West U Crime Report

A suspect with multiple open warrants from West University Place was arrested on January 10 at the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department jail. The suspect was taken

into custody and transported back to the West University Place jail without incident.

At 10:21 a.m. on January 10, West U police officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Marlowe to investigate a residential burglary. Police discovered that an unknown person(s) forced entry through a rear door gaining access into the house. Property had been removed.

A driver who struck another vehicle in the 3400 block of Nottingham at about 9:45 p.m. on January 10 fled the scene, but was later arrested by West U police. An officer noticed a vehicle matching the description and damage of the suspect vehicle.

A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle, which led to the driver being arrested for failure to stop and give information, as well as possession of marijuana. The driver was booked into the West University Place jail without incident.

On January 13, a West U officer met at the police station with a woman who reported that her wallet had been stolen when she left it unattended in the front office of a private business. The victim later discovered that several fraudulent charges had been made on several of her credit cards, which were inside her wallet. Information was gathered and a report was generated.

On January 13, West U officer were dispatched to the 2900 block of Robinhood after an unknown vehicle caused damages to a parked vehicle sometime between the houses of 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

On January 14, a West U officer was dispatched to the 3000 block of Jarrard for a case of fraud. The victim said an unknown person(s) used her credit card information to purchase a phone and SIM card through Apple online services.

Also on January 14, an officer was dispatched to the 2700 block of Talbot for a report of possible criminal mischief. The officer arrived and met with the victim who stated sometime during the weekend, two pillows that are part of the front porch furniture set were damaged. The officer was able to determine that the pillows were likely damaged by local cats. The window sills a few inches away from the pillows had evidence of paw prints left by cats. A package, which was delivered sometime on Saturday, also was reported missing.

On Thursday, January 15, a West U police officer observed the driver of a vehicle commit a traffic violation at 10:42 p.m. in the 6400 block of Buffalo Speedway. A traffic stop was conducted, and the driver was subsequently arrested for driving while license invalid and failure to maintain financial responsibility.

There were no crimes reported to West U police on January 9, 11, 12 and 16.