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Weekly Crime Report

Posted on: July 16, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 07/09/2021 - 07/16/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
07/09/202121-0545Identity Theft
An officer was dispatched to the station for an Identity Theft incident that already occurred. It was reported that someone used the victim's personal information to open several fraudulent accounts.
07/10/2021
21-0547Police Information
At 8:34 AM, an officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of University in regards to a trespassing incident that had already occurred. The witness said they observed someone coming out of a residential building and locking the door behind them.  After an investigation, it was determined that the person has a mental disorder and was not an employee or potential buyer. A report was generated.
07/11/2021
21-0548Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
At approximately 10:29 PM, an officer observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6200 block of Buffalo Speedway with a defective brake light. The officer later observed the driver of the vehicle litter. A traffic stop was conducted in the 3100 block of University. After further investigation, the officer discovered the driver to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. The driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was released from the scene without incident.
07/12/2021
21-0550TheftAt 2:43 PM, an officer was dispatched to a business in the 5400 block of Kirby in reference to a case of a theft.  The victim said an unknown person(s) cut the catalytic converter off his vehicle sometime between 10:00 PM on 7/9/21 and 1:00 PM on 7/11/21.
07/12/202121-0551Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
At 8:53 PM an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a vehicle traveling eastbound in the 4200 block of Bissonnet with expired registration. A traffic stop was conducted and after further investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. The driver was issued citations and released from the scene.
07/13/202121-0554Identity Theft
At approximately 6:47 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in regards to a report of identity theft. Victim stated that an unknown person(s) used his identity to open a credit card account. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
07/14/202121-0555TheftAn officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Nottingham for a theft of a motor vehicle part that had already occurred. The victim said an unknown person(s) stole a catalytic converter from underneath their vehicle. A report was made.
07/14/202121-0556Identity TheftAt approximately 4:08 PM, an officer with the City of West University Place Police Department obtained an in station report for ID Theft.  
07/14/202121-0557
FraudAt approximately, 4:40 PM, an officer was dispatched to the West University Police Department lobby, located at 3800 University, to speak with a complainant. The complainant stated that an unknown person used their flight points from their credit card to purchase plane tickets. Information was gathered a report fraud 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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