West U Police Investigate Burglaries
West University Place police responded to two burglaries and one motor vehicle burglary this week.
On Friday, August 8, a West U police officer on traffic patrol in the 4200 block of Bissonnet pulled over a driver of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The driver told police that he had paid cash for the vehicle at a used car dealer, and that the vehicle was later reported stolen through the Houston Police Department.
On Sunday, August 10, West U police were dispatched to a burglary of a home in the 6600 block of Westchester. Officers found that an unknown person, or persons, had forced entry into the residence.
On August 11, a West U resident went to the police department to report that his unlocked vehicle had been burglarized. The man told police that several items were removed from the vehicle without his consent.
On August 12, a West U officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Fenwood about the burglary of a building. The complainant told police that someone had entered the unlocked, detached garage and stolen two bicycles and several tools.
Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 2600 block of Fenwood at about noon Wednesday, August 13. When officers arrived, they found out there had been an argument between two siblings. No charges were filed, and the parties were separated for the evening.
Also on Wednesday, a resident in the 4200 block of Riley called police to report she had been notified by a bank fraud division that an unknown person had attempted to open a bank account using her identifying information. A report of identity theft was generated.
On Thursday, West U police took a report for theft from a resident. The resident later contacted the officer and stated that the missing item had been located.