2 arrested after cocaine, weed, THC edibles, prescription meds found in drug house near schools, Baytown police say
Two men were arrested and a large haul of narcotics was taken off the street after authorities busted an alleged drug house situated just hundreds of feet away from two learning institutions, according to the Baytown Police Department.
Investigation underway after Baytown man killed during home invasion
BAYTOWN, Texas – Authorities are investigating after a man was killed during a home invasion in Baytown. The incident happened around 11:37 p.m. Sunday at the Piedmont Apartments on Decker Drive near I-10, according to the Baytown Police Department. At least three armed men entered Louis’ apartment and rummaged through it looking for items to steal, police said. According to the Baytown Police Department, there is some indication that the men may have known Louis, or at least his name. Detectives are asking that anyone with information contact the Baytown Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 281-420-6646 or contact Baytown Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS (8477), download the P3 Community app or go to baytowncrimestoppers.com to submit a tip.
Baytown police searching for teen charged with murder in connection with fatal shooting
BAYTOWN, Texas – The Baytown Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a teen wanted in connection with a fatal shooting. Authorities said Keshawn Elam, 18, and his friend Davin Chatman, 18, were outside of a home on Hazel Street around 8:40 p.m. Saturday when an argument broke out. The argument escalated at which point, police said Elam opened fire on Chatman, hitting him several times. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Elam and a search is underway. The BPD is asking anyone with information to contact them with any information that may lead to Elam’s arrest.
Witnesses relieved but concerned after ex-Baytown police officer indicted on assault charge
BAYTOWN – Skylar Gilmore and Isaiah Phillips were relieved to hear that former Baytown police officer Nathaniel Brown was indicted on an assault charge earlier this week. “When he was indicted, I was not happy but I did want him to be treated the same way anybody else would,” said Gilmore. Brown is charged with assault in connection with the June 2 incident outside the Baytown Market. Brown was also relieved of duty by the Baytown Police department after a video of his encounter with Gilmore and Phillips surfaced. Brown and another officer were initially attempting to arrest a friend of Gilmore’s after he parked near gas pumps at the store.
Ex-Baytown officer involved in controversial arrest caught on video indicted on assault charge
BAYTOWN, Texas – A Baytown police officer who was fired after video of an arrest he made went viral has been indicted on an assault charge. Nathaniel Brown is charged with assault in connection with the June 2 arrest outside the Baytown Market. Brown and another officer were attempting to arrest a man after he parked near gas pumps at the store. The video showed one of the officers, later identified as Brown, walk over to some of the friends and confront them. In the video, Brown can be heard telling one of the witnesses that he was under arrest “because you’re cursing in public.” Brown later uses profanity himself.
Baytown officer at center of controversial arrest video relieved of duty
BAYTOWN, Texas – A Baytown police officer at the center of a controversial arrest video has been relieved of duty after the department investigated the incident. Nathaniel Brown, who was a 9-year veteran of Baytown Police Department, is accused of misconduct. On July 20, Brown and another officer arrested Skylar Gilmore and Isaiah Phillips after they stopped to record a traffic stop involving one of their friends. READ: Young men seen in video of Baytown arrest speak outAt one point, the video shows Brown walking over and telling Gilmore he is under arrest “because you’re cursing in public” and slams him to the ground, kneeing Gilmore in the face. The Baytown Police Department released the following written statement:“The Baytown Police Department takes allegations of wrongdoing or misconduct by our officers very seriously.
Dozens gather in Baytown to protest controversial arrest caught on video, death of Pamela Turner
BAYTOWN, Texas Dozens gathered in Baytown Thursday to peacefully protest the several controversial cases involving the Baytown Police department. You do not have to take anybody to jail because you are intimidated by our skin color, said a protestor. One of the incidents on the minds of many protestors was the May 2019 shooting of 44-year-old Pamela Turner, who was shot three times during an arrest for outstanding warrants. Baytown Police arrested Skylar Gilmore and Isaiah Phillips after they stopped to record a traffic stop involving one of their friends. Gilmore was also charged with interfering with public duties, but that charge has since been dropped by the Harris County District Attorneys office.
Baytown man accused of praying over burning cat that was cut with machete
Ron Welch is seen in this mug shot provided by the Baytown Police Department on Oct. 10, 2019. BAYTOWN, Texas - A Baytown man was arrested Monday after officers found him burning a cat in the middle of the road in front of his house, according to court documents. He appeared to be praying and was holding a machete, according to the caller. As an officer approached him, Welch grabbed what was burning, threw it into a ditch and ran inside his mobile home, according to the affidavit. Investigators determined what Welch was burning was a cat that appeared to have been cut by a machete, according to the affidavit.
Persons of interest sought after man found dead inside hotel in Baytown, police say
BAYTOWN, Texas - The Baytown Police Department is searching for two people who may have information in the shooting death of a man who was found shot to death inside a Motel 19 on Saturday night. Police found 29-year-old Emilio Aguilar of Baytown dead inside a room of the hotel located in the 3400 block of North Alexander after he was shot, authorities said. Detectives said Aguilar was visiting an acquaintance at the hotel and might have been a victim of a botched robbery. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Baytown Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 281-420-6646. They can also contact Baytown Crimestoppers at 281-427-TIPS (8477).
Mont Belvieu massage parlor busted, one arrested on prostitution charges
Mont Belvieu massage parlor busted, one arrested on prostitution chargesPhoto: Mont Belvieu Police Department Facebook Page Photo: Mont Belvieu Police Department Facebook Page Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Mont Belvieu massage parlor busted, one arrested on prostitution charges 1 / 22 Back to GalleryThe Mont Belvieu Police Department needed some help, so its office rang up the Baytown Police Department. "MBPD would like to thank members of the Baytown Police Department, TX's "Special Operations" team for their assistance. As a result, two females were arrested, and charged with prostitution." The BPD spokesperson said that the situation came about because several individuals had called to to complain about the massage parlor. The BPD spokesperson also said that both the Baytown Police and Mont Belvieu are continuing to gather information about the business where the incident took place, including the individual or individuals who own the establishment.chron.com
Baytown officers mow woman's lawn after she gets overheated in the sun
BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- Baytown police officers went above and beyond to help a woman who was struggling with her yard.The Baytown Police Department posted on its Facebook page that officers helped a woman mow her lawn.Officers responded to a call for service in the 800 block of S Circle, and found an elderly woman who got overheated from the sun while she was trying to mow her and a neighbor's lawns.While in uniform, the officers rolled up their sleeves and helped the woman. The officers took turns mowing both lawns until the job was complete.abc13.com
Driver accused in fatal crash that killed 7 motorcyclists had run-ins with Baytown police
Driver accused in fatal crash that killed 7 motorcyclists had run-ins with Baytown policeThe Baytown Police Department confirmed that earlier this year, they had two encounters with Volodymyr Zhukovskyy. The Baytown Police Department confirmed that earlier this year, they had two encounters with Volodymyr Zhukovskyy. Photo: Baytown Police Department Photo: Baytown Police Department Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Driver accused in fatal crash that killed 7 motorcyclists had run-ins with Baytown police 1 / 1 Back to GalleryThe man accused of driving a truck that struck and killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last week also had run-ins with Baytown Police earlier this month. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to negligent homicide charges in Friday's fatal crash. CHRON.COM: ICE lays claim to Ukrainian driver accused in fatal crashThe Baytown Police Department confirmed that earlier this year, they had two encounters with Zhukovskyy.chron.com