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Corpus Christi Police Arrest Two Suspects For Murder of 13 year old Alex Torres

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016, 18:00
Location: 3400 Bluebonnet Drive
Offense: Murder Warrant (Code of Criminal Procedure Section 15.01)
Case Number: 1501130139

Contributed by Police Lieutenant Henry Mangum:
Alex Torres was found in the doorway of his home at 2022 Treyway #78 on the evening of Jan 13, 2015. Alex had been killed by a gunshot wound to his head. Alex was 13 years old.

Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives worked the case non-stop, exhausting all leads.

Over the last year and seven months Detectives have continued to investigate the case. Any and all tips were thoroughly investigated.  Crime Stoppers spots were used to try and generate more leads. Although new information was becoming scarce, detectives continued to examine the case.

Today the Corpus Christi Police Department is announcing that they have arrested 2 individuals in connection with the murder of Alex Torres.

David Lee Davila (01/02/89) and Christina Trevino (4/04/92) were both arrested in the 3400 block of Bluebonnet drive at about 6pm this evening.

In the last two days, Detectives received information concerning the incident. Detectives aggressively followed up on that information and contacted several individuals and were able to obtain enough information to acquire warrants for both Davila and Trevino.

Detectives believe that David planned a shooting in retaliation for being reported to Child Protective Services and Detectives believe Christina drove David to the area of Treyway where David shot at the wrong apartment, striking and killing Alex Torres.

Coordinating with the District Attorney’s Office, warrants for murder with $500,00 bonds were acquired for both.

They were arrested about 6pm this evening without incident.

Police Investigate Homicide on North Shea Parkway Friday Morning

Date: March 25, 2016, 00:53
Location: 4700 North Shea Parkway
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02)
Case Number: 1603250009

Corpus Christi Police are investigating a homicide on the 4700 block of North Shea Parkway Friday morning.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a complaint of a shooting on the 4700 block of North Shea Parkway at a little before one o-clock in the morning and discovered a white four door sedan with two people who appeared to have gunshot wounds. An injured adult male was transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of serious head trauma. An adult woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the Officers initiated a homicide investigation.

Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives and the Forensics lab technicians responded to gather information and evidence from the crime scene. Detectives have not identified the two victims as of this report so ages are not immediately available. Witnesses have provided information to Detectives, but there is no specific suspect description available for public release until certain details may be verified. Detectives are concerned that there may be witnesses to the event who may not have provided information to Police. The person or persons responsible have not been apprehended and Detectives would like help from the public to identify and locate anyone involved.

Anyone who knows who is responsible, or has any additional information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep the identity secret of all callers and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn the caller a cash reward.

Police Arrest Man For Criminally Negligent Homicide

Date: Monday, March 21, 2016, 14:38
Location: 1441 Devon Drive
Offense: Warrant of Arrest (Code of Criminal Procedure 15.03)
Case Number: 1603210097

The U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force arrested 22-year-old Alex Rodriguez (7/15/1993) Monday afternoon on the 1400 block of Devon Drive for a warrant generated by the Corpus Christi Police.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives investigated the death of a four-month old child on the 2600 block of Presa on September 8 2015 in which the child was left unattended in a blue 2006 Ford Fusion during the day. The Nueces County District Attorney’s Office presented the case to a grand jury and returned with an indictment. The indictment resulted in an arrest warrant for Rodriguez for Criminally Negligent Homicide and the Marshal’s Task Force arrested Rodriguez on March 21, 2016 at an apartment on Devon Drive. Rodriguez was delivered to the city detention center until he is moved to the Nueces County Jail. Rodriguez was held on a $25,000 dollar bond.

Shooting on 2900 Easley


Detectives informed us that CDC Jail Booking Jesus Ruben Balli Garcia was booked into CDC late Sunday evening on the warrant for Aggravated Assault. 


At approximately 7:00 pm our office was notified that a man fitting the description of Jesus Ruben Balli Garcia (10/28/88) was being detained by Border Patrol agents. Agents informed us that the man had become lost in the brush near the Sarita Checkpoint and called 911 for help. The U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) officers were able to locate him. At approximately 10:00 pm USBP officers confirmed to our office that the person they had detained was Jesus Garcia.  He was arrested on the Aggravated Assault warrant and taken to the Kenedy County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives continue to work with the USBP and the Kenedy Co. Sheriff’s office regarding the case.  

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