Thursday night at about 10:15, Officer David Humber contacted a motorist for a traffic violation in the 4000 block of Laurel Drive. Officer Humber contacted the male driver and observed behavior that he reported as sluggish and confused. A K-9 officer assisted in this traffic stop. During the investigation, the K-9 alerted on the vehicle for the presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle revealed one bottle of medication with assorted pills. The preliminary investigation revealed that the pills were controlled substances for which the driver did not have a prescription. The driver was arrested for two misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance (alprazolam and clonazepam).
Friday morning at about 1:20 a.m., Officer Joshua Ward responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the 200 block of North Crockett Drive. APD Dispatch was notified by a concerned person that two male subjects, identified as cousins, were fighting, had been drinking, and that one of them had a knife. Officers arrived to find both subjects on scene. The investigation revealed that they were angry concerning a disagreement about rent. A verbal altercation escalated into violence and one of the men also produced a knife. The man wielding the knife attempted to stab the other. Further investigation revealed that one of the men had a cut to his jacket and a cut near his left arm pit. The knife in question was located on the male subject and he was arrested for felony aggravated assault family violence.