Tactical Take-down Tuesday!

Tactical Take-down Tuesday! – Today, around 12:20 p.m., Aransas Pass Police, working with members of the DEA, served a federal search warrant at 1203 W. Yoakum Avenue. The resident, a convicted felon and known associate of the Mexican Mafia, Martin Cantu AGE 33 was taken into custody as a result of this investigation. The investigation […]

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Gas Pump Skimmer Device Found

Gas Pump Skimmer Device Found – On October 30th, 2018, officers were sent to the Snappy’s gas station located at the 2607 W. Wheeler in reference to a credit card skimmer found installed on pump 6. An employee of Snappy’s discovered the skimmer as he was attempting to connect a skimmer-prevention device. It is unknown […]

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Aggressive Physical Response – Huge Turnout!

Last evenings Aggressive Physical Response training was a great success. There were close to 30 participants, and all learned brief but effective ways to quickly defend themselves and evade an attacker. Thank you APHS Cheerleaders and APISD for the facility this wonderful event. We also appreciate all those who participated in the organization and instruction […]

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Baconfest 2018

This past weekend we celebrated Baconfest 2018 down at Redfish Bay Marina on the Harbor. The event was hosted by the Spirit of Aransas Pass. This was the 2nd year for Baconfest, but it would have been the 3rd had it not been for Hurricane Harvey last year. Proceeds from this event go to benefit […]

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NNO, 2018 – THANK YOU!

National Night Out, 2018 – Post Event Report – This year several hundred people joined us at Community Park. Most were residents of Aransas Pass. Guests enjoyed hot dogs, chips, bottled water, and more. On behalf of our sponsors, 15 Owl Car Cameras were given away to participants. Several community support organizations and city staff […]

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Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded

Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting, Officer Jack McCarty was recognized for saving a baby’s life. Anytime an officer saves the life of another, he or she receives formal recognition and is awarded the Lifesaving Medal. The details surrounding this award are as follows: This Recognition is hereby given to […]

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Message from Code Compliance

Message from Code Compliance – Our Code Compliance Department has been working overtime trying to help folks recover from storm damage while also gaining compliance in the area of junk and debris and overgrown vegetation. Though he is understanding and facilitating for residents, the issues continue to mount up. Compliance Officer Cory Elrod would like […]

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New Online, Helpful How-To Videos

We’ve launched a new page on our website. Our Helpful How-To Videos page will provide you with resourceful information to help protect you from crime victimization. We just released our first video which addresses Home and Business Surveillance Cameras. Visit our Helpful How-To Video page for more videos! See more: https://police.aptx.gov/about-us/helpful-how-to/

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Marine 1 Responds to a Capsized Boat

Marine 1 Responds to a Capsized Boat – On Wednesday 6/27/2018 around 9 pm, Officers were dispatched to the ICW RV Park located on Ransom Road. The caller reported that a small boat had flipped over and 3-4 subjects were in the water right in the middle of the channel. APPD Officers, APFD, and Tri-County […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Guide

As many of you know, the City of Aransas Pass sits in the heart of the Coastal Bend. The Texas coastal area with its very warm gulf waters make for the perfect fuel for hurricanes. Warm water is what helps build upon a hurricane’s strength and force. A storm can travel thousands of miles from […]

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Nuisance Campers Arrested!

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, around 1:58 a.m., Aransas Pass Patrol Officers tracked down a couple of nuisance campers on Harbor Island. Nathan Beck AGE 27 and Katelynn Martin AGE 26 were both arrested along Harbor Island Road, Aransas Pass, Texas. The two were found at their campsite. They were using the land as their […]

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Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered!

Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered! – On Wednesday, 09-27-2017, our detectives executed a search warrant at a local motel room in the 1300 block of South Commercial. The search warrant stemmed from internal intelligence and the arrest of Joe Delgado (24 years of age) for burglary of a vehicle (warrant). Officers began their investigation after […]

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Hurricane Harvey

As Hurricane Harvey intensifies, the City continues preparations. You should likewise prepare. Do not depend on the government, as our resources are limited and our demand on maintaining the City infrastructure is great. This page will auto-update every 120 seconds as long as you keep it open in your browser. Scroll down for latest updates. […]

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Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Are you ready? Stay in the know and stay prepared! Sign up for our Emergency Alerts! – The City of Aransas Pass utilizes services from CodeRED, our Police Blotter, Facebook, and Twitter to keep our community and interested parties informed. Signing up is quick and easy. When you sign up, you’ll start receiving alerts, almost […]

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Pig-E-Mon Trivia, Grand Prize Winners!!

Congratulations to our Pig-E-Mon Trivia Contest winners, Scott and Tiffany Hemberger from Corpus Christi, Texas! The Hemberger family, including their three children, get to enjoy a complimentary 2 night stay in a deluxe river view room at The Wyndham Garden River Walk Hotel in San Antonio and four New Braunfels Schlitterbahn Waterpark tickets. These fine […]

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Handgun Licensing Course (CHL or LTC)

Handgun Licensing Course (CHL or LTC) The Aransas Pass Police Department provides residents with the Texas Handgun Licensing Course (formerly the Texas CHL Course). This course is required before one is eligible to obtain a license to carry concealed or openly in Texas. Currently, the course is offered free of charge to City residents, City […]

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Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded

Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting, several were recognized for saving a man’s life. Anytime an officer saves the life of another, he or she receives formal recognition and is awarded the Lifesaving Medal. The details surrounding this award are as follows: This Recognition is hereby given to Assistant Police Chief David Perkins […]

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