Condom thief arrested
On the morning of Wednesday, April 30, Corpus Christi Police arrested 20-year-old Frank Barrientes for stealing a box of condoms from a convenience store at 3002 McKinzie Road. A 44-year-old store clerk reported a theft and explained to Officers that a man took a box of condoms valued at under $5 dollars and the man got into a white Nissan Sentra and left without paying for the merchandise. The 44-year-old man provided the license plate number to Officers. The Officers went to the registered address and found the Sentra. Officers contacted Barrientes and discovered evidence of the crime and learned Barrientes had a warrant for his arrest for burglary. Officers arrested Barrientes and delivered him to the city detention center.
Masked robbers hold up restaurant
A 20-year-old woman reported an aggravated robbery at a fast food restaurant located at 10602 Interstate Highway 37 to the Corpus Christi Police on the night of Tuesday, April 29. The 20-year-old woman told Officers a man and a woman entered the restaurant with masks that covered their faces and the man displayed a handgun. The 20-year-old woman told Officers the man demanded money from the register. The 20-year-old woman told Officers that she (the 20-year-old woman) and her 16-year-old co-worker ran from the store and were not injured. The two masked suspects left prior to law enforcement arrival and the 20-year-old woman told Officers she did not believe anything was taken by the suspects.