Best Part of Shrimporee 2018…

Best part of Shrimporee 2018 PIG-E-MON! – Shrimporee is just days away and we are so excited!! Our staff will be on site with fun, prizes and lots of public safety information. Is your child ready for an adventure?!! We hope so because he or she could win BIG! And, if they don’t win big, […]

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Nuisance Campers Arrested!

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, around 1:58 a.m., Aransas Pass Patrol Officers tracked down a couple of nuisance campers on Harbor Island. Nathan Beck AGE 27 and Katelynn Martin AGE 26 were both arrested along Harbor Island Road, Aransas Pass, Texas. The two were found at their campsite. They were using the land as their […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Leaving No Man Behind

Message from our Chaplain – Leaving No Man Behind – We all have such profound respect and appreciation for those that wear the uniform, those serving in law enforcement and the military. We see the embodiment of the ideals of honor, sacrifice and courage that inspires us all. They serve as an example of how […]

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Facebook Complaint – Disrupting Church Services

Some of you may have seen this post on Facebook.  It captured my attention just as I know it did many of you.  I have now had an opportunity to explore the event further.   Policing in America is a tough job.  Often times we are dealt difficult situations and expected to perform to the highest standard.  That being said, […]

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Female Plows into 3 Pedestrians, Arrested

Case #17-19523 On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 around 6:35 p.m., police and emergency medical crews responded to the Bealls parking lot located at 1911 W. Wheeler in reference to a crash. Witnesses reported a vehicle had struck three pedestrians, in the parking lot. Ruby Elizabeth Gray (55 Y/O Female), driver of a white GMC truck, […]

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Minor Alcohol Sting

This past weekend Aransas Pass Officers conducted undercover investigations at the following businesses. This operation targeted those establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. In each operation, a minor child attempted to purchase alcohol while in the presence of a law enforcement officer. In all, only 1 location failed! Those Who Passed: More importantly, however, we’d […]

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Shrimporee – Traffic Matters to Keep in Mind

This year, like the previous, will probably be quite busy and hectic for some residents. It can also be stressful for those visiting AP. We have added a few extra pieces of signage this year to help reduce some safety concerns we’ve noticed from past Shrimporees. This neon orange image depicts no parking signs that […]

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