West U Crime Report

West U Police last week were called to a residential burglary in progress, investigated the burglary of a building under construction, and responded to one motor vehicle burglary.

West U officers also arrested a man for walking in the roadway where a sidewalk was provided, a little known offense in Texas.

On Saturday, June 6, a West U officer stopped a vehicle speeding on Buffalo Speedway. The driver was found to have an open warrant through the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. The driver was taken into custody and transferred to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for extradition to Fort Bend County.

Later that day, West U officers were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the 2600 block of Bissonnet. Officers arrived and found a subject outside a vehicle that had struck a tree. The subject was intoxicated and arrested for public intoxication.

On Sunday, June 7, a West U officer on patrol observed a vehicle in the 2900 block of Nottingham that appeared to have been spray-painted along the driver’s side. The officer contacted the vehicle’s owner, who said the damage had occurred sometime the previous night. The incident was listed as criminal mischief.

On Monday, June 8, an officer went to the police department lobby in reference to found property. Dispatch advised that a piece of jewelry had been found on the side of the road. The officer collected the jewelry for safekeeping.

Also on June 8, a West U officer was dispatched to the 3700 block of Wroxton to investigate the burglary of a building. Unknown suspects had forced entry into a construction site and removed copper wiring from a home under construction.

At 6:08 p.m. on June 8, West U officers were sent to a burglary in progress at a home in the 4000 block of Ruskin. The homeowner advised that two unknown suspects forced entry through the backdoor by smashing the glass paneling to gain entry into the residence. The resident saw the suspects who then fled the area in an unknown direction. Officers arrived in the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

Later on June 8, a West U officer was sent to the 2900 block of Amherst to investigate a vehicle accident.. The reportee advised that a vehicle ran into the rear of a vehicle that was parked on the street, and then sped without leaving any information.

On Tuesday, June 9, a West U officer saw a vehicle in the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway without a front license plate. The officer conducted a traffic stop, and discovered that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended Class B Misdemeanor.

Also on June 9, an officer met with a West U resident in the police department lobby about a theft of jewelry. The victim advised that the items were discovered missing a few weeks ago.

At 4:18 p.m. on June 9, an officer responded to the 4000 block of Bellaire in regards to a burglary of a motor vehicle. The victim told the officer that unknown suspect(s)  forced entry into the vehicle and stole several items.

Later that day, a West U officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the 5900 block of Buffalo Speedway. The officer stopped the vehicle, and discovered that the driver

the driver was driving without a driver license, no proof of financial responsibility and an expired registration.

On Thursday, June 11, a West U officer on bike patrol noticed an unknown subject subject through several vehicle windows that were parked along the street and driveways of the 6200 block of Mercer. The officer notified the West U Dispatchers for assistance and officers made way to the location and detained the subject. The subject was taking into custody for walking in the roadway where a sidewalk was provided.

At 8:09 p.m. on June 11, an officer was dispatched to the police department lobby to meet with a resident about an earlier theft. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that an unknown subject(s) removed and took the victim’s front and rear license plate from his vehicle without permission.

On Friday, June 12, a West U officer observed a vehicle fail to signal from a private driveway in the 3900 block of Bellaire Blvd. The officer stopped the vehicle in the 3300 block of W. Holcombe. The driver had a suspended license and was arrested. The front seat passenger was found to be in possession of marijuana and was arrested. The back seat passenger gave a false name and date of birth and was arrested for failure to identify