West U Police last week investigated several cases of burglaries from motor vehicles.
On June 26, an officer went to the 3000 block of University Blvd. at 10:59 p.m. to investigate a case of criminal mischief. The officer found that an unknown person had damaged the back window of the victim’s vehicle, although no items were taken.
At 8:57 p.m. on June 26, a West U officer on patrol in the 3900 block of Bissonnet observed a vehicle with a broken passenger side brake light. After a traffic stop, the officer obtained consent to search the vehicle. The driver was arrested for possession of marijuana.
On June 27, a West U officer on patrol in the 6400 block of West Point observed a vehicle with an expired motor vehicle registration sticker. The officer stopped the vehicle in the 4100 block of Milton. Upon further investigation, the driver was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
On June 28, a West U officer on patrol in the 5400 block of Buffalo Speedway noticed a vehicle with a broken left rear brake light. The officer stopped the vehicle and discovered that the driver had an expired and “not eligible” driver’s license due to “failure to appear” in court warrants. The driver was arrested for driving while license invalid and the active warrants from the Houston Police Department.
Also on June 28, a West U officer met at the police station lobby at 3800 University Blvd. with a West U resident about an animal bite. A report about the animal bite was generated.
On June 29,a West U officer was dispatched to the 2500 block of Murworth to meet with a Harris County Precinct 7 deputy, who had detained a woman with outstanding warrants from West U. The officer transported the suspect, along with her personal belongings, to the jail facility located at 3800 University where she was booked and processed without incident.
At 10:35 a.m. on June 29, a West U officer met with the victim of a motor vehicle burglary in the 2700 block of Amherst.The victim stated an unknown person(s) entered his unsecured vehicle, without his permission and stole several items. Information was taken and a report was generated.
West U police took another report of a motor vehicle burglary at 11 a.m. on June 29. The offense report did not include an address for the resident, who told police an unknown person(s) entered her vehicle and rummaged through her vehicle, without her consent. The victim reported no items missing from inside the vehicle.
At 7:39 p.m. on June 29, a West U officer met with a resident at the police department about a theft that had already occurred. The complainant told police that unknown suspects went to his home, claiming to provide air duct cleaning services and charged the victim’s credit card for the services.
On June 30, a West U officer was dispatched at 9:06 a.m. to the 5400 block of Community about a motor vehicle burglary. After further investigation, it was discovered the suspect(s) had . walked into the residence’s attached garage, which was opened. Several items were stolen from the victim’s vehicle, which was unsecured. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
Also on June 30, a West U officer was sent at 2:19 p.m. to the 3800 block of Tennyson, in reference to the burglary of a motor vehicle.The victim stated an unknown person(s) had entered her unsecured vehicle and had stolen several items. Information was taken and a report was generated.
On July 1, a West U officer observed the driver of a vehicle in the 4100 block of Bissonnet fail to come to a complete stop at a flashing red, traffic control device. The officer initiated a traffic stop in the 3700 block of Bissonnet. Upon further investigation, the driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Also on July 1, a West U officer observed a vehicle with an expired registration in the 6700 block of Buffalo Speedway. A traffic stop was conducted in the 3200 block of West Holcombe. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the vehicle was displaying a fictitious registration sticker, and a tampered/fictitious inspection sticker. The driver was subsequently arrested .
On July 2, a West U officer picked up a suspect from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 1200 Commerce. The suspect had outstanding warrants with the West U police department.