This weekend we will be reflecting on the events of
September 11, 2001, and the impact that it has had on our country as life
changed for everyone on that date. Specifically, we remember those who died as
result of that cowardly act of terrorism, but we also pay tribute to the first
responders who rushed into the Twin Towers, into the Pentagon, and who fought
the hijackers on United Airlines Flight 93. We also remember our veterans and
the sacrifices of the men and women who have fought in the war on terrorism and
those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Today and tomorrow, there are several
events scheduled throughout the Villages and in the Houston area. Many schools
will have tributes and host lunches for our veterans and first responders.
On Saturday, the Hunters Creek Girl Scouts are holding
a 911 event at the City Hall Pavilion as they work on their Good Neighbor
Badges. They will be celebrating Back to Scouting and Patriot Day from 2pm –
4pm. I hear there might even be a snow cone truck in the area. If you are in the
area, stop by and show your support to these future leaders.
If you have flag, please consider flying it this
weekend in honor of those who have and continue to serve our great country.
Our current RAD55+ Class has started and is currently
underway at Chapelwood Church. The group of students attending this RAD Class
committed to attending the 9-session training program over a 15-day period. I
had the pleasure of checking in on them yesterday as they were stretching and
preparing for their self-defense regiment. The students asked great questions
and stated that they are enjoying the class. Remember that the MVPD sponsored
RAD classes are free and are a great way to learn how to best protect yourself,
your families, and friends. Our RAD evening class will be our next hosted
event. To learn more, contact Officer
Michelle Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org
This week some new marked police vehicles hit the
streets as we have been able to replace some of our older vehicles. This year we had to overcome several
obstacles due to COVID and vehicle chip shortages. But the wait has been well
worth the time, as the new SUV’s are looking sharp, equipped, and ready to go.
The new vehicles also allowed us to swap out our ALPR equipment and put the
system onto a better-looking marked unit, so hopefully I won’t receive any more
calls on the “ugly” police car parked alongside of the road. Additionally, a
new police bicycle is being tested by officers in the evenings and during the
night. The police equipped bicycle has a
power assist that will allow the rider to get to places quickly. The oversized
tires are designed to float over wet grass. We will be using the bicycle to
assist in overnight patrols looking for our pesty mail thieves and car
With the continued theft of mail cases occurring in
the area, a resident passed along an article on retrofitting an existing brick
mailbox into a double locking mailbox. It may be more of a project than you
want to take on yourself, but if you have a good handyman, it might be worth
the time and investment. To learn more
review the article at the following link https://www.naturalhandyman.com/iip/infmailbox/inflockingmailbox.html
Thanks to the Creekside Neighborhood Association for
providing lunch and desert for our officers, dispatchers and office staff.
Have a great weekend. Chief Ray Schultz email@example.com
Weekly Crime Report
9/3/21 at 1030 Hours. 8500 Katy Freeway. Theft
(Slider). The victim was at the gas pumps fueling her vehicle when unbeknownst
to her 3 suspects who arrived in a maroon-colored minivan had parked nearby at
which time one of the suspects exited the minivan and removed the victim’s
purse from her vehicle without her knowing.
The victim did not realize her purse was missing until after she
completed putting gas in her vehicle and reentered it. The incident was captured on area
surveillance footage and provided to detectives. The suspects were described as two black
males both wearing shorts. One had a white t-shirt on and the other a dark
colored shirt. Detectives have taken
over the investigation.
9/4/21 at 0200 Hours. 10700 Block of Beinhorn.
Assault/Family Violence. Officers were dispatched to the area in reference to a
disturbance between 2 individuals. Upon
arrival officers located 2 subjects by a vehicle. The subjects were identified
as brother and sister, and while driving had gotten into an argument over a
flat tire. The argument escalated into a physical confrontation between them.
The DA’s Office was contacted however, declined charges due to the situation
involving mutual combatants. The father
of the brother and sister arrived and agreed to take them home. The vehicle was
towed due to the flat tire. A report was completed.
9/8/21 at 1530 Hours. 10700 Memorial. Burglary of a
Motor Vehicle. The victim reported that
sometime between 1:40 pm and 2:30 pm on this date, that while her vehicle was
parked in the parking lot, an unknown suspect(s) had broken out the front
passenger side window on her vehicle and took a bag and laptop computer. Officers checked with security and were able
to locate video of a suspect vehicle entering the area. MVPD detectives were
notified and have taken over the investigation. Detectives have been able to
locate a license plate on the suspect vehicle and have entered it into the ALPR
system. Detectives are currently looking
for the suspect. The suspect vehicle is a Blue 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV
with Texas License Plate GFB-0359.
9/8/21 at 1900 Hours. 700 Block of Creekside. Theft of
a Firearm. The victim notified the MVPD
that they had just discovered that a firearm was missing from their
vehicle. The owner had had their car
washed at a car wash on Blalock at about 1500 hours and forgot the firearm was
inside of the vehicle. It is unknown if that is where the firearm was taken
from however, that is the only place where the vehicle was left unattended and
unsecured. The firearm serial number was
entered into NCIC as stolen. Detectives
were notified and have taken over the investigation.
9/9/21 at 1045 Hours. 10700 Block of Beinhorn.
Identity Theft. The victim reported that
yesterday she started receiving hundreds of spam emails on her account. This
morning she awoke to having thousands of spam emails. Worried that something
bad was occurring she checked her credit and located fraudulent charges being
made for on-line purchases. A further look found some of the items being tied
to an address in Tomball. Information
about the charges was obtained and provided to detectives who have taken over
the investigation. The victim froze her
9/5/21 at 1715 Hours. 11600 Block of Shady Grove.
Fraud. The victims reported that they had received notice of a line of credit
being established using their personal information that they did not authorize
or approve. Upon contacting the credit company, they refused to provide the
victim with any information on the account.
A police report was generated and provided to detectives for their
follow up investigation.
9/5/21 at 1715 Hours. 11600 Block of Shady Grove. Theft. The victim reported that on the previous
evening a package had been delivered to her home as she had received notice of
the delivery. On this date she went to
retrieve the item and found her mailbox open and the item missing. Information
about the theft and item was obtained and provided to detectives for their
follow up investigation.
9/8/21 at 2030 Hours. 2200 Block of S. Piney Point.
Recovered Stolen Trailer/ALPR. Officers were notified of a stolen trailer
entering the Villages on S. Piney Point Road by the ALPR System. Officers were
nearby and quickly located the trailer being towed by a Chevrolet Tahoe with a
temporary tag. Officers then initiated a
traffic stop on the vehicle. Officers learned that the trailer had been
purchased earlier in the day by the business owner of the Chevrolet from a male
who had offered to sell it to him at his business. The subject had bought the trailer not
knowing it was stolen. The business owner arrived at the location and was able
to show that he had just obtained the trailer.
It was confirmed as stolen and recovered by officers who had the trailer
towed from the location. The business
owner, however, was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant. He was
arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail.