Man arrested for theft, UUMV:
Corpus Christi Police arrested 20-year-old Ricky Zapata on the morning of Sunday, Mar. 23, for a variety of charges which include unauthorized Use of a vehicle at a store located at 10605 Leopard Street. At approximately 5:24 a.m., Corpus Christi Police responded to an alarm and discovered damage to the back gate. A 49-year-old man arrived as the keyholder for the business and reported the damage to the gate was not like it was left and a white 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was missing. Corpus Christi Police Officers located the truck later at 16026 Northwest Boulevard and arrested Zapata. Zapata was charged with theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass. The vehicle was returned to the 49-year-old man and the Officers delivered Zapata to the city detention center.
Aggravated assault report:
On Sunday, Mar. 23 at approximately 9:51 p.m., a 40-year-old man reported an aggravated assault on the access road to the 5100 block of Interstate Highway 37 to Corpus Christi Police. The 40-year-old man told Officers he drove his red 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt on the access road and was cut off by a white 4 door Mercedes car with paper tags. The 40-year-old man told Officers he attempted to confront the driver of the Mercedes about the improper driving and the passenger leaned out the window and discharged a firearm at the Cobalt. The 40-year-old man told Officers there was one shot which struck his Cobalt and caused minor damage. The 40-year-old man told Officers he went to a nearby convenience store to call Police. No injuries were reported.
Vehicle crash on McKinzie Rd:
Corpus Christi Police responded to a vehicle crash in which a tanker overturned on the 1500 block of McKinzie Road on the afternoon of Saturday, Mar. 22. At approximately 1:52 p.m., Corpus Christi Police Officers learned a 34-year-old man operated a truck tractor north on McKinzie Road and attempted a left turn into a private drive. The Investigating Officer learned the truck traveled too fast and caused the vehicles to roll onto its side off the roadway. The 34-year-old man refused medical treatment and was issued a citation for failure to control speed.