Note: During Spring Break week, 11 minor (non-injury) accidents were reported in Port Aransas and 13 people were arrested on various types of outstanding warrants. Officers charged 19 people with public intoxication. Four golf carts were taken without permission (and later recovered). Two minors were charged with consuming alcohol. Two children were separated from their parents on the beach and were re-united by officers.
MONDAY, MARCH 12
8:23 A.M. • A business owner told officers someone had rented a golf cart and abandoned it, damaged, on the beach. He said repairs would cost $345.
3:10 P.M. • A homeowner in the 3500 block of Island Mooring Parkway said he awoke to find the white plastic gate in front of his home gone. He valued it at $200.
3:13 P.M. • Emergency Medical Service (EMS) workers took a sick person from the 400 block of West Cotter Avenue to an area hospital.
4:53 P.M. • An officer cited some people near Pole 23 on the beach for blocking the roadway by playing sports in it.
TUESDAY, MARCH 13
1:46 A.M. • At Pole 10 on the beach, an officer charged a man who had slashed a vehicle tire with reckless damage.
12:33 P.M. • EMS crews took a sick person from the 400 block of North Station Street to a Corpus Christi hospital.
3:29 P.M. • A sick person was taken to a Corpus Christi hospital from the 2000 block of South 11th Street by EMS crews.
4:58 P.M. • EMS workers took a sick person to a Corpus Christi hospital from the 400 block of Bralley Street.
9:39 P.M. • During a traffic stop near Pole 31 on the beach, a man was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
11:18 P.M. • A woman was charged with assault after a fight with another woman in the 800 block of Tarpon Street.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
1:51 A.M. • An officer charged a man at Pole 9 on the beach with possession of a controlled substance, and a woman was arrested on outstanding municipal court warrants.
5:28 A.M. • A woman told police a prowler was in her house in the 600 block of North Palomino. Police caught him; the man began fighting and was Tasered. The officer found he had thrown some money on the ground during the chase; the couple in the house said they were missing cash. The suspect, a juvenile from Port Lavaca, was charged with burglary of a habitation and taken to the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center in Corpus Christi.
8:12 P.M. • EMS workers took an injured person from the 1100 block of Whispering Sands to an Aransas Pass hospital.
8:50 P.M. • An injured person was taken by EMS crews from the 100 block of West Brundrett Avenue to an Aransas Pass hospital.
10:33 P.M. • A woman staying at a hotel in the 300 block of West Avenue G told police someone had taken a wallet, clothing and other items from her room.
11:05 P.M. • A man was charged in the 300 block of Cut-off Road with furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15
2:11 A.M. • Officers charged a man in the 3500 block of State Hwy. 361 with theft; business workers said he tried to take two 12-packs and an 18-pack of beer with a total value of $44.97.
3:36 P.M. • A resident in the 1500 block of South Station Street told officers someone had taken a metal statue of a pelican from in front of his house.
4:14 P.M. • After someone left his cell phone and wallet unattended on the beach near Pole 9, he returned to find them missing, he told police.
7:35 P.M. • An officer charged two people with theft after they tried to take less than $50 worth of merchandise from a store in the 400 block of South Alister Street.
7:51 P.M. • A woman and man were charged with theft after workers said they took items from a store in the 500 block of West Cotter Avenue.
10:51 P.M. • A woman told officers someone broke a window in her hotel room in the 600 block of East Avenue G and took $45 in cash.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
9:49 A.M. • A boat owner told police someone had broken into his boat in the 300 block of J.C. Barr Boulevard overnight; the report does not indicate what’s missing.
2:06 P.M. • In the 500 block of Sea Oats, a woman said someone took a fanny pack and other items from an unlocked vehicle.
3:13 P.M. • An officer charged a man with theft in the 400 block of South Alister Street after he tried to take three steaks, some tortillas and some suntan lotion.
4:59 P.M. • Police charged a man with disorderly conduct after he reportedly displayed an assault rifle during a traffic jam on the beach near Pole 26 (see related story).
9:46 P.M. • EMS workers took an injured person from the 2000 block of South On the Beach to a Corpus Christi hospital.
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
5:13 A.M. • A renter said another guest broke a window in her hotel room as he was leaving; police charged the man with reckless damage.
9:52 P.M. • An officer charged a man with disorderly conduct after he was fighting near Pole 25 on the beach.
SUNDAY, MARCH 18
1:21 A.M. • A San Antonio man is charged with assault with a deadly weapon after beachgoers said he fired several shots near Pole 28 on the beach (see related story).
1:59 A.M. • In the 2600 block of State Hwy. 361, a woman told police someone took her purse from a vehicle overnight.
8:54 A.M. • EMS workers took a sick person from the 200 block of Cut-off Road to an Aransas Pass hospital.
10:47 A.M. • A bicycle was taken as it was parked outside a residence in the 300 block of East Cotter Avenue.
11:17 A.M. • Hotel workers in the 100 block of South Alister Street said renters left a hole in the wall of a room and soda sprayed across one wall.
12:49 P.M. • A woman said someone took a wallet and some credit cards from her vehicle parked on the beach. She didn’t remember whether the vehicle was locked.
3:30 P.M. • An unattended bicycle was reported stolen from a residence on Sand Castle Drive.