4/23 - Missing Person (Juvenile) - 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue: At
10:58 a.m. a father reported his 17 year old son missing. The son has a history
of running away from home and was last seen on April 22nd.
4/23 - Missing Person (Juvenile) - 300 block of Spring Branch Lane: At
11:02 p.m. an officer took a report of a missing 14 year old male. The male had
left home after an argument with his mother. The child was later located at a
friend’s house in another area of Kennedale. He was returned home safely.
4/25 - Credit/ Debit Card Abuse - 200 block of Pine Meadows Drive: At 2:30
p.m. a victim reported that her MasterCard number was used to make an
unauthorized purchase. The victim had no idea who may have used the number or
how they obtained it.
4/25 - Driving While Intoxicated - 1200 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At
6:23 p.m. an officer responded to a major accident. The driver of a vehicle had
struck the city limit monument sign at Kennedale Parkway and I-20. The driver
was unable to successfully complete a field sobriety assessment and was
arrested for DWI. He was transported to jail where a sample of his blood was
obtained and entered into evidence. He was booked in without incident.
4/26 - Application for Mental Detention and Observation - 900 block of
Corry A. Edwards Drive: At 11:20 a.m. school resource officers were asked to
assist in handling a student who refused to follow faculty instructions. The
student was aggressive toward faculty and the officers. The student began to
bite and strike at one of the officers when he attempted to take him into
custody. Due to the erratic behavior, and at the request of the student’s
father, the officers transported the student to Cook Children’s Hospital where
he was admitted on an emergency detention order.
4/26 - Disorderly Conduct (Obscene Language) - 7000 block of E. Kennedale Parkway:
At 4:57 p.m. an officer received a report that an employee of a salvage yard had
used a racial epithet toward a customer. The customer, who is African-American,
stated that the employee had used the epithet three different times during
their conversation. The employee, who is Latino, reported that the customer had
used a racial epithet directed toward him as well. Neither person wanted to
4/27 - Burglary - 300 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 5:27 a.m. a victim
reported that his business was burglarized by a male who broke out the front
door window glass. The suspect entered the business and removed several single
packs of cigarettes. The entire offense was captured on security video.
4/28 - Assault Bodily Injury (Family Violence) - 700 block of Woodland
Court: At 3:45 p.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance. A male and
female had been arguing when they began to damage each other’s vehicles. The
male and female have a child together from a co-habitative relationship and but
they have been living apart since earlier this year. During the argument the
male struck the female, pushing her to the ground. She had injuries consistent
with the assault. The male was arrested for the assault and transported to jail
4/28 - Abandoned/ Found Property - 400 block of Municipal Drive: During the
city’s spring clean-up, a woman’s wallet containing a driver’s license and
credit card was found in the 1200 block of Kennedale Parkway. The wallet was
turned over to police by a city staff member. Attempts to contact the owner
were unsuccessful and the wallet was placed in property for safe keeping.
4/28 - Evading Arrest or Detention - 1200 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At
9:23 officers were investigating a theft report when a hit and run accident
occurred on the same property. The driver fled the scene but was identified by
a bystander. Officers went to the driver’s home in Mansfield to interview him
and issue a citation for the accident but the driver fled on foot. After a brief
foot chase the driver was placed under arrest for evading. He was transported to
jail for booking.
4/29 - Possession Drug Paraphernalia - 800 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At
10:08 a.m. an officer responded to a report of a suspicious male “cooking”
narcotic in a spoon on the roadside. The male was located walking on Kennedale
Parkway. During the interview it was determined that the male was in possession
of a methamphetamine pipe but no spoon was located. He was cited for the pipe,
which was seized as evidence.