Monday night at about 9:50, Officer Adrian Slaymaker responded to a reckless driver call. A concerned citizen had notified APD Dispatch about a reckless driver that the citizen feared was intoxicated. This witness observed the suspect vehicle disregard a red traffic light and then saw the vehicle nearly strike a curb before moving into the witnesses traffic lane. The witness assisted in this investigation and provided a description of the suspect vehicle and direction of its travel. Officer Slaymaker located the suspect vehicle parked in the 2600 block of Post Oak Road. Officer Slaymaker contacted the male driver and noted the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. He also observed the vehicle engine was still running. Officer Slaymaker also observed that the driver displayed indicators of intoxication. The driver refused to perform standard field sobriety tests or submit to providing a breath sample. A records check revealed the driver had one previous conviction for DWI. The driver was arrested for misdemeanor DWI with previous conviction.
Monday night at about 10:50, Officers James Davis and Quint Woody responded to a check welfare call at a residence in the 700 block of Sycamore Street. APD Dispatch received a call from a male who explained that he believed that his daughter had been assaulted after receiving a phone call from her. Officers contacted a female adult subject and her child at the residence. The preliminary investigation revealed that the female child was under the age of 17 and had been struck in the face by the mother's hand. An injury to the child's face was observed and consistent with the assault allegation. The investigation also revealed that the child had allegedly angered her mother because the victim had made a phone call to her father. The mother was also intoxicated. The child was placed in the care of Child Protective Services and the mother was arrested for felony injury to a child.