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Police are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted his live-in girlfriend. 

Police arrived at Oak Creek Apartments Monday at 6:48 p.m. A woman told police that she and her live-in boyfriend, identified as 24-year- old Michael Hopson, were in a verbal altercation that turned physical when Hopson tackled her and physically assaulted her. Her injuries were consistent with the story, police said.

Hopson had left the scene by the time officers arrived. 

Officers contacted the Harris County District Attorney’s Office who accepted charges of assault family violence, later upgraded to a third degree felony assault charge for continuous family violence, due to a prior family violence assault charge.

Coin-operated machine robbery

Police are looking for suspects who apparently robbed some coin-operated machines in the 2900 block of North Alexander.

Officers discovered someone had broken into one of the dryers inside the laundry mat of the RV Park, taking the coins out of it. Police say this appears to be at least similar description and method of operation for another burglary of a coin-operated machine that occurred at a business in the 5000 block of Garth. 

Detectives are investigating and are asking that if anyone recognizes them or the vehicle to contact the Baytown Police Department Property Crimes section at 281-420-6676 or Baytown Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS.


A tailgate was stolen Monday from a hospital in the 4400 block of Garth Road.


A total of $3,735 worth of tools were stolen Monday from a building in the 7300 block of Pine Shadows Lane.   

A vehicle was broken into Monday in the 200 block of Staples Drive. A total of $230 worth of equipment along with $15 in cash were stolen.  

Criminal mischief 

A man broke a side mirror of a vehicle Monday in the 700 block of North Alexander Drive. The mirror is worth $60. 

A man who was living with a woman in the 3200 block of New Meadow Drive allegedly broke a television set in the residence. The set is worth $200.

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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 or send information via text message by texting “Baytown” plus the information to CRIMES (274637).  

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