The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:
•An officer was contacted by a City of Houston parks department representative on Nov. 23 who reported that plastic playground equipment at Emmett Kelly Park had graffiti painted on it with blue paint.
Photographs were taken as evidence, and surveillance video was examined, but there are no suspects.
•Justin L. Martin, 30, of 415 W. Mill St., Lot 5, in Houston, was issued citations for third-degree assault and resisting arrest by fleeing after an incident at his residence Nov. 23.
Martin was cited after two officers were dispatched to his trailer home in response to a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon the officers’ arrival, Martin reportedly saw them and ran out the back door.
The officers pursued and Martin stopped. After an investigation, the officers determined he had assaulted a 28-year-old woman, according to a report.
A computer check also revealed Martin had an active Willow Springs warrant for traffic offenses. He was taken to the Texas County Jail, and then transported to Willow Springs.
The woman who was allegedly assaulted was also found to have a Willow Springs warrant for driving while suspended. Kari D. Young, 28, of 415 W. Mill Street, Lot 5, in Houston, was arrested and taken to jail.
Young was arrested again on Dec. 3 for having an active Texas County warrant for distribution of a controlled substance. She was taken to jail and held without bond.
•Jerry L. Simmons, 40, of 772 Sommerfield Drive in Houston, was arrested Nov. 24 for having an active Texas County warrant for passing bad checks.
•Alex R. Henry, 20, of 217 Chestnut Terrace in Houston, was arrested Nov. 24 for having an active Houston municipal warrant for peace disturbance.
•Adam K. Haywood, 32, of 489 Findley Road in Cabool, was arrested Nov. 25 for having an active Cabool municipal warrant for failure to appear on a driving while suspended charge.
•Leonard E. Bay, 39, of 509 Bryan St. in Houston, was arrested Nov. 25 for having an active Texas County warrant for passing a bad check.
•Adam A. Kirkwood, 27, of 4995 Highway 95 at Mountain Grove, was arrested Nov. 25 for having an active City of Houston warrant for assault.
•Amie J. Stokes, 37, of 115 S. Oak Crest Drive in Houston, was arrested Dec. 17 for having an active Texas County warrant for driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked, endangering the welfare of a child, failure to register a motor vehicle and no insurance. She was taken to the Texas County Jail where she was unable to post $250,000 bond.
•Heather E. Fitzgerald, 38, of 6165 U.S. 63 in Houston, was arrested Dec. 18 for having an active Texas County warrant for burglary, which violated her parole. She was taken to the Texas County Jail and held without bond.
•Nicole C. Elledge, 22, of 9424 Splitlimb Road at Raymondville, was arrested Dec. 18 for having an active Texas County felony warrant for possession of marijuana. She was taken to the Texas County Jail and held on $150,000 bond.
•Karissa S. Zalucky, 18, of 133 S. Highway 137 at Raymondville, was cited Dec. 8 for allowing an animal to run at large after a dog she owns was allegedly running loose and causing problems on Wyn Drive in Houston.
•Brandy J. Sciotto, 29, of 110 Grand Ave., Apt. 10, in Houston, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting from Dollar Tree in Houston on Nov. 25. Sciotto also reportedly fled on foot and assaulted an investigating officer. She was taken to the Texas County Jail, and a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking felony charges against her of assaulting a law officer and resisting arrest.
•Donald A. Newell, 26, of 14004 Arnott Road in Licking, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting Nov. 25 at the Houston Walmart. He was taken to the Texas County Jail, fingerprinted and released.