The Houston Police Department recently handled several investigations that led to citations.

The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:

•Joshua H.E. Stigall, 34, of 16745 Highway B at Houston, was ticketed for failure to register a motor vehicle after a traffic stop at U.S. 63 and Highway B at about 9:10 p.m. March 17.

•Shane A. Johnson, 20, of St. James, was arrested at about 11:30 p.m. March 2 for having an active Phelps County warrant for larceny.

An officer made the arrest after being dispatched to Walmart regarding a report of a fight. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with a man who said Johnson had confronted him near the checkout line and started yelling at him.

Johnson told the officer the other man had pushed his girlfriend up against a car in the parking lot, but security video didn’t show him physically touching her. A computer check revealed the warrant, and Johnson was taken to the Texas County Jail, where he posted bond and was released.

•An officer was dispatched March 6 regarding a report of a possible trespass at a Sugar Maple residence.

The officer made contact with a 39-year-old man who lives there who said he believes someone keeps entering his home through a back door.

The man stated he keeps finding items around his house in different places, but hasn’t noticed anything missing. The officer asked if any property damage had occurred, and the man replied that the makeshift lock on a sliding door had been knocked off.

The officer observed that a bolt holding a metal piece together had fallen out, because there was no evidence of it being broken. There are no suspects.

•Benjamin T. Hickox, 57, of 8227 Fisher Drive, Lot 5, in Houston, was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license on March 13.

•Brandi K. Masters, 35, of Hamrick Terrace No. 30 in Houston, was issued citations for resisting arrest and failure to obey after an incident March 13.

An officer was dispatched at about 3:30 p.m. regarding a 911 a report that Masters was causing problems at her grandmother’s apartment. Upon arrival, the officer observed Masters sitting outside the residence talking to herself. The officer advised her to speak with him, but Masters jumped up and appeared to be about to flee.

The officer grabbed her arm to stop her, and advised Masters to put her arms behind her back, but she wouldn’t comply. With assistance from a second officer, she was eventually handcuffed.

On the way to the Texas County Jail, the officer observed that Masters appeared to be hallucinating and speaking to people who weren’t there, saying she was a police officer and the actual officer was making a big mistake. The officer observed that Masters appeared to be under the influence of a drug. She was jailed for a 12-hour hold period.

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