep and are now searching for the operator of the Jeep.

If you know who operated the Jeep, or have any additional information about this crash, 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.

Crime Stoppers Tips Help Police To Arrest 17 Year Old Man For Capital Murder

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:48pm
Location: 2900 Rhodes Court
Offense: Warrant of Arrest (Code of Criminal Procedure Section 15.01)
Case Number:1611240063

The Corpus Christi Police Robbery and Homicide Investigators were provided information through help from the community and Crime Stoppers tips to obtain an arrest warrant for 17-year-old Elishah Trevino (09/10/99) for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Credit Card Abuse related to the victim of a  homicide investigation on 11906 Meza Avenue. 

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Trevino in the 2900 block of Rhodes Court at 12:48pm Wednesday. Corpus Christi Police Detectives gathered evidence and information to accuse Trevino with Capital Murder. Detectives additionally charged Trevino with Capital Murder and delivered Trevino to the Corpus Christi City Detention Center.

Thank you to the community for the help to provide information to the Corpus Christi Police and to Crime Stoppers to safely apprehend a man accused of a very violent crime.

If you have information about an unsolved crime, and want to keep your identity secret, 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 could earn you a cash reward.

 

Criminals Got 129 Firearms So Far This Year In Corpus Christi

The Corpus Christi Police Auto Theft Task Force reported that from January 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016, there have been 129 firearms reported stolen from vehicles in Corpus Christi. The Task Force reported only 37 of those firearms have been recovered. The Task Force strongly recommends that you remove all valuables from unattended vehicles and definitely, do not leave a firearm unattended in a vehicle. One thing is certain, when a burglar steals a firearm, that means a criminal has a gun. Please help remove the opportunity for criminals to arm themselves and leave the firearms in a locked safe when unattended.
If you happen to know of anyone who has taken things that don’t belong to them, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500 dollars in cash!
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Woman Steals 72 Cigarette Lighters, Crime Stoppers Offers Reward To Identify Her

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016, 18:04
Location: 3302 Baldwin Boulevard

Offense: Theft (Penal Code Section 31.03)

Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for the first person to call 888-TIPS and identify a woman who stole 72 cigarette lighters from a convenience store located at 3302 Baldwin Boulevard on November 5th.

A man and a woman were in the convenience store at about 6pm on November 5th, 2016. The woman inquired about a job at the store and the clerk mentioned that positions available were night shifts. The woman said she was willing to do a lot of work and once the clerk went to assist a customer, the woman who inquired about a job at the store took a package of 24 cigarette lighters and placed them in her purse. The man with the woman stood next to the woman and watched the woman conceal the lighters. The man moved to talk to the clerk as a distraction and the woman grabbed another package of 24 lighters and placed them in her purse. The woman took three packages of lighters for a total of 72 individual lighters. The man and woman then left the store without paying for the lighters. The lighters are valued at $2.74 for each individual lighter which makes the value of the stolen merchandise at $197.28.

The woman wore a black shirt and khaki shorts at the time of the theft. The man wore a gray shirt and blue jeans at the time of the theft.

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

Crime Stoppers Offers Cash Reward to Capture Fugitive

Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward to the first person who calls 888-TIPS and provides information to capture a fugitive wanted for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Peggy Fernandez (12/16/1959) has a warrant for her arrest out of Nueces County for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Fernandez is described as a 57-year-old woman who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs about 120 pounds, has brown hair, brown eyes, and has a scar on her stomach.

Peggy Fernandez (12/16/1959) Photo date: June 14, 2013
Peggy Fernandez (12/16/1959)
Photo date: June 14, 2013

If you can help law enforcement locate Fernandez, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888-TIPS. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn you a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers Offers Cash Reward to Capture Burglar

Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward to the first person who calls 888-TIPS and provides information to capture a fugitive wanted for burglary.

Pedro Garcia (10/7/1969) has a warrant for his arrest out of Nueces County for burglary of a habitation with a bond amount of $60,000. Garcia is described as a 47-year-old male who stands 6 feet tall, weighs about 265 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes, has a tattoo of a cross and a tattoo of a woman on his left arm.

Pedro Garcia (10/7/1969) Photo date: April 16, 2016
Pedro Garcia (10/7/1969)
Photo date: April 16, 2016

If you can help law enforcement locate Garcia, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888-TIPS. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn you a cash reward.