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Weekly Crime Report

Posted on: August 27, 2021

Weekly Crime Report 08/20/2021 - 08/27/2021

DateCase #  Offense  Summary 
08/20/202121-0609Failure to Stop and Give Information
At about 12:30 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police department was dispatched to the 2700 block of Arbuckle St. The victim advised an unknown vehicle and driver struck his vehicle and did not leave any insurance or identifying information. An offense report and crash report were generated.
08/20/2021
21-0610Possession of Marijuana

At approximately 8:53 PM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department observed a vehicle traveling southbound in the 6300 block of Buffalo Speedway with an expired Texas Temporary Buyer Tag. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle in the 3200 block of Carnegie. Upon further investigation, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle to be in possession of a large amount of marijuana. The driver (Vergie Jackson) was subsequently arrested for Possession of Marijuana.

Previous History

File Date  Court  Offense

03/28/2021  337  Poss Marij 4 OZ. – 5 LBS. 

08/21/2021
21-0611Failure to Stop and Give Information
At approximately 7:09 PM, an officer with the City of West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the 6200 block of Lake in regard to an FSGI that had already occurred. The victim stated an unknown driver struck and damaged her vehicle and did not stop to leave their contact information. An offense report and crash report were generated.
08/22/2021


No Crime Reported
08/23/2021

No Crime Reported
08/24/202121-0613Driving While Intoxicated/Felon in Possession of Firearm

At 12:16 AM, officers with the West University Place Police Department were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle call in the 5800 block of Academy. Upon arriving and locating the vehicle matching the description, the driver was found to be intoxicated. The driver was additionally found to be in possession of marijuana and a loaded firearm. The driver (Isreal Lee Bailey Jr.) was taken into custody and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Felon in Possession of Firearm.    

Previous History 

File Date  Court  Offense

8/17/2010  248  Accident Involving Injury/Death

1/23/2010  248  Driving While Intoxicated

4/21/2005  6  Driving While Lic. Susp.

4/21/2005  6  Poss Marij 0-2 OZ

7/29/2004  9  Driving While Lic. Susp. 

08/24/202121-0614TheftAn officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of Amherst 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.
08/24/202121-0615FraudAt approximately 11:57 AM, an officer with the city of West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the PD to meet with a resident concerning fraud. The officer met with the victim obtaining required information.
08/25/202121-0616ALPR Hit

At 03:20 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department located a vehicle that was reported stolen traveling eastbound in the 3700 block of Bellaire. A high risk stop was conducted and the two occupants were detained without incident. After conducting an investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of a handgun and narcotics. The driver (Jeffrey Christopher Anyanwu) was arrested for Unlawful Carry of a Weapon by a Felon and the passenger (Joseph C. Hamilton) arrested for an outstanding felony warrant out of the Pearland Police Department. The stolen vehicle was recovered and information referred to the originating agency.

Previous History (Jeffrey Christopher Anyanwu)

File Date  Court  Offense 

4/2/2020  174  Felon Poss Wpn 

7/3/2018  208  Felon Poss Wpn

7/3/2018  208  Poss CS PG 1 <1G

4/18/2017  339  Evading Arrest  

2/4/2017  339  Poss CS PG 1 < 1G   

2/4/2017  10  Unlaw Carry Wpn  

1/17/2017  13  Poss Marijuana Under 2 oz   

10/24/2016  7  Poss Marijuana Under 2 oz  

6/4/2016  1  Drv w/ Lic Ind w/ Pr Cn/Sus w/o Fi Re   

4/4/2016  11  Poss Marijuana under 2 oz.

12/11/2015  262  Forgery Govt Financial Inst

12/10/2015  11  Poss Marijuana under 2 oz.

12/10/2015  11  Poss Cs Pg 4 <28 grams

11/21/2013  13  Failure to Stop & Give Info

10/26/2013  13  Failure to Stop & Give Info

10/26/2013  13  Poss Marij 0-2 OZ

Previous History (Joseph C. Hamilton)

File Date  Court  Offense

7/28/2021  11 Carrying Handgun in Motor Veh

08/26/202121-0617TheftAt about 09:21 AM, an officer with the West University Place Police Department was dispatched to the 2700 block of Werlein Ave. The victim stated unknown subject(s) removed his catalytic converter from his vehicle. Information was gathered and 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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