Occurred on 6/22/12, 12:54 am Burglary of a Habitation 520 S. Carancahua
A homeowner washing dishes heard her cats "going crazy" on her back porch was startled to see a man looking back at her when she looked out her dining room window. She called 911 and within minutes Officers arrived to find Adrian Avalos, 47, hiding in her screen in patio.
He was also found to have entered an unlocked car behind the house and patio to gain access to the attached laundry room. A combination of the victim's quick actions and Officers quick arrival did not allow the suspect to steal any property. Avalos was arrested and charged with Burglary of a Habitation which is a 2nd Degree Felony and punishable by up to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000.
The Corpus Christi Police Department offers free home and business security surveys to make your home or business safer. Home inspections can also put money in your pocket by reducing your insurance premiums. Please contact Crime Prevention Specialist Brenda Moreno at 361-886-2765 to schedule your free survey.
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