Message from the Chief – Defunding the Police

Reprinted with PermissionAransas Pass Progress – by Sabrina HuttonOriginally Published 09/09/2020 With the term “defunding the police” popping up regularly now, many have probably wondered what this entails and what it would mean for a community like Aransas Pass. Aransas Pass Police Department’s Police Chief Eric Blanchard has stepped forward to provide some light on […]

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Recent Arrests, August 2020

The following arrests were made this past month. Those arrested are presumed innocent until their case has been disposed of by the court. We share public information to keep our community informed of police activities taking place within the City.

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Death Investigation

INFORMATION RELEASE (1)TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEEVENT #20-18321 This morning, 09/01/2020, just after 5:40 a.m., officers were sent to a residence in the area of Murphy Road and Highway 35 for a report of a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, they met with the resident and were told the 48-year-old Trent Gerard Cerrito, […]

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*UPDATED* New Ordinance, Affecting Our Community

*** AMENDED POST 9/10/2020 *** New Ordinance, Affecting Our Community – On Monday, August 17, 2020, the City Council voted final approval for ordinance #2020-4320. This ordinance applies only to Lighthouse Trails Kayak Park and bans certain motorized boats from being present on or launched from the park. This ordinance takes full effect after its official […]

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