Friendswood Police Activity Report
March 6-12, 2023
Mar. 7 (10:00 a.m.) A burglary was reported at Mary Queen
Catholic Church, 606 Cedarwood Drive. A
safe containing cash was stolen. The suspect entered through an unlocked
doorway to get to the chapel area. After reviewing video surveillance, it was
determined that the suspect entered the church at 8:42 p.m.
Mar. 8 (6:48 a.m.) Officers responded to a residence in the
1000 block of Oak Park Lane where a man and woman were attempting to break into
a home. Donovan Brisby, 35, of Houston, was charged with Criminal Mischief and
Criminal Trespass. When police arrived, Brisby and a female were taken into
custody. Both were under the influence
of some type of narcotic. A window on the back of the house was broken out, a screen
was damaged, and removed.
Mar. 10 (8:39 p.m.) A 16-year-old Friendswood teen was
charged with Evading Arrest or Detention.
The teen was observed breaking into a vehicle on Stoneledge Drive. When
an officer arrived in the area, he observed the teen in the area. The teen ran, jumped a fence, and was caught
by the police. The victim of the vehicle
burglary positively identified the teen as the suspect who broke into his
vehicle, but he refused to file charges due to the offender’s age. However, the teen was charged with Evading
Arrest and faces those charges in a juvenile court. The teen was released to the custody of his
Mar. 6 (7:41 a.m.) A catalytic converter theft was reported
at the For Children Only Day Care Center located at 1415 S. Friendswood Drive.
The theft occurred sometime between March 3rd and March 6th. While taking the
report from the day care center, other catalytic converters were reported
stolen vehicles parked at Christian Brothers Automotive located at 1553 S.
Friendswood Drive. Catalytic converters were removed from two vehicles in the
Mar. 12 (1:22 a.m.) Marcus Demond Beard, 22, of Ridgeland,
MS, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1
and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Beard was stopped in the 300 block of
W. Edgewood Drive for speeding and failing to signal a lane change. During the
contact, the officer detected the smell of marijuana. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana,
methamphetamine, and hydrocodone. The officer also noted that the vehicle did
not have a registration sticker or front license plate. A check of the VIN showed that the vehicle
was reported stolen on February 28th in Houston.
Mar. 6 (11:50 a.m.) A Friendswood woman was scammed out of
$42.18 after ordering from a fraudulent apparel company. She believed she had ordered from the same
company before, but later realized that the company she just ordered from had
an “s” on the end of the business name and was a fraudulent company.
Mar. 6 (4:37 p.m.) A Friendswood man received notification
from his bank regarding two suspicious transactions. A transfer was made from his savings account
to his checking account followed by a withdrawal from his checking account. A
second withdrawal was made the next day. The victim verified that all the
transactions were fraudulent, and the bank is investigating.
Mar. 7 (3:39 p.m.) A Friendswood woman received a letter in
the mail about a past due debt to an apartment complex. The victim did not know where the apartment
complex was located and did not know anyone who lived in the apartment complex.
Mar. 8 (10:49 a.m.) A Friendswood woman, while on a cruise,
had three fraudulent wire transfers made from her personal checking account.
Mar. 8 (5:59 p.m.) A Friendswood man’s identity was stolen
and used to apply for a loan and purchase a vehicle at a Longview car
dealership. The dealership became suspicious and was able to contact the victim
whose identity was stolen. Soon after the dealership contacted the victim, the
victim discovered that another car dealership checked on his credit for a loan
Mar. 9 (9:03 a.m.) A man attempted to pass a counterfeit
$100 bill to the Friendswood Municipal Court to pay for a citation. The clerk recognized the bill as being fake
and told the man that she could not accept it.
He took the counterfeit bill back and paid for his citation using real
currency. The court administrator
requested the counterfeit $100 and turned it over to police.
Mar. 9 (10:41 a.m.) A Friendswood man’s identity was stolen,
and it was used to attempt to purchase a vehicle from Yaklin Auto Group
dealership in Seguin. The day prior, the suspect attempted to use the victim’s
identity to purchase a vehicle from a Jaguar dealership in Grapevine and a
Range Rover dealership in Grapevine.
Mar. 9 (10:50 a.m.) Friendswood residents received a
Wal-Mart package on their front porch containing items they did not order. They
later discovered that the items were charged to their credit card. The transaction was fraudulent.
Mar. 10 (9:22 a.m.) A Friendswood man received correspondence
regarding an outstanding debt. The
account was an alarm company account.
The account was opened using the victim’s personal identifying
information with a La Porte address that the victim has not affiliation with
and is a place he does not and has never resided.
Mar. 12 (10:20 a.m.) A Friendswood woman attempted to file
her 2022 taxes with the IRS but her submission was denied due to her son’s
social security number already filing a submission. The son affirmed that no
other person should be using his social security number to file a tax return.
Mar. 6 (2:16 a.m.) Jason Kyle Doswell, 17, of Friendswood,
was charged with Assault by Contact-Family Violence. Doswell is accused of assaulting his mother
at their home in the 3600 block of Queensburg Lane.
Mar. 12 (9:41 p.m.) Cayden Marcus Dalme, 18, of League City,
was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Unlawfully Carry a Weapon. A
caller reported that her ex-boyfriend was following her. The suspicious vehicle was stopped in the
1700 block of S. Friendswood Drive. During the contact, the officer detected
the smell of marijuana and observed a handgun resting on the floorboard along
with another firearm. The officer searched the vehicle, found marijuana, and
seized the two guns.
Driving While Intoxicated
Mar. 8 (12:55 a.m.) Ashley Nicole Smith, 49, of League City,
was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 100 block of Clearview
Avenue. Smith was driving with a flat rear driver’s side tire. During the
contact, Smith exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety
Mar. 9 (1:06 a.m.) Blake Garrett Davis, 31, of Pearland, was
charged with Driving While Intoxicated-2nd offense in the 100 block of E.
Parkwood Avenue. Davis was stopped for expired registration. During the
contact, Davis exhibited signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety
Mar. 11 (2:01 a.m.) Anita Irene Permenter, 29, of Webster,
was charged with Driving While Intoxicated in the 800 block of S. Friendswood
Drive. Permenter was stopped for driving with a defective brake light. She
exhibited signs of intoxication and had an open container of alcohol inside the
vehicle. Permenter failed a field sobriety test. During a search of the
vehicle, a bottle of Vodka and a THC vape were found.
Mar. 7 (1:16 p.m.) Nahum Josue Sanchez, 25, of Houston, was
charged with No Driver’s License, No Insurance, Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia, and Unauthorized Use of a Temporary Tag. A traffic stop was
conducted in the 600 block of S. Friendswood Drive when the officer was unable
to confirm the validity of the temporary tag. During the contact, the officer
detected the smell of marijuana. A search was conducted, and a baggie of
marijuana was found shoved between the center console and the passenger seat.
Mar. 8 (4:48 p.m.) Raul Herrera, 35, of Houston, was charged
with Unauthorized Use of a Temporary Tag and No Insurance. Herrera was stopped in the 5000 block of FM
TIP OF THE WEEK
Spring Break Road Trip Tips
Always wear your
seatbelt when driving.
If possible don’t
Never pick up
Park in well-lit
If you’re feeling
sleepy pull over at a public area to rest or rotate driving.
Don’t drive under
the influence of drugs that impair your ability to drive safely, designate.
Always lock your
car doors. Don’t leave valuables or perceived valuables within your vehicle.