On November 21, Deputy J. Amstutz was notified of a burglary of a habitation in the 25600 block of Tiverton Forest Court. The deputy observed the rear door to be forced open. No suspects were located within the residence. The home owner arrived and gave the deputy information on stolen items. Approximately an hour later the deputy received information that the Houston Police Department possibly had the suspects stopped in the area of North Park and Loop 494. As the deputy responded, two males matching the description of ones stopped by HPD were spotted across the drainage ditch from the deputy’s location. The deputy observed the males get into a white vehicle. The deputy made a traffic stop and observed the males jump from the back seat and flee. The deputy with assistance from other law enforcement located one of the males and detained him. He was one of the same males that had fled from the HPD officer. The 27-year-old male from Porter, was arrested at 12:21pm, charged with theft and evading, and transported to jail.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Blotter
November 26, 2008
District 1 – Lt. Darrel Conn (North County)
* On 11/20/08 at 10:30 P/M, Deputy Degner and three additional units were dispatched to the 14,000 block of Old Humble Pipeline Road, in Conroe, in reference to a disturbance. On arrival, the reporting female reported that she and her live-in-boyfriend had been arguing and fighting all day, when the male reportedly assaulted his 43 year old mother. The 22 year old male fled the location on foot just prior to Deputies arrival. Deputies were able to locate the individual where he was hiding under leaves, in a wooded area, in an attempt to camouflage himself. Deputies used a Thermal Imager (night vision) to locate him and took him into custody. After transport and booking the 22 year old male was released on a $1000 bond set by the Magistrate.
* On 11/24/08 at approximately 7:00 P/M, Deputy Terrell was dispatched to the 1900 block of Gwen Court, in Conroe, in reference to two persons fighting in the front yard. On arrival, Deputy Terrell located 34 year old women and her 30 year old husband and wife, who were outside when they began arguing and assaulting each other. Both exhibited signs of minor injury and both were arrested for Family Violence – Assault. Brandon Kirby was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance when Hydrocodone was found loose in his pocket.
* On 11/25/08 Corporal Smith responded to the 16,000 block of Stoltje Drive, in reference to a Family Violence. The investigation revealed that a 19 year old male had assaulted and threatened to stab his mother if she called the police. The 19 year old was arrested and charged with Retaliation Felony – 3rd Degree. A $5000 bond was set.
District 2 – Lt. Andrew Eason (South County/Woodlands)
* On 11/20/08 at approximately 1350 hours, Dep. Everton dispatched to a Theft from a Person call on Buckthorn Place. Upon arrival, Dep. Everton met the complainant who stated that a subject (WM27) entered his store and asked for a carton of cigarettes. When he turned around from getting the carton, the subject grabbed them from his hand and ran out of the store without paying. The complainant was able to get a description of the subject and his vehicle, which he gave to Dep. Everton. Dep. Wakefield, who was on routine patrol in the Sawdust Road area when he spotted the vehicle described in the Attempt to Locate aired by Dispatch regarding the theft. He proceeded to conduct a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. The driver, WM27, matched the description of the actor in the theft and was detained by Dep. Wakefield. The passengers in the vehicle WM28 and WF26 were also detained until Dep. Everton concluded his investigation at the theft scene. While speaking with the passenger, WM28, it was determined that he was highly intoxicated. He advised that they had all been drinking all morning. Dep. Wakefield advised that if he did not have someone to pick him up, that he would be placed into custody. The passenger stated he did not know anyone else in the area. Dep. Wakefield then placed him into custody and transported him to the Montgomery County Jail without incident. The Driver was taken into custody by Dep. Everton and transported to the Montgomery County jail charged with Theft from a Person.
* On 11/22/08 at 0605 hours, Dep. Wakefield was dispatched to a residence on Stableridge Drive in reference to a Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. The resident stated that she and her husband had returned home at approximately 0200 that morning locked their vehicle and went inside. Then at 0430 received a call from her niece stating that her car had been broken into and a Nintendo DS, a diamond and ruby ring and a diamond bracelet had been taken. The resident then went and checked her own vehicle and found that the passengers’ door lock had been broken and her digital camera was missing. While en route to the above call, Dep. Wakefield received a call from Dep. Martin who stated that he had taken a separate Burglary of Motor Vehicle report and his complainant had a description of the actor vehicle. A check of the license plate found that vehicle to be close to where the burglaries had occurred. Dep. Wakefield went by that address and met with the owner of the vehicle WM18 who stated he had been at a friend’s house until 0230 hours at which time he came straight home. During the course of the investigation Dep. Wakefield was able to search the vehicle and found several of the missing items. The subject also showed Dep. Wakefield ditches in the area where other items had been thrown. Items found were listed in six different Burglary reports. The subject was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
* On 11/23/08 at approximately 0103 hours, Dep. Barber was dispatched to a Burglary in Progress on S. Planchard Circle. The reportee stated she was watching two white males, wearing hooded sweatshirts, walking down the street and checking for unlocked vehicles and taking objects from the vehicles. Dep. Barber arrived on location and took the subjects (WM 20 and WM 16) into custody. During the course of his investigation, Dep. Barber found several other items in the subject’s vehicle. The older subject advised that the items were taken from a vehicle on Montfair. The owners of all property were contacted and property was returned. Both subjects were placed in custody and booked on three counts of Burglary of a Vehicle. One was transported to Montgomery County Jail and the other the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Facility, both without incident.
