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Posted on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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BURGLARY

 

Mar. 18 (7:56 p.m.) The driver’s side rear window was smashed out on a vehicle parked at Stevenson Park, located at 1100 S. Friendswood Drive.  A purse was stolen from the front passenger floor board.  No suspect or suspect vehicle description was available.

 

Mar. 19 (5:44 p.m.) Property from a residential burglary in Pearland was found at a residence in the 100 block of Diamond Lane.  Neighbors near the Pearland residence witnessed the former tenants breaking into the house and removing items from the house.  The victim was able to track down the former tenants’ new address to the 100 block of Diamond Lane. There, he saw his stolen patio furniture in plain view, in the back yard.  He also looked through the window and saw his display case inside the residence. Friendswood and Pearland police obtained a search warrant for the residence and recovered the stolen property.  While inside the residence, officers found other stolen property. 

 

Mar. 22 (11:52 a.m.) A purse was taken from a vehicle parked at Friendship Haven, located at 1500 Sunset Drive.  The employee parked her vehicle at approximately 7:00 a.m., when she returned to her vehicle, she noticed that a window was broken out and her purse was gone.  One of her credit cards had been used at an Exxon station on Telephone Road.

 

Mar. 22 (5:46 p.m.) An uninhabited residence in the 5100 block of Pennystone Way was burglarized. The back door was left open and it appeared that someone had gone through the house looking for valuables. The victim claims that hand and yard tools were stolen.

 

Mar. 23 (7:15 p.m.) A resident in the 600 block of E. Castle Harbour returned home to find that her sliding glass door at the back of her residence was open. Officers arrived and checked to make sure that no one was inside the residence. Once the house was clear, the resident came inside and immediately noticed that her jewelry box was open and a ring was missing. She then discovered that three handguns were stolen.

 

THEFT

 

Mar. 18 (7:16 p.m.) An orange 2005 Kubota tractor was stolen and approximately 60 feet of fencing was damaged at a worksite in the 15000 block of Beamer Road.  The theft occurred sometime in the past two week.  The Kubota tractor included a Bush Hog loader and a roll over protection system.

 

Mar. 19 (2:09 p.m.) Justin Daniel Sellars, 19, of Friendswood, was charged with Theft. The Friendswood Public Library, located at 416 S. Friendswood Drive, received a call from the manager of a resale book store who reported the sale of five books to the reseller by Sellars. The manager was concerned when he saw the books were stamped with the “Friendswood Public Library” stamp.  Sellars checked out the books at 10:15 a.m. and went straight to the book resale store and sold the books at 11:30 a.m. While the officer was taking the theft report at the library, Sellars returned. The officer questioned Sellars, who admitted to selling the book for gas money.  He was taken into custody. The five books were valued at more than $200.

 

Mar. 19 (3:21 p.m.) A resident at Emeritus, located at 1310 S. Friendswood Drive, reported the theft of a bracelet.  The theft occurred sometime between March 14 and 15.

 

Mar. 21 (7:45 p.m.) A saxophone was left at the bus stop located at the corner of Abercreek and Tibet Road.  The student boarded the school bus at approximately 8:20 a.m., but accidentally left the saxophone behind. It was not until approximately 7:45 p.m., that anyone went to the bus stop to check for the saxophone.  By then, it was gone. The saxophone is described as a Yamaha alto saxophone in a plain black case.

 

FRAUD

 

Mar. 22 (4:27 p.m.) A resident in the 300 block of Clearview Ave reported the unauthorized use of her credit card on Walmart.com. The victim realized that her card had been used when she received a confirmation message from Walmart for a purchase. Someone hacked her Walmart.com account, changed the email address and used the saved credit card information to make the purchase.  The credit card has now been cancelled.

 

NARCOTICS

 

Mar. 20 (1:27 a.m.) Nicole Jean Jones, 37, of League City, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1, Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 3 and Possession of a Dangerous Drug. Jones was stopped for speeding in the 1200 block of S. Friendswood Drive. When the officer ran her license plate, he also discovered that the registration on the vehicle had expired. The officer checked Jones’ driving status and found that her driver’s license was suspended and she had two outstanding traffic warrants in League City and two in Harris County Precinct 8. As Jones exited the vehicle, the officer noticed a small open bottle of wine wedged between the driver’s seat and the driver’s door, as well as a pack of cigarettes with a plastic bag inside.  The officer opened the plastic bag and noticed that the cigarette inside had a strong chemical smell.  The officer believed it may have been dipped in PCP.  The officer then found a small bag containing Xanax and a large prescription bottle containing Soma, 800mg Ibuprofen and Promethazine. The officer field-tested the liquid on the cigarette and confirmed the liquid to be PCP.

 

Mar. 20 (2:53 p.m.) Jonathan David Manwell, 17, of Friendswood, and Khalid Mahmood, 17, of Friendswood, were charged with Possession of Marijuana.  Manwell was stopped in the 2200 block of W. Parkwood because he and a passenger were not wearing their seat belts. Manwell pulled into a convenience store parking lot and the passenger, Mahmood, tried to walk into the store even after the officer told him to stop. After speaking with Manwell, the officer determined that there was contraband inside the vehicle.  A search was completed and .89 ounces of marijuana along with drug paraphernalia were found. 

