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NASCC security detains truck driver, closes south gate

Posted at 4:15 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 18:19:34-05

UPDATE: NASCC reports that the Main gate has now reopened. The base says the suspect vehicle was searched and by CCPD bomb squad and deemed not to be a threat.

The South/Main Gate has opened to all traffic.The truck that had been detained has been searched and cleared by CCPD bomb squad, rendered safe and deemed not a threat.

Posted by Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on Monday, February 25, 2019


Police activity has led to the closure of the South Gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.

According to NASCC public affairs, at approximately 2:45 p.m., NASCC Security personnel stopped a truck at the Commercial Vehicle Inspection gate that had a BOLO (be on the lookout) attached to it. The Military Working Dog also alerted on the truck.

The driver has been detained. A perimeter has been set up, which includes securing the South/Main Gate. The gate has been closed to all traffic.

Criminal Investigation Division and CCPD are on scene.

All traffic has been diverted through the North/Ocean Drive Gate.

This is a developing story and more information will be reported as it becomes available.