West U Police investigate pot possession, ID Thefts
West U police made two arrests for marijuana possession and investigated two burglaries this week.
At 9:27 p.m. on August 2, an officer observed a vehicle in the 4200 block of Bissonnet with an expired inspection certificate. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was arrested for the offense of possession of marijuana.
The second arrest for marijuana possession happened August 4, after an officer observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker, also in the 4200 block of Bissonnet. A traffic stop was conducted in the 5700 block of Newcastle and the driver was arrested.
On August 4, officers were dispatched to the to the 6700 block of Stella Link, to meet with a complainant in reference to a burglary of a building that had already occurred.
Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who advised that an unknown person(s) had forced entry into the office building. The complainant said she was unsure when the incident had occurred.
On August 5, officers were sent to the 6500 block of Community about the burglary of a building. They found that an unknown person(s) forced entry into the building that is under construction. The builder was already on location and a report was generated.
West U police also are investigating two cases of identity theft on Southwestern St.
On August 1, a resident of the 4100 block of Southwestern told police that an unknown person had used her personal information to obtain credit.
On August 2, an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 4200 block of Southwestern in regards to identity theft. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complainant who said that she suspects her housekeeper used her personal information to open up an account with Amazon, and then purchased several items without her consent.
On August 4, a West U police officer was dispatched to meet an officer from the Pearland Police Department, to arrest a suspect with multiple warrants for arrest from West University Place. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the West U jail.
On August 4, an officer from West U attempted to stop a driver in the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway. The driver failed to stop, and, after a short pursuit to the 5900 block of the Southwest Freeway feeder road, the driver was taking into custody for evading arrest. The suspect was booked into the West U jail without incident.
On August 6, an officer observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker in the 4100 block of Cason. A traffic stop was conducted in the 4200 block of Ruskin, and the driver was arrested for traffic violations.
On August 6, an officer was dispatched to a home in the 3800 block of Byron about a case of criminal mischief. The complainant told police that an unknown person had possibly shot her back window with a pellet/bb gun, causing the glass to shatter.
West U police investigated a case of forgery on August 6. The complainant, who lives in the 3700 block of Rice Blvd., told police that an unknown suspect had cashed a check on July 31 at her Houston bank. The victim said that Houston police refused to take a report about the offense. The West U officer collected the information and completed a forgery report.
Police investigated a case of credit card abuse on August 7. A resident in the 3000 block of Jarrad reported the fraudulent activity had occurred on her credit card. She told police that an unknown person had used her credit card number to make an online purchase.
On August 7, a West U officer was flagged down in a parking lot of the 5300 block of Kirby about a burglary of a motor vehicle. The complainant told police that an unknown person had smashed the rear window of his vehicle and took a backpack, with a laptop computer inside, from his car. Police determined the burglary happened sometime between 7 a.m. to 7:40 a.m.