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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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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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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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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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Marine 1 Responds to a Capsized Boat

Marine 1 Responds to a Capsized Boat – On Wednesday 6/27/2018 around 9 pm, Officers were dispatched to the ICW RV Park located on Ransom Road. The caller reported that a small boat had flipped over and 3-4 subjects were in the water right in the middle of the channel. APPD Officers, APFD, and Tri-County […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Guide

As many of you know, the City of Aransas Pass sits in the heart of the Coastal Bend. The Texas coastal area with its very warm gulf waters make for the perfect fuel for hurricanes. Warm water is what helps build upon a hurricane’s strength and force. A storm can travel thousands of miles from […]

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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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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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Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered!

Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered! – On Wednesday, 09-27-2017, our detectives executed a search warrant at a local motel room in the 1300 block of South Commercial. The search warrant stemmed from internal intelligence and the arrest of Joe Delgado (24 years of age) for burglary of a vehicle (warrant). Officers began their investigation after […]

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