Officer’s Stolen Weapon Recovered, Couple Arrested

Occurred on 9/22/11, 6:00 p.m.  Theft of a Firearm/Possesion of Marijuana  3600 Cypress   1109220128

The Corpus Christi Police Department Narcotics  and Vice Officers served a search warrant in the 3600 block of  Cypress on September 22, 2011.   Officers located three handguns in the possesion of a convicted felon along with a small quantity of Marijuana.

One of the handguns was stolen in an auto burglary in 2008.  The service weapon belonged to a Huntsville PD Officer who originally reported the auto burglary on offense report #0811070079.   The  Hunstville police officer has been notified that his weapon has been recovered and taken of the streets. 

Gilberto Hernandez (05/30/64) and Kayla Hernandez (05/26/88) were both arrested.  They were both charged with Possession of Marijuana, while Gilberto Hernandez was additionally charged with Theft of a Firearm.