West U. Police Report Car, Home Burglaries

July 29, 2008

A car was broken into around 10 a.m. July 20 in the 4200 block of Rice Boulevard. The rear passenger window was smashed, and the victim told police a bag containing schoolbooks and other property was taken.

A bicycle and a leaf blower were reported stolen out of a detached garage on July 20. The victim told police the items were last seen on July 19 and were noticed missing July 20.

An unregistered solicitor damaged the lock of a residence by taping material to it on July 21. When the material was removed, the lock was damaged. Police are investigating the incident.

On July 22 police responded to a complaint of a missing cell phone in the 3800 block of University Boulevard. The complaint told police be believes one of his sons took the phone.

Officers arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated July 23 after watching her back out of a parking space at the Marquis II bar in the 2600 block of Bissonnet. While backing out, the woman hit the building with her car.

A resident in the 3600 block of University Boulevard reported credit card abuse after an unknown suspect used the Internet to access a commercial bank account.

A woman who initially reported that her wallet was stolen from her car received a phone call from CVS Pharmacy that her wallet was left in the store.

The glass front door of the Radio Shack in the 4800 block of Kirby Drive was shattered around 4:10 a.m. July 24 and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the business. The suspect was not at the scene when police arrived. The burglary is under investigation, and police are taking statements from witnesses from another business.

A Houston Police Officer called West U. police after a woman jumped in front of his patrol car in the 6600 block of Belmont. The woman had apparently been entering the back yards of homes and asking residents for help and money. When police spoke to her, she became belligerent and spoke incoherently. She was taken by West U. police to the neuropsychiatric center at Ben Taub Hospital.

On July 25, West U. police received a report from the Houston Police Department section of the Children’s Assessment Center concerning a possible case of child indecency at a residence in the 3900 block of Oberlin. The report has been forwarded to a detective.

West U. police have suspects in the theft of jewelry from a home in the 2600 block of Albans. According to reports, the owner had a contractor performing work on his home, and was storing items in a locked bedroom. The resident reported forced entry into the bedroom and that jewelry was missing. The theft is under investigation.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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