FRIENDSWOOD PD: Magazines bought, but never arrived
A resident of Melodywood Court reported buying magazines from a door-to-door solicitor in December.
The magazines never arrived and after doing some online research, the resident believes she was the victim of a scam.
The information was reviewed by an assistant district attorney with the Galveston County District Attorney's Office, who referred the victim to the Texas Attorney General.
Threats on Facebook reported to police
A Friendswood resident reported June 6 that her teen daughter was receiving threats from an acquaintance via her Facebook account.
Police respond to call of suspicious vehicle
Officers responded to a home on David Glen in the early morning hours of June 6 after getting a report of a car spotted stopping in front of houses with open garage doors.
The car was found nearby and its driver, a 38-year-old man from Houston, was charged with driving while license invalid.
Weedeater stolen from man's garage
A Stihl lawn trimmer was reported stolen from a garage in the 3000 block of Sugar Maple Court on June 7.
The victim told police a person had been at the house to show him a pressure washer.
Soon after the person was at the house, the homeowner found the trimmer missing and the pressure washer left at the location.
The victim suspects the pressure washer may also have been stolen.
Vans burglarized while at apartments
Two vans belonging to different air-conditioning companies were burglarized June 12 while parked at The Enclave at Quail Crossing, 5000 Watkins Way.
Windows on both vans were shattered. Numerous tools, a GPS and a baseball glove were taken from the vans.
Woman tries to break up fight between cat, dog
A woman was injured when she tried to separate a dog and a cat involved in a struggle.
The incident occurred June 7 in the 400 block of Stadium Lane.
The woman told police that she observed her cat and a neighbor's pit bull involved in a struggle.
She tried to separate them physically, but ultimately was able to stop the altercation by spraying water on the animals.
She told police that her injuries were caused by her cat during her attempt to separate the pair.
She was treated at the scene for cuts, but refused transport to a hospital.
The cat and the neighbor's dog were taken by Friendswood Animal Control for quarantine and observation.
Man give police his brother's name
A Houston man stopped by Friendswood police for reckless driving got into further trouble after giving police the name of his brother.
The 23-year-old was charged with failure to identify.
He was stopped after he was observed driving recklessly in the 17200 block of Blackhawk. He initially provided officers with his brother's name.
He was also found to have outstanding Friendswood municipal warrants.
Items stolen off man's front porch
A resident of the 16700 block of Tibet returned home June 6 to find several items missing from his porch.
The resident explained that he was renovating a bathroom and had 15 boxes of ceramic tile, a mirror, and two lawn sprinklers on the porch.
A tomato bush was also missing from the yard.
A witness reported seeing a woman in her 40s with long blonde hair loading the boxes into a vehicle approximately an hour before the report.
The witness could not provide a vehicle description.
Burglars break in, try to take A/C unit
A home in the 3200 block of W. Parkwood was reported burglarized June 8.
Two back doors had been pried open and there was evidence that someone attempted to take a window air-conditioning unit.
Woman hits unmarked police car, gets a DWI
A Houston woman was charged with driving while intoxicated June 7 after her vehicle ran into the back of an unmarked police car.
The 20-year-old woman was driving in the 700 block of W. Parkwood in the afternoon when the accident happened.
She failed a field sobriety test and initially agreed to submit to a breath test. She admitted to taking three clonazepam pills during the day.
During the investigation of the crash, officers found marijuana in the car. A 23-year-old passenger was charged with possession of marijuana after admitting that the marijuana belonged to him.
The woman also was charged with possession of marijuana when she admitted to hiding the marijuana for her passenger.
Another passenger in the car, a 20-year-old woman, was charged with public intoxication.
Resident finds teens inside her garage
Two teenagers were charged with criminal trespass for going into a woman's garage in the middle of the night.
A resident of the 16400 block of Paint Rock told police June 9 that she saw the two boys exiting her garage around 2 a.m.
The woman provided police with a description. Officers found the pair, ages 14 and 15, in the 5300 block of Bulen.
They were taken to the police department and later released into the custody of their parents.
Driver rolls up window, makes a phone call
A woman was charged with interfering with the duties of a police officer after she was stopped for a traffic violation on June 7.
The stop took place around 1:40 a.m. in the 14600 block of FM 2351.
The officer noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the car and ordered the driver out.
