Suspected Car Burglar Crashes After Police Chase

July 21, 2009

A car burglary suspect was arrested at his home a few days after a chase with West U. police ended in a car crash on the US 59 feeder road. According to reports, police saw a car burglary in progress around 2:21 a.m. July 15 in the 5400 block of Rutgers. Police tried to stop the suspect vehicle, but the driver fled and a chase ensued. When the driver crashed into a guard rail at US 59, the suspect ran from the car and police were unable to find him. Police had enough information on his identity to file a warrant, and arrested him a few days later at his home.

A man trying to register as a solicitor with the City of West U. July 13 ended up under arrest after it turned out he had outstanding warrants with the city. Also on July 13, West U. police picked up a suspect with outstanding West U. warrants from Precinct 5 deputy constables.

West U. police took custody of a suspect from Precinct 5 deputy constables on July 13 for outstanding West U. warrants.

A West U. resident reported harassing text messages on July 13, telling police that several former friends were responsible for the messages. A subpoena had been obtained for the phone records of the owner of the phone the messages were sent from.

A car parked in the 3400 block of Plumb was hit by another vehicle and damaged on July 13. No suspect information was available and the case was closed.

On July 14, police stopped a car in the 6600 block of Buffalo Speedway for a missing front license plate and lack of insurance. During the stop, police discovered that the driver’s license was suspended. On July 15, police stopped a car in the 3400 block of Sunset after a registration check reveled the car was uninsured. During the stop police discovered that the driver’s license was suspended and the inspection sticker was fake.  The next day, another driver was arrested after a stop for changing lanes while unsafe in the 4100 block of Bissonnet. Police discovered the drover’s license was suspended and the driver had two warrants for his arrest. A traffic stop on July 17 in the 2700 block of Plumb ended in arrest when police discovered the driver’s license was suspended and the driver had 11 warrants for his arrest.

A resident in the 4200 block of Law reported a home burglary on July 14. The resident told police that someone broke her bathroom window and stole several electronic items.

Equipment was reported stolen on July 16 from a construction site in the 6300 block of Brompton.

A resident told police on July 16 that an unknown person was using her debit card information to buy items online. The debit card was still in the owner’s possession.  On July 17, a resident told police that an unknown person used his credit card to buy items on the Internet.

A resident in the 6100 block of Fordham told police on July 16 that clothes were taken from his house without his consent.

Police arrested a man for warrants after allegedly seeing him urinating on the sidewalk in the 6700 block of Belmont on July 17.

A driver was pulled over around 3:12 a.m. July 18 in the 5300 block of Edloe after police say he was speeding and ran a stop sign in the 5300 block of Edloe. According to police, the driver was intoxicated, agreed to provide a blood specimen and was arrested.  

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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