Thefts, marijuana possession in West U

August 1, 2014

It was a quiet week in West University Place, where police investigated one motor vehicle burglary, the theft of a bicycle and the theft of copper from a construction site.

At 9:37 a.m. Friday July 25, an officer was dispatched to the 2700 block of Wroxton, where a burglary of a motor vehicle that had already occurred. The officer arrived and met with the complainant, who advised that an unknown person had entered the vehicle and stolen a wallet and credit cards.

On Sunday, an officer investigated the theft of a bicycle from a residence in the 2900 block of Quenby. The complainant advised that his bicycle had been stolen from the driveway, with an older bicycle left in its place.

At 1:59 a.m. Monday, an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Bissonnet for speeding and stop sign violations. The driver and the rear seat passenger were arrested for possession of marijuana. The front seat passenger was place on an investigative hold, for theft.

Later on Monday, an officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Albans, in reference to the theft of copper. The complainant told police that an unknown person had stolen several cables, wires and other items, which were copper-lined.

No crimes were reported on Tuesday or Wednesday in West U.

On Thursday, an officer responded to a minor accident in the 3000 block of Tangley. The complainant told the officer that someone was struck his vehicle, causing damage. The unknown driver did not stop and provide information, as required by state law.

At about 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, an officer observed a vehicle travelling southbound in the 5500 block of Wakeforest with multiple traffic violations. A traffic stop was conducted in the 2600 block of Rice. Further investigation revealed the passenger was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited on the scene, and released with a pending court date.