Five BMVs, Six Public Intoxications

January 13, 2009

The West U. Police Department has reported five car burglaries since Jan. 4.  The BMVs occurred in the 2700 block of Wroxton and the 2600 block of Robinhood on Jan. 4, the 6600 block of Sewanee on Jan. 7, the 4200 block of Sunset Boulevard on Jan. 8 and the 2700 block of Wroxton on Jan. 9.

Police took possession of two bicycles on Jan. 5. The first, a three-wheeled bicycle known as a California chariot, was left at a business in the 6100 block of Edloe. The second bicycle was reported to the police station after a resident found the bike at West U. Elementary about a month ago, and could not find the owner. 

Six public intoxications were reported in four days, from Jan. 6 to Jan. 10. The first resulted in two arrests after officers were dispatched to the 5600 block of Wakeforest regarding a man passed out on the sidewalk. He was arrested for public intoxication. A short time later, a woman was found hidding in a backyard that was not her residence – she was allegedly intoxicated and also arrested and charged with public intoxication.

Four of the public intoxication arrests occurred on Jan. 10. Around 12:28 a.m. police arrested a man after finding him urinating behind a business in the 5700 block of Kirby. Around 2:54 a.m. a man was arrested after a complaint by a resident about a window being broken. At about 3:50 a.m. a resident in the 6700 block of Brompton called police after an allegedly intoxicated unknown person kept ringing the doorbell. According to police, the man did not know where he was, and he was arrested. Police were called to a business in the 2600 block of Bissonnet around 11:37 p.m. concerning an intoxicated person who would not leave the property. When police arrived the man was standing in a puddle of his own urine outside the business and was arrested.

Around 8:56 p.m. Jan.4, police were called to the 3800 block of Pittsburg for a welfare check. Officers found the person to be a danger to herself, and she was taken to a psychiatric facility for observation.

Officers picked up a prisoner at from Houston around 8:09 p.m. Jan. 6. The prisoner has outstanding warrants in West U.

A driver pulled over in the 3100 block of Nottingham on Jan. 7 was arrested after police found the driver had no driver’s license, no insurance and an expired inspection sticker.

A solicitor was arrested in the 6500 block of Community after knocking on a door in the 4200 block of Riley that is on the no knock list. According to reports, when police located the solicitor, there was a copy of the no knock list in his pocket.

A resident’s daughter was placed under arrest for Class A Assault of her mother around 9:13 p.m. Jan. 7.

A woman’s purse was stolen from a classroom in the 3400 block of Bissonnet around 10:48 p.m. Jan. 8.

Around 11:07 p.m. Jan. 8, police pulled over a car in the 4100 block of Bissonnet for lacking license plate lights. The car pulled over in the 3900 block of Northwestern, and according to reports, the driver consented to a search of his car in which narcotics were found. The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

A vehicle parked in the 6400 block of Buffalo Speedway was damaged some time between 11:30 p.m. Jan. 9 and 7:40 a.m. Jan. 10.

A resident told police on Jan. 1o that he was receiving calls on his work Blackberry phone from an unknown person claiming the resident was using his brother’s phone. A report was filed.

Also on Jan. 10, a marked police car was damaged by another vehicle that did not stop and provide information.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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