4/30 - Hit and Run Accident - 5100 block of N. Little School Road: At 9:15
p.m. a victim was attempting to make a right turn on red from Treepoint Drive
onto Little School Road. The victim’s vehicle was struck in mid-turn by a
vehicle travelling the same direction on Little School Road. The suspect
vehicle, a gold mid-2000s Chevrolet pickup, left the scene without stopping.
5/1 – Delivery of Controlled
Substance - 1300 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 12:31 a.m. an officer
stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. During the initial contact the
officer observed the barrel of a firearm exposed from under the driver’s seat.
The officer was notified by dispatch that the driver had an alert as a known
narcotics user in the records management system. Before a second officer could
arrive another car pulled up to the stop and attempted to make contact with the
officer. He ordered the vehicle and occupants to a safe distance away and
waited for his backup officer to deal with that vehicle. The driver was removed
from the initial vehicle and handcuffed for officer safety. The handgun turned
out to be an air soft gun modified to appear as a real firearm. A narcotics dog
and handler responded from the Mansfield Police Department to check the
vehicle. The dog alerted on the driver’s door where methamphetamine was found.
Several items of paraphernalia were also in the vehicle along with a vial of
liquid Ecstasy. The driver/suspect was placed under arrest but complained of
chest pains. He was checked by paramedics and deemed to need transport to the
hospital for a pre-existing medical condition. He was released pending further
investigation and the issuance of a warrant for his arrest. The vehicle was
impounded and the narcotics and contraband were placed in evidence.
5/1 – Theft - 700 block of
Crestview Drive: At 12:28 p.m. a victim reported a missing firearm. The gun, a
Taurus 9mm, was stolen from the master bedroom closet. The suspect is a family
member who had been staying with the victim. The family member was not at home
during the report. The gun box and owner’s manual were located in the guest
5/1 - Criminal Mischief $750 to
$2,500 - 100 block of Oakwood Lane: At 5:25 p.m. a victim reported that his
motorcycle was damaged while he was out of town. The victim stated that a
possible suspect is his ex-girlfriend. The damage was estimated at $1,200.00.
5/2 - Evading Arrest
Detention - 5400 block of Lookout Trail: At 1:00 a.m. an officer observed a
speeding vehicle on Little School Road. As the vehicle approached the officer
it slowed down before suddenly speeding up and turning into a residential area.
The vehicle pulled into a private driveway where a large male dressed in black
clothing jumped from the vehicle and entered the residence. The officer waited
for backup officers and then contacted the female resident. She identified the
suspect by name and called him to come to the front door where he was arrested
for evading. The suspect told officers that he ran because he knew that he had
warrants for his arrest and he doesn’t like dealing with the police. He was
transported to jail for booking. .
5/3 - Driving While
Intoxicated - 1100 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 10:19 p.m. an officer
stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver and both passengers, all males, had
been drinking at a bar on the Mansfield Highway. The driver was unable to
successfully complete a field sobriety assessment and was arrested for DWI. A
friend was contacted and responded to take custody of the vehicle and the other
two males. The driver was booked into jail and a warrant was obtained for a
blood draw. The blood sample was placed in evidence.
5/3 - Accident Report/Giving
False Information - 1300 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 11:58 a.m. a victim
reported that earlier that morning she was stopped at the red light at
Kennedale Parkway and I-20. A vehicle rear-ended hers and both vehicles pulled
over to exchange information. The other driver gave false information but had
on a shirt identifying him as a JPS Hospital employee. The case will be turned
over to investigators for follow-up.
5/3 - Driving While
Intoxicated - 1200 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 12:56 p.m. officers were
dispatched to a report of an intoxicated male in a store. On arrival the
officers found an adult male seated in a red Hummer with the engine on and
idling. The male was setting a bottle of gin in the console as officers approached.
The driver was unable to successfully complete a field sobriety assessment and
was arrested for DWI. He was transported to jail for a voluntary breath test.
The breath test results indicated the driver to be intoxicated. He was booked
5/6 - Driving While
Intoxicated - 1000 block of Winding Creek Road: At 11:49 p.m. an officer
stopped a vehicle for erratic driving. The driver, an adult male, smelled of an
alcoholic beverage and appeared to be intoxicated. He was unable to
successfully complete a field sobriety assessment and was placed under arrest. The
driver was transported to jail but refused to give a voluntary breath or blood
sample. A blood warrant was obtained and the sample taken by jail medical
staff. The sample was placed in evidence.