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At 9:59 am, an officer observed a vehicle traveling east bound in the 3100 block of University Blvd with an expired registration. Upon investigation, it was discovered the driver was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license and had outstanding warrants with Harris County Pct. 4. The driver was arrested and charged with DWLI and for the outstanding warrants.
|03/17/2017||17-P-0164||Found Property||An officer was dispatched to the 6700 block of Westchester Ct in regards to found property. The officer took custody of the property and a found property report was generated.|
|03/18/2017||17-P-0165||Driving while intoxicated||An officer observed a vehicle being operated without lights run a stop sign northbound in the 5400 block of Sewanee at Albans. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to be Driving while intoxicated. The driver was arrested for DWI.
|03/19/2017||No crimes reported|
|03/20/2017||No crimes reported|
|03/21/2017||17-P-0166||Theft||An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in regards to a theft that occurred on 03/14/2017.|
|03/21/2017||17-P-0167||Possession of Narcotics||An officer observed a vehicle fail to come to a complete stop, at a stop sign, in the 3000 block of Sunset. A stop was conducted and during the contact the officer could smell an odor of marijuana emanating from within the vehicle. The subject was detained for possession of marijuana and released when he agreed and was qualified to participate in the Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program (MMDP).|
|03/21/2017||17-P-0168||Possession of Drug Paraphernalia||At 3:26am, an officer observed a vehicle traveling northbound in the 5500 block of Buffalo Speedway with a defective license plate light. A traffic stop was conducted in the 5500 block of Buffalo Speedway. The driver was in possession of box containing residue of marijuana. The driver was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and license plate light- defective equipment.|
|03/22/2017||17-P-0169||Identity Theft||An officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in regard to an incident of an identity theft where the victim’s personal information was used to file a fraudulently tax return with the Internal Revenue Service.|
|03/22/2017||17-P-0170||Theft||At 12:08 pm, an officer was dispatched to the West U PD Lobby in reference to a theft. Upon the officer’s arrival, the victim said an unknown person(s) removed a package from her front porch, 3500 block of Tangley, without her consent on 2/20/17 at approximately 4:56 pm.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0171||Criminal Mischief||At 7: 10 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 3500 block of Robinhood in regard to an incident of criminal mischief where a vehicle was vandalized by unknown suspects shattering the rear window of the vehicle. The vehicle was legally parked overnight on the street.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0172||Criminal Mischief||At 7:35 am, an officer was dispatched to the 4100 block of University Blvd. in regards to a criminal mischief that already occurred. Upon arrival and through investigation, it was discovered an unknown suspect(s) caused damage to the victim’s front driver's side window of his vehicle. The incident occurred between the dates of 3/22/17 at approximately 8:00pm and 3/23/17 at 7:30 am.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0173||Criminal Mischief||At 7: 40 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 3500 block of Sunset in regard to an incident of criminal mischief where a vehicle was vandalized by an unknown suspect shattering the rear window of the vehicle. The vehicle was legally parked overnight on the street.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0174||Criminal Mischief||At 8:14 am, an officer was dispatched to the 6000 block of Auden in regards to a criminal mischief that already occurred. Upon arrival and through investigation, it was discovered an unknown suspect(s) caused damage to the rear window the vehicle. The incident occurred between the dates of 3/22/17 at approximately 8:00pm and 3/23/17 at 7:50 am.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0175||Criminal Mischief||A resident in the 4000 block of University came to the West U PD Lobby to make a report of a criminal mischief that had occurred sometime overnight. Sometime between 03/22/2017 at 9 PM and 03/23/2017 at 5:30 AM, an unknown suspect caused damage to a vehicle that was parked on the street.|
|03/23/2017||17-P-0176||Criminal Mischief||At 6:16 pm, an Officer was dispatched to the 5800 block of Auden, in reference to Criminal Mischief, which had already occurred. The complainant stated an unknown person(s) broke / shattered the rear left passenger window.|
|03/24/2017||No crimes reported|
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