CORPUS CHRISTIE, TX – At approximately 1:01 pm on Thursday, June 17, 2021, officers were dispatched to the 4900 block of S Staples for an Aggravated Robbery. The victim advised that the suspects approached her, displayed a handgun and demanded personal property.
At approximately 2:57 pm on the same date, officers were notified that the stolen credit cards were being used at several businesses on the 5400 block of S Padre Island Drive. Officers reviewed surveillance footage from the stolen credit card purchases and a short time later officers observed the male suspects in the area. Officers made contact with 19-year-old David Guzman and 17-year-old Matthew Henry.
Both suspects were positively identified by the victim and they were subsequently taken into custody. The suspects were found in possession of the victims stolen property, which was recovered and later returned to the victim. Officers also located two handguns as well as the suspect vehicle which returned as stolen from another jurisdiction, it was also recovered.
19-year-old Guzman was charged with Aggravated Robbery, Credit Card Abuse, Failure to Identify as Fugitive, one warrant out of San Pat County for Parole Violation for Theft of Firearm, and five outstanding warrants out of San Pat County for Burglary of Motor Vehicle.
17-year-old Henry was charged Aggravated Robbery, Credit Card Abuse, Unlawful Carrying of Weapon, UUMV-Stolen out of Jurisdiction, and an outstanding warrant for Parole Violation for Intimidation. If you have any additional information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at https://www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx?ID=343&C&T. Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward of up to $2,500.