Police have arrested a man suspected of murder after he caused a highspeed crash in Corpus Christi Wednesday afternoon.
According to KIII-TV, police attempted to stop 18-year-old Eddie Quesada for an outstanding murder warrant after he was recognized by a supervisor with the Corpus Christi Police Department’s Gang Unit.
Quesada is suspected of killing 17-year-old Michael Joseph Quintero on November 27, 2020, outside of Quintero’s home on the 7900 block of Grizzley Drive. Quesada was booked into the Nueces County Jail on December 9 but was released on January 20 with documents stating the case may be re-filed at a later date.
On June 25, a grand jury reconvened, returning a True-Bill for Quesada for the incident with warrants being issued for murder and aggravated assault the same day.
Police attempted to stop a vehicle Quesada was in on the 5200 block of McArdle. The driver of the vehicle took off and attempted to evade police and caused a crash with an unrelated vehicle.
Quesada was arrested along with another occupant of the vehicle, 18-year-old roman Felan. Quesada is charged with murder, aggravated assault, unlawful carrying of a weapon, manufacture/delivery of controlled substance PG2, and possession of marijuana. Felan is charged with evading arrest and hindering apprehension.
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