Instead of obeying the officer's order, the 21-year-old woman rolled up the windows, locked the doors and made a phone call. After the phone call, she got out.
Police say man admits to taking iPhone
Charges are pending against a 20-year-old man who admitted to stealing an iPhone at a graduation party on May 27.
The theft occurred in the 1100 block of Coward's Creek.
A witness observed the theft and provided the information to the victim who contacted police.
Man refuses to leave after verbal altercation
A man was charged with criminal trespass after getting into an argument with a homeowner on June 6.
The homeowner told police that he had learned that the 18-year-old man was AWOL from the Army and told him several times to leave his property in the 500 block of Point Clear.
The man had initially refused to leave until police were called.
Police have also contacted the Army regarding the situation.
Woman found with synthetic marijuana
A Friendswood woman has been charged with possessing synthetic marijuana.
The 24-year-old was observed sitting in a car in the 200 block of Carey Lane on June 10.
Officers were aware that she had outstanding municipal warrants. The warrants were confirmed and she was detained.
As she was being taken into custody, officers found the synthetic marijuana.
Man lies to police about who he is
An Alvin man has been charged with giving officers a fictitious name.
The man was detained by Friendswood officers in the 1300 block of W. Parkwood as they were assisting Webster police with a disorderly conduct call.
The man provided officers with a false name. During the investigation, they learned his true name.
Man caught driving with suspended license
A Friendswood man stopped for speeding June 10 was found to have a suspended driver's license.
The 23-year-old was charged with driving while license suspended. He was stopped for speeding around 6:45 p.m. in the 4200 block of FM 528.
Traffic stop leads to several charges
A Houston woman pulled over on a traffic violation June 11 received several charges.
The 21-year-old was stopped around 3 p.m. in the 4600 block of FM 2351.
She was arrested on charges of no driver's license, failure to maintain financial responsibility and having an expired paper license plate.
Wife charged with assaulting husband
A Friendswood woman was arrested June 10 after officers responded to a domestic violence call.
The 41-year-old was charged with assault by contact-family violence. Police say she was involved in an argument with her husband when it turned physical. The husband received minor injuries to his face.
Motorist stikes curb, charged with DWI
A Friendswood man was charged with DWI after police saw him strike a curb.
The 22-year-old was stopped in the early morning houses of June 10 in the 100 block of Pecan.
He failed a field sobriety test and refused to submit to a breath test.
Breakdown of drug arrests in the city
The following is a list of some of the recent drug arrests made in Friendswood.
June 6 (12:09 a.m.): • An 18-year-old Kemah woman was charged with possession of marijuana. She was stopped for a traffic violation in the 300 block of W. Parkwood. She consented to a search of her car and officers found a bag containing .005 ounces of marijuana.
June 6 (7:04 p.m.): • A 15-year-old Friendswood boy was charged with possession of a controlled substance Police were called to the teen's home after a parent reported finding pills in the teen's room. The pills were identified as Ritalin, Zyprexa and Lamotrigine, none of which were prescribed to the teen, who was transferred to Galveston County Juvenile Detention.
June 7 (6:55 p.m.): • A 31-year-old woman from Rosharon was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The woman was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a Webster man. The vehicle was stopped when officers observed someone throw trash out of a window. The man was found to have an assault warrant through Harris County. A search of the vehicle found the woman to be in possession of a bottle containing a small amount of marijuana.
June 10 (1:32 a.m.): • A 22-year-old Pearland man was charged with possession of marijuana. He was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation in the 100 block of E. Parkwood. During a search, he was found to have marijuana in his possession.
June 11 (12:05 a.m.): A 41-year-old woman was charged with possession of marijuana. The woman was stopped for a traffic violation in the 900 block of S. Friendswood Drive. Officers noted the smell of burning marijuana as they approached the car. The woman admitted to being in possession of the drug.
June 11 (2:12 a.m.): • A 19-year-old Alvin man was charged with possession of a controlled substance and a 19-year-old Alvin woman was charged with possession of marijuana. The woman was observed driving recklessly and was stopped in the 1200 block of W. Edgewood. The man was searched and found to be in possession of marijuana, crystal meth and two drug pipes. A search of the car turned up marijuana in the woman's possession.
All of the information was provided in a report from the Friendswood Police Department.
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