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CCPD investigation lands two suspects behind bars

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Posted at 5:45 PM, Jul 28, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force announced that two suspects were arrested following a recent auto theft investigation.

Police said they arrested Erik Munoz, 17, and Adrian Balli, 17, on July 21, 2021.

Detectives said they recognized Munoz exiting a vehicle on a surveillance video in the 3000 Block of Eisenhower Street on the city's westside.

When officers discovered Munoz's location, police said Munoz was found to be in possession of a gun that was stolen from a vehicle on July 21.

Munoz was charged with theft of a firearm from a vehicle and possession of marijuana.

Police also Balli was also arrested and charged with possession of a unlawful carrying of a weapon.