Stolen Vehicle Linked to Murder Leads Police to an Arrest
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
At the time of 70-year old Charles Lee Noack's murder, Corpus Christi police found that his vehicle had also been missing or stolen. That vehicle was found Wednesday, and led police to one arrest.
Noack was found murdered in his apartment on Nemec Street on June 4. His grey Ford Escort was missing from the home.
According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, an investigation into the stolen vehicle led them to 32-year old Jacob Alan Crow, who was involved in the theft of Noack's vehicle. Police said witnesses have told them that Crow was driving the vehicle after Noack's murder.
Homicide detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Crow and charged him with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and possession of a prohibited weapon. Crow was arrested June 5 at the Weber Square Apartments, in the 5200 block of Weber Road, and was booked into the City Detention Center. His bond was set at $50,000.
According to the police, the homicide investigation is ongoing. Police have not indicated yet whether they believe Crow was involved in the homicide or not.