Crime Reports: Feb. 18 – 24


A 67-year-old University Park woman is out one piece of jewelry after the person who took her $500 ring to get repaired never brought it back. The ring was handed over in the 3600 block of Bryn Mawr Drive and reported stolen sometime before 11:28 a.m. Feb. 18. Here’s hoping the ring is at least fixed.


20 Wednesday

What a ride for one police officer, who observed a Ford SUV speeding west bound in the 3700 block of Euclid Avenue around 11:07 p.m. The officer then began driving in the same direction to find the speeder. Eventually, he found the SUV floating in Lakeside Creek. The driver, a 27-year-old woman, had been drinking and was complaining of lower back pain. She swam to shore while her Ford sank and was taken to Parkland Hospital as a precaution.

A woman’s 2014 black BMW was damaged between 9:38 a.m. and 5:35 p.m. while parked at Highland Park Village

21 Thursday

What a haul for this officer patrolling the 4500 block of Arcady Avenue at 1:11 a.m.: He noticed a canvas bag sitting unattended next to a GMC Yukon. The $300 bag contained a pair of $6 Nike socks, a $15 Amazon phone charger, and $30 blue running shoes. Investigating the bag led him to notice a Ford F-150 that had indeed been rummaged through with clothes strewn on the ground including a $30 long sleeve T-shirt, $30 black Under Armour shorts, and a $15 Caddo Peak Ranch baseball cap. The investigation wasn’t over: The officer next found a black GMC Denali that had also been rummaged through. The VIN number of the Denali led the officer to the owner, who also owns a Porsche and one other vehicle. Both of those vehicles had been rummaged through, as well. Stolen from the Denali were a $500 briefcase and a $200 tote bag that contained $400 Bose head phones, a $1,000 Ipad Pro, a $3,000 MacBook Air with charger, a $1,000 Hermes journal, and check book with a $50 leather cover.

Stolen overnight before 7 a.m.: two credit cards – a VISA and a Dillard’s card – from an unlocked black Mercedes parked in the 4300 block of Potomac Avenue.

Entered overnight before 8 a.m.: a 2018 Gray Land Rover and a 2018 Ford F-150 at a home in the 4400 block of Edmondson Avenue. Nothing was stolen from the Land Rover, but two pairs of keys were stolen from the F-150.

22 Friday

Between 3:52 and 5:50 a.m.: a vandal broke a fence and and threw a brick through the window of Flora Kim Dermatology on MacArthur Avenue. Damage estimate: $1,000 to the window, $50 to the fence.

Between 1 p.m. Feb. 21 and 8:15 a.m. Feb. 22, someone rummaged through a 2019 Honda Pilot parked in an underground garage in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive. 

A $300 BMX bike was stolen a 5:35 p.m. from the front porch of a home in the the 3300 block of St. John’s Avenue. The  doorbell camera showed a man with a ponytail riding off with the bike; the Silver minivan that he arrived in then drove off in the same westerly direction.


20 Wednesday

Reported at 12:30 p.m.: Between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 13, a thief took a $1,514 Dell laptop and $200 Boze headphones from an unlocked 2019 black Lexus at a home in the 3500 block of McFarlin Boulevard.

Reported stolen at 4:44 p.m.: $5 worth of “consumable goods” from a garage in the 4500 block of Glenwick Lane.

What started as an arrest of a 38-year-old Baton Rouge woman for a suspended license after a wreck at 6:53 p.m. the 2700 block of University Boulevard turned into quite the situation: Back at the station for the booking, the officer was then assaulted and sustained minor injuries.

21 Thursday

Between 2:30 and 7:30 a.m., a 2017 GMC Yukon and a 2017 Jaguar parked at the 4300 block of Normandy Avenue were struck and damaged.

Fraud was reported at 6:48 p.m. from the 3800 block of University Boulevard. A fake identification was used to open a bank account.

22 Friday

Stolen between midnight and 5 a.m.: an $800 Prada purse, which included a $200 Channel wallet, from an unlocked Ranger Rover in an open garage at the 3500 block of Greenbrier Drive.

Stolen overnight from a home in the 3500 block of Bryn Mawr Drive before 8 a.m.: A $700 Tori Burch purse , $300 in cash, and a credit card. Items from a Mercedes, valued at $500, were also stolen.

Fraud was reported at 8:54 a.m.: Sometime on Jan. 23, a fraudulent check was created on an account belonging to a resident in the 3700 block of Caruth Boulevard.

23 Saturday

Taken overnight before 11:13 a.m. from a $25,000 Cadillac Escalade at a home in the 6700 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard: a $400 radar detector.

Taken between 9:16 and 9:30 p.m. from a 2007 Mercedes parked in the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue: $1,000 in electronics.

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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