MCSO Weekly Blotter
February 27, 2009
District 1 – Lt. Darrel Conn (North County)
On 02/17/09 Deputy Rodriguez was dispatched to the 500 block of Robert E. Lee, in River Plantation – Conroe, in reference to a Burglary of a Vehicle. The owner of the 1994 Camero advised he found the driver’s side door open and the dashboard broken and speakers missing. Prints were taken and turned into ID for processing.
The same day, a second Burglary of a Vehicle report was taken from a resident in River Plantation, on Fort Sumpter. The victim found that someone had rifled through his vehicle and a saw, extension cords and a large amount of keys were missing. The keys were found near the intersection of Ravensworth and Fort Sumpter.
On 02/18/09 Corporal Bonner was dispatched to the CJC lobby in reference to a Fraud Call. The complainant advised she and her husband had gone to buy a new travel trailer, but was denied, even though she knew they had very good credit. After looking over their credit rating, they found several credit cards that had been closed for non-payment that did not belong to them. This case has been referred to the Detective Division for follow-up investigation.
On 02/19/09 Deputy Adams was dispatched to Lake Breeze Lane, in Willis, in reference to a stolen vehicle. The complainant advised he was awakened in the morning hours by his ex-wife telling him that the vehicle was missing. This case has been referred to Auto Task Force for follow-up investigation.
District 2 – Lt. Andrew Eason (South County/Woodlands)
On February 15, 2009 at approximately 1621 hours Dep. Ward and Dep. Knight conducted a traffic stop for reckless driving. The passenger (WM 23) was found to have 4 open warrants out of Conroe P.D. While conducting a search of the passenger, incident to the arrest, a baggy containing marijuana was located in his pocket. The passenger was taken into custody for Possession of Marijuana in addition to the warrants and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
On February 20, 2009 at approximately 2210, Dep. Neal was dispatched to the 3700 block of College Park Drive to assist Dep. Gordy on a traffic stop. During the course of the investigation, a green leafy substance was found in the vehicle. The driver (WM 21) and passenger (WM 20) were taken into custody for Possession of Marijuana and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
On February 21, 2009 at approximately 2038 hours, Sgt. Jenkins observed a suspicious vehicle in a church parking lot on Panther Creek. When Sgt. Jenkins pulled up to the vehicle he noticed something being lit inside. Sgt. Jenkins noticed a smell of burnt marijuana. During the course of the investigation a bag with a green leafy substance, identified as marijuana, was found as well as a multicolored glass pipe with burnt marijuana inside. The driver was taken into custody for Possession of Marijuana and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
District 3 – Lt. Jim Fleming (East County)
On February 16, Deputy C. Murray was dispatched to the 27600 block of Kings Manor Drive for a family violence assault call. The Deputy met with a female complainant who stated she and her boyfriend had been to a local bar and had been drinking alcoholic beverages. They got into an argument that turned physical during the trip back to the residence. The female got out of the vehicle and started walking. The male got out and threw her against the vehicle and then forced her back into the vehicle. The arguing started again at the residence and again became physical. The male struck her numerous times with an open hand and a closed fist all over her body. The male also bit her on the hand. He forced her into a bathroom and locked the door and refused to allow her to leave. The female was able to escape outside the residence and the male caught up with her and dragged her back upstairs to the residence. The 18 year old male from Crosby was arrested at 4:24am, charged with assault and also criminal trespass. He was taken to jail.
On February 16, Deputy S. Ortiz was sent to the 23600 block of W. Heritage Oaks Drive for a disturbance call. The Deputy located a male that had been involved in the incident walking down the street. The male was found to be intoxicated. The 29 year old male from Porter was arrested at 9:39pm and transported to jail.
On February 16, Deputy J. Walker was notified of a family violence assault call in the 28200 block of FM 2090. The Deputy met with a female complainant who said she and her husband had been arguing and that it became physical. The female advised her, her son and her daughter were all fighting the male. The male threw her down on the ground by the arms. The son threw his sister down and hit her on the arm. The 48 year old male from Splendora and his son, a 21 year old, were arrested at 10:34pm and transported to jail.
On February 17, Deputy A. Cross responded to the 20100 block of FM 1314 in reference to a welfare concern involving an intoxicated male. The Deputy located the male and found him to be intoxicated. The 46 year old male from Conroe was arrested at 9:38pm and transported to jail.
On February 17, Deputy A. White was sent to the 22300 block of FM 1314 in reference to a welfare concern. A male at the location was acting strangely by yelling for no reason and making strange hand gestures. A witness at the store said the male would fall asleep and wake up and start yelling. The 22 year old male from Conroe was arrested for public intoxication at 9:41pm and transported to jail.
