The manager of a business on the 11000 block of Leopard Street, called Corpus Christi Police on Monday morning after he found a hole in the roof his business.
According to a press release, the suspects made an entrance through the ceiling and climbed down into the store. They smashed several glass display cases and the manager told police eight trays of jewelry were missing, the release stated.
Each tray held 60 to 80 rings. Several bracelets and necklaces were also stolen.
Officials stated the estimated cost of jewelry taken was approximately $150,000 and suspects made $2,000 worth of damage to the store.
Police officials are still investigating this crime and no suspects have been identified or arrested.
Intoxicated mother crashes with child in vehicle
A 25-year-old mother was arrested after crashing her car into two parked vehicles in the 3700 block of Blanco Court on Sunday night.
According to a news release, a crash investigation told Corpus Christi that the woman was driving her 2008 Ford Fusion at a high rate of speed when lost control and hit the mirror of a parked vehicle.
Officials said the woman continued driving and crashed into the driver side of a different vehicle that was parked on the same street before she reached the location where she was arrested.
After police had Juliet Saldana perform a field sobriety test, they believed she was intoxicated.
According to the release, the woman’s three-year-old daughter was in the back seat of her vehicle at the time of the crash.
No one was injured and the child was released to her grandfather, the release stated.
Woman attempts to run over husband
Police officials arrested a woman after an officer witnessed an attempt to run over her husband in the parking lot of a store located in the 3000 block of Waldron Road on Sunday afternoon.
The officer was on patrol around 4:30 p.m. when he saw a 2011 Toyota sedan pull into the parking lot of the store.
A news release stated the officer saw a man jump out of the passenger side of the vehicle. As the man walked away, the car veered toward him. The man had to jump out of the way to avoid being struck by the vehicle.
After the man saw the policeman, he pointed to the car and ran into the store.
The officer stopped the car and arrested 26-year-old Heather Franje for aggravated assault.
The report states she was additionally charged with fail to identify when she gave officers a fake name. Franje also had an outstanding warrant for her arrest for a prior assault. Her 30-year-old husband was not injured.
Police arrest man for burlary
Corpus Christi Police arrested a man that broke into a restaurant located in the 4000 block of South Alameda Street early Tuesday morning.
According to a release, witnesses told police they saw a man enter the business after he forced the front door open. Once inside, the man began opening coolers and boxes inside the restaurant.
Until officers arrived, witnesses watched the suspect and police found him in the back alley of the business.
Juan Rios was arrested for burglary, a state jail felony.