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Aggravated Robbery, Suspect in Custody

Aggravated RobberySonic Drive-In, Aransas PassCase #19-20973For Immediate Release Just after 7:15 pm this past evening, officers were dispatched to the Sonic Drive-In located at 1662 W. Wheeler Avenue. The victim reported being robbed while trying to serve the driver his food. The driver/suspect, Jimmy Porter AGE 30 of Wink, Texas, used a rifle as he […]

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Leave No Trace

Come join our Code Enforcement, Police Department, and Police Explorers team for this wonderful 1-hour discussion about Leave No Trace. This event takes place August 29th beginning at 6:00 p.m. inside the Aransas Pass Council Chambers. What are you thankful for? The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact […]

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Hit & Run, Cyclist Injured *UPDATED

Hit & Run with InjuriesCase #19-16984HWY 361 @ Harbor Island RoadFor Immediate Release *** UPDATE 8/14/2019 *** Back on July 13th during the early morning hours officers responded to E. HWY 361 in reference to an auto/pedestrian hit and run. The victim was struck from behind while riding his motorized bike. At the time, he […]

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Fatal Kayaking Event

Fatal Kayaking EventCase #19-12983For Immediate Release ***UPDATE: 5/31/2019 @ 3:50 p.m. *** The victim is identified as Trace Richardson AGE 31 of Portland, Texas. According to the investigation, Trace died from the initial impact of the boat striking him while in his kayak. We continue to work closely with the Texas Parks And Wildlife Game […]

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Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded

Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting this week, Sergeant Travis Baker and Officer David Piper were recognized for saving the life of a 77 YOA resident. Also included were Firefighters Captain Juan Cruz, Firefighter Matt Willhelm, and Firefighter Kade Norman. Anytime an officer or firefighter saves the life of another, he […]

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A New Tool to Combat Opioid Deaths

The Aransas Pass Police Department obtained a steady supply of Narcan kits. Each police officer has been instructed on how to deploy Narcan in the field during an emergency situation. Every officer will carry a kit with them while on duty. In the event the officer encounters a situation where the patient has overdosed on […]

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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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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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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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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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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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New Online, Helpful How-To Videos

We’ve launched a new page on our website. Our Helpful How-To Videos page will provide you with resourceful information to help protect you from crime victimization. We just released our first video which addresses Home and Business Surveillance Cameras. Visit our Helpful How-To Video page for more videos! See more: https://ap-police.com/about-us/helpful-how-to/

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