Corpus Christi Police Briefing


CORPUS CHRISTI–A  man gets arrested on Sunday morning for aggravated assault and several weapons are found inside his home stemming over a dispute about a dead dog.

Elizabeth Johnson, 39, found her dog dead in the pool at her home in the Corpus Christi Beach area. She believed her neighbor Phillip Owen, 56, was responsible.

Officers gave Owen a criminal trespass warning and left the call.

Johnson walked out in to her back yard shortly after that and saw Owen starting at her. She said he then raised a pistol and pointed it at her. Johnson ran back into her home and called 911.

Police tried to make contact with Owen, but he didn’t respond so they called in the SWAT Team and distraction devices were deployed.

Owen came out and was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Several firearms were located and three pistols tagged for evidence in the case.

On Sunday afternoon, two men are arrested after they stab a man and throw  him out of their car.

Witnesses said they found Jose Alaniz unresponsive, a victim of a stabbing attack near Mt. Vernon Park by the La Palmera Mall. They said they saw two men in a car throw out Alaniz before they found him shortly after 3 in the afternoon.

Police put a lookout notice for the car the suspects were driving and found them within minutes. Daniel Perez, 48, and Albert Reyes, 52, were full of blood and identified as the attackers.

Perez and Reyes were taken to the city jail and booked on a charge of aggravated assault.

On Saturday night, a man reported his truck with trailer and canoes on it was stolen on the 3500 block of Leopard near Up River Road.

When officers located the vehicle, the driver, Andrea Mirelez, 19, pulled over at first and then sped off. She led police on a short pursuit before hitting a tree.

Mirelez was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and violation of her probation.

–Manuel De La Rosa, South Texas Tribune,

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