September 6 to September 9, 2009
Burglaries, motor vehicles
West U police are investigating several motor vehicle burglaries in the city last week. Those cases include the September 7 burglary of a vehicle in the 3000 block of Robinhood; two motor vehicle burglaries on September 8, one in the 3100 block of Bissonnet and another in the 4000 block of Bellaire.
.Hit and run
A West U police officer was called to the 3600 block of Plumb on September 7, after a resident there noticed damage to his vehicle parked on the street. The vehicle had apparently been side-swiped, but there were no witnesses to the accident. The case is under investigation.
West U police are investigating the September 9 burglary of a home in the 3900 block of Bissonnet. An officer was called there at about 1:30 p.m., about an open window. The window, which was part of the front door, had been removed. Drawers in the master bedroom had been left open, but the resident couldn’t determine whether anything was missing. The case is under investigation.
Motor Vehicle theft
West U police arrested a suspected car thief at about 3 a.m. September 10, after officrs on patrol noticed an unoccupied vehicle stoppe about 100 feet short of the intersection of Brompton and Pittsburg. They noticed the suspect walking east in the 2900 block of Bromption. Officers checked the vehicle’s registration and learned it had been reported stolen to Houston Police.
A scent-tracking blood hound was called to the scene and tracked an article in the inside of the car to the suspect.
The suspect has a long criminal history, including arrest for Assault, theft, two prior car thefts, criminal mischief and three arrests for possession of controlled substances.
West U police issued a missing persons report and alert on September 9, after a man reported that his wife had been mising for several hours. The man told police that his wife had left all of her personal belongings AT THEIR home, including her shoes. About 2 hours later, the 62-year old woman r eturned and explained that she had been taking care of a vacationing neighbor’s home, according to West U police Lt. Charlie Deily.
A West U resident told police last week that his passport and other important documents were lost, while his property was being packed up and shipped to the United States from the Middle East. A report was generated.
A woman with outstanding arrest warrants from the Houston Police Department was arrested September 12 at about 3:20 a.m. by West U police. An officer noticed a woman walking in the 6200 block of Community and stopped ot ask about her welfare, due to the time. The woman has previously been charged with drug offenses and theft.