Minor Driving Under The Influence Released To Parents

June 10, 2008

A minor was arrested for driving under the influence June 1, and released to his parents. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop, after an officer noticed the driver speeding in the 5700 block of Buffalo Speedway and pulled him over around 12:31 a.m.

Around 1:15 a.m. June 1, an officer stopped two men who were walking in the street in the 3700 block of Arnold. Police say both were under the influence of drugs and alcohol. A search resulted in the discovery of marijuana and a pair of brass knuckles. Jordan Elijah Astrich was arrested for carrying a prohibited weapon and possession of marijuana, and Jonathan Alexander Mann was arrested for public intoxication.

An officer investigating a suspicious vehicle parked in the 2700 block of Bissonnet June 2 discovered the vehicle was listed stolen out of Houston. Houston police confirmed the car was stolen and towed it to storage.

A vehicle in the 3800 block of Villanova Street was towed that day as well, after police were informed it had been parked there for more than 72 hours. The vehicle had already been stickered with a warning concerning the ordinance violation.

Houston police called in WUPD after realizing a suspect had traffic warrants out of West U. West U. Police picked the man up around 1:47 a.m. June 4.

Police were called June 4 to the Bank of Texas at 5500 Kirby Dr. to investigate documents involved in two fraud cases that occurred in March and April. Police say the new documents had not been reported originally, and case numbers were assigned.

Also that Wednesday, a woman holding a black puppy flagged down an officer, and told the officer that a man had just taken the puppy out of the back of his truck and left it on the curb in the 6500 block of West Point. The officer took the puppy, and West U.’s animal control officer took the dog to the ASPCA.

A home in the 6700 block of Vanderbilt was burglarized last June 5, according to police reports. Police were called to the home around 1 p.m. when the resident came home and found the garage door and front door open. The officer searched the house, but didn’t find anyone inside. The resident reported that a few things were missing.

Police investigated an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound June 5, in which the victim was taken to River Oaks Hospital. Police reports indicate the incident was an accident, and alcohol was involved.

A business at 3630 University Blvd. was broken into June 6, and police are investigating. Also on Friday, the window of a car in the 4200 block of Bellaire Blvd. was shattered and the owner’s wallet taken from the center console.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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