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July 16, 2012

Port Arthur Police calls, July 1 through July 4

PORT ARTHUR — Port Arthur Police responded to the following calls from July 1 through July 4

Sunday, July 1

• Criminal mischief was reported in the 3400 block of Gulfway Drive.

• A Verizon Galaxy Droid tablet was stolen from an unlocked car in the 4400 block of Jasonwood Court.

• Assault/family violence was reported in the 1500 block of DeQueen Boulevard.

• A vehicle, reported stolen from Groves, was recovered in the 1100 block of West Sixth Street.

• A .380 caliber Ruger gun and $16 in cash were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 4400 block of Sherylwood Drive.

• Aggravated assault was reported in the 1000 block of Ninth Avenue after a person was stabbed through the outer ear with a knife.

• Assault/family violence, third degree felony, was reported in the 3900 block of Drexel Avenue.

• A person was arrested for the theft of a 2011 Chevrolet truck and possession of a controlled substance in the 2600 block of Fifth Street. The officer reportedly located a paper towel containing cocaine in the persons sock.

• Three bicycles were stolen from a home in the 4400 block of Kandywood Drive.

• A .38 caliber Colt revolver was located at Villa Main Apartments, 901 Main.

• Someone shattered a window of a vehicle and stole a tote bag at Babe Zaharias Golf Course, 3500 Jimmy Johnson Blvd.

• Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon was reported in the 2400 block of 17th Street.

• An iPhone 4S was reported stolen at Walmart, 8585 Memorial Blvd.

• A person was arrested for criminal trespass at HEB, 4800 FM 365.

Monday, July 2

• Deadly conduct was reported at Southwood Crossing Apartments, 3901 Texas 73.

• Theft of metal was reported at Coral Marine Services, 7366 South First Ave.

• Theft of metal was reported at Rowan Industries, 8010 South First Ave.

• Two 1800 BTU Frigidaire brand heating/cooling/air conditioning units were stolen from a building at St. James Church, 3617 Gulfway Drive.

• A carpet steamer and a 6-foot by 6-foot homemade metal ramp were stolen from Holiday Inn, 2929 Jimmy Johnson Blvd.

• Burglary of a building was reported at the former site of Luby’s restaurant, 3513 Twin City Hwy.

• A person was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 2700 block of Memorial Boulevard.

• A home in the 3900 block of Seventh Street was burglarized.

• Theft by deception was reported when a person pretending to be a relative of the 80-year-old victim called claiming he had been in a car accident in Mexico and needed money wired to him. The victim sent $2,400 to the unknown person believing it was her relative. The actual relative was not associated with the scam.

• Assault/family violence was reported at Valley View Estates, 5801 Twin City Hwy.

• A person was arrested for driving while intoxicated after reportedly driving into a ditch in the 500 block of Texaco Island Road.

• Two vehicle, left unlocked, were burglarized and several items were stolen including a North American Arms revolver, .45 caliber Taurus with 410 special and a GPS.

• A person was arrested for assault/family violence in the 600 block of West Gulfway Drive after an altercation between siblings over unknown type of pills.

• A home in the 3900 block of Sixth Avenue was burglarized.

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