District 3 – Lt. Jim Fleming (East County
* On November 17, Deputy C. Turrentine was sent to the 13700 block of Lyric Road in reference to a family violence assault call. The Deputy met with a male complainant who advised when he came home he found his girlfriend drunk. She became angry with him and started pulling his shirt and shoving him becoming physically violent. The 33 year old female from Conroe was arrested at 6:38pm and transported to jail.
* On November 17, Deputy S. Ortiz stopped a vehicle on a traffic violation in the 23200 block of FM 1485 East. Two males were occupying the vehicle. During the investigation the Deputy along with Deputy K. Koonce discovered one of the males to be in possession of two dangerous drugs and a club. One of the males, a 26 year old from Leesville, LA, was arrested at 10:01pm for public intoxication and other traffic violations. The other male, a 37 year old from Crosby, was charged with two counts of possession of a dangerous drug, unlawful carrying of a weapon, and a Montgomery County warrant. Both were transported to jail.
* On November 18, Deputy J. Hamilton was notified of a motor vehicle accident in the area of SH 105 and Lee Turner Road. One of the vehicles had fled the scene. The vehicle was located a short time later in the area of Loop 494 and Hwy 59. The 49 year old male from Cleveland was arrested at 8:00am for failure to stop and give information and was transported to jail.
* On November 18, Deputy J. Bruce was dispatched to a welfare concern in the 17700 block of Nonesuch Road. The Deputy located a male that was stumbling as he walked and after contact the male was found to be intoxicated. The 27 year old male from Cleveland was arrested at 9:15pm and transported to jail.
* On November 19, Deputy A. White responded to the 23600 block of FM 1485 for a disturbance in progress. The Deputy located a female that was being very violent and threatening toward her son who was working on a vehicle. The female would not return to her residence and she was found to be intoxicated. The 53 year old female from New Caney was arrested at 6:50pm and taken to jail.
* On November 22, Deputy J. Amstutz noticed a passenger car in the parking lot at the corner of East Martin and Loop 494. The male driver took off in the vehicle and was observed to commit several traffic violations before the Deputy was able to stop him. During the investigation the male suspect was found to be in possession of a pepper spray canister that is restricted to law enforcement only. The 29 year old male from Kingwood was arrested at 10:32am, charged with prohibited weapon – chemical dispensing device, and taken to jail.
* On November 23, Deputy A. Cross was sent to the 22500 block of Ford Road in reference to a criminal trespass call. The Deputy located a male that had been given previous warning not to come on the property. The 18 year old male from Porter was arrested at 2:46pm and transported to jail.
* A 28 year old male from Cleveland was arrested at 3:30pm, November 18, in the area of North Park and Hwy 59 by Deputy A. Cross for a criminal mischief warrant out of Montgomery County. The male was being detained by another police agency. The male was transported to jail.
* A 53 year old male from Cleveland was arrested at 5:23pm, November 18, in the area of Pioneer Lane and Sherwood Drive by Deputy A. White for a possession of marijuana warrant out of Caldwell County. The Deputy was investigating suspicious activity. The male was transported to jail.
* A 26 year old male from Kingwood was arrested at 9:00pm, November 18, in the area of Caney Drive and FM 1485 by Deputy K. Koonce for three JP 4 Montgomery County warrants. The male was stopped on a traffic violation. He was taken to jail.
* A 27 year old male from Porter was arrested at 3:25am, November 20, in the area of Sorters Road and FM 1314 by Deputy J. Walker for a violation of a protective order warrant out of Montgomery County. The male was stopped on a traffic violation. He was transported to jail.
* A 49 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 8:54pm, November 20, in the 21400 block of Morris Street by Deputy J. Bruce for a DWI warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy had received prior notice as to the location of the male. The male was on the fugitive warrant list. He male was transported to jail.
* A 28 year old male from Houston was arrested at 4:37am, November 21, in the 23400 block of Hwy 59 by Deputy C. Murray for a failure to appear as sex offender warrant out of Harris County. The Deputy located the male during routine patrol. The male was transported to jail.
* A 28 year old male from Conroe was arrested at 5:38am, November 21, in the 19400 block of FM 1314 by Deputy R. Ashmore for a possession of a controlled substance warrant out of Montgomery County. The Deputy was investigating a suspicious person call. The male was taken to jail.
* A 26 year old male from Porter was arrested at 5:10pm, November 21, in the area of Loop 494 and Ford Road by Deputy J. Chapa for six (6) JP 4 Montgomery County warrants. The male was stopped on a traffic violation. He was taken to jail.
