Friendswood Police Activity Report June 28-July 6, 2021

By: City of Friendswood
| Published 07/06/2021

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FRIENDSWOOD, TX -- Friendswood Police Activity Report June 28-July 6, 2021

Robbery
July 4 (3:28 p.m.) An officer was flagged down in the 800 block of S. Friendswood Drive. A Friendswood woman advised that she met her son in a parking lot to give him money and some documents so he could leave the country. Her son, identified as Wesley Raymond Price, 37, of Seabrook, arrived and appeared to be high on drugs and was acting paranoid. At some point, Price put his elbow to his mother’s throat and pinned her to the seat of her vehicle. Then, he stole her purse and her cell phone. Officers searched the area for Price, but they were unable to locate him. A warrant was issued charging Wesley Price with Robbery.

Burglary
July 1 (3:56 a.m.) Officers responded to a burglary alarm at the Shell station located at 3698 FM 528. When the officers arrived, they found the front door smashed and a pile of cigarettes outside the front door. Approximately 1,000 packs of cigarettes valued at $7,500 were stolen.

Theft
June 29 (10:29 a.m.) An employee theft was reported at the 7-Eleven located at 1651 W. Parkwood Avenue. The employee stole lottery tickets and redeemed the winning tickets on June 16th.

July 1 (10:31 p.m.) An HEB customer reported his cell phone stolen while shopping at the HEB store located at 701 W. Parkwood Avenue. The victim claims he was shopping at 7:30 p.m. and left his cell phone in the shopping cart. He returned 10 minutes later and the cell phone was gone.

July 3 (11:27 a.m.) A homeowner was having work done at her home in the 900 block of Leslie Lane when she discovered a theft of jewelry. A suspect has been named.

July 4 (7:08 p.m.) A theft of a firearm was reported in the 3900 block of Laura Leigh Lane. The firearm was last seen on June 29th. A suspect has been named.

July 5 (4:14 p.m.) Samuel Robles Sanchez, 51, of Alvin, was charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Identify and Reckless Driving. Sanchez ran a red light at a high rate of speed at the intersection of W. Parkwood Avenue and Falcon Ridge Blvd. As the vehicle went through the intersection, the officer noticed that the vehicle did not have a rear license plate. The driver identified himself as Modesto Moreno. He claimed he was being chased by a truck and trailer; however, there was no truck and trailer in the area. The driver later gave his true name and claimed he was test driving a vehicle from a used car dealership in Houston. Contact was made with the owner of the car lot, he advised that Sanchez stole the vehicle.

Fraud
June 28 (8:23 a.m.) A Friendswood woman discovered two unauthorized charges on her bank account. The account was compromised with her husband’s credit card number. The credit card was still in their possession.

June 29 (6:24 p.m.) A Friendswood woman’s identity was stolen and used to open five different credit card accounts.

June 30 (2:58 p.m.) Officers responded to the JSC Federal Credit Union located at 307 N. Friendswood Drive where two suspects were attempting to withdraw money from an account using a stolen driver’s license and credit card. When the officer arrived, he attempted to make a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. Before the vehicle came to a stop, the passenger side door opened and a woman jumped out while the vehicle was still in motion. The driver stopped and he was immediately taken into custody. Another officer detained the female and called for medics to check her out. Esteban Izaguirre, Jr., 33, of Houston, and Felicia Yvonne Garcia, 41, of Houston, were arrested. The owner of the stolen driver’s license and credit card was contacted. Here items were stolen in Pearland on June 29th. The suspect vehicle was searched and yielded crack cocaine, marijuana, numerous credit cards, social security cards, mail and other identifying information from multiple victims. Izaguirre was charged with Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information, Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 and Evading in a Motor Vehicle. His bond was set at $50,000. Garcia was charged with Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information. Her bond was set at $30,000.

June 30 (4:18 p.m.) A Friendswood man reported that someone opened an energy account using his personal identifying information.

July 1 (10:35 a.m.) A resident in the 400 block of Richmond Lane is the victim of fraud. The victim’s debit card number was compromised which led to the delivery of $1,500 worth of food via Door Dash and a Victoria Secrets order. The hacker was bold enough to send the victim an email asking if they enjoyed the food. The account is now closed and a criminal investigation is underway.

July 4 (1:04 a.m.) David Hunter Hollon, 19, of League City, was charged with Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying information. Hollon was stopped for speeding in the 3100 block of FM 528. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. A search was conducted and all of the occupants exited the vehicle. The search yielded marijuana, alcohol, a window punch and a brown paper sack containing credit cards, a wallet and an empty jewelry box. Hollon’s wallet contained a fake driver’s license. Ana Gabriela Merida, 18, of League City, and Julianna Grace Blake, 19, of League City, were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Criminal Mischief
July 4 (8:13 p.m.) A Friendswood man parked his vehicle in a parking lot in the 1700 block of S. Friendswood Drive at approximately 2:00 p.m. When he returned to his vehicle at 8:00 p.m., the back driver’s side window was shattered. Nothing was stolen.

Narcotics
July 3 (4:12 a.m.) Kristyn Jade Deshotel, 21, of Alvin, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Deshotel was stopped in the 1500 block of E. Winding Way for an insurance violation. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. A search was conducted and yielded six small baggies of marijuana and a grinder.

