Public Urination Leads To Public Intoxication Arrest
West U. police arrested a man for public intoxication in the 2600 block of Bissonnet around 1:37 a.m. May 10 after police say he was urinating behind a business. The man was arrested for public intoxication. On May 11, another man was arrested for public intoxication around 4:39 a.m. after police say he was passed out across the front sea of a vehicle with the driver’s side door open in the 5300 block of Kirby.
A resident of the 4000 block of Milton appears to be the victim of an Internet scam involving the sale of a vehicle. The resident told police on May 7 that he purchased a vehicle on the Internet site eBay, making payment by wire transfer. After the transfer was made, the seller claimed not to have received payment. When the resident checked on the payment with eBay, there was no record of the sale or the seller. West U. Police and eBay are investigating the incident.
Car burglaries were reported on May 10, May 11 and May 13 in the 3000 block of Rice Blvd, the 2800 block of Jarrard and the 4100 block of Bissonnet. One of the vehicles was not locked, and one had a window smashed.
A traffic stop around 2:35 a.m. May 11 ended in the arrest of the driver for possession of marijuana. The stop was initiated after an officer saw the driver fail to signal a turn from Community on to Bissonnet. The stop took place in the 5900 block of 610. Police discovered the driver did not have a driver’s license and has marijuana in the car. On May 13, another stop was made for failing to signal a turn and the driver have police permission to search his car. Police found what appeared to be marijuana and arrested the driver.
A resident of the 3600 block of Amherst told police on May 11 that jewelry was missing from her home.
Police pulled over a driver around 6:35 a.m. May 12 in the 3200 block of Georgetown for speeding in the 5800 block of Buffalo Speedway. Police discovered the driver had a suspended license and warrants out of Houston. The driver was cited for speeding and driving with an invalid license and arrested for the warrants.
Police were called to the 6400 block of Rutgers on May 12 regarding pawn tickets that were found in a driveway. Police took the tickets back to the station.
The front and rear license plates were reported stolen from a car parked in the driveway of a home in the 3000 block of Cason May 13. Police have registered the license plates as stolen.
A resident in the 3100 block of Albans told police around 5 a.m. May 14 that an adult was missing and should have returned from a local club. The subject was later located through her cell phone, and told police she was fine.
A driver was arrested around 8:20 a.m. May 14 after police noticed that the license plate on the car appeared to be altered or damaged. A check of the registration returned unconfirmed insurance, and police stopped the driver. According to police reports, the driver had a warrant out of Missouri City and a fictitious inspection sticker, and was arrested.
A woman driving in the 2600 block of Robinhood around 11:21 a.m. May 14 was arrested after she was pulled over for an expired inspection sticker. The car’s registration also came back as unconfirmed. When police spoke to the woman, they discovered she had no car insurance, a suspended license and two warrants for her arrest.
Two more drivers were cited for driving with either a suspended or invalid driver’s license on May 16. One was stopped in the 2600 block of University because the left brake light on the driver’s car was not working, and one driver was stopped for traffic violations in the 3100 block of Plumb.
A woman who was rear-ended at a red light in the 6700 block of Buffalo Speedway around 4:44 p.m. May 15 told police that the person who hit her left the scene. Police could not find the suspect in the area.
A resident found a bicycle in the 4000 block of Swarthmore on May 16, and gave it to police to safe keeping.