Vehicle hits pedestrian

A woman died after a vehicle hit her while attempting to walk across the street on 3300 block of Staples Street Monday night.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a vehicle crash at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday night and learned a maroon 2004 Chevy Tahoe struck a 44-year-old woman who did not use a crosswalk.

An ambulance took the woman to the hospital for treatment, but the 44-year-old woman died.

The 30-year-old man who operated the Tahoe was not issued any citations or accused of any criminal charges. Officers do not believe the 30-year-old man was intoxicated at the time of the crash and investigators will wait for results from the medical examiner’s evaluation of the 44-year-old woman to determine specific conclusions of the event.

Investigators from the Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section conducted laser mapping of the area and impounded the Tahoe while they conduct the investigation. The 30-year-old man was released at the scene.

Man, 41, dies in crash

A 41-year-old man died after he hit the back of a vehicle and crashed into a concrete pillar at the intersection of South Padre Island Drive and Weber Road on Sunday morning.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the vehicle crash at the South Padre Island Drive and Weber intersection at approximately 2:30 a.m. that morning.

According to a release, a 39-year-old man traveling east in a Toyota passenger car on the freeway struck the exit sign after taking the Weber exit.

Witnesses told Officers the man was traveling at a high rate of speed when he struck the rear of a Nissan passenger car in the left lane of the South Padre Island Drive access road which caused the Nissan to travel into the intersection of South Padre Island Drive and Weber. 

The operator of the Nissan was a 37-year-old woman who suffered minor injuries.

The 39-year-old man who drove the Toyota was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries as a result of the crash.

Officers believe alcohol consumption may be a contributing factor in this crash, the release states. 

according to the release, the man can face charges of intoxicated manslaughter and will be delivered to the city detention center once he is released from the hospital.

Search warrant yields drugs and guns

The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics Vice Investigations Division served a search and arrest warrant at the 2000 block of Treyway on Friday, Aug. 14.

The warrant was the culmination of an investigation into drug sales in public housing undertaken by Narcotics Vice Investigations Division investigators. More than five ounces of hydroponic marijuana, 158.4 grams of THC oil and THC wax, approximately 1,500 dosage units of suspected LSD, a 9mm and .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol was seized with the warrant.

The total street value of the drugs was just under $20,000, the release states. Three subjects, 24-year-old Michael Pena, 22-year-olds Jesse Mesa and Timitri Dennis were taken into custody and transported to the city detention center.