West U Crime Roundup: Warrants, narcotics and driving violations

The latest West University Police Department Crime Report reveals that the department had a busy week battling crime.

On April 8, officers were dispatched to the 5800 block of Kirby in response to a commercial burglary alarm. The officer made contact with the subject but the subject evaded the officer by running onto oncoming traffic. The subject dropped personal property which the officer was able to obtain. The subjects’ identification was among the personal property. A warrant has been filed against the subject for Felony Evading and Unlawfully Carrying of a Weapon.

The subject in the April 8 crime may have evaded West U officers but between April 8 and April 15 five subjects having arrest warrants in West U were captured.

On the morning of April 11 an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 3100 block of Holcombe. Upon investigation, the office discovered the subject had outstanding warrants in West U. She was placed in custody and transported to the West University Place Jail Facility.   

The second arrest for warrant came with some help from the Houston Police Department. An officer was dispatched to HPD, located at 61 Reisner, to pick up a subject with multiple outstanding warrants from West U. The subject was taken into custody and transported to West U without incident.

The Deer Park Police Department were to thank for the third arrest for warrant. On April 13, officers were dispatched to the 6800 block of Gulf Freeway to meet officers from Deer Park to pick up a subject with West U warrants. The officers took the subject into custody and transported him to the West University Police Department jail without incident.

The fourth and fifth arrest warrant came on April 14. Officers were dispatched to HPD’s Southeast jail to pick up two prisoners in custody with outstanding warrants in West U. Both subjects were transported to the West University Jail without incident.

Three traffic violations were reported starting on the morning of April 12. An officer noticed a vehicle with an expired registration. The officer conducted a traffic stop and upon further investigation found the driver in possession of a suspended license. The driver was subsequently arrested.

The next two traffic violations came on April 13. The first came after an officer observed a vehicle, with no front license plates, going southbound and run the stop sign at Mercer and Sunset. A traffic stop was conducted and it was discovered that the driver had an invalid license. He was subsequently arrested for the offense.

The second came when an officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of Ruskin regarding a vehicle driving with a front flat tire. It was discovered during the traffic stop, conducted in the 6300 block of Buffalo Speedway, that the driver was intoxicated. The driver was subsequently arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Two reports of possession of narcotics were reported and the offenses came as a result of traffic violations.

On April 14, an officer noticed a vehicle in the 6500 block of Buffalo Speedway traveling south bound at high speed. During the traffic stop, it was discovered that the driver was in possession of narcotics. A day later, an officer observed a vehicle running a stop sign at the intersection of University and Auden. Upon further investigation during the traffic stop, the driver was found to be in possession of narcotics. Both subjects were placed into custody.

One burglary was reported occurring April 12. Officers were dispatched to the 5800 block of Annapolis in regards to a residential burglary alarm. During the investigation it was discovered that unknown subjects entered the residence’s detached garag

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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