Aggravated Assault on 11th St
On Sunday, June 8 at 10:38 a.m., Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to a home in the 1000 block of Eleventh Street for a call of shots fired. Officers were told by a 39 year old male victim that he along with his three young nephews were standing on the front porch, when a 2004 Grey Chevrolet Tahoe pulled up. He then said that he recognized the female who exited as 46-year-old Emilia Rodriguez. He said that she began to scream at him about assaulting her daughter. She then displayed a silver handgun and fired one shot at the victim and his nephews. The victim said that he heard the bullet hit near him as he and the children ran inside. The suspect then fled the scene in the SUV. Two other officers saw the suspect vehicle pull into a home in the 100 block of Watson St. and contacted the suspect. The officers arrested the suspect, and charged her with aggravated assault, a first degree felony, impounded the SUV, and recovered the handgun.
Unlawful Carrying of A Weapon
On Saturday, June 7 at 10:17 p.m., Corpus Christi Police Officers investigating a call of suspicious males in a vehicle find two men with outstanding arrest warrants, drugs, and a firearm. Officers responded to the call and found 23-year-old Kalen Phoenix and 38-year-old Reginald Wilson sitting in a white Buick Park Avenue in front of a home in the 4600 block of Angela Street. Kalen Phoenix had an outstanding arrest warrant and also was found to be in possession of marijuana. Reginald Wilson had a handgun on him that fell out of his pants onto the ground and he was also found to be in possession of marijuana. Both suspects were taken to the City Detention Center.
Driving While Intoxicated arrest
On Friday, June 6 at 2:22 a.m., a Corpus Christi Police officer who had just conducted a bar check at a business located in the 5400 block of Leopard Street was going back on patrol when he observed a blue Chevrolet Impala pulling out of the parking lot onto Leopard Street in front of him. The officer had just completed a bar check about 15 minutes earlier and remembered seeing a male slumped down on a couch by the front entrance. The male appeared heavily intoxicated and there were several beer bottles on the table next to him. As the lights turned on for closing, the officer noticed several other clues that indicated the suspect was intoxicated. Once outside, the officer saw the male open the driver door of his blue Impala, the male looked at the officer and, closed the door of his car and sat back down in front of the club. The officer believed that the male was locking up his car and waiting for a cab. Instead the male waited for the officer to leave and then he attempted to drive off in his car. The officer saw the car pulling onto the 5400 block of Leopard St. and he stopped the car, and found the same male was driving. 44-year-old Jose Soto was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B Misdemeanor. During an inventory search of his vehicle in order to have it impounded, officers found a loaded handgun in the front passenger seat. The suspect was additionally charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon, a Class A Misdemeanor.
Damage To Vehicles
On Tuesday, June 4 at approximately 10:56 a.m., Corpus Christi Police units were dispatched to the 3900 block of Interstate Highway 37 South for several vehicles that were damage due to debris on the roadway. Officers found a total of twelve vehicles pulled off of the Interstate that had been damaged. Officers were able to determine that the small metal pieces had fallen into roadway from a truck. No description of the truck that dropped the debris was given and officers found that there were pieces of metal that started from the city limits on Interstate 37 up to the Tuloso Road exit. Most of the damage to the twelve vehicles was to the tires and rims.