Crime Report: Drunk Driver Evades West U Police

October 22, 2012


Minor Accident 

At 4:58 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 4000 Bellaire for a minor accident. An unknown suspect hit a vehicle and did not leave any identifying information.


No crimes reported. 


DWI / Evading

At 12:05 AM, an officer observed a vehicle stopped in the intersection of Sunset and Buffalo Speedway. The officer initiated a traffic stop to check on the welfare of the driver. As the officer approached the vehicle, the driver began to drive off. The driver refused to stop and continued for several blocks before coming to a stop. Officers made contact and discovered the driver to be intoxicated. The driver was arrested for DWI and evading.


Unlawful Carry of a Weapon 

At 02:41 AM, an officer observed a male in the 6500 block of Buffalo Speedway. The suspect was stopped for walking in the roadway where a sidewalk is provided. The suspect was found to be in possession of a handgun. A check of the gun found it to be stolen out of Houston. The suspect was arrested.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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