 

Mar. 22 (12:42 a.m.) Robert Wayne Kowalewski, 24, of Houston, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Kowalewski was driving in the 3000 block of FM 528 with only one headlight. Kowalewski was very nervous during the traffic contact and was asked to exit the vehicle.  Kowalewski admitted to having a marijuana cigarette inside the vehicle.  The officer searched the vehicle, finding the marijuana cigarette along with a baggie of marijuana.

 

Mar. 22 (3:22 a.m.) Daniel Eugene Shelburne, 19, of Midland, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Timothy Connor Hirning, 19, of Friendswood, was charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol.  An officer noticed a suspicious vehicle driving alongside the creek behind the Friendswood Lakes Subdivision. The officer waited for the vehicle to return to the roadway and stopped it in the 1600 block of Mossy Stone Drive. As the officer approached the vehicle, he immediately detected the strong smell of alcohol.  Hirning, the driver, exited the vehicle.  He admitted that he had been drinking but denied having any alcohol inside the vehicle. Four other occupants were in the vehicle, each admitted to drinking out in the woods.  During the search, officers found two bottles of vodka, a marijuana grinder and a glass smoking pipe. The items were located in a bag belonging to one of the passengers, Shelburne.

 

Mar. 22 (4:34 p.m.) Gilbert Barrientos II, 20, of Baytown, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2a.  Barrientos was stopped for a traffic violation in the 700 block of W. Parkwood Avenue. Barrientos was very nervous during the traffic stop and denied having anything illegal inside the vehicle and gave the officer consent to search. During the search, the officer found several small baggies with marijuana symbols on them, a multi-colored pipe and a bag of “Master Kush,” a brand of synthetic marijuana.

 

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

 

Mar. 22 (7:14 p.m.) Shawn Phillip Mounger, 35, of Pearland, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.  Mounger was stopped in the 2700 block of FM 528 because he was not wearing his seat belt. Mounger exhibited signs of intoxication and had the smell of alcohol coming from his breath. Mounger failed a field sobriety test and registered .192 on a breath test. 

 

Mar. 23 (11:45 p.m.) Whitney Nicole McGuire, 25, of Houston, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. McGuire was driving in the 700 block of S. Friendswood Drive without any headlights. When the officer walked up to the driver, he detected the smell of alcohol.  McGuire exhibited signs of intoxication but denied having had anything to drink. McGuire failed a field sobriety test and refused a breath test.

 

Mar. 24 (7:19 p.m.) Vickie Colbert Isaacks, 49, of Houston, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.  Patrick Ray Castro, Jr., 24, of Houston, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. An officer was dispatched to check on an intoxicated person at the Walgreens located at 104 E. Parkwood Avenue. The intoxicated woman was reportedly stumbling at the cash register and having problems standing up. A clerk called when the woman walked out of the store and got into a vehicle.  An officer arrived just as the woman back out of her parking spot.  Isaacks was driving and Castro was a passenger. When the officer contacted Isaacks, she exhibited signs of intoxication.  The officer also noticed that there was a bottle of vodka in the console next to the driver. Isaacks exited the vehicle and failed a field sobriety test.  One of the department Drug Recognition Experts evaluated Isaacks and determined that she was operating the motor vehicle under the influence of drugs. Castro was in the rear passenger seat and smelled of marijuana. He was detained as officers searched the vehicle.  Officers found a bag of marijuana under Castro’s seat.  Also during the search, officers located 29 assorted gift cards. The officer later found out that Dickinson police are working a felony forgery case where Isaacks is the primary suspect.

 

PUBLIC INTOXICATION

 

Mar. 21 (1:57 a.m.) Russell Scott Garcia, 30, of Friendswood, was charged with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct-Urinating in Public. An officer was patrolling in the 3300 block of FM 528 and noticed a man urinating in the parking lot in plain view of the roadway. The officer approached the man and immediately realized that the man was intoxicated and had the strong smell of alcohol emitting from his breath and person. Garcia was identified and taken into custody. He also had an outstanding arrest warrant with South Houston Police.

 

Mar. 22 (2:41 p.m.) Stacy Mechelle Baxley, 26, of Friendswood, was charged with Public Intoxication. Police received a call about an intoxicated woman wandering door-to-door. An officer found the woman sitting on the front porch of a residence in the 100 block of Brigadoon. The officer approached the woman and observed her to be intoxicated.  He asked her if she knew where she was and she responded, “eighteen-ring-a-ding.”  An empty prescription bottle was lying on the ground that at one time contained Soma. 

 

Mar. 24 (4:41 a.m.) James Russell Akers, 28, of Pasadena, was charged with Public Intoxication. Police were called to check a suspicious person in the 800 block of Mockingbird Ln. The caller said that a man was standing at his back door wearing only his underwear.  When the officer arrived, he found Akers, who was intoxicated.  Akers told police that he had been at a friend’s house drinking and wandered outside to play “hide and go seek,” but got confused when he tried to go back to his friend’s house.

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