The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:
•Patrick A. Dodson, 35, of 309 S. Second St. in Houston, was arrested Aug. 4 for having an active City of Houston warrant for stealing under $500.
An officer who had been advised of the warrant made the arrest at Dodson’s residence. He was taken to the Texas County Jail, where he was unable to post $400 bond.
•An officer was dispatched to Texas County Memorial Hospital at about 9:25 p.m. July 31 regarding a man wanting to commit his brother-in-law for a 96-hour mental evaluation.
The officer made contact with the man, who said his 25-year-old brother-in-law wanted to hurt himself. A routine computer check revealed that the brother-in-law had an active Phelps County warrant for failure to appear on a theft charge.
Blake D. McCormick, 25, of Mountain Grove, was arrested and taken to jail, where he was unable to post $2,500 bond.
•Felicia D. Batchelor, 29, of 611 Hawthorn in Houston, was ticketed on July 23 for displaying plates of another.
•Cynthia L. Postelwait, 46, of 8855 Highway 17 in Houston, was cited for following too closely after a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 63 at about 12:10 p.m. July 28.
•Donna Garcia, 35, of Littleton, Colo., was issued a citation for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting a bottle of whiskey from Walmart at about 10:30 p.m. July 27.