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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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Persistent Phone Outages

BACKUP PHONE LINES: 361-717-1254 361-717-1264 Over the past several months, the police department has experienced several outages on our public phone lines. Those lines are the ones you call when seeking non-emergency service from the PD or when calling City Hall (361-758-5224 or 361-758-5301). Recently, the outages have increased and are continuing today. We have […]

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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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Escaped, Wanted Suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, April 8, 2019Case #19-9021 (Escaped, Wanted Suspect)Aransas Pass, Texas On Friday, April 5th, 2019 around noon time, officers responded to a fight between two male subjects. The fight was the result of Martin Falcon AGE 33 being caught in the act of sexually abusing a child. Falcon was taken into custody for […]

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Monday Meth Mayhem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, March 18, 2019Case #19-7963 (Drug Arrest)1309 Oak Park Drive On Monday, March 18, 2019, around 4:15 p.m., officers set up near 1309 Oak Park Drive watching the residence. The occupants’ activity at the location is described as a nuisance by other residents in the neighborhood. Additionally, police are no stranger to this […]

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Attempted Suicide by Cop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, March 18, 2019Case #19-7939 (Deadly Conduct)1200 Blk. W. Young On Monday, 03/18/2019 at approximately 12:00 a.m., an Aransas Pass Police Officer heard gunshots to the north of town. The officer responded with his partner to the area uncertain if the shooting was occurring in or outside of the City Limits. While searching […]

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Valentines Day Drug Bust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 14, 2019 116 N. Arch Street Detectives began this investigation earlier this month after receiving complaints of illegal drug activity taking place at 116 N. Arch Street. During the investigation, detectives were able to purchase heroin from the resident Mary Jo Hodgson AGE 52. Hodgson was identified as both a […]

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Case #18-26573, Burglary

Case #18-26573 (Burglary) Doritos Bandit! This suspect broke into the Charlie Marshall Funeral Home on December 8th, 2018 and viciously brutalized their two vending machines to steal the change inside them. Though the crook made away with very little money, he left several thousands of dollars worth of damage. Know him? Tip us so we […]

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Shop with a Cop, 2018

This year’s shop with a cop was another huge success!  The fifth annual Shop with a Cop, Aransas Pass was brought to you by Corpus Christi Shop with a Cop organization.  We are blessed this organization can continue supporting Aransas Pass children.  And, it would not have been possible without your kind donations and support.   Pictures […]

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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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