Intoxication blamed for streaking incident

Baytown police arrested a Baytown man in the 1700 block of N. Alexander Dr. Tuesday afternoon after receiving reports of a nude man running in the area of Ruth and 5th Street. 

Baytown police would later locate 39-year-old Matthew Rauen at N. Alexander and Pleasant Street, where he was walking down the middle of the roadway. 

“The male was rambling incoherently and appeared to be intoxicated on some type of narcotic,” Lt. Steve Dorris, Baytown police spokesman, said. 

Rauen was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Baytown Jail where he was booked on charges of public intoxication. 

Missing Person 

Clarence Green Jr., 82, was reported missing Tuesday night. 

His family said Green left the residence in the 2100 block of Taft Drive around 11 a.m. Tuesday and had not returned. 

The family checked all the surrounding stores and hospitals for Green to no avail. 


• A theft of clothes valued at $115 was reported in the 4600 block of Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon.          

• A theft of clothes valued at $20 and consumable goods valued at $10 occurred in the 4000 block of Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon.          

Vehicle crime 


• A theft of a white 2010 Chevrolet Silverado valued at $16,000 was reported in the 10 block of Gresham Avenue Tuesday. 


Police Beat is compiled from Baytown Police Department reports and officer interviews. Those reports are available on the city website at www.baytown.org.

Baytown’s Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information that leads to the arrest and charging of anyone who commits a felony. Callers remain anonymous. Call Baytown Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS. 

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