Routine Traffic Stops End In Arrests For Lack Of Insurance, License Issues

March 30, 2009

West U. police arrested a man around 1:54 p.m. March 26 in the 2900 block of Bissonnet after a stop for a missing license plate and an unsafe lane change revealed the driver had three outstanding warrants and lacked proof of car insurance.

Three other traffic stops lead to arrests on March 27. A driver stopped for lacking a visible front license plate was arrested for not having a driver’s license or car insurance in the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway. In the 3200 block of Nottingham, a driver was pulled over for failing to signal while entering an intersection, and was arrested for driving with a suspended license and no proof of car insurance. A driver stopped in the 6800 block of Buffalo Speedway was arrested for driving with an invalid license.

Around 12:44 a.m. March 28, a driver pulled over for running a stop sign was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after taking a field sobriety test and a breathalyzer test.

A briefcase was reported stolen from a car in the 2900 block of Quenby some time between 8 p.m. March 27 and 8 a.m. March 28.

A driver pulled over in the 4000 block of Drake around 9:30 p.m. March 28 was arrested for outstanding warrants out of West U. and Houston.

Police made a public intoxication arrest around 12:17 a.m. March 29 after the suspect was found asleep in a vehicle in the 5300 block of Kirby.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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