SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: JUST BLAME THE HELP
At 5:08 p.m., a victim reported $900 missing from a house in the 3200 block of Stanford Avenue and suspected the housekeeper of stealing it.
At 3:51 a.m., Sean David Gant, 28, of Dallas, was arrested in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive on a charge of public intoxication.
At 1 p.m., a thief and an accomplice stole a brass Seiko divers wristwatch, a black Tag Heuer wristwatch, a David Yurman silver herringbone wristwatch, a silver Gucci wristwatch, and an antique Buliva diamond-shaped wristwatch from a house in the 4200 block of Lakeside Drive after gaining entry to the house by pretending to be well-known employees of the owners and saying they needed to fix the water heater.
At 3:09 a.m., Alexander Michael Ruiz, 23, of Dallas was arrested in the 3700 block of Armstrong Avenue on a charge of public intoxication.
Between 11:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m., a thief stole $286.81 of groceries from Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive. An off-duty police officer apprehended the thief, whose previous charges included public lewdness and indecent exposure. The thief was given a criminal trespass warning and the groceries were returned.
At 9:30 a.m., a vandal broke the window of a tan 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in the parking lot of Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive.
At 11:30 a.m., Nickolas Dwayne Hargrave, 38, of Dallas was arrested in the 3300 block of Southwestern Boulevard on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
At 4:30 p.m., a vandal rear-ended a victim in the 8400 block of Pickwick Lane in an apparent road rage incident.
At 5 p.m., a victim reported a $9,000 Rolex watch stolen in the 3400 block of McFarlin Avenue between 3 p.m. Dec. 19, 2016 and 8 a.m. Jan. 16.
At 5:08 p.m., a victim reported suspecting the housekeeper of stealing $900 cash from a house in the 3200 block of Stanford Avenue sometime between 10 a.m. Jan. 12 and 6 p.m. Jan. 14.
At 8:44 p.m., Erick Villars, 25, of Dallas, was arrested in the 3800 block of Lovers Lane on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Between 3 and 6:30 a.m., a thief stole $865 of property, including a $600 Lenovo laptop, $100 in weapons parts, and $125 in tobacco products, from a white 2006 Nissan Frontier in the 3200 block of Rankin Avenue.
At 9:35 a.m., a victim reported the third row seat of a black 2008 GMC Yukon stolen in the 4100 block of Normandy Avenue between 10 p.m. Jan 9 and 8:50 a.m. Jan 10.
At 2 p.m., a thief stole a $500 DeWalt drill, $175 light timers, $140 Christmas lights, and $300 of extension cords from two vehicles in the 3500 block of Southwestern Boulevard and then fled in a beige/gold Honda Accord.
At 10:30 p.m., shoplifters stole $52.34 of property from CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.