July 4 (4:15 p.m.) Dylan Brandon Holland, 24, of Pearland, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was stopped for displaying an expired temporary license plate in the 3800 block of FM 528. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana and observed several hand-rolled joints. The officer conducted a search and found marijuana, a grinder and a THC vaporizer cartridge.

July 5 (7:23 a.m.) Gabriella Marie Perez, 26, of Houston, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 and Resisting Arrest, Search or Transport. Perez was stopped for speeding in the 1400 block of W. Parkwood Avenue. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. Perez was verbally abusive, exited the vehicle only to walk away from the officer and open a rear car door and reach for a backpack inside. Perez was detained and a search of the vehicle was conducted. The officer found marijuana and crystal methamphetamine.

Driving While Intoxicated
July 1 (11:17 p.m.) Marc Anthony Timmons, 43, of Friendswood, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Violence. Timmons was involved in a family disturbance in the 2400 block of Nilelake Court. Before officers arrived, he drove away from the residence but was quickly stopped in the 2400 block of Lakeway Drive. Timmons exited the vehicle and told police that he was upset and wanted family members to leave the house. Timmons exhibited signs of intoxication including the smell of alcohol on his breath. Timmons is accused of assaulting his wife and daughter. After speaking with the victims, the officer returned to where Timmons was stopped and conducted field sobriety testing. Timmons failed the field sobriety test.

July 3 (12:40 a.m.) Jacob Nathanael Wagner, 35, of Pearland, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 500 block of S. Friendswood Drive. Wagner ran a red light. He exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test.

July 3 (12:47 p.m.) Christina Ellen Fell, 41, of League City, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 3700 block of FM 528. Fell was driving erratically when she fell off of her motorcycle. A witness grabbed her keys so she could no longer drive in her intoxicated state. When the officer arrived, he detected the smell of alcohol. Fell failed a field sobriety test.

July 4 (1:46 a.m.) Jennifer Valeria DeLeon, 19, of San Antonio, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 2200 block of S. Friendswood Drive. DeLeon was stopped for speeding. She exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test. Her passenger, Kayla Rochelle Mata, 18, of San Antonio, was charged with Public Intoxication. A search of the vehicle yielded vodka, cigarettes and marijuana.

July 5 (2:05 p.m.) A witness reported a reckless driver in a black Infiniti. The witness followed the vehicle and provided current location information. An officer got behind the vehicle and observed the driver unable to maintain a single lane. Julie Denise Diaz, 47, of Webster, was identified as the driver. She exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test. She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 1400 block of W. Parkwood Avenue.

Public Intoxication
July 3 (3:11 p.m.) James Allen Lane, 38, of Friendswood, was charged with Public Intoxication. Lane was parked with his front driver’s side door open and asleep in the parking lot of Potter’s Liquor in the 400 block of N. Friendswood Drive.

July 5 (1:07 a.m.) Andrew Connor Lozano, 18, of Houston, was charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lozano was stopped for running a stop sign in the 3700 block of Laura Leigh Lane. Lozano’s driver’s license was expired and a strong smell of alcohol was detected. As Lozano exited the vehicle, the officer observed one of the passengers trying to conceal an alcoholic beverage. The officer conducted a search of the vehicle and found tobacco rolling papers, a marijuana grinder, marijuana residue and alcoholic beverages.

Weapons
June 28 (5:54 p.m.) Andrew Q. Nguyen, 27, of Houston, was charged with Unlawful Carrying Weapons. Nguyen was stopped for driving with an expired temporary buyer’s tag in the 300 block of E. Parkwood Avenue. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. Nguyen told the officer he was carrying a weapon. He was disarmed and exited the vehicle. He also admitted to having marijuana. The officer discovered that the vehicle has had three different temporary buyer’s tags assigned to it, a violation of the traffic code. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and a grinder.

Traffic
June 30 (11:38 p.m.) James Michael Hensley, 25, of Pasadena, was charged with No Driver’s License. Makenna Roe Wilkinson, 20, of Pasadena, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Hensley was stopped for a license plate violation in the 100 block of W. Edgewood Drive. Hensley did not have a driver’s license, but he did have an outstanding warrant in the State of Illinois for a weapons offense. Hensley was taken into custody. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. The passenger, Wilkinson, exited the vehicle and a search was conducted. The officer found marijuana, liquor and a vape device. Wilkinson was also taken into custody.

July 3 (10:32 p.m.) Roberto Ulysses Vazquez, 20, of Houston, was charged with No Driver’s License and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Vasquez was stopped in the 300 block of Odyssey Drive after he was observed turning off his headlights and driving behind a closed business. Vasquez did not have a valid driver’s license but he did have a large amount of cash, marijuana and THC cartridges.

TIP OF THE WEEK

Friendswood Police seeking to identify suspect in credit card theft

A debit card was stolen from a mailbox at the Reserve at Autumn Creek Apartments. The stolen debit card was used at the Woodforest Bank inside the Walmart on El Dorado on June 4th. The ATM captured a picture of the suspect using the stolen debit card. If you know the identity of the suspect or know anything about this crime, contact the Friendswood Police Department, Detective Kevin Crouch, at 281-996-3347.