On February 20, Deputy R. Ashmore was dispatched to the 22900 block of Oak Lane in reference to a family violence assault call. The Deputy met with a male and his wife who advised each had assaulted the other. The female said she had been hit by a computer that was thrown by her husband and the male said he was hit with a picture frame by her that caused a laceration on his head. The 38 year old male from Porter was arrested at 1:00am and charged with assault, interfering with an emergency phone call and a theft by check warrant out of Montgomery County. The 27 year old female from Porter was also arrested at 1:00am and charged with assault and a theft by check warrant out of Montgomery County. They were taken to jail.
On February 20, Deputy A. White responded to the 23400 block of Hwy 59 in reference to a shots fired call. The Deputy was advised two males were involved and that they were seen running into a garage area. The Deputy located the males and met with the manager of the apartments. Consent was given to search a vehicle in the garage and during the investigation a .380 semi-automatic pistol was found. It was determined the males had been shooting in a pond and that they were reckless considering a gated community was on the other side of the pond. The 28 year old male from Houston and the 23 year old male from Porter were arrested at 8:45pm, charged with deadly conduct, and transported to jail.
On February 21, Deputy J. Chapa was sent to the 20100 block of FM 1314 in reference to a suspicious male behind the gas station. The Deputy located the male and found him to be intoxicated. The 61 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 9:26pm and transported to jail.
On February 22, Deputy C. Murray was notified of a welfare concern in the area of FM 1314 and Hwy 59 involving a female walking in the roadway. The Deputy located the female and found her to be intoxicated. The female refused to cooperate with the Deputy. The 20 year old female from Porter was arrested at 3:56am and transported to jail.
* A 32 year old male from Montgomery was arrested at 9:09pm, February 16, in the area of FM 1314 and Andrew Lane by Deputy G. Harman for three (3) traffic warrants out of Montgomery County JP 4. The male had been stopped on a traffic violation. The male was a passenger in the vehicle. The male was transported to jail.
* A 31 year old female from Conroe was arrested at 12:04am, February 17, in the 14400 block of Allendale Lane by Deputy C. Curry for a theft by check warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was investigating a disturbance. The female was transported to jail.
* A 43 year old male from Porter was arrested at 4:40pm, February 17, in the 24100 block of Ford Road by Deputy J. Chapa for seven (7) warrants out of Montgomery County JP 4. The Deputy was on a welfare concern call. The male was taken to jail.
* A 50 year old male from Cleveland was arrested at 6:30pm, February 17, in the area of East River and 13th Street by Deputy J. Guion for a failure to appear warrant out of Montgomery County and four (4) warrants out of Montgomery County JP 4 and Patton Village. The Deputy was investigating a suspicious vehicle. The male was transported to jail.
* A 43 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 11:16am, February 18, in the 19800 block of FM 1485 by Deputy R. Layman for an aggravated sexual assault of a child warrant out of Harris County. The Deputy was investigating a traffic incident. The male was transported to jail.
* A 28 year old male from Splendora was arrested at 4:42pm, February 18, in the area of Tram Road and FM 2090 by Deputy J. Guion for a probation violation warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was investigating an accident scene and the male attempted to pass the scene on the shoulder. The male was transported to jail.
* A 19 year old female from Conroe was arrested at 5:40pm, February 18, in the 19800 block of Petty Walker Road by Deputy A. White for a theft warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was investigating a disturbance call. The female was taken to jail.
* A 26 year old female and a 23 year old male from Splendora were arrested at 6:02pm, February 18, in the 27600 block of Mid Lane by Deputy A. Cross. The female had fifteen (15) warrants and the male had three (3) warrants all out of Montgomery County JP 4. The Deputy was investigating a stolen vehicle recovery. Both subjects were transported to jail.
* A 43 year old female from Humble was arrested at 2:45pm, February 20, by Corporal W. Kendrick for a possession of a controlled substance warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy met with a DPS Trooper who had the female detained in the area of North Park Drive and Hwy 59. The female was transported to jail.
* A 30 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 3:15pm, February 20, in the 20400 block of Loop 494 by Deputy J. Chapa for six (6) traffic warrants out of Montgomery County JP 4 and one traffic warrant out of Woodbranch PD. The Deputy observed the male walking down Loop 494 and recognized him as having warrants. The male was taken to jail.
* A 23 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 7:54pm, February 20, in the area of FM 1485 and Country West by Deputy R. Layman for an aggravated assault warrant out of Harris County. The male was stopped on a traffic violation. The male was transported to jail.
* A 28 year old male from Porter was arrested at 9:00pm, February 20, in the 23200 block of Albert by Corporal W. Kendrick for a parole violation warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was investigating a disturbance call. The male was transported to jail.
* A 37 year old male from Porter was arrested at 8:20pm, February 21, in the 17000 block of Porter Lane by Deputy J. Chapa for a capias warrant for non-payment of child support out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was on a warrant service. The male was taken to jail.
