News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

West University Police Search for Identity Thief in the Area

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Between the dates of September 02, 2020, and November 17, 2020, the City of West University Place Police Department received thirty-two reports from residents of a subject opening credit card accounts at Home Depot stores in the Houston area. This subject...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Food Waste Drop-off Pilot Program

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The City of West University Place is partnering with Zero Waste Houston to implement food waste/food scrap drop-off pilot program at no cost to residents.  This pilot program will be held every Saturday starting December 5 through January 23. &am...

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday Spirit in West U

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"Virtual" Tree Lighting Ceremony (also includes Santa Truckin' thru West U)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 7, at approximately 6:30 pm. While being streamed live through Facebook, the Mayor and City Council m...

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday Spirit in West U

2019 Tree lighting

"Virtual" Tree Lighting Ceremony (also includes Santa Truckin' thru West U)

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 7, at approximately 6:30 pm. While being streamed live through Facebook, the Mayor and City Council m...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Tips to keep yourself safe from Identity Theft

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Identity theft is a serious crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years – and their hard earned money – cleaning up the mess the thieves have made of their good name and credit record. With any crime, you ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Recreation Center Programs Starting in December

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Are you ready to take classes in-person again? If so, the West University Place Recreation Center is here for you. The Recreation Center has several great in-person classes with sessions beginning in December. Programs will follow COVID-19 safety guidelin...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Fatality Crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan

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On 11/1/2020 at approximately 12:20 PM, West University Place first responders were dispatched to a major vehicle crash in the 5700 block of Weslayan. One party of that crash was involved in a second major crash in the 5800 block of Weslayan. The second m...
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Public Safety
Posted on: October 22, 2020

WUPD: BOLO for Forged Check Suspect

The West University Place Police Department is seeking assistance regarding a suspect sought in connection with cashing a forged check. 

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Juveniles Apprehended for Criminal Mischief and Trespassing

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On 09/16/2020 Officers apprehended three juveniles for trespassing on private property. The juveniles were later released to an employee of The Shamar Hope Haven Residential Treatment Center at the request of Child Protective Services. Later that morning ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Door-to-Door Scams

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Scammers may disguise themselves as representing a city official or private company in order to gain information or access to your home. Some door-to-door scams include magazine subscription sales, fraudulent fundraisers, “free” home s...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2019 Water Quality Report

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The City of West University Place 2019 Water Quality Report is now available.  West U staff continually monitor your drinking water for contaminants, and ensures that it meets federal and state requirements.  The City of West University ...

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Community News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

WUPD: BMV Suspects - 04/28/2020

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On Tuesday April 28, officers, after receiving a call from a vigilant citizen, apprehended three suspects that had been burglarizing vehicles in the area of the 4200 block of Tennyson. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted and two counts ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 10, 2020

A Message from Police Chief Ken Walker

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For some time now the West U Police Department has been listing on our web site persons arrested in West U, and their usually lengthy criminal histories, in an effort to educate our residents about the failure of the criminal justice system in Harris Coun...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Don't Fall for the Scam!

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The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages, or social media channels to request personal or financial information. Recognize the telltale signs of a scam.

The IRS or other government agency will not call you to confir...

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