Friendswood Police Activity Report December 2-6, 2013
Welcome to an early edition of the Friendswood Police Activity Report. You can always keep up with incidents and arrests occurring in Friendswood by using our Police-2-Citizen website at http://p2c.friendswood.com/.
Friendswood teen charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Corbin Dax Cochran, 18, of Friendswood, has been charged with the sexual assault of a child. Police served Cochran with a felony arrest warrant and took him into custody on December 4. The warrant charged him with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. The victim in this case is younger than 14 years of age and the charge is a first degree felony. Cochran was released on December 5 from the Galveston County Jail after posting a $40,000 bond. Investigators are continuing their investigation of this case.
Dec. 4 (8:23 a.m.) Sometime overnight, a trailer was stolen out of a driveway in the 5000 block of Apple Blossom Lane. The trailer is described as black with a rear gate and a side gate. It is 14 feet long, with license plate number 152926H.
Dec. 4 (6:47 p.m.) Michael Charles Ober, Jr., 41, of Friendswood, was charged with theft. HEB store employees witnessed Ober walk out of the store without paying for his groceries. An employee followed Ober as he walked to his vehicle, confronted him and escorted him back inside the store to wait for police. Ober had more than $500 worth of stolen groceries in the cart.
Dec. 3 (9:17 a.m.) A resident in the 2800 block of Fairway Drive discovered several fraudulent charges on his cred card. The charges were made on November 23 and November 26 to seven different retailers and gas stations totaling $1,999.95.
Dec. 3 (4:02 p.m.) A resident in the 1200 block of Hawkhill Drive reported to police that three credit card applications were recently submitted to three different banks using his personal identifiers. The victim found out about the applications after receiving a phone call from two of the banks verifying that he had applied for the credit cards.
Dec. 2 (1:38 p.m.) Ladarius Amon Carpenter, 20, of League City, and Chandler Reese Randall, 18, of League City, were charged with Possession of Marijuana. Randall was stopped for a traffic violation in the 3200 block of W. Bay Area Blvd. When the officer approached the driver, he detected the smell of marijuana. The officer opened the passenger door and noticed a partially rolled marijuana cigarette in Carpenter’s lap. There were also large buds of marijuana near his feet. Both men claimed ownership of the marijuana. Randall told the officer that there was a bong and a hunting rifle behind the passenger seat. The officer confiscated .50 ounces of marijuana and several pipes.
Dec. 2 (5:42 a.m.) Kimber Lynn Cole, 22, of Friendswood, was charged with Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Failure to Identify-Fugitive. An officer was dispatched to the Enclave Apartments, located at 5000 Watkins Way, regarding two intoxicated females. According to the caller, the women were screaming and staggering around the dumpsters. When police arrived, it appeared that the women were rummaging through the dumpsters. The two women identified themselves and said that they were searching for discarded cat litter. Cole identified herself as Loren Alyse Cole. Both women were nervous and appeared to be under the influence of some type of drug. They both had duffle bags and gave the officer consent to search the bags. Inside Cole’s bag, the officer found a prescription bottle containing Lidocaine Viscous that had someone else’s name on it. Cole was taken into custody for possession of a dangerous drug. At the jail, Cole’s fingerprints were taken on the Automated Fingerprint Identification System machine located at the City Jail. Her true identity was revealed along with a warrant out of Galveston County for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Dec. 2 (7:06 p.m.) Christopher Joey Perez, 17, of Webster, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Violate DL Restriction “B-LOFS 21.” A 16-year old passenger was also charged and issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Perez was stopped for a traffic violation in the 3600 block of Friendswood Link. When the officer contacted Perez, he detected the smell of marijuana. Perez and two passengers exited the vehicle and a search was conducted. A small amount of marijuana was found in the front passenger seat floorboard where a 16-year old passenger was seated and the center console also contained a baggie with marijuana residue. The 16-year old passenger was released to the custody of his father while Perez was taken to jail.
