7/15 – Vehicle Burglary - 400 block of Winterwood Drive: At 1:40
p.m. a victim reported that person(s) unknown removed the rear license plate
from his 2013 Ford truck. The vehicle was parked in the driveway and the theft
took place during the overnight hours.
7/16 - Burglary - 200 block of Valley Lane: At 9:41 a.m. a victim reported
that unknown person(s) cut a gate lock and entered into his property. A metal
overhead door was cut open and a flatbed trailer was removed from the building.
The trailer was valued at $500.00.
7/16 - Assault by Contact - 700 block of Woodland Court: At 8:09 p.m. an
adult female victim reported to police that she had gotten into an argument
with her adult son earlier in the day. The son became angry and caused damage
to the residence before shoving the victim and leaving with friends. The
suspect will be charged at a later date when he returns home.
716 - Forgery Financial Instrument - 200 block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At
4:27 p.m. an officer responded to a theft in progress. An adult male suspect
was attempting to pass a forged check for several thousand dollars. During the
interview with bank personnel and the suspect it was determined that the
suspect had forged the checks. He was arrested for the forgery as well as
outstanding warrants from Fort Worth. The suspect was transported to jail for
7/17 - Evading Arrest or Detention - 3500 block of Alhambra Drive: At 4:02
a.m. officers were notified of a stolen vehicle from Mansfield that could be
travelling through Kennedale. It was later determined through OnStar that the
vehicle was parked in Forest Hill close to I-20. A Kennedale officer and two
Forest Hill officers approached the vehicle, which had been hooked up to the
back of a wrecker. Two males observed the officers’ arrival and fled the tow truck
on foot. After a short foot chase the driver was taken into custody. The second
suspect escaped but was identified. The vehicle was recovered and the suspect
transported to jail for booking.
7/17 - Abandon/ Found Property - 300 block of 3rd Street: At
8:00 a.m. an officer was advised of a possible narcotic in the street. The
officer went to the location and found a baggie of methamphetamine in the
street. The narcotic was placed in evidence.
7/17 - Possession Control Substance - 900 block of E. Kennedale Parkway: At
8:33 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for traffic violations. The adult female
driver did not have a valid driver’s license in possession. During the
interview the officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A
grinder was located in the rear seat area. Also located in the vehicle were
number of amphetamine pills as well as methamphetamine in crystalized form. The
female was arrested and transported to jail for booking. The narcotics were
placed in evidence.
7/18 - Theft $2,500 to $30,000 - 800 block of Grapevine Trail: At 11:40
a.m. a victim reported that a company vehicle, a 2001 Ford pickup, was stolen
from the property at 1:09 a.m. that morning. The theft was captured on security
video, which was made available to investigators.
7/18 - Application for Mental Detention & Observation - 1400 block of
Gilman Road: At 2:05 p.m. officers responded to an emotionally disturbed female
at a residence. The female, who was a guest of the resident, was speaking
incoherently and stating that she wanted to die. The female was detained and
transported to JPS Hospital for an emergency mental evaluation.
7/19 - Application for Mental Detention & Observation - 400 block of
Mansfield Cardinal Road: At 11:02 p.m. officers responded to an emotionally
disturbed female. The female, known to officers from numerous previous
contacts, has mental health issues and is supposed to take medication for them.
The female had not been taking her medication and was speaking erratically as
well as hallucinating. She was taken into custody and transported to JPS
Hospital for an emergency mental evaluation.
7/19 - Driving While Intoxicated - 6900 block of E. Kennedale Parkway: At
1:20 a.m. an officer stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights at night.
The driver, an adult male, appeared to have been drinking heavily. The driver
could not successfully complete a field sobriety assessment and he was arrested
for DWI. A warrant was obtained for a blood draw on the suspect. The suspect
was booked into jail.
7/19 - Assault on a Public Servant - 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue: At
9:33 a.m. an officer responded to a suspicious male attempting to enter a
locked home. The homeowner was present in the residence and did not know who
the male was. The officer arrived on scene and attempted to detain the suspect until
other officers arrived. The suspect struck the officer in the face with his
fist at which point the officer took the suspect to the ground for handcuffing.
The suspect, who lives in a nearby home, was arrested and transported to jail
7/20 - Incident - 1200 block of Kennedale Sublett Road: At 6:38 p.m. an
officer observed a male that had been riding a bicycle was passed out in the
street. The male was breathing but unconscious. He was transported to JPS
Hospital by Arlington EMS.
7/21 - Unlawful Carrying Weapon - 7200 block of E. IH 20: At 12:14 a.m. an
officer observed a stopped vehicle on the service road. As he approached the
vehicle, the officer observed a “Bong” style pipe, with marijuana residue,
sitting on the console. The driver was also in possession of a loaded Glock 9mm
handgun. He was arrested for the weapon and the marijuana. The driver was
transported to jail for booking.
7/21 - Assault Bodily Injury (Family Violence) - 500 block of North Road: At
3:17 p.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance. An adult female victim reported
that her boyfriend had assaulted her. The victim stated that the boyfriend came
home intoxicated and went to his bedroom. During an argument that ensued the
male suspect became angry and struck the victim in the head numerous times. The
suspect was interviewed but did not admit to the assault. The victim did have
injuries consistent with her story. The suspect was arrested for the assault
and identified himself to the officer verbally. The victim later told the
officer that the suspect gave a false name as he is in the country illegally.
The victim gave the suspect’s proper name to the officer. His identity will be
confirmed through fingerprints by jail staff.