News Release | City of Rockport: "Subject Dies After Arrest"

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 6:10 pm, peace officers of the Rockport Police Department and the Aransas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 100 block of Rattlesnake Point Road in Aransas County, in reference to a male subject and a female subject involved in a disturbance. An altercation ensued when the officers attempted to place the male subject under arrest. After the subject was taken into custody, he became unresponsive. Emergency first aid was immediately administered and EMS was summoned to the scene. Two officers also suffered minor injuries. The male subject was transported to Care Regional Hospital in Aransas Pass where he later died. This incident is currently under investigation by the Texas Rangers. An autopsy has been ordered by Judge Price, Justice of the Peace Pct. 6, San Patricio County.

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