Crime report

August 18, 2009

August 9 to August 15

Fraud

A resident of the 3800 block of University Blvd. reported that unknown persons had opened bank accounts, using his money without his permission. He met with a West U police officer, who took information about the crime.

Prohibited Weapon

At 9:41 a.m. August 14, a West U police officer confiscated a club that is a prohibited weapon, after stopping the driver of a vehicle that had a broken brake light. The weapon was on the back floor board of the vehicle. The driver was released on the scene, in the 3800 block of Buffalo Speedway, with a warning.

Marijuana possession

A man who was standing on the sidewalk in the 6000 block of Belmont at about 2 a.m. on August 14 approached a West U police officer, who was sitting in his vehicle, and showed the officer his identification card. After the officer noticed “a strong odor of marijuana emanating from his person,” the man admitted to being in possession. He was arrested.

Identity theft

A West U resident went to the West U police department on August 14 to report being contacted by a collection agency about an authorized AT&T account that had been opened in his name. The account had been opened by unknown persons.

Criminal mischief

A resident in the 4100 block off Amherst called West U police at about 2 p.m. August 15 to report criminal mischief. A West U police officer viewed damage done to the property and spoke with the citizen.

Marijuana possession

A resident of the 2700 block of W. Holcombe called West U police on August 15 and told them that she did not want her son to live with her anymore. An officer who met with the son noticed a green leafy substance in his room, and the son admitted that the substance was his marijuana. He was arrested.

 

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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