Strangers Assault 50-Year-Old in Hotel Parking Lot - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Strangers Assault 50-Year-Old in Hotel Parking Lot

Posted: Updated:
FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -

Occurred on 7/15/12, 2:19 am  Assault  3101 Surfside Boulevard

Officers responding to a fight call at a local hotel arrived to find chaos reigning in the parking lot with suspects fleeing in two separate vehicles.

Police were able to pull over one of the suspect vehicles with four suspects inside.  The four were positively identified by a witness who told Officers they began to assault the victim punching and kicking him in face and head.  The motive for the assault was unknown as Officers were unable to talk to the victim who was taken to Spohn Memorial with facial injuries, possibly a broken nose.

Robert Rodriguez Sr., 46, and Robert Rodriguez Jr., 27, Jeremy Andrew Valdez, 23, and John A. Valdez, 37, were all arrested and booked at the City Detention Center.  All four were charged with Assault, a Class "A" Misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

Robert Rodriguez Sr. refused to provide his name to Officers and charged additionally charged with Failure to Identify.  Robert Rodriguez Jr. was also found to have an outstanding Municipal Court warrant for Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility with a fine of $423,  John Valdez was also charged with two outstanding Municipal Court warrant for Speeding in a School Zone with a fine of $207.10.

  • Youth Group Helps Cleanup Park

    Youth Group Helps Cleanup Park

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:32:20 GMT
    The Tobacco Prevention Control Coalition held a cleanup at Collier Park. They were there to pickup discarded cigarette butts.More >>
    The Tobacco Prevention Control Coalition held a cleanup at Collier Park. They were there to pickup discarded cigarette butts.More >>
  • Trailer Crashes Into House

    Trailer Crashes Into House

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:24:32 GMT
    It was quite the scare for one 11-year-old boy Thursday evening after a trailer crashed into the home he was staying in.More >>
    It was quite the scare for one 11-year-old boy Thursday evening after a trailer crashed into the home he was staying in.More >>
  • Proposed Wind Farm Causes Concern

    Proposed Wind Farm Causes Concern

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:19:27 GMT
    What organizers described as a grass roots meeting aimed at organizing opposition to the placement of a wind farm on the southside of town was held Thursday Night at the Corpus Christi Country Club.More >>
    What organizers described as a grass roots meeting aimed at organizing opposition to the placement of a wind farm on the southside of town was held Thursday Night at the Corpus Christi Country Club.More >>