SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: NICE TRY, PAL
Good work by an employee at Bank of America in Snider Plaza: A customer attempted to open a checking account on March 12, but the employee immediately recognized the customer’s information – drivers license and a debit card – as forged. The employee called the police, and the customer fled the bank on foot but didn’t get far. Police arrested a 48-year-old Bellflower, California man.
Stolen at 11:50 a.m.: two $1,695sweaters and two $145 T-shirts from Ralph Lauren at Highland Park Village.
Reported at 3:19 p.m.: an iPhone charger was taken between 6 p.m. March 9 and 8 a.m. March 10 from a black 2017 Mercedes SC300 parked at 3400 block of Lindenwood Avenue.
Reported at 4:43 p.m.: A silver 2018 Nissan Altima parked in the 4800 block of Abbott Avenue was struck and damaged by a passing vehicle. The driver didn’t stop and leave information.
Reported at 6:17 p.m.: A white 2013 Infinity SUV parked at the Highland Park Village was struck by a passing vehicle. Damage estimate: $1,000 to the front bumper.
At 10:30 a.m a resident of the 4800 block of St. John’s Drive got a call from a credit card company thanking her for using her card at Neiman Marcus in Fort Worth. One problem: the Highland Park resident had been home all day, not shopping in Fort Worth. Fort Worth police arrested the card user who was still in the store.
Surveillance video shows a shoplifter at 1:08 p.m. taking a $495 jacket from Vince at Highland Park Village.
Shattered before 9:30 a.m.: the window of a black 2008 Pontiac Sedan parked at a home in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue.
Reported at 7:02 p.m.: A red 2010 Kia Soul parked at the 4200 block of Mockingbird Lane was struck by a vehicle parked next to it – a white 2011 Ford Fusion. A photograph of the Ford Fusion was taken and the damage to the Kia Soul was recorded.
Arrested during a 2:20 p.m. traffic stop of a 2007 Ford Focus in the at the 3200 block of Lovers Lane: a 23-year-old Dallas man accused of possession of marijuana.
A Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class SUV was stolen sometime between 2 p.m. March 9 and 2 p.m. March 11 from a home in the 3300 block of Greenbrier Drive.
Stolen between 11:40 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.: credit cards from inside a 2001 Lincoln Navigator parked at Moody Family YMCA on Preston Road.
Between 11:40 and 11:45 a.m., a pair of shoplifters stone $104 in merchandise from Adeline on Lovers Lane.
Stolen between 3 and 4 p.m.: an $80 purse, $200 Tori Burch wallet, and $450 in cash from inside a 2014 Chevy Suburban parked at Moody Family YMCA on Preston Road.
Stolen overnight before 11 a.m.: a silver 2010 Lexus 350 from a home in the 4100 block of University Boulevard.
Stolen sometime between 1 a.m. and 2:49 p.m.: a $1,000 Cannondale Trail 5 bicycle from the 3400 block of Granada Avenue.
Stolen between 6 p.m. March 14 and 3 p.m. March 16: a $200 purse from an unlocked 2014 Lexus IS250 at a home in the 3300 block of Greenbrier Drive.