, Port Arthur, Texas

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February 7, 2014

Groves Police calls, Jan. 29 through Feb. 4

GROVES — Groves Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 29 through Feb. 4

Wednesday, Jan. 29

• Criminal mischief was reported in the 4800 block of Kent in which a 2005 Nissan Maxima was egged.

• A resident reported the forgery of several unauthorized checks for more than $500.

• A citizen reported that more than $200 in charges were debited by an out-of-state business, from a local Credit Union account without consent.

• Burglary in progress was reported in the 5100 block of Lawndale.  Several suspects were apprehended and items were recovered.

 • While on patrol in the area of Montrose and 25th Street, an officer stopped a vehicle on a traffic offense. After a routine warrant check, the 26-year-old male passenger was arrested on outstanding City of Groves Warrants.

• Unauthorized use of a debit card for more than $60 from a local credit union was reported.

Thursday, Jan. 30

• Texas License plate 22ZSPL was stolen from a utility trailer in the 6700 block of 39th Street.

• A disturbance was reported in the 5300 block of Gulfway Drive at a local apartment complex.

• Criminal mischief was reported to a home in the 4800 block of Wilson in which a brick was thrown through a window in the garage causing damage of more than $500.

• A disturbance was reported in the 6200 block of 25th Street.

• A disturbance was reported in the 4600 block of Boyd Avenue.

Friday, Jan. 31

• While on routine patrol in the 3900 block of Taft Ave., an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense at the intersection of Howe and Taft. Upon a routine warrant check of the driver, a 54-year-old female was arrested for outstanding Port Arthur warrants, and the passengers, a 30-year-old female and a 29-year-old male were both arrested for outstanding Justice of the Peace warrants.

• An LG 47- inch TV, Dell laptop computer and a purse was stolen from a residence in the 4800 block of Lawndale.

• A Taurus Model 85 pistol was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 5900 block of Martin.

• Copper wiring and freon were stolen from an air conditioning unit in the 5300 block of Gulfway Drive.

• Criminal mischief to a vehicle was reported in the 2700 block of First Avenue after a substance was put in a vehicle gas tank.

• A 20-year-old male was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 6600 block of 39th Street.

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