Houston Teenager Arrested In Connection With Multiple West U Car Burglaries

July 29, 2010

An 18-year-old Houston resident was arrested on July 21 for his involvement in nine West U car burglaries.

Juan Vences was arrested by the Precinct One Constables around 4 a.m. at a park near West 12th and Lawrence St.

Vences and two 14-year-old males stole several GPS’s, stereos, speakers, iPods, cell phones, knives and ammunition from vehicles throughout West U.

The two juveniles were not arrested or charged and were released to their parents, Det. David McCurry said.

The teenagers were involved in the following burglary of motor vehicle incidents:

On July 21, a vehicle was broken into in the 4200 block of Amherst.

On July 21, a vehicle was broken into in the 4200 block of Amherst.

On July 21, police responded to a burglary of a motor vehicle in progress in the 4200 block of Amherst.

On July 21, a GPS was stolen out of a Ford pickup truck in the 4100 block of Riley.

On July 21, a West U resident came to the police station to report that his vehicle had been broken into and items were stolen. The resident’s items were returned to him.

On July 21, an iPod touch was stolen from a vehicle and returned to its owner after the suspects were arrested.

On July 21, a resident reported that his Sirius radio was stolen from his vehicle. The radio was returned after suspects were arrested.

On July 22, a radio was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 4200 block of Oberlin.

On July 23, speakers were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 4100 block of Southwestern. The speakers had been recovered during the arrest a few days prior and were returned to the owner.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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