Skulduggery of the week: Oh, Deer
Between 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 and 6 a.m. on Dec. 19, a vandal rearranged some decorative reindeer in a yard in the 3600 block of Beverly Drive by placing one on top of another. That act of mischief caused $300 in damage to the attached electrical wiring.
15 MONDAY: At 4:07 a.m., John Arthur Curran Jr., 29, of Dallas was arrested in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue on a public intoxication charge.
17 WEDNESDAY: At 1:24 a.m., Katherine Murray, 26, of The Colony was arrested in the 5100 block of Armstrong Avenue on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
18 THURSDAY: At 2:07 p.m., a thief stole a package from the front porch of a house in the 4300 block of Westway Avenue. A housekeeper saw a woman jump out of a car and swipe the box, containing two Razor scooter batteries valued at $42, a few minutes after it was delivered by UPS.
19 FRIDAY: Between 11 p.m. on Dec. 18 and 9 a.m. on Dec. 19, a vandal shattered the back window of a white 2012 Mini Cooper in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue, causing about $100 in damage.
20 SATURDAY: Between 10 a.m. and 3:45 p.m., a shoplifter stole two purses with a combined value of $2,390 from the Christian Louboutin store at Highland Park Village.
At 3:45 a.m., Myra Elizabeth Wilson, 21, of Dallas was arrested inWilliams Park on a charge of possession of marijuana.
At 12:17 a.m., a Dallas resident reported that a thief stole a $758 wallet containing $8 in cash from an unlocked white 2004 Dodge Durango in an underground parking garage in the 8300 block of Preston Road between 8 and 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 14. Later, a woman used a credit card from the wallet at a fast-food restaurant in McKinney, where it was recovered.
At 6:26 p.m., a resident of the 4300 block of Purdue Streetreported the theft of $39,400 worth of jewelry from a house sometime after Nov. 1.
16 TUESDAY: At 7:16 a.m., a student at Highland Park High School reported the theft of a $1,000 Kenwood stereo system from an unlocked black 2005 GMC Yukon in the school’s parking garage between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 4.
17 WEDNESDAY: At 10:43 p.m., a shoplifter stole $40 worth of Olay skin-care products from the CVS store at Park Cities Plaza.
18 THURSDAY: Between noon and 5 p.m., a thief stole a package containing $500 worth of paintings from a front porch in the 4200 block of Larchmont Avenue.
20 SATURDAY: At 2:15 a.m., Michael Edward Burciaga, 27, of Austin was arrested in the 4300 block of Lovers Lane on a public intoxication charge.