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Crime Stoppers Tips Help Police To Arrest 17 Year Old Man For Capital Murder

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:48pm
Location: 2900 Rhodes Court
Offense: Warrant of Arrest (Code of Criminal Procedure Section 15.01)
Case Number:1611240063

The Corpus Christi Police Robbery and Homicide Investigators were provided information through help from the community and Crime Stoppers tips to obtain an arrest warrant for 17-year-old Elishah Trevino (09/10/99) for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Credit Card Abuse related to the victim of a  homicide investigation on 11906 Meza Avenue. 

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Trevino in the 2900 block of Rhodes Court at 12:48pm Wednesday. Corpus Christi Police Detectives gathered evidence and information to accuse Trevino with Capital Murder. Detectives additionally charged Trevino with Capital Murder and delivered Trevino to the Corpus Christi City Detention Center.

Thank you to the community for the help to provide information to the Corpus Christi Police and to Crime Stoppers to safely apprehend a man accused of a very violent crime.

If you have information about an unsolved crime, and want to keep your identity secret, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest could earn you a cash reward.


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.

Detectives Capture Murder Suspect for June 8th Homicide

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 22:51
Location: 1900 Gaslight Lane
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606080177

Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives captured 28-year-old Lance Taylor (11/28/1987) at an apartment located at Holly and Weber yesterday afternoon as a suspect for a murder that happened earlier this month.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the 1900 block of Gaslight Lane on June 8, 2016 at 10:51pm after a fisherman found a partially burned lifeless body of an adult woman in an open area near the Oso Bay.

Detectives gathered evidence and information which led them to identify 28-year-old Lance Taylor (11/28/1987) as possibly responsible for the homicide. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Taylor on  June 17th for murder.

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force located Taylor at 3942 Holly Road at 4:50pm Monday afternoon as Taylor left an apartment and walked to his truck. The Task Force captured Taylor and delivered Taylor to the city detention center.

Police Investigate Death on Saratoga Boulevard

Date: Friday, October 2, 2015, 19:24
Location: 5502 Saratoga Boulevard

Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1510020165

Corpus Christi Police investigated a death at an apartment complex on Saratoga Boulevard Friday night.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a disturbance complaint at 5502 Saratoga Boulevard at 7:24pm. The disturbance was upgraded to a shooting while Officers were enroute and the responding Officers found several people outside the apartment when they arrived. Officers saw an open door to an apartment and looked inside to check for any injured person. Officers discovered a 22-year-old woman inside the apartment with an obvious injury, and the Officers summoned emergency medical attention. Medics arrived and treated the 22-year-old woman, but the injury was fatal.

Officers summoned Robbery/Homicide Detectives and Forensic Services to gather evidence and information.  Officers transported the involved people to Corpus Christi Police Headquarters to obtain recorded statements. The Nueces County Medical Examiner’s Office collected the 22-year-old woman.

This original post stated a 23 year old woman was arrested, but the woman was released without having been delivered to the city detention center pending further investigation.

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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