Registered Sex Offender Is Arrested

Date:  Sunday, July 09, 2017
Location: 14000 S. Padre Island Drive
Offense: Texas Penal Code 21.05, Improper Photography
Case Number: 1707090085

37 year old Ismael Anaya was arrested at his residence on Thursday July 13th at about 1 p.m.   The arrest was for a Parole Violation Warrant.  A search warrant for the residence was also executed and evidence was seized.  Mr. Anaya was booked into the Nueces County Jail.

This arrest was the culmination of a quick paced investigation that started when Mr. Anaya was accused of taking pictures up the dress of a nine year old girl at a clothing and souvenir shop on Padre Island on July 09, 2017.  Alert store employees reported that they saw the 37 year old offender taking the pictures of the girl and confronted him. They told police the the offender ran and was able to escape in the residential area behind the store.   CCPD Senior Officer Marty Jasso spent significant time searching for the offender and following up on the incident with the help of store employees.  The offender was identified as a result of this effort at the scene of the crime.

Ismael Anaya

Ismael Anaya,   02/03/1980