Dec. 4 (5:01 a.m.) Cody A. Aulbert, 30, of La Marque, was charged with Driving While License Invalid and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Stefanie Diane Hanks, 26, of Dickinson, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 3. Sabrina Louise Rice, 32, of Houston, was charged with Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Dylan Robertson Bryant, 31, of Houston, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Aulbert and his passengers were stopped in the 16000 block of Blackhawk Blvd. Aulbert had a suspended driver’s license. Hanks was in possession of Hydrocodone. Rice was in possession of Amitriptyline. And the vehicle had several pipes used to smoke methamphetamine. Aulbert is currently on probation for a July 2013 charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1. Hanks and Rice both have prior arrests for drug offenses.
Dec. 4 (4:37 p.m.) Michael David Kiessling, 17, of Friendswood, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Kiessling was speeding on Stoney Lake and ran a stop sign before being stopped in the 1600 block of Friendswood Lakes Blvd. Kiessling was very nervous and shaking. He told the officer that he had been stopped several times but never received a ticket. Kiessling gave the officer consent to search his vehicle. The officer opened the ashtray and found a small baggie of marijuana.
Driving While Intoxicated
Dec. 6 (2:38 a.m.) Natalie Lee Taylor, 30, of League City, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-3rd offense. An officer noticed that Taylor was swerving and failing to maintain a single lane and conducted a traffic stop on FM 528 near Blackhawk Blvd. When the officer contacted Taylor, she detected the smell of alcohol on Taylor’s breath. Taylor only had an identification card and told the officer that her driver’s license was confiscated when she was previously arrested for DWI. Taylor failed a field sobriety test and registered .118 on a breath test. Taylor already had two prior convictions for DWI, and a pending DWI case from November 17.
Dec. 5 (3:15 a.m.) Juan Eloy Sanchez, 31, of Houston, was charged with Public Intoxication at the Baywood Apartments, located at 5025 FM 2351. Sanchez and a female were standing outside of a vehicle that was playing loud music. Sanchez exhibited signs of intoxication and was taken into custody.
Dec. 3 (1:22 a.m.) Brandon Clyde Booth, 29, of League City, was charged with Evading Arrest. An officer was checking on a suspicious person in the 3500 block of FM 528. The man was in a business area that was closed and was wearing clothing so far over his face that it appeared that he was attempting to conceal his identity. The officer turned around and the man was gone, so she checked the businesses. Once the officers came out from behind Brookside Intermediate, she saw the man again and made contact with him. At first, Booth tried to ignore the officer and then told her that he did not want to speak with her. He refused to identify himself and then took off running across a ditch line. Once he was caught, he identified himself. Booth has prior history of Evading Arrest.
Dec. 6 (4:59 a.m.) Wess Lee Chandler, 28, of La Porte, was charged with Criminal Trespass and Resisting Arrest. Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2300 block of Durango Bend Lane when the homeowner’s son arrived at the home after being told that he was not welcome. Chandler refused to leave the home after several unsuccessful attempts. An officer attempted to take Chandler into custody but he resisted the attempts by pulling away and refusing to place his hands behind his back. After a brief struggle, Chandler was taken into custody.
Dec. 4 (11:24 a.m.) Sean Bryant Necessary, 22, of Houston, was charged with Driving While License Invalid in the 5100 block of FM 2351. Necessary was driving with a registration that expired in December 2012. The officer identified Necessary and found that he had a suspended driver’s license.
Dec. 5 (2:38 p.m.) Jack Woodkins Jr., 46, of Texas City, was charged with Driving While License Invalid and No Insurance in the 2500 block of FM 528. Woodkins also had four warrants for his arrest with Harris County Precinct 2.
TIP OF THE WEEK
Friendswood Blue Santa is accepting donations of new unwrapped toys for the annual Blue Santa program. Blue Santa helps needy families in the Friendswood area by providing toys for each child, 12 years of age and younger who are referred and accepted into the program.
One of the most effective ways to help Blue Santa assure a Merry Christmas is by having a toy drive and donating the toys to Blue Santa. Toys collected can be dropped off at the Friendswood Police Department, located at 1600 Whitaker Drive.
The deadline to drop off toy donations will be December 18.
Parade Road Closures
The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce 26th Annual Lighted Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. The parade will require the closure of FM 518 (S. Friendswood Drive) between FM 2351 and Whispering Pines.
Motorists should use caution when driving in the downtown Friendswood area on December 14 due to an expected increase in pedestrian and vehicular traffic for the Santa in the Park event being held at Stevenson Park from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.