* A 24 year old male from Spring was arrested at 1:40am, February 22, in the area of FM 1485 and Hwy 59 by Deputy J. Guion for two (2) warrants out of Montgomery County JP 4. The Deputy was on a welfare concern call. The male was taken to jail.
District 4 – Lt. Art Galloway (West County)
On 2/18/09 Deputy H.Suarez was dispatched to Circle S. Food Store on Dobbin-Huffsmith Rd. in reference to a criminal trespass. Upon his arrival Deputy Suarez met with the complainant and the suspect. Deputy Suarez then confirmed that there was an active Trespass Warning on the suspect. The white male suspect was arrested and transported to the county jail in Conroe.
On 2/18/09 Deputy T. Slusher and his partner Deputy P. Carpenter were dispatched to Central Baptist Academy on FM 1774 in reference to a graffiti/theft call. When the deputies arrived on location they met with the school administrator who provided details for the report. Two volleyball nets had been stolen, an exterior brick wall had been damaged with graffiti and a phone line damaged.
On 2/19/09 Deputy A. Gonzalez responded to Barksdale Dr, Magnolia, regarding a burglary. Upon his arrival he met with the complainant who stated her garage had been burglarized. Various power/hand tools had been stolen along with a self-propelled lawn mower and a Coleman camping stove. Estimated combined value of the stolen items reported by the complainant to be $3315. This case referred to CID-Detectives.
On 2/19/09 Deputy B. Crandell was dispatched to Lazywood in reference to a burglary. Upon his arrival Deputy Crandell met with the complainant who stated someone had entered the home through the back door and had stolen five $20 bills. This case referred to CID-Detectives.
On 2/20/09 Deputy B. Crandell was dispatched to Terri Lane in reference to a burglary. He arrived on the location and met with the complainant who stated someone had entered his home, by breaking a bedroom window pane ($10). They stole 2 pistols (total value $1076 and a laser sight $350. This case referred to CID-Detectives.
On 2/20/09 Deputy J. Herman was dispatched to Crown Oaks Drive in reference to a burglary. Upon his arrival he met with the complainant who stated when he arrived at his residence (under construction) and he found the front door had been stolen. Deputy Herman observed several screws lying on the floor and two upper door hinges still connected to the door frame. The door was a Glass Craft 7’ mahogany door with black metal grill Valencia ¾ door valued at $1,500. Case referred to CID-Detectives.
On 2/23/09 Cpl. F. Webb was dispatched to Sky Forest in reference to the theft of construction materials. When she arrived at the location Cpl. Webb met with the complainant who stated that she had Hardi Plank delivered to the address on 2/19/09. The complainant stopped by the job site on 2/21/09 to check on things and saw the materials were still strapped and bundled. When the complainant arrived at 7:30 am on 2/23/09 she found that someone had cut the bundle wrap and stolen 480 pieces valued at $3,100. This case referred to CID-Detectives.
On 2/23/09 at approximately 7:22 am Deputy K. Krolczyk was dispatched to AT&T on FM 149 in Pinehurst in reference to the burglary of four AT&T company vehicles. When Deputy Krolczyk arrived on location she observed several vehicles in the parking lot with the compartment doors open and items scattered across the ground. She also observed two large openings in the back fence that appeared to have been cut. Four of the vehicles had been entered and items taken. The total estimated value of the equipment/tools taken was stated as $2675. The damage to the chain link fence stated as $200. This case referred to CID-Detectives.
District 5 – Lt. Don Lacy (Northwest County)
On 02/10/2009 Dep. J. Farmer was dispatched to a 9-1-1 hang-up. Upon arrival Dep. Farmer made contact with nine juvenile siblings ranging in age from 4-16 on location with no supervision. While checking the welfare of the juveniles the responding deputy observed extremely unfit living conditions and numerous signs of child neglect in reference to all the children. The deputy contacted DFPS (CPS) who responded to the location. The nine children were removed by CPS. The deputy was advised the parents had gone out to eat. Case referred to detectives and CPS.
On 02/11/2009 Dep. D. Wiesepape responded to Marina Drive in reference to Criminal Mischief. Upon arrival he met with the complainants who advised suspect(s) had poured black paint across their vehicles sometime during the night. The paint had dried prior to the complainants finding the damage. Damage to the vehicles was estimated to be in excess of $5,000. Cases are currently under investigation. All scenes were processed for evidence and submitted to the MCSO Crime Lab.
