Weekend Crime Report: Criminals Keep West U Police Busy
At 1:32 pm, a subject entered the Bank of Houston, 4120 Bellaire Blvd, and was able to cash a forged check. The suspect left the premises prior to the bank staff realizing the check was a forgery. The officer working at the bank was able to identify the suspect and a warrant was issued.
Burglary of Vehicle
At 2:51 pm, an officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of University Blvd. in regards to a burglary of a motor vehicle that had already occurred. Upon arriving, the victim informed the officer that both his vehicles were rummaged through. The vehicles were parked in his driveway. A report for burglary of a motor vehicle was generated and no suspects were found at this time.
At 2:26 pm, an officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of University, in reference to a mother stating that her child had possibly received drugs through the mail. The possible narcotic was sent to the medical examiner’s office for further analysis.
At 7:47 pm, an officer observed a vehicle run a stop sign at the corner of Talbot St and Annapolis St. The officer stopped the vehicle and determined that the driver had an open warrant for his arrest through the City of West University Place Police Department. The driver was subsequently arrested and booked into the West University Place PD jail without incident.
At 2:44 am, an officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6600 block of Sewanee without headlights and displaying expired registration. A traffic stop was made on the vehicle in the 3300 block of Cason for the violations. Upon investigation the passenger who was a minor, displayed signs of intoxication. Upon search of the vehicle, alcoholic beverages, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located. The passenger was arrested for possession of marijuana, and the driver was released without charges.
At 2:41 pm, an officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of University, in reference to an identity theft call. The victim stated that an unknown person(s) used her personal information and filed two income tax returns for the 2011 tax year. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
At 10:35 pm, an officer observed an individual sitting on the sidewalk in the 3100 block of University. The officer made contact to see if the person needed assistance. A check of his Texas driver’s license revealed a warrant out of Jefferson County, Beaumont, Texas. The warrant was confirmed and the subject was transported to the Harris County Sheriff’s office.
At 6:30 am, an officer was dispatched to a vehicle stopped in the intersection of College and Riley. The driver of the vehicle was observed slumped over in the seat unconscious. Upon contact with the driver and through investigation, it was discovered the driver was intoxicated. The driver of the vehicle was subsequently taken into custody for public intoxication.