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CCPD: Woman with two warrants related to a playground fight in downtown Corpus Christi turns herself in

Video evidence from the assault showed 21-year-old Destiny Garza fighting a woman who had a child in her arms.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Police Department said 21-year-old Destiny Garza, who had two outstanding warrants related to an assault in downtown Corpus Christi last month, has turned herself in to police. 

Garza turned herself in to the Nueces County Jail shortly after midnight Wednesday, officials with the CCPD said. 

Police say the assault happened on Saturday, February 13, around 5:20 p.m., at a park located on the 1500 block of Ocean Drive in Corpus Christi. Video evidence from the assault showed Garza fighting a woman who had a child in her arms. Police say the child had been placed in danger by the actions of Garza, while she intentionally and knowingly assaulted the victim.  

Credit: CCPD

On Monday, March 13, investigators were able to request and obtain an arrest warrant for Assault Causes Bodily Injury (Class A Misdemeanor – $5,000 Bond).  

An additional arrest warrant was requested and obtained on Tuesday, March 16, for Abandon/Endanger Child – Criminal Negligence (State Jail Felony-$20,000 Bond). 

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