The following reports were generated last week by the Houston Police Department.
•A representative of Walmart reported on March 29 that a male of unknown age and identity was suspected of swiping a Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone valued at $349. The suspect was reportedly seen on surveillance video removing a knife from his pocket, cutting the phone’s locking peg and then heading into a nearby restroom.
When he exited the restroom, he was no longer carrying the phone. Its packaging was found in the restroom’s trash can. The suspect is described as wearing a light-colored ball cap, glasses, a camouflage jacket and blue jeans.
•Christine D. Hall, of 123 Remington Circle in Houston, was issued a citation for third-degree assault on March 19 after allegedly punching a 37-year-old woman in the face during a domestic dispute.
•David A. Hornberger, 56, of 1890 Greer Creek Road in Mansfield, was issued a citation for failure to register a motor vehicle after a traffic stop March 17 on First Street.
•An officer was dispatched at about 1:55 a.m. March 20 after a 25-year-old woman reported a burglary at her Ozark Street residence.
The woman told the officer she had been at Texas County Memorial Hospital since about 11:30 a.m. March 19, and when she returned she found her home’s front door standing open and the box springs of her bed lying in the front year. She said the mattress, valued at $1,000, had been stolen.
There are no suspects.
•A 27-year-old Houston man was arrested on March 25 after an incident involving his 34-year-old wife at their Cedar Street residence.
An officer stated in a report that the man allegedly assaulted his wife after becoming angry over an Xbox card, grabbing her by the throat. The officer observed red marks around the woman’s throat.
The man is also alleged to have punched a hole in a door and kicked a baby gate that broke and hit the woman’s son in the head. The man was taken to the Texas County Jail and a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking felony charges of second-degree domestic assault.
•Bret A. Smith, 19, of 108 Cedar St. in Houston, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 on March 26 after allegedly swiping two pairs of shoes from Walmart.
•Andrew W. Booker, 24, of 1025 Whispering Pines in Licking, was issued a citation for peace disturbance on March 21 after allegedly making verbal threats to a Missouri Children’s Division worker during a phone conversation.
•Nyla A. Guitierrez, 17, of 18305 Emmett Kelly Road at Houston, was issued a citation for third-degree assault after allegedly assaulting a 15-year-old girl inside the Houston High School cafeteria.
•William T. Hebert, 27, of 8205 Northview Lane, Lot 31, in Houston, was arrested for having an active municipal warrant for improper vehicle registration.