More details are now available about an assault case that Bellaire police responded to last week. On Jan. 17, a Bellaire resident called police about 9:41 a.m. because she heard another woman yelling for help. Police arrived at the scene in the 4500 block of Braeburn Drive and discovered that the woman sustained injuries because her boyfriend had assaulted her. The boyfriend had also interfered with the victim’s phone call to 911.
Two other assaults were reported during the week of Jan. 18 to 25. A resident of the 5200 block of Maple Street visited the police station on Jan. 18 to report an assault. The police investigated the claim and ended up charging a person with assault. On Jan. 21, a woman called police to the 4300 block of Effie Street and told officers that her sons were drunk and started fighting.
Two homes were burglarized during the week.
- On Jan. 17, a resident in the 4900 block of Evergreen Street reported that someone broke into her house and stole her property.
- On Jan. 23, police responded to the 4800 block of Welford Drive after a resident reported that someone had kicked in her back door. The officers searched the home first, and then the resident inspected her property and found that electronics and jewelry were missing.
Three people reported acts of vandalism during the week.
- On Jan. 19, an officer responded to the 4900 block of Terminal Street because someone painted graffiti on a wall above the building manager’s office.
- On Jan. 20, Bellaire police responded to Bellaire High School because someone had slashed tires on a victim’s vehicle.
- On Jan. 23, police responded to the 8100 block of South Rice Avenue because someone had damaged the windows of a resident’s vehicle.