The Houston Police Department handled several investigations in the last week.

The following are excerpts from just some of the reports recently generated by the Houston Police Department:

•Erica S.L. Woolsey, 26, of 18 Fifth St. in Summersville, was issued a citation for driving while intoxicated – drug condition after an incident at about 11:40 a.m. April 12.

An officer received a report of a vehicle coming into Houston on Highway B that was moving erratically. The officer was advised a short time later that the vehicle was in the parking lot of the U.S. Cellular store on U.S. 63 with the driver still inside.

The officer went there and reportedly found the driver passed out behind the wheel, and knocked on the window to wake her up. In speaking to the driver – Woolsey – the officer noticed slurred speech and other signs of intoxication. She reportedly stated she had taken diazepam earlier that day and other pills the night before.

Woolsey was taken to the Texas County Jail where she was fingerprinted and released.

•A 39-year-old Houston woman reported that her Cleveland Road residence had been broken into for the third time in about six weeks.

The woman told an investigating officer that a safe containing several documents had been stolen from a bedroom closet. The officer observed indentations where the safe had been located.

A search of the house revealed no signs of forced entry or tampering and no footprints were found in mud and leaves near the house. Investigation continues.

•Dakota N.P. Vanover, 26, of 777 W. Highway 17, Apt. 16, in Houston, was cited for peace disturbance on March 20 after allegedly sending vulgar messages to and harassing members of a local fantasy club, where he held membership.

•Austin M. Sawyer, 17, of 109 Sugar Maple Drive in Houston, was issued citations for stealing under $750 and minor in possession of alcohol after allegedly shoplifting a bottle of vodka April 20 from Walmart.

•Kerri L. Von Holton, 32, of 615 Second St. in Houston, was arrested April 28 for having an active Texas County warrant for driving while suspended.

An officer who was aware of the warrant made the arrest after observing her driving a maroon Chevrolet S-!0 and conducted a traffic stop on Grand Avenue. She was taken to the Texas County Jail and released after posting $500 bond.

•An officer was dispatched at about 7 p.m. April 14 regarding a report of property damage at Houston House Nursing Home on Industrial Drive.

The officer met with nursing staff members who said a resident had stated the exterior window of his room had been shot out and that they had found glass lying across his bed and a hole in the window. The officer searched the room and found a gun pellet that was likely the object that caused the hole in the window.

Photographs of the damage were taken, but the shooter is unknown.

•Stanley W. Smith, 48, of 14580 Highway 32 at Licking, was arrested on April 19 for having an active Texas County warrant for first-degree assault, armed criminal action, third-degree assault, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.

An officer made the arrest at the Missouri probation and parole office after being advised Smith was there. He was taken to the Texas County Jail where he was unable to post $1 million bond.

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