At approximately 3:09 am on Friday, June 2, 2023, officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of Pennine Way reference an injured party. Upon arrival officers located a juvenile female outside of the residence with serious injuries. Responding officers administered life savings measures on scene until medic units arrived, at which point the victim was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Investigators with our Criminal Investigation Division arrived on scene as this was determined to be a Homicide Investigation.
Through their investigation, Homicide Investigators quickly identified a suspect and were able to determine that the parties were known to each other. Detectives secured a directive to apprehend for a juvenile male in connection with the Murder.
On Saturday, June 3, 2023, an attorney for the juvenile male identified the whereabouts of the offender and arranged for the juvenile male to turn himself in.
At approximately 11:51 am, the juvenile male was taken into custody without incident and has since been transported to the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.
If you have any information about this murder, please call Corpus Christi Police Robbery & Homicide Detectives at (361) 886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=.
On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 17-year-old Victor Martinez shot 49-year-old Harold Dilger, while burglarizing his vehicle on the 5900 block of Norvel. Victor Martinez fled the scene prior to the officer’s arrival and the victim was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Detectives responded to the scene to investigate and on May 10, 2023, Victor Martinez was placed into custody for Aggravated Robbery. Victor was able to bond out on the original charge of Aggravated Robbery on May 20, 2023.
Friday June 2, 2023, Harold passed away due to his injuries and Robbery Homicide Detectives secured a Capital Murder arrest warrant for Victor with a $750,000.00 bond.
United States Marshal Service Gulf Coast Violent Offender & Fugitive Task Force along with the CCPD Crime Reduction Unit were able to locate Victor and place him into custody on the new warrant.
Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to locate Rigoberto Alvarez who has an outstanding warrant out of Nueces County for Assault Causes Bodily Injury of a Family Member ($5,000 Bond).
Rigoberto is described as a 49-year-old male, who stands 5’11” feet, weighs approximately 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
If you know how to locate Rigoberto, call Crime Stoppers at (361)888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.
You may also contact the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office at (361) 887-2239 or (361) 887-2219 after 5:00 pm.
VIEWING: Friday, June 2, 2023, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
-Everyone must be registered and have a bidder number to enter the auction. -No purses or backpacks allowed in the auction area. -No one under 18 allowed. This includes after the auction, during pick up times. -Facemasks, face coverings and social distancing strongly encouraged.
91 Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Trailers. 1 Seized vehicle.
The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force, Corpus Christi Office, is seeking assistance in locating 20-year-old fugitive Jose Garcia.
Fugitive Jose Garcia was charged with murder on October 30, 2020. The victim was 14 years old. On October 7, 2021, while on bond fugitive Jose Garcia broke his ankle monitor and has been wanted since then.
It is believed fugitive Jose Garcia whereabouts continue to be in the Corpus Christi area.
The U.S. Marshal elevated this case to Major Case status and is offering a reward up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Jose Garcia.
Fugitive Jose Garcia is described as 5’3” FT and approximately 100 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
If you know how to locate Rios, call Crime Stoppers at (361)888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C=&T=. The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.
You may also contact the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitives Task Force at (361) 267-6500.
This Memorial Day Weekend the Corpus Christi Police Department wants our community to have fun and be safe.
If you are going out to the beach and plan on swimming be sure to never swim alone and if possible, swim where there is a lifeguard on duty.
If you are caught in a rip current don’t fight the current but rather swim parallel to the beach until you are free from the current. If you can’t escape, float or tread water then swim parallel to the shore and then back to the beach. If you need help, call or wave for assistance.
Congratulations to Officer Gustavo Medina for receiving the National Association of Police Organizations “Top Cop” award for the State of Texas. Gustavo was one of twenty-seven officers from across the nation to receive the award.
Senior Officer Paul Lisowski and Senior Officer Brandon Cordell received an honorable mention.
Senior Officer Alexander Labatto was a nominee for the award.
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