Busy Crime Weekend: Burglary, Thefts and a Fake ID

March 18, 2013

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Warrant Arrest

An officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6200 block of Edloe. As the vehicle approached the four way stop at the intersection of University and Edloe, the officer observed that the driver was not wearing his seatbelt. The officer then initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 3600 block of University. After the officer made contact with the driver it was discovered that he had two warrants with the City of Houston. The officer confirmed the warrants with Houston and afterwards placed the driver in custody. The driver was then transported to the WUPD jail where he met two officers with the Houston Police Department. The two officers then took custody of the driver without incident.

3-16-13

Burglary of Building

At 4:45 pm, an officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of Georgetown in reference to a theft that had already occurred. Upon the officer’s arrival, the complainant stated an unknown person(s) removed his bicycle from the unsecured detached garage without his consent.

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Theft

At 7:03 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Bellaire (Whole Foods Market) in regard to a theft in progress. Upon the officer’s arrival, the suspects left the location traveling westbound on Bellaire, leaving the stolen merchandise at the scene. The officers were unable to locate the vehicle and or suspect(s). The officer collected the necessary information to generate a report.

3-17-13

Driving while intoxicated

An officer observed a vehicle that was traveling in the 3100 block of Carnegie had failed to yield the right of way-stop sign. The officer initiated a traffic stop and upon further investigation discovered that the operator of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol. The operator was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

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Identity Theft

An officer was dispatched to the WUPD station in regards to identity theft. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complainant who stated that an unknown person attempted to file a tax return electronically using his social security number. The complainant was made aware of this when he spoke to an IRS agent over the telephone.

3-17-13

Fake ID

An officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the 6400 block of Buffalo Speedway. The officer initiated a traffic stop and upon further investigation discovered that the operator was in possession of a fake driving license. The operator was arrested and charged with possession of a fictitious driving license.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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