•A 68-year-old man came to the Houston police station on Aug. 15 to report that three teenage males had swiped three packages of Chips Ahoy cookies from his 94-year-old father as he was exiting Walmart on Aug. 11.
Police officers observed security video and determined the incident had not taken place and that the alleged victim had not been at Walmart at the reported time and date.
The determination was made that the man had been there on Aug. 9 and that nothing was stolen from him.
The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:
•Two officers were dispatched at about 2:25 p.m. Sunday regarding a report of a man in blue shorts wanting to go to jail.
The officers drove down Chestnut Street and at Bryant Street observed a man push a woman and then take his hand and rip her shirt, leaving scratches on her chest. The man – Steven R. Caraveo, 24, of 733 W. Chestnut St. in Houston – was arrested and issued a citation for fourth-degree domestic assault. He was taken to jail for a 12-hour hold period.
•Austin D. Duncan, 23, of 215 Oak St. in Houston, was issued citations for driving with a suspended license, displaying plates of another and no insurance after a traffic stop on Florence Street at about 6:50 p.m. Aug. 18.
•Danny W. Tefteller, 65, of 816 Augusta St., Apt. C, in Houston, was cited for first-degree trespassing after an incident at Walmart on Aug. 12. An officer was dispatched to Walmart after a member of management said a man had been asking people for money and “helping them unload their purchases” into their vehicles.
Tefteller had been banned from all Walmart properties after a previous incident.
•William J. Anderson, 46, of 816 Ozark St. in Houston, was cited for failing to stop at a posted stop sign on Aug. 13.
•Ginnipher M. Ming, 25, of 7656 Berry Lane in Houston, was cited on Aug. 14 for failure to register a motor vehicle.
•Patricia L. Elfrink, 18, of 16374 Highway N at Licking, was cited on Aug. 9 for operating a motor vehicle with expired license plates.
•Oscar L. Smith, 53, of 8524 W. Highway 17 at Bucyrus, was cited on Aug. 18 for operating a motor vehicle with expired license plates.
•Joshua D. Carman, 42, of 901 Augusta Street in Houston, was arrested July 27 for having an active Texas County warrant for two counts of third-degree assault and a violation of an order for protection for an adult.
An officer made the arrest at Carman’s house at about 4 p.m. He was taken to the Texas County Jail and held on $150,000 bond.
•James H. Hill, 66, of 1415 Suzan Lane at Bucyrus, was issued citations for driving while suspended and failure to register a motor vehicle after a traffic stop on Ozark Street at about 7:10 a.m. Aug. 8.
A passenger in the vehicle – Alex J. Collins, 29, of 329 Ozark Street in Houston – had an active City of Houston warrant for no operator’s license. He was taken to jail, where posted $250 bond and was released.
•A Houston man reported on Aug. 11 that a 26-inch Giant brand bicycle had been stolen from a rack on top of his vehicle while it was parked across the street from Forbes Pharmacy on Grand Avenue.
•Amanda M. Stokes, 37, of 1032 Thomasville Road in Houston, was arrested Aug. 11 for having an active warrant for possession of a controlled substance. An officer made the arrest at Stokes’ house. She was taken to jail and held without bond on the capias warrant.
•Missie J. Collins, 43, of 15416 Highway AA at Bucyrus, was issued citations for driving while revoked, failure to register a motor vehicle, no seatbelt and no insurance after a traffic stop on first Street just after midnight Aug. 15.