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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Weekly Crime Report 08/14/2020 - 08/21/2020

DateCase  Offense  Summary 
20-P-0382Identity Theft

At approximately 2:02 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department lobby to speak with a complainant via telephone, in regards to their identity being stolen by unknown person(s). A report for identity theft was generated.

Identity Theft At 6:38 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department about an identity theft case. The victim advised of someone using their personal identifying information to apply for a small business loan without their consent.
20-P-0384Found PropertyAt approximately 6:22 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of Oberlin in regards to found property. An officer arrived and took possession of the bike for safekeeping.
08/15/202020-P-0385Burglary of Motor Vehicle 

At approximately 2:32 PM, an officer with the City of West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the 2700 block of Nottingham in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle that had already occurred. The complainant said that an unknown subject had entered his unsecured vehicle that was parked on the roadway.

20-P-0386Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaAt 12:49 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a vehicle stopped in a moving lane of traffic with the driver asleep behind the wheel. Upon further investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. A citation was issued and the driver was released without incident.
20-P-0387Weapons Violation 

At approximately 9:27 PM, an officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6600 block of Buffalo Speedway with no front license plate.  The officer then observed the vehicle fail to signal when changing lanes in the 6700 block of Buffalo Speedway. The vehicle was also observed to have a defective license plate light in the 6800 block of Buffalo Speedway. A traffic stop was then conducted on the vehicle in the 3200 block of Bellefontaine. After further investigation, it was discovered that the driver was in possession of marijuana and a handgun. The driver (Ray Lee Williams) was arrested for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

Previous History

File Date Court Offense

05/01/2019 230 Agg Assault w/ Deadly Weapon

20-P-0388Identity Theft At 5:48 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 2700 block of Fenwood St., in reference to an ID theft.  Upon further investigation, it was discovered an unknown person(s) used the victim’s identity without their permission to open a line of credit.
 ForgeryAn officer was dispatched to meet a victim of a forgery in the police department lobby, 3800 University Blvd.  The victim said checking information was forged onto another check and cashed.
08/19/202020-P-0390Burglary of Habitation At approximately 5:41 PM, officers were dispatched to the 6600 block of Brompton in regards to an in progress burglary of habitation. An officer met with the victim who stated that an unknown person’s entered the residence without the owner’s effective consent and stole a bike from the garage. Information was gathered and a report was generated.

Important Notice

The West University Place Police Department’s Crime Report represents basic data of crimes. There are limitations associated with the information provided.

Initial crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further investigation. In addition, changes to call types after the initial report will not be reflected.

Information may include mechanical or human error. The information provided is not intended as a representation of official crime statistics.

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