West U Crime Report
West U police last week arrested a driver for driving-while-intoxicated and responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress.
On Friday, October 10, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in regard to a burglary of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the victim who stated that she parked her vehicle at the West University Elementary School parking lot located at 6200 Edloe on September 25. The victim left the area momentarily and when she returned to her vehicle she noticed that her purse was missing from inside her vehicle. The victim stated that her vehicle was left unlocked.
There were no crimes reported to West U police on Saturday, October 11.
On Sunday, October 12, a West U resident call where a resident observed subjects around an open garage at the intersection of Belmont and Georgetown. A police officer located two individuals in the 5800 block of Belmont. The subject was in possession of a digital scale with marijuana residue inside. One subject was cited and released for possession of drug paraphernalia and the other subject was released.
A driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and a passenger was arrested for public intoxication on Monday, October 13, after a West U Police Officer observed a vehicle that failed to stop at the designated point in the 5600 block of Wakeforest.
Also on Monday, a West U police officer observed a vehicle traveling northbound and fail to stop at the designated stop point at the stop sign in the 6400 Block of West Point. Upon further investigation, the officer discovered that the driver was in possession of an altered temporary buyers tag. The driver was arrested and charged with fictitious/altered vehicle registration.
At 11:52 a.m. on October 13, officers were dispatched to the 6400 block of Buffalo Speedway in reference to a burglary in progress. The victim called 9-1-1 to advise she had arrived at home and an unknown subject was running from inside her home. After a search of the area, officers were unable to locate the subject. The victim was unharmed.
Later that day, at 12:18 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 6700 block of Stella Link in reference to a fraudulent prescription. The officer identified the suspect and discovered that the suspect had several outstanding felony warrants. The suspect was arrested when the officer also discovered the suspect was in possession of a controlled substance.
At 6:20 p.m., on Tuesday, October 14, an officer met with a West U resident at the police department in regard to a case of identity theft. The victim stated she received a letter from a collection agency about a loan that had been placed in collections. The victim advised unknown suspects fraudulently opened the loan.
Also on Tuesday, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Municipal Court, in reference to a subject with outstanding warrants from the City of West University Place. The warrants were confirmed and a police officer took custody of the subject, who was then transported to the West U jail.
On Wednesday, October 15, an officer met with a complainant at the police department. The complainant stated that an unknown person had used his Social Security number to file a federal tax return.
There were no crimes reported to West U police on Thursday or Friday.