Skullduggery of the Week: Bad-Driving Bag Thief
At 1:15 p.m. on Nov. 13, a burglar broke into a red 2009 Chrysler 300 at Miracle Mileand stole a Tom Ford purse, a Nancy Gonzalez purse, and two Prada purses with a combined value of $10,950. While trying to flee, the perpetrator ran into a parked black 2009 Cadillac Escalade, causing $1,000 in damage.
Between 4:15 and 5 p.m., a thief stole a leather wallet containing $125 in cash from a purse inside a shopping cart at Whole Foods Market in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive.
At 1:36 a.m., a thief stole $60 in cash from a 2011 GMC Yukon in the 3500 block of Potomac Avenue. The perpetrator was spotted on video jumping a fence from the alley to reach the driveway, where the SUV was parked.
Between 5 p.m. on Nov. 10 and 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 11, a thief stole a $400 pair of Persol sunglasses and a $150 pair of headphones from an unlocked black 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3700 block of Potomac Avenue. The miscreant also took a fire extinguisher, a credit-card case, and paperwork from an unlocked black 2010 GMC Yukon in front of the same house.
Between 9 and 9:45 a.m., a thief stole $2,250 worth of tools from a metal box at a construction site in the 5000 block of Airline Road. The stolen items included two saws and a generator.
At 3:26 p.m., three shoplifters stole a $4,800 Chanel tote bag from the Chanel store at Highland Park Village. They fled on foot toward Preston Road.
Between 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 12, a thief entered an unlocked black 2008 Honda Accord in the 3200 block of St. Johns Avenue and stole a $200 pair of earphones and a $100 pair of Cole Haan sunglasses.
At 4:58 p.m., Wesley Warfield, 30, of Dallas was arrested in the5000 block of Lemmon Avenue on a theft charge.
At 2:45 p.m., Kim Andrew Mason, 40, of Dallas was arrested in the4200 block of Lemmon Avenue on a charge of burglary of a habitation.
Between 5 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 7:20 a.m. on Nov. 14, a thief entered an unlocked black 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 4300 block of Edmondson Avenue and stole an $800 Beretta Panther pistol with three loaded magazines, as well as a $50 flashlight, a small bag containing $30 in coins, and a fanny pack.
Between 8 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 8 a.m. on Nov. 14, a thief entered a black 2014 BMW sedan and a black 2007 Mercedes 320 in the4300 block of Southern Avenue, and stole a credit card from one and a debit card from the other.
At 5:15 p.m., a vandal used a projectile to shatter a second-story window in a house in the 3500 block of Beverly Drive. Police suspect the shot might have come from an adjacent house for sale that is rarely occupied.
At 11:30 p.m., Walter D. Warren, 27, of Dallas was arrested in the3900 block of Mockingbird Lane on multiple weapons and drug charges. Jabri Tyrell Williams, 26, of Dallas was arrested on a charge of carrying a prohibited weapon and multiple drug charges.
Between 9:45 and 10:45 a.m., a burglar broke into a gold 2005 Lexus RX350 at the Park Cities YMCA and stole a $200 Coach purse containing a $200 Coach wallet, a $100 Coach coin purse, and $100 in cash.
At 4:55 p.m., a thief stole a $500 Trek boys bicycle from inside a doorway at Snider Plaza.
At 11:30 p.m., Thomas Wadhams, 22, of Dallas; Robert Burns, 23, of Dallas; and Nemanja Petkovic, 22, of Dallas were each arrested during a traffic stop in the 7800 block of Lomo Alto Drive and charged with possession of marijuana.
Between Oct. 15 and Nov. 11, a thief stole an $1,800 Technics turntable, a $400 iPad Mini, a $400 bracelet, a $350 pair of Gucci sunglasses, a $350 pair of Yves Saint Laurent sunglasses, a $275 pair of earrings, a $269 pair of Beats headphones, and a $200 iPhone from a house in the 4300 block of Glenwick Lane.
Between 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 11, a thief entered an unlocked gray 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue and stole a $100 purse containing $40 in cash. During the same time frame, a thief stole a $750 Louis Vuitton wallet from an unlocked gray 2013 Lexus LX570 in the same block.
Between 9 p.m. on Nov. 10 and 10:10 a.m. on Nov. 11, a thief entered an unlocked white 2010 Lexus RX350 in the 3400 block of Normandy Avenue and stole a $300 Marc Jacobs wallet containing $100 in cash.
At 2:11 a.m., someone started banging on the door of a home in the 3400 block of Binkley Avenue. Thomas Pearce Howell, 20, of University Park was arrested on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
Between 11:54 a.m. and 2 p.m., a thief stole an $850 iPhone 6 from a front porch in the 3400 block of Amherst Street.
At 3:27 a.m., Tyler Grant Jackson, 22 of Dallas was arrested in the2900 block of SMU Boulevard on a public intoxication charge.
At 4:25 a.m., Andrew R. Brown, 22, of Austin was arrested in the2900 block of Bryn Mawr Drive on a public intoxication charge.
At 7:50 p.m., Andrew Keith George, 22, of Richardson was arrested in the 6500 block of North Central Expressway on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
At 4:44 a.m., a burglar broke into Chiladas Fresh Mex Grill atMiracle Mile and stole more than $1,800 in cash and some office equipment.
Between 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 16, a thief stole a $25 wallet from an unlocked gray 2005 GMC Yukon in the 2800 block of McFarlin Boulevard. During the same time frame, a thief stole $15 in cash from an unlocked blue 2003 Toyota Avalon in the 2900 block of McFarlin.
Between 1 and 10:15 a.m., a thief stole a $300 Louis Vuitton wallet from an unlocked white 2012 Mercury E350 in the 2800 block of Fondren Drive. During the same time frame, a scoundrel rummaged through an unlocked black 2007 Lexus ES350 in the 2900 block of Fondren, but nothing was missing.