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Friendswood Police Activity Report

October 16-23, 2023



Oct. 17 (6:43 p.m.) A vehicle burglary was reported at Stevenson Park on the Cedarwood side near the swimming pool. The victim parked her vehicle at approximately 6:00 p.m. and heard her alarm sounding around 6:40 p.m. Just as the alarm was going off, the victim observed a white, newer model, Dodge or Chrysler minivan back out of the spot next to her. The passenger rear window of her vehicle was broken. A black tote bag containing the victim’s wallet was taken.




Oct. 17 (6:42 a.m.) A blue 2017 Ford Mustang, with Texas License Plate RCY0805, was stolen from the 1200 block of Wilderness Pines.  The vehicle has a distinct white logo displayed on the rear passenger window that reads, “Justa510w”. The theft occurred sometime between 8:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.


Oct. 17 (9:55 a.m.) An Amazon package theft was reported in the 2200 block of Lakeway Drive.




Oct. 16 (10:22 a.m.) A Friendswood man’s identity was stolen and used to open a Verizon account. The victim received a bill in the mail for an account that he did not open.  


Oct. 16 (11:12 a.m.) A Friendswood woman’s Facebook business account and personal account were hacked. Prior to the hack, the victim received a Messenger notice that she had violated Meta’s Copyright policy and it prompted her to file a report for review through a link. Now, she is unable to access either account.


Oct. 17 (1:00 p.m.) Silver Bee Boutique at 180 S. Friendswood Drive received a Facebook Messenger message from a vendor regarding their Holiday event in November.  The vendor was solicited by an unknown person to pay for a vendor spot during the event.  Vendor spots are not for sale and the vendor was scammed. The same type of activity was reported for the Santa in the Park event.  A vendor contacted Friendswood Parks & Rec after they were scammed by an unknown person for the rental of a vendor space during the City’s holiday event.


Oct. 20 (11:35 a.m.) A Friendswood man received a Verizon bill even though he has never opened an account with Verizon. He contacted Verizon’s fraud department and discovered that an account was opened using her personal information in September. The account held an unpaid balance.


Public Intoxication


Oct. 19 (9:37 p.m.) An injury accident was reported in the 2400 block of W. Parkwood Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the roadway, next to a wrecked vehicle. Officers discovered that the injured person, Jared Keith Ford, 22, of Baytown, and Ford’s mother, called for a sober ride from Friends Pub. Once Ford was inside the vehicle, he began arguing with the driver and attempted to jump out of the moving vehicle.  The driver stopped, parked the vehicle in a moving lane of traffic, while she and Ford’s mother attempted to get Ford back inside the vehicle. While this was going on, an oncoming vehicle struck the parked vehicle, causing Ford to injure his leg. Medics were called to the scene and Ford was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He will receive a summons for Public Intoxication and Opening Vehicle Doors (Transportation Code 545.418).


Disorderly Conduct


Oct. 21 (12:22 a.m.) A disturbance between employees at La Escondida, 400 W. Parkwood Avenue, led to the issuance of a citation to Dilsi Yesenia Pelico Ixcoy, 21, of Webster, for Disorderly Conduct-Fighting. Pelico Ixcoy is accused of pushing and throwing a beer bottle at a pregnant coworker.




Oct. 20 (10:34 p.m.) A hit and run accident occurred near the intersection of FM 2351 and Blackhawk Blvd. The suspect vehicle, a Honda Pilot, tried to get in front of the victim from a left turn only lane. The victim sped up to prevent the Honda from getting in front, so the Honda got in behind the victim, amd followed too closely, honking the horn, and flashing their lights. At the intersection, the Honda rear-ended the victim’s vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle was a white female who opened her door to yell at the victim, but instead of stopping, she drove away from the scene.




Oct. 16

Jose Francisco Garcia, 34, of Houston, was charged with No Driver’s License and No Insurance.

Juan Andres Ortiz, 25, of Houston, was charged with Driving While License Invalid, Operate Vehicle with Wrong License Plates, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Owen Alejandro Mejia Ponce, 18, of Houston, was charged with No Driver’s License and Operate Vehicle with Wrong License Plates.

Daniel Niklas Esquivel, III, 18, of Houston, was charged with No Driver’s License, No Front License Plate, No Insurance and Unsafe Backing.


Oct. 17 

Chanel Nicole Adams, 43, of Friendswood, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Tomas Hernandez, 37, of Spring, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Benjamin Robert Brown, 26, of League City, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.


Oct. 19 

Ronald Wade Lira, Jr., 37, of La Marque, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-2nd offense and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

Jesus Luviano, Jr., 17, of League City, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Oct. 20 

Zachary Robert Otto, 19, of Friendswood, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Obed Isaac Melgar-Abarca, 23, of Houston, was charged with No Driver’s License.


Oct. 22

Cody Daniel Summerlin, 24, of Pearland, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

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