Police Blotter

The official police blotter of the Aransas Pass Police Department

Police Nab this Pesky Pollutant

Police Nab this Pesky Pollutant – This morning, Sunday, December 2, 2018, around 8:25 am, officers patrolled the area of State Highway 361 East when they came upon Charles Clemens (Age 52) of Ingleside, Tx. Clemens was situating a vehicle transmission onto the back tailgate of his truck. Suspicious of his intentions, officers continued to […]

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Annual Holiday Festivities

Annual Holiday Festivities – We continue in our annual tradition of spreading holiday cheer. Our goal is to reach as many people as possible. Just like the previous years, our efforts are only possible through the very generous donations from our able followers. Thank you, everyone, for your contributions and our many years of success […]

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Remembering Sergeant Dennis Anders

Remembering Sergeant Dennis Anders – Today, Aransas Pass PD lost a fellow brother in law enforcement, the Honorably Retired Sergeant Dennis W. Anders. Sgt. Anders passed away in the hospital while surrounded by family. Sgt. Anders began his law enforcement career back on January 12, 1994 working as a jailer for the Aransas County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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Burglary Spree, Suspect Arrested

On the morning of Wednesday, 11/07/2018, officers received several burglary reports from multiple victims. Approximately nine vehicles were burglarized. The general location was the Windy Shores subdivision. One of the stolen items was a computer/tablet. The victim was able to use the devices GPS to find it. Additionally, the victim watched as the suspect Johnny […]

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Tactical Take-down Tuesday!

Tactical Take-down Tuesday! – Today, around 12:20 p.m., Aransas Pass Police, working with members of the DEA, served a federal search warrant at 1203 W. Yoakum Avenue. The resident, a convicted felon and known associate of the Mexican Mafia, Martin Cantu AGE 33 was taken into custody as a result of this investigation. The investigation […]

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Gas Pump Skimmer Device Found

Gas Pump Skimmer Device Found – On October 30th, 2018, officers were sent to the Snappy’s gas station located at the 2607 W. Wheeler in reference to a credit card skimmer found installed on pump 6. An employee of Snappy’s discovered the skimmer as he was attempting to connect a skimmer-prevention device. It is unknown […]

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November is Pediatric Cancer Month for APPD

The Aransas Pass Police Department has teamed up with The Cure Starts Now Foundation. Their mission is built on educating and assisting families battling cancer with patient-centered programs by partnering with schools and patients. Additionally, the foundation helps fund research for pediatric brain cancer. So, what does this mean for AP? You might start to […]

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Murder by Poisoning, Arrest Made

CHIEF OF POLICE ERIC BLANCHARD INFORMATION BULLETIN WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Murder by Poisoning, Arrest Made ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS – On Monday, October 29, 2018, Bruce Spears Sr. was arrested and charged with murdering his wife. Spears remains in custody at the San Patricio County Jail, and his bond has been set […]

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Aggressive Physical Response – Huge Turnout!

Last evenings Aggressive Physical Response training was a great success. There were close to 30 participants, and all learned brief but effective ways to quickly defend themselves and evade an attacker. Thank you APHS Cheerleaders and APISD for the facility this wonderful event. We also appreciate all those who participated in the organization and instruction […]

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It’s Weed-Wednesday!

This afternoon, Aransas Pass police detectives followed up on a Crime Stoppers tips which talked about drug dealing taking place at a residence in the 900 Blk. of N. McCampbell. The tip mentioned 21-year-old James Salazar as the person responsible for selling the drugs. Additionally, detectives sought to arrest Salazar for a shooting he was […]

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Baconfest 2018

This past weekend we celebrated Baconfest 2018 down at Redfish Bay Marina on the Harbor. The event was hosted by the Spirit of Aransas Pass. This was the 2nd year for Baconfest, but it would have been the 3rd had it not been for Hurricane Harvey last year. Proceeds from this event go to benefit […]

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NNO, 2018 – THANK YOU!

National Night Out, 2018 – Post Event Report – This year several hundred people joined us at Community Park. Most were residents of Aransas Pass. Guests enjoyed hot dogs, chips, bottled water, and more. On behalf of our sponsors, 15 Owl Car Cameras were given away to participants. Several community support organizations and city staff […]

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Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded

Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting, Officer Jack McCarty was recognized for saving a baby’s life. Anytime an officer saves the life of another, he or she receives formal recognition and is awarded the Lifesaving Medal. The details surrounding this award are as follows: This Recognition is hereby given to […]

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Case Assistance – Criminal Damage

CHIEF OF POLICE ERIC BLANCHARD CASES ASSISTANCE REQUEST TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Case Assistance Request – Criminal Damage ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS – Sometime this past Sunday evening and into Monday morning, several vehicles were damaged with bricks. The suspect(s) used bricks to break out vehicle windows in the 300 Blk. of N. […]

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Shooting Investigation

On Monday, August 6, 2018, at approximately 10:01 p.m., officers were sent to Sherwood Forest Dr. for shots fired. Upon arrival, the suspect was gone but officers determined that a number of rifle rounds had been fired at a residence in the 1900 Blk. of Sherwood Forest Dr. Some of the rounds struck a vehicle […]

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Message from Code Compliance

Message from Code Compliance – Our Code Compliance Department has been working overtime trying to help folks recover from storm damage while also gaining compliance in the area of junk and debris and overgrown vegetation. Though he is understanding and facilitating for residents, the issues continue to mount up. Compliance Officer Cory Elrod would like […]

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