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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 03/12/2021 - 03/19/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
03/11/202121-P-0132Evading on Foot

At approximately 12:21 AM, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an expired registration in the 6700 block of Vanderbilt. Upon initiating the traffic stop, the driver exited the vehicle and evaded on foot. The driver (Sylvester Andre Thompson) left his wallet in the vehicle and the passengers were able to identify him by his Texas Identification card as the suspect who evaded. A report was generated and a warrant for the drivers arrest was submitted.

Previous History

File Date Court Offense 

2/2/2017 10 DWI

9/8/2013  6  Evading Arrest

9/8/2013  6  Trespass Prop

03/11/2021
21-P-0133Recovery of Stolen VehicleAt approximately 2:42 AM, officers were advised of an LPR stolen vehicle hit in the 5300 block of Buffalo Speedway heading south. An officer spotted the vehicle at Buffalo Speedway and Holcombe attempting to make a left turn onto Holcombe. The officers conducted a felony stop and detained the operator of the vehicle. The vehicle was confirmed as a stolen vehicle and recovered. The suspect was identified and released due to officers not being able to make contact with the complainant to confirm. The investigation is ongoing and a warrant is to be filed at a later date.
03/11/202121-P-0135Evading

At approximately 6:52 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department, was dispatched to the 6700 block of Stella Link, Harris County, Texas, in reference to a disturbance in progress involving a male and a female. Upon arrival the male subject (Edward Willis Brown) evaded on foot, but was apprehended with the help of HPD K-9 and charged with Evading and Fail to ID. The female subject (Paige Elizabeth Tucker) resisted arrest/detention and taken into custody without incident.

Previous History (Brown)

File Date Court Offense 

10/3/2020  9  DWI

5/22/2014  338  Burglary of Habitation

4/25/2014  338  Agg Assault- Family Member

2/12/2014  338  Poss Controlled Substance


Previous History (Tucker)

File Date Court Offense 

No Previous History

03/12/2021

No Crime Reported
03/13/202121-P-0136Possession of Drug Paraphernalia At 2:21 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a vehicle fail to dim high beams within required distance while traveling westbound in the 3900 block of University. A traffic stop was conducted and after further investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. A citation was issued and the driver and occupants were released from the scene.
03/13/202121-P-0137ForgeryAt 11:10 AM, an officer was dispatched to 5600 Kirby in reference to a case of fraud.  The victim said an unknown person(s) forged one of her business checking account checks and cashed it.
03/14/202121-P-0138Police InformationAt 6:35 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the police station in reference to a see complainant call. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
03/15202121-P-0139Forgery 11:23 AM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in reference to a case of forgery.  The victim said an unknown person(s) forged one of her checks that she sent through the United States Postal Service which never made it to the recipient.
03/15/202121-P-0140Identity 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 and opened a Home Depot account, without their authorization. A report was generated.
03/15/202121-P-0141Possession of Narcotics 

At approximately 10:39 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department, observed a silver 2 door vehicle traveling westbound at the 4000 block of Bellaire Blvd with defective taillights and driving with its high beams on/low beams off. A traffic stop was conducted and upon further investigation it was discovered the driver was in possession of a felony amount of Marijuana. The driver (Guy Baham) was taken into custody without incident for Possession of Marijuana 4oz-5lbs. 

Previous History 

File Date Court Offense 

 No Previous History 

03/16/202121-P-0142Identity TheftAt approximately 9:37 AM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police lobby, in regards to an Identity Theft report.  A report was generated.
03/16/2021
21-P-0143Identity TheftAt approximately 11:01 AM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Department lobby to speak with a complainant. The complainant stated that an unknown person(s) used their identifying information to apply for unemployment benefits. A report for identity theft was generated.
03/16/2021
21-P-0144Police InformationAt approximately 9:13 PM, an officer was dispatched to the 5600 block of Kirby in regards to a credit card fraud incident. Upon arrival officers met with the business manager who advised an order was placed and paid for with a credit card over the phone. The card owner contacted the business and advised them of the fraudulent charge and the order was cancelled. A report for police information 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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