A number of Calallen eating places focused by burglars
- La Cabana, La Tropicana, Taqueria Guadalajara, and El Olvido Making
- A number of Calallen eating places burglarized by thieves
- Nov. 2, Nov. 14, Nov. 15
- 10669 Leopard St., 9802 Leopard St., 10341 Leopard St., 14617 Northwest Blvd.
Corpus Christi Police mentioned they’ve a suspect recognized in a sequence of burglaries at a number of native eating places within the Calallen-Annaville space.
KRIS 6 obtained a tip concerning the first housebreaking which occurred Nov. 2 at La Cabana Mexican Restaurant. Almost two weeks later, a number of different eating places had been focused. La Tropicana was subsequent. The next day, two different eating places had been hit: Taqueria Guadajalara and El Olvido Hacienda.
The homeowners at El Olvido Haciendo spoke with KRIS 6 following the terrifying incident. The proprietor’s youngsters recalled the moments their mom opened the restaurant earlier than 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
“When she received out of the automobile, she heard the glass breaking and as quickly as she walked in, she noticed the mess,” Fernando Garcia mentioned. “She received actually, actually scared. She ran out and known as us. Then we known as the police.”
The alleged suspect took off proper after, however surveillance video captured his each transfer. Photographs had been taken from the recorded video whereas he ransacked by way of drawers, trashing the family-owned restaurant. The proprietor mentioned he even received away with two money registers, money and some checks.
“Trying again on the footage, it did look a bit bit premeditated and calculated, simply barely like he had a plan,” Garcia mentioned, “He knew the place to go, what cameras to chop. Fortuitously, he didn’t reduce something main, however he knew precisely the place to go and the place to cover.”
Now, the homeowners mentioned they have been getting harassing calls.
“The day after, I’ve been getting a whole lot of harassing cellphone calls from many various cellphone numbers,” Elsa Garcia mentioned. ‘They’ve been telling me you’re going to die,’ ‘You fats cheeseburger,’ I am not scared, however I really feel like I am not the goal and we have gotten greater than fifteen calls within the matter of thirty minutes.”
However El Olvido was not the one restaurant impacted by the suspect’s thieving deeds. Taqueria Guadalajara was additionally hit. The proprietor mentioned the thief shattered one of many doorways, took money from the register and broken different property contained in the restaurant.
Corpus Christi Police mentioned there may be an ongoing investigation into the alleged suspect and if they’re caught, might face a state jail felony, which is punishable by as much as two years in jail and as much as a $10,000 tremendous.
The homeowners of every restaurant mentioned they’re blissful that nobody was bodily harm throughout the burglaries, however are hoping the police catches whoever did this.