Assaults (Not Family Violence)

All information is from the Bellaire Police Department.

December 2017

12/04/2017 – 47xx WEDGEWOOD DRIVE On December 4, 2017 at approximately 0228 hours, Sergeant D. Hollie #201 observed a vehicle run a red light at the intersection of 5200 Bissonnet Street and 6700 Fifth Street. Sgt. Hollie initiated a traffic stop for this reason. The vehicle evaded Sgt. Hollie before stopping at the above location. The driver then kicked Officer J. Clisham twice causing him pain.

12/25/2017 – 5910 WEST LOOP SOUTH On December 24, 2017 at 2250 hours, Officer Clisham was dispatched to the location listed above in reference to a possible assault that had occurred between a male and female subject at the location. After arriving on scene, making contact with both parties involved in the altercation and further investigation, the male subject was placed into custody for assault causing bodily injury.

January 2018

1/05/2018  – 6701 CHIMNEY ROCK RD – On 01/05/18 at 0602 hours, Officer Ortega was dispatched to the address above in reference to an assault with injury just occurred. Upon arrival, Officer Ortega observed the victim to be bleeding from his left cheekbone and the suspect to no longer be on scene. The victim stated the suspect struck him in the face with a closed fist causing the victim pain and to bleed. After further investigation, the suspect was identified, but not located. Officer Ortega will be filing a To-Be Warrant on suspect.

February

2/3/2018  –  7008 S. RICE AVE On 02/03/2018 at 2249 hours, Officers Schwausch, Guerra, and Marcotte were dispatched to Boulevard Green in reference to a female stumbling and screaming in the street. After further investigation, the female was placed into custody for public intoxication. During the booking process, the female became resistant and bit Officer Schwausch’s left hand. The female was subsequently charged with assault on a peace officer.

May

5/16/18 – 52xx VALERIE STREET – On 05/16/2018 at 0917 hours, Officer Vorhees was dispatched to the above address in reference to an assault. Officer Vorhees met with the reportee who stated an unknown male came up behind her and grabbed her.

June

6/2/18 – 6639 FERRIS ST – On June 2, 2018 at about 0827 hours (hrs), Officer C. Barber with the Bellaire Police Department, was dispatched to the above address regarding an assault that had just occurred between an estranged boyfriend and girlfriend. The suspect fled the scene to the west into Houston and was not located, but the victim provided information on him. Officer Andrade, Sergeant Kerr and Detective Sandoval assisted with this investigation.

6/8/18 – 5002 BELLAIRE BOULEVARD – On 06/08/2018 at 1623 hours, Officer D. Norman was dispatched to 5002 Bellaire Blvd in reference to an assault. Upon further investigation, it was found the suspect shoved the victim over a verbal altercation. The suspect was placed in custody for assault bodily injury.

6/8/18 – 6750 WEST LOOP SOUTH – On 06/08/2018 at 1722 hours, Officer D. Norman was dispatched to 98xx Hillcroft Street in reference to a sexual assault that occurred at 6750 West Loop South. Upon further investigation it was determined the offense would be a simple assault.

6/19/2018 – 5600 IH 610 – On 06/19/2018 at 2111 hours, Officers were dispatched to the above location in reference to an assault in progress. Officer Guerra conducted an interview with both parties and determined they were mutual combatants. The driver was arrested for interfering with emergency call and was taken to the Bellaire Police Department for booking and processing. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office later refused all charges.

6/21/2018 – 5100 CEDAR ST – On 06/21/2018 at 1440 hours, Officer Andrade was dispatched to the 5100 block of Cedar Street in reference to an in-progress fight. Officer Andrade arrived and made contact with a male and female subject who stated they were not fighting. After further investigation, the female was determined to be the aggressor and was placed in custody for Class C Assault. The male subject was placed in custody for an outstanding Class B Misdemeanor warrant out of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Officers Vorhees, Liccketto, and Detective Salinas assisted with this incident.

July

7/13/2018 – 5000 BELLAIRE BLVD. – On 07/13/2018 at approximately 1531 hours, Officer Younger observed a rider on a dirt bike traveling on the sidewalk near the above location. Officer Younger attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the dirt bike which the rider decided to flee. Officer Younger pursued the dirt bike for approximately 2.10 miles before the suspect lost control of the bike, struck an officer with the bike, and fled on foot. A perimeter was set and with the help of Houston Police Officers, West University Place Police Officers, and Southside Police Officers the suspect was located and placed into custody.

August

8/10/2018 – GG ASSAULT AGAINST PB SERVANT 4400 NEWCASTLE DRIVE – EVADING ARREST/DET USING VEH 4400 NEWCASTLE DRIVE – On 08/10/2018 at 0842 hours, Detective Salinas was notified of an active scene involving an officer involved shooting. During the course of the investigation it was learned that Officer Vorhees observed a blue Ford Escape run a stop sign at the intersection of the 5400 block of Newcastle Dr and the 4400 block of Glenmont Dr. The Ford Escape was also being operated with a left tail light out, in the territorial limits of the City of Bellaire. Officer Vorhees attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the Ford Escape and the driver evaded arrest in the Ford Escape. The pursuit came to an end in parking lot of a Shell Gas Station located at 5910 West Loop South, where the suspect exited his vehicle and fired a handgun towards Officer Vorhees, striking the marked patrol car he was in. The suspect also fired on additional officers as they were arriving. The suspect was eventually arrested by HPD SWAT after a standoff.