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Four Homes Burglarized In Four Days | InstantNewsWestU.com

Four Homes Burglarized In Four Days

February 18, 2009

West U. police have reported four home burglaries in four days. The front door of a residence in the 4100 block of Bissonnet was kicked in and a computer reported stolen On Feb. 9.  A home in the 5600 block of Auden was burglarized on Feb. 11 after someone forced open a patio door in the back of the residence. Police were alerted by a house alarm. The homeowner was contacted, but was out of the country. According to reports, a large flat screen television was missing.  A bicycle was stolen from an unsecured garage in the 5600 block of Community on Feb. 11. On Feb. 12 a resident came to the police station to report a home burglary for insurance purposes.


A traffic stop on Feb. 9 resulted in the arrest of the driver around 10 p.m. Police pulled the driver over after he allegedly ran a stop sign in the 5800 block of Auden at the 3700 block of Tangley. When the officer approached the vehicle he smelled burning marijuana and searched the car. The search resulted in the discovery of a small bag of marijuana and a weapon. The driver was arrested for possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of marijuana.


A laptop was reported stolen from a car parked in the 2600 block of Bissonnet on Feb. 9. According to reports, the laptop was in plain view on the seat of the car. The window next to the laptop was broken.


A driver who ran a stop sign in the 5500 block of Westchester on Feb. 10 was arrested after police found she had outstanding warrants from the city. She was also issued a citation for the traffic violation.


A driver and passenger were arrested and charged with tampering with governmental documents on Feb. 10. The driver was pulled over around 10:15 p.m. due to an expired inspection sticker. The driver did not have a license or insurance, and police found fake social security cards and identification cards for both the driver and the passenger.


A resident told police on Feb. 11 that an unknown person used her information to open a brokerage account with Trade King on Jan. 26. On Feb. 7, an unknown person used her Social Security number to open an account with AT&T for phone service in Michigan. Both accounts have been closed.


On Feb. 12 police noticed a suspicious person in the 3200 block of Pittsburg, traveling westbound. The suspect was identified and arrested for possession of marijuana.


A resident gave police copies of e-mails and an Internet blog written by a person known to the resident, in which the resident says she is being threatened. Police are investigating.


A driver pulled over Feb. 12 around 7 p.m. on the 3700 block of Sunset for an expired registration sticker was arrested for having no driver’s license or insurance.


A taxi driver flagged down police around 2:37 a.m. Feb. 14 in the 3700 block of University. The driver told police that his passenger was very intoxicated and had no way to pay him. The passenger was arrested for public intoxication.


Around 3 a.m. Feb. 14 police met with Harris County Constables to take custody of a suspect with West U. warrants. Around 9 a.m., police took custody of another suspect with warrants from the Houston Police Department.


Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Pemberton around 10:36 p.m. Feb. 14 in reference to a car theft in progress. The officers searched the area, but did not find the car.


InstantNewsWestu Staff

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