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The original item was published from 11/23/2022 10:10:23 AM to 2/1/2023 12:00:06 AM.
Weekly Crime Report
Posted on: November 24, 2022
[ARCHIVED] Weekly Crime Report 11/17/22 - 11/24/2022
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An Officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department Lobby in reference to an Aggravated Assault. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a known suspect intentionally and knowingly threw an unknown substance at the victim’s faces causing severe pain and discomfort.
No Reported Offense
An officer was dispatched to the 5500 block of Community Drive in regard to a Criminal Mischief incident that already occurred. Upon arrival, it was discovered that an unknown suspect caused damage to the victim’s vehicle without consent.
Officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Bellaire in regards to a virtual gate camera systems alert regarding a stolen vehicle. An officer located the vehicle at the intersection of Bellaire and West Point. A traffic stop was initiated and the vehicle began to evade police. After a brief pursuit the vehicle entered a parking garage, where the suspect left behind the vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle was recovered and the suspect was not located but identified. Ongoing investigation is being conducted.
An officer was performing a traffic stop in the 5900 block of Weslayan. During the traffic stop, it was discovered the suspect was in possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
An officer was performing a traffic stop in the 6600 block of Weslayan. During the traffic stop, the odor of marijuana was emanating from the driver side window causing for a probable search to be conducted. While searching the vehicle an AK style gun was observed to be in plain view on the passenger seat. The driver (Bruce Calvin Francis) was detained, and charges were accepted for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.
The driver (Bruce Calvin Francis) has a previous criminal history of:
Unlawful carrying of a weapon
An officer was dispatched to the 6600 block of Sewanee for an identity theft incident that had already occurred. Upon arrival, it was discovered that an unknown suspect used the victim’s personal information to open a financial account without their consent.
An officer was flagged down in the 6500 block of Mercer by a victim of a theft incident that had already occurred. The victim stated that a known person had taken an item from them without consent.
An officer was performing a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Sunset. During the traffic stop, it was discovered the suspect was in possession of Drug Paraphernalia and had outstanding warrants with the city of Houston. The driver was placed in custody without incident and later released to the Houston Police Department.