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Weekly Crime Report

Posted on: August 6, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 07/30/2021 - 08/06/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
07/30/202121-0580Identity TheftAt 2:58 PM, an officer was notified by dispatch of an individual in the West University Place Police Department lobby who needs to report a case of identity theft.  The victim said an unknown person(s) used his personal identifying information to open a fraudulent bank account.
07/31/2021
21-0581TheftAt approximately 3:40 PM, an officer with the City of West University Place police department was dispatched to the 6400 block of Vanderbilt in reference to theft of construction materials.
08/01/2021
21-0583Public Intoxication

At 06:45 AM, an officer was dispatched to the 3000 block of Albans in reference to a welfare check. Dispatch advised that the caller observed a vehicle sitting in the roadway with the engine running for over an hour. Officers arrived and located the vehicle in the area. Officers approach the vehicle and found two subjects asleep. Officers made contact with the subjects and after further investigation, determined that the subjects were heavily under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The subjects (Juan Esparza-Espinosa and a minor) were arrested for public intoxication and transported to West University Place jail for book-in.

Previous History 

File Date  Court  Offense

No Previous History 

08/02/2021
21-0584Burglary of Motor VehicleAn officer was dispatched to the 4000 block of Bellaire in regards to a burglary of a motor vehicle that had already occurred. The victim said and unknown person(s) had made entry into their Jeep without their consent and nothing was taken. A report was generated.
08/03/202121-0586Criminal MischiefAn officer was dispatched to the 3700 block of Wroxton in regards to a criminal mischief incident that had already occurred. The victim said an unknown person(s) had sprayed graffiti on the construction fence without their consent. A report was generated.
08/03/202121-0587Burglary of Building
At approximately 12:39 PM, a police officer was dispatched to the 3800 block of Bellaire, in regards to a Burglary of a Building, which had already occurred. The complainant stated an unknown person entered the property and stole several electronic items. Information was gathered and a report was generated.
08/04/202121-0588Public Intoxication 

At approximately 3:50 AM, officers with the West University Place Police Department observed an individual who displayed signs of intoxication while walking along the sidewalk in the 2600 block of West Holcombe. Upon contact the individual (Michael James Heredia) was found to be highly intoxicated and arrested for public intoxication without incident.

Previous History 

File Date  Court Offense 

No Previous History 

08/04/202121-0589Burglary of Residence At 4:36 AM, officers with the West University Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 2700 block of Wroxton St. in reference to a burglary of a habitation that had already occurred. Officers met with the victim who stated items were missing from the residence. A report of a burglary of a habitation 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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