Pursuit ends in arrest of both driver and passenger

02:39 a.m.   Evading Arrest                     14602 SPID                      1108160008 

Officers contacted a Coca Cola vendor at the Stripes Convenience Store who reported a green Dodge Caravan drove over his merchandise and fled.  While Officers were talking to the vendor, the suspect returned and Officers attempted to pull over the vehicle.  The driver Dalton McCandless (09/16/90) refused to stop and fled again.  McCandless failed to negotiate the turn at Park Road 22 and Hwy 361, jumped the curb and came to a stop in the parking lot of the American Bank.  The passenger remained in his seat, but McCandless jumped into the back seat and laid down.  He denied being the driver and told Officers he was asleep in the backseat.  McCandless had to be physically removed from the vehicle when he refused to show Officers’ his hands and sustained abrasions to his face.  He was medically cleared at the scene by CCFD emergency personnel.  McCandless and the passenger Nestor Pedron (04/18/76) who appeared intoxicated were arrested.  McCandless was charged with Evading Arrest with a Vehicle, while Pedron was charged with Public Intoxication.

Detectives Investigate Homicide at Local Hotel

09:43 p.m.  Homicide                               4349 Ocean                           1108150152

Officers responded to the Bay Shore Inn for a shooting in which a victim had been struck by gunfire.  Upon their arrival, Officers found 22-year-old Aaron Lee Barrera deceased.  Witnesses told Officers, two masked men kicked in the door and shot the victim.  A female in the room was unharmed.  The suspects fled the Bay Shore Inn and a search was initiated.  The Corpus Christi Police Department was assisted in the search for the suspects by the Texas Department of Public Safety Air Support and the Nueces County Sheriff’s Department Canine Tracking Unit.  The Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Bureau continues their investigation and asks that anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS.

Driver arrested for D.W.I. after Major Accident

02:21 a.m.  Accident/DWI               4100 Saratoga            C1105847/1108150014

Officers contacted Virginia Stockner (08/14/81) who was traveling eastbound on Saratoga in her blue 2010 Nissan Sentra when she lost control.  The Nissan drove off the roadway onto the sidewalk striking an AEP pole and a fence.   Stockner did not to sustain any injuries, but did appear intoxicated.  She was provided Standard Field Sobriety Tests and a Blood Draw.  Stockner was medically cleared and arrested.  She was booked at the CDC and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Stalker Arrested for Drug Possession

11:32 p.m. Possession of Cont. Subs.        Panama/Weber                 1108140145

Officers contacted a 40-year-old female who reported a male approached her in a green Pontiac Grand Am who attempted to convince her to get in the vehicle.  She told Officers the male fled in the vehicle northbound on Weber Road.  Officers searched the area and pulled over the suspect Carlos Castaneda-De-Leon (09/10/89) in a nearby apartment complex parking lot.  He told Officers he just wanted to give the complainant a ride home. Castaneda was found to be in possession of a couple of cellophane baggies with Cocaine and arrested.  He was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Aggravated Robbery of Regional Financial

5:15 p.m. Aggravated Robbery 4918 Ayers 1108110110

Officers responded to the Regional Financial Loan Company and contacted two female employees who reported they were robbed at a gunpoint. They told Officers a male walked into the business and demanded money. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money. No one was injured in the robbery. The suspect is described as a thin clean-shaven light-colored Black or Hispanic male, and 5’8″ feet tall. He was last seen wearing a khaki baseball cap, grey t-shirt, and blue jeans. Anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or the Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Bureau. Note: No surveillance video available at this time.

Intoxication Assault

12:09 a.m.  Intoxication Assault           4600 Everhart             1108120001/Major Accident C1105775

Officers responded to a traffic accident in which a silver 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by a 35 year old male struck a silver 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution driven by 24 year old Kayla Anne Lane. Lane, her three passengers along with the other driver were transported to Spohn Memorial for medical treatment. All had non-life threatening injuries. The 35 year old male appeared to be intoxicated and a mandatory blood draw was taken. He was cited for Failure to Control Speed and released to Spohn Memorial staff due to his injuries. An Intoxication Assault
investigation is ongoing.

Female victim assaulted as “robber” demands money.

6:03 a.m. Aggravated Assault 138 Clemmer 1108110022

Officers contacted the victim, a 39-year-old female, who reported a Black male walked up to her in the area of 1400 Tarlton and demanded money. The victim refused to hand over her money and in the struggle she sustained a laceration to her leg.  She was transported to Spohn Memorial for medical treatment. The suspect is described as a Black male weighing 220 lbs. He was last seen wearing dark clothing and a blue “do-rag” on his head.  Anyone having any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or the Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Bureau.

Officers make arrest on Stolen Vehicle suspect.

2:13 a.m. U.U.M.V. 413 Starr 1108110012

Officers responding to a stolen vehicle call observed the gold 2003 Toyota Solaris traveling northbound on IH 37. The vehicle was pulled over and the driver Roberto Estevis (09/26/72) and passenger Raul Pacho (08/24/57) were taken into police custody. The victim, a 21 year old male, reported to Officers he was by his car smoking a cigarette with his friend, when two males jumped in his car and the driver attempted to run his friend down with the vehicle as they drove off. Both victims positively identified Estevis and Pacheco and they were arrested and booked at the CDC. Pacho was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, while Estevis was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

Corpus Christi Police Daily Blotter

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