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Date & Time

Case #

Offense

Summary

9.15.22

3:45 PM

22-0477

Recovery of Property 

An Officer was dispatched to the West University Police Department Lobby in reference to recovered stolen property. The officer arrived and made contact with the recovering agency confirming the property. The victim was contacted in regards to their property being recovered. 

9.15.22

4:00 PM

22-0476

Identity theft 

 An officer was dispatched to the 4200 block of Milton to meet with a resident in regards to an identity theft that had already occurred. Upon arrival, it was discovered an unknown suspect open a financial account under the victim’s identity without consent.

9.15.22

9:23 PM

22-0478

Virtual Gate 

Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of West Holcombe in regards to a virtual gate camera systems alert regarding a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle and then attempted to conduct a high risk stop on the vehicle in the 4100 block of Belalire Blvd. The suspects’ vehicle refused to stop and accelerated at a high rate of speed causing a vehicle pursuit to be initiated. The vehicle then voluntarily came to a stop in the 6100 block of Fairdale Ln. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The Suspect was apprehended and taken into custody. The suspect (Joshua Wayne Rundle) was charged with evading and possession of controlled substance. 

He has a previous criminal history of: 

Theft x7

Evading 

Unauthorized use of a vehicle x2

Forgery x2

Burglary of a Habitation 

Driving with invalid License 

Prostitution

Possession of Controlled substance  

Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon 

Burglary of a Building x2

 

9.16.22

9:26 AM

22-0479

BMV 

A police officer was dispatched to the 2800 block of Bissonnet, in regards to a BMV that had already occurred. Upon arrival, it was discovered an unknown person(s) entered into the victim’s secured vehicle with intent to take items without consent. 

9.17.22

4:15 AM 

22-0480

DWI

An Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed 40 mph in a 25 mph posted zone in the 6500 block of Weslayan. The Officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 6700 block of Weslayan Street. After further investigation, it was determined the driver (Alheli Ramos) was under the influence of alcohol. Information was gathered and charges were filed for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).

The drive has no previous criminal history. 

9.18.22

10:03 PM

22-0483

Virtual Gate 

Officers were dispatched to the 5400 block of Weslayan in regards to a virtual gate camera systems alert regarding a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle in the 5500 block of Weslayan and a high risk traffic stop was conducted in the 4000 block of Southwest Fwy. The suspect (Richard Lloyd Ledbetter Jr) was taken into custody and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. 

 

He has no previous criminal history. 

9.19.22

7:45 AM

22-0484

Flagged Down 

An officer was notified of anti-semitic propaganda which was located at several residences along the 3700 block of Rice.  The propaganda was placed in plastic bags and seemingly thrown on lawns randomly. 

9.19.22

8:51 AM

22-0485

Burglary of a Business 

An officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department Lobby in regards to a burglary of a building that had already occurred. The victim said unknown person(s) gained entry onto a construction site and stolen items from the location without consent.  

9.19.22

8:03 PM

22-0486

Disturbance 

An officer was dispatched to the 2700 block of Bissonnet in regards to a Disturbance. Upon arrival, the suspect was detained. Upon investigation it was revealed that the suspect was in possession of a driver’s license and a credit card issued to different individuals. The suspect (Lonnie Dale Bammann) was taken into custody and charged with Fraudulent Use of Identifying Information.

The suspect has a previous criminal history of: 

Criminal Mischief x2

Possession of Marijuana 

Trespass 

Unlawful carry of a Weapon 

Weapon-possession-possession of controlled substance 

Fail to register a sex offender x4

Fail to comply as sex offender x3 

Sex offender to register 10 years

9.20.22

11:51 AM

22-0488

Minor accident- FSGI  

An officer was dispatched to the 4200 block of Amherst in regards to a minor accident that had already occurred. The victim said an unknown person struck their vehicle and left without giving any information.

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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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