Crime: Jan. 7 – Jan. 13


How bad does your dandruff have to be to steal 28 bottles of Head and Shoulders shampoo? Such a theft occurred at 3:34 p.m. Jan. 7 when a shoplifter left the CVS located at the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane with $268.52 worth of product.


8 Tuesday

Broken overnight before 7:30 a.m.: the window of 2018 Lexus parked in the 4000 block of Livingston Avenue to take a $50 tan purse. Damage estimate: $500.

Reported at 11:35 a.m.: Surveillance cameras at Forty-Five Ten in Highland Park Village show an older man in a green tracksuit shoplifting a black Miu Miu belt bag, valued at $1,050, at 2 p.m. Jan. 2.

10 Thursday

A Highland Park woman, who lives in the 4200 block of Potomac Avenue, reported at 6:46 p.m. that from Jan. 2 through 1o someone had used her personal information to acquire a credit card and charge $3,000 work of merchandise at Pier One and used her Victoria Secret card to make $2,000 in purchases in Dallas, Cedar Hill, and Fort Worth.


7 Monday

In a different type of hit-and-run, flying objects thrown by unseen vandals did about $1,000 of damage to a 23-year-old University Park man’s 2007 Mazda RX-8 as he drove through the intersection of High School Avenue and Granada Street at 12:48 a.m. The driver was uninjured.

Stolen at 2:47 p.m.: A $30,000 2013 Suburban from driveway a home in the 3100 block of Purdue Avenue.

8 Tuesday

Don’t want to report a burglary right away? Wait a month, or two, or three. A University Park couple reported at 11:10 a.m. Jan. 8 the mid-October 2018 burglary of a 2004 Lexus at their home in the 4000 block of Purdue Avenue. Overnight before 6:30 a.m. Oct. 14, a burglar took more than $900 worth of valuables.

10 Thursday

Stolen at 6:06 p.m.: side mirrors, valued at $1,000, off a 2011 GMC Yukon in the 3000 block of Centenary Avenue.

Does anyone really know what time it is? Perhaps not a 30-year-old University Park man whose $9,000 Rolex watch was stolen overnight before 5:15 a.m. from the inside of a 2018 Chevy Tahoe parked in the 4000 block of Stanhope Drive. 

11 Friday

Taken at 2:40 p.m.: two packages, valued at a combined $100, from the front porch of a home in the 2700 block of Stanford Avenue.

Stolen at 3:02 p.m.:  $85,000 worth of jewelry from a home in the 4000 block of University Boulevard. The owner reported that she believed persons working inside her house were responsible.

At 3:56 p.m.: an 86-year-old resident of the 3000 block of Southwestern Boulevard reported that his computer was hacked by someone who demanded money.

12 Saturday

It wasn’t a good night for Lexus vehicles on Fondren Drive. Damaged overnight before 8:58 a.m.: a window, valued at $750, of a 2014 Lexus RX 350 in the 2800 block. In the 3900 block, a burglary caused $350 in damage to 2013 Lexus and $200 in property was taken.

13 Sunday 

So vicious was a fight between dogs inside a home in the 4000 block of Grassmere Lane, the maid called police at 10:31 a.m. to report an animal welfare issue.

Timothy Glaze

A journalism graduate of the University of North Texas, Tim has called Dallas home his entire life. He has covered news, schools, sports, and politics in Lake Dallas, Denton, Plano, Allen, Little Elm, and Dallas since 2009 for several publications - The Lake Cities Sun, The Plano Star Courier, the Denton Record Chronicle, and now, People Newspapers. He lives in Denton County with his wife and three dogs.

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