* A 36 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 6:56pm, November 22, in the 19900 block of Grove Lane by Deputy J. Guion for a JP 4 Montgomery County warrant. The Deputy was on a welfare concern. The male was transported to jail.
* A 19 year old male from New Caney was arrested at 10:29am, November 23, in the 20900 block of Willow Street by Deputy C. Azwell for a theft warrant out of San Jacinto County. The Deputy received information on the male’s location. He was taken to jail.
District 5 – Lt. Don Lacy (Northwest County)
* On 11-17-08 Deputy Neeley responded to a call for an investigation of arson. During the investigation the deputy found that a small explosive device was placed next to a gas tank on a generator. It did not explode and no damage occurred. The case was forwarded to Detectives for follow up.
* On 11-18-08 Deputy Garlock responded to a the 16700 block of E. Lynbrook to a criminal trespass/assault call. During the investigation both suspects were identified and claimed that the other person started a fight in the residence. At some point one of the actors produced a knife and both parties threatened each other with it. One suspect was transported to the hospital claiming an injury. The case was forwarded to Detectives for follow up.
* On 11-17-08 Deputy Garner responded to the 1200 Block of Fredonia in reference to a criminal mischief call where the residents were stealing water from a utility company by bypassing the installed meter.
* On 11-20-08 Deputy Garner responded to a theft call where approx $7,500 worth of tools, cash and computer equipment was stolen out of a vehicle. Forced entry was used to gain access to the vehicle. No suspects have been identified at this time and the case was forwarded to Detectives.
* On 11-19-08 Deputy Neeley responded to the 14900 block of Hwy 105 W. in reference to a fraud call. The complainant discovered that unknown suspects had generated copies of her checks on a computer and had been passing the checks at area merchants. No suspects have been identified at this time and the case was forwarded to Detectives.
* On 11-21-08 Cpl. Wilkins responded to the 100 block of Broad Cove Dr. in reference to a forgery call. During the investigation it was determined that the complainant had obtained a counterfeit $50 bill from an Exxon Station located in Conroe. The money was submitted as evidence and the case was forwarded to Detectives.
* On 11-22-08 Deputy Thompson responded to the 12900 Block of Walden Rd. for a felony warrant service that was called in to Crimestoppers. The warrant was for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. The male was arrested for the warrant and a family member was also arrested for hindering apprehension also a felony charge.
District 6 – Lt. David Dottei (Town Center)
* On 11/10/08 at approximately 1900 hours, two unidentified black males entered a business at 1201 Lake Woodlands and approached the jewelry counter and asked to see two rings. Sales associates gave each man a ring to look at. Upon receiving the rings, both males ran out of the store. The rings are identified as one (1) princess cut 2 caret white gold diamond ring and one (1) yellow gold flower cut 2 caret diamond ring. Total cost of the two rings is $16,200. Store Loss Prevention Officers believe that the two men are also responsible for a theft of rings at another store location in Houston. Anyone with information regarding either theft is asked to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department at 281-297-6510 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867) or on their website www.montgomerycountycrimestoppers.org.
* On 11/16/08 at 1415 hours, Dep. Godden 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 (WM20) enter the store and select two sweaters and remove the security tags. He then selected a toy fire truck and 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 $375. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.
* On 11/22/08 at 2104 hours, Dep. Weatherford, was dispatched to a business at 3040 College Park Dr. in reference to a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival he met with the Asset Protection Coordinator (APC). The APC stated that on this date, they observed the subject (WM20) inside the electronics department. The subject selected a Lexar Jump Drive then left the electronics department and went to the Men’s Department where he opened the package and conceal the jump drive in his pocket. The subject passed several points of purchase without attempting to pay for the concealed merchandise and exited the store where they were then stopped by Loss Prevention officers and escorted back into the store and processed for theft. The recovered merchandise was valued at $59.88. The suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.
* On 11/22/08 at approximately 1753 hours, Dep. Godden, while on routine patrol, observed a vehicle traveling south on Six Pines enter his lane of traffic almost hitting his patrol vehicle. Dep. Godden activated his emergency equipment and conducted at traffic stop of the vehicle. Upon making contact with the driver (WM47), Dep. Godden detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath. Once the driver was out of the car, Dep. Godden also observed him to be unsteady on his feet and used his vehicle to assist with his balance. Dep. Godden then administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Test. At the conclusion of the test, the driver was taken into custody for Driving while Intoxicated and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without incident.
* On 11/22/08 at approximately 1330 hours, Dep. Houstoun 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 subjects (both WF 17) enter the store and begin selecting several clothing and jewelry items and enter the fitting rooms. When they exited a short time later they were not carrying any merchandise, however the bags they were carrying were larger than before. A check of the fitting rooms found no merchandise. The subjects passed several points of purchase without attempting to pay for the concealed merchandise and exited the store where they were then stopped by Loss Prevention officers and escorted back into the store and processed for theft. The recovered merchandise was valued at $268. The suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.