The boundaries of Beat 9 are west of the BNSF railroad tracks to the city limits and north of FM 1640.
Officer Vernon Horelica
In February, I was able to make three new Beat contacts in Beat 9. I met with Mrs. Lauren Baucum, who lives on Mulberry Drive. Mrs. Baucum had no problems or complaints. Mrs. Baucum stated that they have only lived in the neighborhood for a short time and are currently leasing the residence. Mrs. Baucum also stated that they are so happy with the neighborhood that they are trying to purchase the house. I also met with Mr. Manual Ramirez, who lives on Cedar Drive. Mr. Ramirez had no complaints or problems. Also this month I met with Ms. Carolyn Eiteman, on Cypress Drive. Ms. Eiteman had no problems or complaints but was appreciative of the frequent patrols in the neighborhood.
I located a red 2003 Dodge van bearing Texas license plate #BP2-0772, parked on the roadway in front of 1703 Hawthorn Drive, that was in violation of the junk vehicle ordinance. The vehicle was registered to Brett Kail at that address. I issued the vehicle a junk vehicle warning and left it on the windshield. The vehicle was removed later that day. I made frequent foot patrols again this month of the abandoned structure at 1903 Cypress to make sure there were no illegal activities occurring there and that no vagrants had entered the structure for shelter. I also met with a contractor who was hired by Bank of America to secure that location. The garage was secured with new locks and plywood was secured over all doors and windows.
This month I also performed a school visit at Jane Long Elementary and met with the principal. She was glad that I stopped in. I completed a list of all street lights and pole numbers within Beat 9 and turned it in. I also made contact this month with the single registered sex offender in Beat 9 and verified that all information was current and correct.