02/24 - Mentally Ill Person - 400 block of Rolanda: At 9:10 a.m. an officer was dispatched to a report of a woman standing in the roadway. On arrival the officer made contact with a 45 year old female known to the officer from prior contacts. The female does have mental health issues and was exhibiting behavior that made her a danger to herself and others. The female was transported to the JPS Mental Health unit and admitted on an emergency mental detention.
02/25 - Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle - 7100 block of I-20 Service Road: At 2:30 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon contacting the driver, a 34 year old male, it was determined that the driver had no operators license in his possession. During a warrant check on the driver, it was determined that the vehicle was reported stolen out of Fort Worth. The driver was taken into custody and an inventory was conducted on the vehicle. A pack of cigarettes was lying on the console in plain view. In the cellophane wrapper of the pack, officers discovered a substance that later tested positive for crack cocaine. The driver was charged with possession of a controlled substance as well as unauthorized use of a vehicle.
02/25 - Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information - 700 block of Paula Lane: At 12:31 p.m. a 27 year old female reported to police that her tax refund check had been redirected to an out-of-state child support recovery unit. The victim discovered that person(s) unknown had stolen her identity and used it in some capacity in reporting child support. The victim has never been to the state in question. An identity theft packet was provided to the victim.
02/26 - Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon - 500 block of North Road: At 5:13 p.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The caller stated that a father had attacked and cut his son with a machete. Upon arrival the officers contacted a female at the residence, who turned out to be the 16 year old victim's sister, aged 19. Both denied any confrontation with the 60 year old father, who had left prior to officers arriving. The victim had a gash on his left hand that was consistent with an edged weapon. Fire Department paramedics treated the victim at the scene and advised he would need stitches to close the wound. Officers re-contacted the complaining party who stated he had witnessed the fight between the father and son, and had witnessed the injury. The father returned during the officers' investigation and he also denied any confrontation. Officers cleared the scene after obtaining a written witness statement. Pending further investigation, a warrant will be obtained by detectives for the arrest of the father.
02/27 - Theft $20,000 to $100,000 - 1200 block of Elmbrook: At 3:28 a.m. officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle. On arrival officers were informed that a U-Haul truck had been stolen from the driveway of a home. The truck had a trailer with a Volvo vehicle on it attached to the rear. The truck was loaded with personal household items. The resident left the truck running in the driveway to warm up and went into the house. Person(s) unknown got into the truck and drove it away, followed by a black full sized pick up truck with the lights turned off. The Volvo and trailer were recovered several blocks away, intact and undamaged. The truck was recovered later that day in south Dallas with all of the contents missing.
02/27 - Theft $50 to $500 - 200 block of New Hope Road: At 1:09 p.m. an officer took a report of a theft of items from a residence. The victim reported that he came home at 5:30 a.m. and went to sleep on the couch. He set his backpack next to the couch. The backpack contained his laptop computer, some headphones, and his wallet (Total value of $415.00). When he awoke at 12:30 p.m. the backpack was missing. There were a number of people in the house while he was sleeping. No one knew anything about the missing items. The case is still under investigation.
03/01 - Theft of Materials Under $20,000 - 1100 block of Bowman Springs Road: At 4:52 p.m. an officer took a report of stolen copper wiring from the location, a golf driving range. Unknown person(s) removed approximately 100 feet of wire that led from the meter box to a water pump. The value was estimated at $200.
03/01 - Theft $500 to $1,500 - 1200 block of Little School Road: At 6:56 p.m. officers responded to a report of a theft in progress at the T Mobile Store. On arrival officers met with two witnesses who had observed the suspect, a female, enter the store and remove a display phone valued at $700. The suspect then left the store, getting into a red Camaro. While the officers were investigating the theft, Arlington police made a traffic stop on the vehicle and contacted Kennedale dispatch to see if a theft had occurred. Officers made contact with the suspect, who had been detained by APD, and took her into custody.
03/02 - Mentally Ill Person - 1200 block of Kennedale Parkway: At 3:30 p.m. officer responded to a report of an attempted robbery. The officers located the suspect in the area and made contact. The suspect was determined to be a mental health patient and had used a toy gun to attempt to get some cigarettes. The suspect's case worker was on scene and took custody.
03/02 - Criminal Mischief - 1100 block of Sublett Road: At 4:45 p.m. an officer took a report of graffiti damage to the bronze statues in the Wildcat Way roundabout. No damage estimate was available.
03/02 - Fail to Identify (Fugitive) - 5400 block of Sun Valley: At 7:00 p.m. an officer attempted a traffic stop in the 5600 block of I-20 Service Road. The driver failed to yield and continued onto I-20 before exiting and stopping at Sun Valley. The 33 year old driver verbally identified himself to the officer but no operator license was found. The passenger, a 30 year old male, had outstanding warrants from Dallas and Tarrant Counties. He was was taken into custody. The driver stated that the passenger was his brother but had given a completely different last name. An old registration in the glove box gave a name matching the passenger's last name with the same date of birth the driver had given. A warrant check revealed an outstanding narcotics possession warrant from Fort Worth for the name and date of birth. A list of tattoos on the wanted person matched the driver and he was taken into custody. A family member arrived on scene and confirmed the correct identification of the driver. A drivers license photo was obtained by dispatch which also confirmed his proper identity. Both males were booked into the municipal jail.