Crime Reports

West U armed robbery, carjacking

access_timeApril 5, 2017

Two criminals staged an accident to set up an armed robbery in the 4100 block of Swarthmore St. at about 3:30 am last Sunday morning.

Driving stoner locked up, other West U crimes

access_timeMarch 31, 2017

The highlights of this week’s West U crime…. Stoned driver arrested After a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Riley, the police officer smelled

West U bank robbery, police ask for help

access_timeMarch 9, 2017

Origin Bank, at 5324 Kirby (at Albans), got hit by four armed robbers at 1:30 this afternoon. West U police were there within three minutes,

Hurry to register: Constable’s rape defense course will be offered in West U

access_timeMarch 3, 2017

Slots are expected to be filled quickly for the Precinct 1 Constable’s 12-hour Rape Aggression Defense Course, which will be offered across four nights in

West U fires CodeRed, adopts better emergency notification system

access_timeFebruary 1, 2017

The catalyst for the change was a failure of CodeRed, the West U’s existing social media notification service during the recent multiple shooting on West

Slow crime week for West U police

access_timeDecember 9, 2016

12-04 Marijuana AT 1:36 AM, an officer saw a speeding vehicle in the 4100 block of Bissonnet. A car was pulled over in the 5700

Weed, burglary, and a needle in Halloween candy

access_timeNovember 4, 2016

10-28-16 Marijuana – At 8:26 am, an officer observed two men behind a dumpster for Einstein Bros. Bagels. at 5300 Kirby.  One of the men had

Police activity – stolen bike, drunk driving, burglary

access_timeOctober 28, 2016

10-21-16 Burglary Officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Ruskin for a burglary report. A contractor working on a residence that is under construction

It’s time for a Virtual Gated West University…not because we’re afraid but because it’s smart crime-fighting

access_timeOctober 25, 2016

In 1998, when a guy running for city council said he wanted to put cameras at every entrance to West University Place, I was horrified.

Missing West U girl safe at home

access_timeOctober 17, 2016

West U 16-year-old Sloane Soler is now at home, safe with her parents. Soler, a Lamar HS student, disappeared last Thursday. Details are not available,

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