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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 03/05/2021 - 03/12/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
03/03/202121-P-0121Burglary of HabitationAt 3:09 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of Plumb for a Burglary of a Habitation that already occurred. The victim stated an unknown person(s) removed a crate full of tools from the attached garage of a work site.
03/04/2021
21-P-0122Found PropertyAt 08:59 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the police station in reference to a found property.  A West University fire fighter found a helmet in the front of the West University Fire Station.
03/05/2021

No Crime Reported
03/06/2021
21-P-0123Minor AccidentAt approximately 12:03 PM, a police officer was dispatched to the 3400 block of Plumb, in regards to a minor accident, Failure to Stop and Give Information case, which had already occurred. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
03/06/202121-P-0124Burglary of HabitationAn officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of W. Holcombe for a burglary of a habitation that had already occurred. The reportee said someone had gained entry into her mother’s residence without authorization and items were stolen from the home. A report was generated.
03/07/202121-P-0125Driving While Intoxicated

At approximately 03:44 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a black 2 door vehicle traveling southbound at the 6500 block of Buffalo Speedway speeding 52 mph in a 30 mph zone. The vehicle was also observed failing to maintain a single lane and was drifting into the northbound lanes of traffic. A traffic stop was conducted and upon further investigation it was discovered the driver (Jorge Sanchez) was Driving While Intoxicated. A passenger (Marty Mendez Salinas Jr) in the vehicle also had an active warrant for his arrest. Both subjects were taken into custody without incident.

Previous History (Sanchez)

File Date Court Offense

No Previous History 


Previous History (Salinas Jr)

File Date Court Offense 

4/7/2020 2 DWI 2nd

3/14/2015 2 DWI

7/14/2010 Evading Arrest

03/07/202121-P-0126ForgeryAn officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department for a forgery incident that had already occurred. The victim said someone(s) without their authorization, forged and cashed their check. A report was generated.
03/08/202121-P-0128Police Information At approximately 07:59 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 3900 block of Tennyson in regards to a missing handgun and gun safe. An officer met with the complainant who stated that a handgun and the gun safe it was located in was missing from the residence. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
03/09/2021

No Crime Reported
03/10/202121-P-0129Burglary of Motor VehicleAt approximately 1:48 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 4100 block of Byron, to speak with a witness. The witness stated that he observed a vehicle being burglarized. A report for burglary of a motor vehicle was generated.
03/10/202121-P-0130Identity TheftAn officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department, in regards to an identity theft report that had already occurred. The victim said an unknown person(s) used their personal identifying information to file for unemployment, without their authorization. A report was generated.
03/10/202121-P-0131Identity TheftAt approximately 7:24 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police lobby in regards to an Identity Theft report. 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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