West U police have busy week
A resident showed up in the West U PD Lobby to file a report for Identity Theft. The victim said someone had used their personal identifying information to open a bank account. A report for Identity Theft filed.
Possession of Marijuana
At 11:23pm, an officer saw a vehicle traveling speeding westbound in the 4200 block of Bissonnet. A traffic stop was conducted in the 4300 block of Bissonnet. A purse with marijuana was located in the vehicle and the driver was arrested for possession of marijuana.
Felony Offense of Possession of Controlled Substance
Officers went to the 4000 block of Milton about a suspicious parked vehicle with two people in it. Officers talked to the people outside of the vehicle and one person had some illegal drugs narcotics. They were arrested for the Felony Offense of Possession of Controlled Substance.
Felony Evading in a Motor Vehicle/Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle
On September 12, 2016, at 3:13AM, an officer observed a vehicle traveling eastbound in the 3500 block of Bissonnet. A registration check revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen to the Houston Police Department. As officers attempted to make contact with the occupants of the vehicle, the driver fled.
The officers chased the vehicle and its occupants for about 1 1/2 miles and into a parking lot in the 5200 block of Buffalo Speedway. As the driver pulled into the parking lot, he exited the stolen vehicle and fled on foot traveling southbound across the 3100 block of Bissonnet where he was captured and taken into custody.
A second occupant of the vehicle also exited and began running south along the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway. As officers were chasing him, he began jumping fences into the backyards of residences in the 3100 blocks of Wroxton and Albans. A perimeter was set up and yard-to-yard search was conducted utilizing K-9 units and helicopter. At one point during the search, the subject was observed on the roof of a garage apartment located in the 3100 block of Albans by the helicopter unit just before being located by K-9 units in the back yard in the 3100 block of Wroxton.
Once the subjects were taken into custody, it was determined that both were juveniles, 15 and 16 years of age. Contact was made with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office where charges of Felony Evading in a Motor Vehicle and Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle were accepted on the driver and Evading Apprehension was accepted on the passenger. Contact was also made with the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center who advised that due to the criminal history of both subjects involved they would each need to be transported to the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center once processing and charges were completed.
After the arrest, the driver of the vehicle stated that while he was fleeing he aggravated a previous back injury. A member of the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center was contacted and advised of the subject’s custody status and the nature of his injury. The Harris County representative stated that due to the type of charges being pursued and other matters related to the subject’s probation status and a pending court date, he would still need to be transported to the detention center after being cleared and released from the hospital.
Due to the custodial requirement imposed by the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center, a West University Place police officer escorted the driver to the hospital and remained with the subject throughout the duration of treatment. The passenger that was taken into custody was processed and eventually transported to the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center.
On this same date at about 1:00PM, due to the extended evaluation period at the hospital, there was concern about exceeding the maximum 6 hour time allotment for processing juvenile subjects as described in Family Code Sec. 52.025 (d). Contact was made once again with the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center about the processing of the driver. The Harris County Juvenile Detention Center staff member advised the subject still needed to be processed by Juvenile Probation once he was released from the hospital and the charge information was completed. Officers were advised that the 6 hour time allotment would only apply after the juvenile was released from the hospital and the time spent under medical evaluation did not apply.
At about 10:16 PM the driver had been released from the hospital and the charge information was completed. Officers transported the subject to the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center where they were met by the duty nurse at the site. It was at this time the duty nurse refused to accept the juvenile subject into the facility due to the condition of his back and that he was wearing a brace that contained metal supports. The nurse continued to explain the refusal based on liability issues.
At 11:59PM, officers transported the subject to the West University Place Police Department where the subject was held until contact with the parents could be made. The father of the subject arrived at the jail on September 13, at 1:32AM to take custody of his son.
At 6:37pm, an officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Cason in regards to an Identity Theft that had already occurred. A report for identity theft was generated.
An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby for a report of assault family violence.
Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument
An officer observed a subject riding his bicycle with no rear red light traveling southbound. The Officer made contact with the subject and during the course of the investigation; the subject confessed to lying about his name and date of birth and was also found to have a criminal instrument in his bag. In addition, the subject also admitted to stealing the bicycle he was operating. The subject was later placed in custody for the offense of Fail to I.D and Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument. The stolen bicycle was later returned to its owner.
An Officer was dispatched to 4200 Bissonnet about suspicious activity. The Officer arrived and made contact with the complainant who stated that an unknown subject rang the doorbell and kicked on the front door of her residence after not answering causing damage to the door. The Officer obtained the required information and generated a report for criminal mischief.
At 9:49pm, an officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Bissonnet for a criminal mischief that already occurred. It appears that an unknown person used a blunt object to break the driver’s side rear passenger window of the vehicle. Items located inside the vehicle appeared to not have been disturbed.
Possession of Narcotic
An Officer was patrolling the 2700 block of Bissonnet and observed a white subject operating a bicycle on a sidewalk with no front white light. The Officer initiated his vehicle’s emergency lights in an attempt to make contact with the subject. During the course of the investigation, the subject was found to be in possession of a dangerous drug. The subject was arrested for the offense of Possession of Narcotic.
An officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Bissonnet in reference to a criminal mischief that already occurred. Upon arrival, the officer met with the victim, who stated that he parked his vehicle in the parking lot of a local business. He later went to his vehicle and discovered that his rear passenger window had been damaged by an unknown person(s). No entry was made into the vehicle and nothing was taken.
Possession of Marijuana
At 2:14am, an officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6500 block of Buffalo Speedway with a defective license plate light. A traffic stop was conducted, after further investigation; the driver was arrested for Possession of Marijuana.