Traffic Stops Lead To Several Arrests

January 28, 2009

A burglary alarm was activated after forced entry was made into the front window of a business in the 5800 block of Kirby around 1:21 a.m. Jan. 19. The burglar is under investigation.

A traffic stop for expired registration around 7:46 p.m. ended in arrest Jan. 19. The traffic stop was initiated in the 6100 block of Weslayan, and ended in the 3900 block of University. The driver was arrested for driving with an invalid license.

Around 3:07 a.m. Jan. 20, all units were dispatched to College and Riley after a minor accident in which one vehicle did not stop. The suspect vehicle was found in the 6300 block of College, and the driver was arrested on traffic charges and the passenger arrested for public intoxication. The victim declined to press charges.

A solicitor in the 2600 block of Barbara Lane was arrested Jan. 20 for not registering with the city.

A car burglary was reported on Jan. 20 in the 4100 block of Emory. The car was unlocked, and an unknown person entered the car and dumped the contents of the console and glove box on the front seat, and stole small items. The resident may have scared the burglar, as other more valuable items were not taken.

West U. police took custody of two men that were being held by Harris County Deputies at the Marquis II bar on Bissonnet. Both were charged with public intoxication.

A driver stopped for running a stop sign in the 6700 block of Fairhaven around 8:46 a.m. Jan. 21 was arrested for outstanding traffic warrants with the Houston Police Department.

A driver pulled over for speeding in the 6800 block of Buffalo Speedway around 1:30 a.m. Jan. 23 was arrested for driving while intoxicated after the officer noticed the driver had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and smelled like alcohol, according to reports.

On Jan. 23, a resident told police he received a package from UPS that he did not order. The resident told police he later discovered that unauthorized charges had been made to his wife’s credit card.

Police arrested a driver in the 3100 block of University on Jan. 23 for an expired driver’s license and outstanding warrants out of Houston.

A resident reported on Jan. 24 that on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21, 2008, an unknown person made unauthorized charges on his bank account.


InstantNewsWestu Staff

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