Police Blotter

The official police blotter of the Aransas Pass Police Department

Minor Alcohol Sting

This past Saturday, March 10, 2018, we conducted undercover investigations at the following businesses. This operation targeted establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. In each operation, a minor child attempted to purchase alcohol while in the presence of an Aransas Pass Police Officer. Two locations failed! Those Who Passed: More importantly, however, we’d like to […]

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Training

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) – Lecture Only – Captain Lynn Pearce, a Certified ALERRT C.R.A.S.E. instructor, will conduct this training course on April 26th beginning at 5:30 p.m. inside the Aransas Pass Council Chambers. Seating is limited, so sign up now. C.R.A.S.E. Training is a program designed to prepare regular folks in […]

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Trash Take-Back

Trash Take-Back – Aransas Pass Code Compliance is teaming up with City staff and public volunteers for our first Trash Take-Back event of 2018! This is an excellent way for our community to work with us to help keep Aransas Pass beautiful! This event is open for public participation. It’s a good way to give […]

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Monthly Stats – January 2018

Each month, we provide a report to the City Council on department activities. We also make that report accessible to the community. Here’s the report for January 2018. *** We are improving our monthly report. Please bear with us, as we work through some small kinks. Report

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Information Release – Threats Against APISD – Suspect Identified

On Thursday, March 1st, 2018 APPD detectives obtained a warrant for a 16 YOA juvenile for the bomb threat made towards the AP High School this past Friday, February 23, 2018. (Original information release: https://ap-police.com/threats-apisd/) The juvenile will be charged with felony terroristic threat. We appreciate the swift work of our ISD partners at AP […]

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Information Release – Threats Against APISD – $2,500 Cash Reward Offered

CHIEF OF POLICE ERIC BLANCHARD INFORMATION RELEASE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Threats Against APISD Students & Staff Aransas Pass Police Department was notified of three separate threats to school safety this week. On Monday, February 19, 2018, there was writing on a work table threatening harm to another student at Charlie Marshall […]

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Public Safety Annual Report 2017

Public Safety Annual Report 2016 – Here’s a copy of the Aransas Pass Public Safety Annual Report as presented to City Council Monday 2-5-2018 at 6 p.m. This report pertains to services provided by the police, fire, and EMS departments within the city. The report also includes our annual Use of Force Audit.

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Monthly Stats – December 2017

Each month, we provide a report to the City Council on department activities. We also make that report accessible to the community. Here’s the report for December 2017. *** We are improving our monthly report. Please bear with us, as we work through some small kinks. Report

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Case Assistance Request – Arson #17-26528, 17-26534

Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 4:56 AM / 7:38 AM Location: 200 W. Goodnight / 500 S. Houston Incident: Arson Case Number: #17-26528 / #17-26534 Case Assistance Request – Arson #17-26528, 17-26534 – Police need your assistance locating Johnathan Morgan Charlston AKA “John Morgan.” John is wanted on two warrants for arson. Police believe John […]

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Monthly Stats – November 2017

Each month, we provide a report to the City Council on department activities. We also make that report accessible to the community. Here’s the report for November 2017. At a Glance Calls for Service Traffic Stops Tickets Issued Arrests Entire Report

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Monthly Stats – October 2017

Each month, we provide a report to the City Council on department activities. We also make that report accessible to the community. Here’s the report for October 2017. At a Glance Calls for Service Traffic Stops Tickets Issued Arrests Entire Report

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Hurricane Harvey Recap by John Metz

Hurricane Harvey Recap by John Metz – On Thursday, November 9, 2017, residents received a presentation from John Metz with the National Weather Service. The presentation was on Hurricane Harvey and its devastating impact on the Coastal Bend. Many of you have requested a copy of that presentation. We were able to reduce it in […]

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Trash Take-Back Event

Trash Take-Back – Aransas Pass Police Department is teaming up with the Small Group Communications class from Texas A&M Corpus Christi to complete our first post-Hurricane Harvey Trash Take-Back Day! This is an excellent way for our community to work together to help get our town back to its original beauty! This event is open […]

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Openly Transparent, that’s Part of Our Mission

The Aransas Pass Police Department, keeping with our mission, has added another layer of transparency to our daily operations. We’ve partnered with ArchiveSocial to bring you all* of our social media accounts and content in one central area. Now, you can see what’s been shared, modified, hidden**, deleted, etc. If it was ever created, it […]

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Free Crisis Counseling Program

Hurricane Harvey impacted everyone in Aransas Pass in some way. Sometimes, in the midst of traumatic events, we don’t recognize the trauma our children have endured as well. Our kids watched us scramble to relocate because of eviction, saw us struggle to find hot food plates around town when we didn’t have electricity, lost all […]

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