The West University Police Department was busy this past week responding to calls of criminal mischief, assault and burglaries.
In the early morning of April 4, police officers noticed a vehicle on the 5400 block of Fairmont being driven without a license plate attached to the front. The officers stopped the vehicle at the 5300 block of Community and after further investigation it was identified that the driver has past traffic violations. The driver and passenger were arrested. The passenger was arrested due to the fact that they failed to identify the fugitive to law enforcement.
A day later, an officer observed another vehicle without license plates attached to the front. The vehicle was in the 6500 block of Buffalo Speedway. The officer initiated a traffic stop and upon further investigation discovered that the driver was driving with a suspended license. The driver was also in possession of marijuana and had warrants for past traffic violations for surrounding agencies. The driver was subsequently arrested and charged.
On April 5th, officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Robinhood in regards to a subject who was discharging a paintball gun. Once the officers arrived, the subject admitted to shooting a paintball gun in the area. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the subject shot at property belonging to a resident in the 3400 block of Robinhood. The subject was issued a citation for criminal mischief.
Officers responded to a report of an assault that had already occurred on April 6 in the 6200 block of Edloe. Upon their arrival, it was discovered that the assault had occurred in the 3600 block of Rice Blvd. A report for the assault was generated.
At 1:46 a.m. on April 7th, officers saw a vehicle in the middle of the road in the 3100 block of Robinhood. Upon further investigation the occupants were arrested for having active warrants and traffic violations. Property not being owned by any of occupants was discovered while doing inventory on the vehicle. Both occupants were subsequently charged with theft.
Later in the day, officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of University Blvd. in regards to an assault in progress. A search was conducted when officers arrived but they were unable to locate the suspect. The officers were able to gather information to identify the suspect.
A house was burglarized on April 7th in the 6100 block of Charlotte. Officers gathered information and a report was generated.