Apr. 18 (2:39 p.m.) A tractor theft was reported in the
300 block of Whispering Pines. The theft occurred in November 2021 during the
demolition of a home. The owner allowed one of the contractors to borrow the
tractor, but it was never returned. The 2019 SVL 75-2W Kubota skid steer
front load tractor is orange and black. A Kubota bucket, attached to the
tractor, was also stolen. The suspect was contacted by police and advised that
he was holding the tractor because the owner owed him money.
Apr. 21 (5:44 p.m.) A Friendswood woman received an email from Chime bank
regarding a new account. She contacted the bank, and the account was
closed. The suspect opened the account using her personal identifying
Apr. 21 (12:50 p.m.) Two tires were slashed on a vehicle parked at the Baywood
Apartments located at 5025 FM 2351. The vandalism occurred between 6:30 p.m.
and 7:00 a.m. A juvenile male from a nearby apartment complex is suspected.
Apr. 21 (9:00 p.m.) Kaylee Michelle Coyle, 25, of Friendswood, was charged with
Assault on a Public Servant. Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence
in the 100 block of Stratmore Drive. A family member reported that Coyle was
destroying property and had been drinking alcohol all day. When police arrived,
Coyle was outside. They contacted Coyle, who became aggressive and
uncooperative. During Coyle’s arrest, she kicked her legs and struck a
police officer in the chest and knocked the officer to the ground. Coyle’s
violent behavior continued as she kicked the inside of the patrol unit all the
way to the jail.
Kirkland Thomas Harris, 27, of Alvin, was arrested on a warrant charging him
with Assault Causing Bodily Injury. He was arrested in the 300 block of W.
Shadowbend Avenue on April 25, 2022. The warrant resulted after Harris
allegedly assaulted a man in the 500 block of Kingsbury Lane on March 25, 2022.
Harris left the scene before police officers arrived.
Apr. 21 (2:38 a.m.) Joseph Jarrett Dishroon, 21, of Alvin, was charged with
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dishroon was driving in the 2000 block of W.
Parkwood Avenue. When he saw the police officer, he appeared to be
nervous and slowed down to 30 mph in a 45-mph zone and abruptly took a left
turn onto Desota. A few minutes later, Dishroon came out of the subdivision and
back onto W. Parkwood Avenue. He saw the police officer and abruptly
turned into the Sunmeadow subdivision. He returned onto W. Parkwood,
making a wide right turn, and was stopped. Dishroon and his 15-year-old
passenger exited the vehicle. The officer asked Dishroon if he had
anything illegal inside the vehicle. He told the officer he had a couple
of bongs. A search was conducted and yielded a grocery bag full of drug
paraphernalia – marijuana cigarettes, lighters, rolling trays, rolling papers,
roach clips, THC vape cartridges, THC wax residue, a digital scale, a glass
pipe, wooden grinder, and more.
Apr. 25 (12:19 a.m.) Rosalinda Cab, 27, of Pearland, was charged with
Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1. She was a passenger in
a vehicle stopped in the 300 block of W. Edgewood Drive for driving without
tail lamps. During the contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. A
search was conducted, and Cab was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
Apr. 20 (2:25 a.m.) Larry Shun Hudson, 49, of League City, was charged with
Driving While Intoxicated in the 1100 block of S. Friendswood Drive. Hudson was
asleep inside his vehicle at the intersection of S. Friendswood Drive and
Whispering Pines. A witness stopped and tried to wake him up by honking his
horn, but Hudson did not respond. When an officer arrived, he opened the door,
turned off the ignition, and woke up the driver. Hudson exhibited signs of
intoxication and failed a field sobriety test.
Apr. 22 (12:53 a.m.) Carlos Antonio Arteaga, 28, of Houston, was charged with
Driving While Intoxicated in the 800 block of N. Friendswood Drive. Arteaga was
stopped for a license plate violation. He exhibited signs of intoxication and
had alcoholic beverages in plain view. He failed a field sobriety test.
Apr. 23 (2:10 a.m.) Tyler James Buster, 28, of Friendswood, was charged with
Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawful Carrying Weapons in the 1500 block of
Regency Court. Buster was stopped for speeding. During the contact, he
exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test. The
passenger, Brandon James Kearns, 31, of Alvin, was charged with Public
Apr. 23 (2:25 a.m.) Melinda Theresa Hinojosa, 55, of League City, was charged
with Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawful Carrying Weapons in the 800 block
of S. Friendswood Drive. Hinojosa was stopped for speeding. She exhibited signs
of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test. Once in custody, a gun was
found inside the vehicle.
Apr. 23 (3:39 a.m.) Samuel Sanchez, 35, of Alvin, was charged with Driving
While Intoxicated in the 1100 block of W. Edgewood Drive. He was stopped by a
Pasadena police officer for suspicious of driving while intoxicated. When a
Friendswood officer arrived, Sanchez exhibited signs of intoxication and failed
a field sobriety test.
Apr. 21 (6:36 a.m.) Broderick Jerome Sasser, 32, of Houston, was charged with
Criminal Trespass. Officers responded to the 400 block of Cottonwood
Drive where Sasser was involved in a verbal disturbance and trespassing.
The witness said Sasser walked up a driveway and attempted to contact a child
who was leaving the residence and going to school. The police were called, and
Sasser fled from the scene. Sasser has been warned many times not to return to
this same residence. His bond was set at $5,000.
Apr. 20 (4:48 p.m.) Mark Steven Fleckenstein, Jr. 36, of Pearland, was charged
with Driving While License Invalid. Fleckenstein was driving a stolen vehicle
in the 1600 block of Broadway Street in Pearland. The vehicle was stolen in
Houston. Fleckenstein claimed that he rented the vehicle through an app called
“Hired”. He did not have a valid driver’s license. During the contact, the
officer detected the smell of marijuana. The passenger was found in
possession of drug paraphernalia and given a citation.
Apr. 24 (10:40 p.m.) Lauryn Kaitlyn Hicks, 23, of Houston, was charged with
Driving While License Invalid in the 100 block of E. Parkwood Drive. Hicks was
driving a stolen vehicle. She told police that she was given permission to
drive the vehicle by a friend and provided the friend’s information. Since the
owner of the vehicle was incarcerated and his family members were not able to
contact Hicks to get the vehicle back.
TIP OF THE WEEK
Crime Victims’ Rights Week
You are not alone, and it is not too late. These are the most important
words victims, and their families can hear in the aftermath of a crime.
This National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Friendswood Police Department
would like to highlight the department’s Crime Victim Assistance Program.
This program provides education and resources to victims and survivors of
crime. If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime, we urge you
to visit friendswood.com/victimsResources or use the contact information
The Friendswood Police Department will also be sharing resources and
services for victims throughout this week on the department’s Facebook
and Twitter. The
community is encouraged to share these resources to raise awareness of
victims’ rights and services.