On 02/14/2009 Deputies D. Garner and P. Rex were on routine patrol in the area Highway 105 West and FM 149 when they observed a silver Honda passenger vehicle. The deputies followed the vehicle for a distance observing the driver of the vehicle being unable to maintain marked lanes of traffic. A traffic stop was initiated and contact made with the driver. The 53 year old female driver appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance. The female was transported to the MCSO Jail. Case referred to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
On 02/14/2009 Dep. M. Jackson was dispatched to the 16900 block of FM 149 in reference to Criminal Mischief. Upon arrival he met with the property owner who advised her garage and vehicle had been damaged sometime between 02/12/2009 and 02/14/2009. Damage to the building and vehicle was in excess of $2,000. Scene was processed for evidence and referred to detectives.
On 02/16/2009 Dep. T. Dishman was travelling Eastbound on Highway 105 West when he observed a light color passenger vehicle pass him at a high rate of speed. The deputy turned around to follow the vehicle and observed the driver of the vehicle was unable to maintain single marked lanes of traffic. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver. The 38 year old female stated that she had consumed alcoholic beverages prior to driving her vehicle. Standard Field Sobriety Tests were administered by the deputy. The female was transported to the MCSO Jail. Case referred to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
On 02/16/2009 Dep. B. Lennon was dispatched to the Walden Marina in reference to burglary of a motor vehicle. As the investigation continued it was found numerous vehicles including boats and passenger vehicles had been burglarized. While on routine patrol in the Cape Conroe subdivision Cpl. T. Bybee observed a suspicious vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle provided during the initial investigation at the Walden Marina. The corporal observed numerous items the vehicle matching the description of property stolen in previous burglaries. Property was recovered and submitted to the MCSO Crime Lab. Complainants have been contacted in reference to their cases. Cases referred to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution.
On 02/17/2009 Deputies D. Garner and P. Rex were dispatched to a family violence in progress. Upon arrival they met with the female complainant who advised her husband and relative returned to the residence intoxicated. The husband came into the room where the female and her juvenile child were working and began assaulting the female throwing her to the ground and repeatedly slamming her head onto the floor. The adult relative and another juvenile child were able to restrain the husband while the female fled outside. During the struggle with the male the relative was also struck buy the female’s husband. One of the juvenile children was able t call 9-1-1. The male was taken into custody and transported to the MCSO Jail. An Emergency Magistrate’s Protective Order was requested and granted. The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS.
On 02/19/2009 Cpl. J. Bruce made contact with an out of state complainant in reference to fraud. Upon speaking with the complainant who lives out of state it was found the complainant had purchased a boat from Craig’s List on the Internet. Upon sending the funds via wire transfer the complainant could no longer make contact with either of the listed sellers. The complainant requested law enforcement to respond to the listed address of one of the people listed with the boat. Upon arrival at the location it was found the suspect had used the identity of another person to have the complainant wire funds to a location in Houston. The secondary person listed advised the suspect was unknown to them, and they had not authorized anyone to use their identity nor did the listed boat exist. Case referred to detectives.
On 02/17/2009 Dep. A. Neeley was dispatched to Martin Luther King Drive in reference to a burglary of a habitation. Upon arrival he met with the complainant who advised suspect(s) had forced entry into her residence and removed property along with $200 of her daughter’s money and medication. The complainant stated her residence had previously been burglarized in the same manner. Case referred to detectives.
District 6 – Lt. David Dottei (Town Center)
On February 9, 2009 at approximately 2304 hours, Dep. Rawley was dispatched to a business on N. Millbend in reference to a bomb threat. Dep. Rawley arrived on scene and met with Sgt. Altemus, Cpl. Gonzales and a security officer who advised there had been a threat received from a guest. The guest had complained about a light, and then told a switchboard operator he had a gun and would blow up the building. The Sheriff’s Office was contacted. Deputies made contact by phone with the suspect (WM 82) and asked him to step outside. Once outside he was taken into custody for Terroristic Threat and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
On February 14, 2009 at approximately 2241 hours, Dep. Hook was dispatched to a business on Market Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival he met with the manager and a witness who stated that the arrested (WM 37) was acting very agitated and causing a disturbance. The suspect threw a baggie on the ground once the deputy was there. Dep. Hook escorted him outside where Dep. Rawley helped to place him in custody. The baggie was retrieved and found to contain a white powder substance. The substance field tested positive for Cocaine. The subject was taken into custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.
On February 19, 2009 at approximately 1500 hours, Dep. Varnell was dispatched to a business at 1201 Lake Woodlands in reference to a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival he met with the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO). The LPO stated that on this date, they observed the subject (WM 19) enter the store carrying an empty shopping bag. He entered the young men’s department and began selecting several items and entered the fitting room. When he exited the fitting room he was carrying only a few of the items. The suspect passed several points of purchase without attempting to pay for the concealed merchandise and exited the store where he was then stopped by Loss Prevention officers and escorted back into the store and processed for theft. The recovered merchandise was valued at $66. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.