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At 2:00 pm an officer was dispatched to a West U warrant pickup, where a subject was ready for pickup from the Houston Police Department jail. The prisoner was transported to the City of West U jail and booked without incident.
|02/17/2017||17-P-0098||Theft||At 4:21 pm, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in reference to a report of theft.|
|02/17/2017||17-P-0099||Driving while license invalid||At 10:17 PM, an officer observed a vehicle travelling northbound in the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway bearing an expired temporary tag. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and upon further investigation it was discovered that the driver was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and without proof of financial responsibility. The driver was arrested for driving while license invalid.
|02/17/2017||17-P-0101||Warrant Arrest||An officer was dispatched to the 5100 block of Bissonnet St to meet with a Bellaire PD officer who had a subject detained with outstanding West University Place PD warrants. The suspect was arrested and booked into the WUPD jail.|
|02/18/2017||17-P-0102||Credit/Debit Card Abuse||At 8:26 am, an officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in reference to a case of identity theft. Upon the officer’s arrival, the victim said an unknown person(s) used his debit card information for fraudulent withdraw transactions. A report for credit/debit card abuse was generated.|
|02/19/2017||17-P-0103||Burglary of Habitation||An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in reference to a burglary of a habitation that had already occurred.|
|02/20/2017||17-P-0104||Identity Theft||An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in regards to an Identity Theft. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that an unknown subject/s had used the victim’s personal financial information without consent.|
|02/20/2017||17-P-0105||Driving while license invalid||At 11:28 am, an officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the 3000 block of Sunset. The vehicle failed to come to a complete stop at the stop sign. A traffic stop was conducted, where it was discovered that the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver license and no insurance. The driver was subsequently taken into custody for driving while license invalid.|
|02/20/2017||17-P-0106||Criminal Mischief||An Officer was dispatched to the 2900 block Sunset in regards to possible criminal mischief incident.|
|02/20/2017||17-P-0107||Found Property||An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in reference to found property. A resident had found a garage door opener in her front yard and came to the police station to turn the item over to police. The item was received by the officer and dropped into evidence for safe keeping.|
|02/20/2017||17-P-0109||Driving while license invalid||An officer observed a vehicle driving with its high beam lights activated. The driver was stopped for failing to dim headlights for approaching vehicles. The driver displayed a license that was not eligible. The driver of the vehicle failed to provide proof of financial responsibility. The driver was subsequently taken into custody for driving while license invalid.|
|02/21/2017||17-P-0110||Driving while intoxicated||Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of University in regards to a major accident. Upon arrival, officers observed 3 vehicles that sustained damages during the accident. Upon further investigation, it was discovered through standardized field sobriety tests, that the driver was intoxicated. The driver was then arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.|
|02/21/2017||17-P-0112||Identity Theft||A resident came to the West U PD Lobby to report an identity theft. On 2/18/2017, the resident received a letter from the IRS indicating that someone attempted to file a tax return using his name and social security number.|
|02/22/2017||17-P-0114||Identity Theft||At 4:04 pm, a Police Officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in reference to an Identity Theft call.|
|02/22/2017||17-P-0115||Identity Theft||An Officer was dispatch to the West U PD Lobby to meet with a subject concerning fraudulent activity on an unauthorized account.|
|02/23/2017||No crimes reported|
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