Operation Crackdown Reclaims Control of Known Crime Areas

Media Advisory

What:   Operation Crackdown

When:  10:30 am, Wednesday, May 16

Where: 830 Cheyenne Street, 78405                          

  Who:  Chief of Police Mike Markle

             Colonel Miguel A. Torres, Texas Counterdrug Commander, National Guard

             Rose Shaw Elementary Students

             Officer Blue

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – An abandoned house known to attract illicit activity such as prostitution, gangs and drugs will no longer be an eyesore to a west side neighborhood.

On Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 am, authorities will demolish the structure located at 830 Cheyenne Street as part of Operation Crackdown, a collaborative effort between the City, Police, Code Enforcement, and the Texas National Guard. The building is one of 20 to be demolished around the city to rid neighborhoods of criminal activity.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-2040 at least 48 hours in advance.

For more information contact Public Information Manager DeAnna McQueen at (361) 826-2940 or by email at deannam@cctexas.com.

Op Crackdown Map Location