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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 03/19/2021 - 03/26/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
03/18/202121-P-0146Found PropertyAt 3:15 PM, the City of West University Place Ordinance Control Officer contacted dispatch in reference to found property.  He advised he found the property in Whitt Johnson Park.
03/18/2021
21-P-0147Recovery of Stolen Vehicle At 9:42 PM, officers with the West University Place Police Department were advised of a stolen vehicle hit on a License Plate Reader camera for a vehicle traveling westbound in the 4200 block of Bissonnet. Officers located the vehicle, conducted a traffic stop and detained the occupant without incident. After conducting a field investigation, the vehicle was recovered and the driver was released pending further investigation.
03/19/202121-P-0148Identity TheftAt approximately 3:41 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police 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.
03/20/202121-P-0149Minor AccidentAt approximately 3:08 PM, an officer was flagged down on the 3500 block of Plumb in regards to a failure to stop and give information incident that had already occurred. The victim said someone damaged their vehicle and drove off without leaving any information. A report was generated.
03/21/202121-P-0150Driving While Intoxicated

At approximately 2:39 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed three vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed, southbound at the 5600 block of Weslayan. The officer attempted to catch up and discovered the lead vehicle lost control and was involved in an accident at the 5900 block of Weslayan. Upon further investigation it was discovered the driver of the first vehicle was Driving While Intoxicated and the two rear vehicles were following it, due to a hit and run that occurred in the City of Houston. The driver (Reginald Lewis) of the first vehicle was placed into custody for Driving While Intoxicated. A crash report was also generated.

Previous History

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03/22/202121-P-0151Found PropertyAt 10:39 AM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in reference to found property.  The reportee said her children found a vehicle key fob in the roadway on 3/21/21 at about 8:00 PM.
03/23/202121-P-0154Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaAt 8:03 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a vehicle traveling eastbound in the 4200 block of Bissonnet with no rear license plate displayed. 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 was released from the scene without incident.
03/23202121-P-0156Burglary of BuildingAt 2:50 PM, an officer was dispatched to a residence to be torn down in the 2700 block of Arbuckle in reference to a burglary of a building.  The victim said an unknown person(s) removed a washer and dryer from a storage shed in the backyard.
03/23/202121-P-0158Minor AccidentAt 9:14 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the 6000 block of Fordham in reference to a delayed hit and run accident. Upon further investigation, an unknown suspect struck the complainant’s vehicle causing damage and failed to leave the information required by state law. An offense report and accident report were 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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