Tuesday morning at about 2:05 a.m., Officer Brian Poynor responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the 500 block of Meander Street. A calling party had notified APD dispatch that a male subject was banging on their apartment door and yelling. The calling party also stated that this behavior had been happening since 11 p.m. Officer Poynor contacted the male subject at the apartment. The subject identified himself by a name and date of birth. As the preliminary investigation continued, Officer Poynor's suspicions were confirmed when the subject changed his answer about his age. An identification card was located but the subject provided information that did not support the information on the identification card. Officer Poynor instructed the subject to place his hands behind his back and attempted to physically detain the subject with handcuffs pending positive identification. The subject pulled away from Officer Poynor and began to flee down a set of stairs before being placed into custody. The subject was positively identified and a records check revealed the subject had an outstanding arrest warrant for theft. The subject was arrested on the warrant and for two misdemeanor offenses: Failure to Identify and Evading Detention.
Tuesday morning at about 2:40 a.m., Officer Carye Adkins contacted a motorist at the intersection of Don Juan and Saxon after observing the motorist driving backwards on the right side of the roadway. Officer Adkins contacted the driver and smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver was detained and a search of the vehicle revealed a small quantity of marijuana. The driver was arrested for misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana.