Crime Reports Dec. 3-8

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: LOCK YOUR CARS

A woman reported at 7:24 a.m. Dec. 8 that someone took a firearm and a $1,500 bag from unlocked vehicles in the 3200 block of Marquette Street.

(Note: These reports have been updated to include Highland Park’s reports. )

HIGHLAND PARK

6 Friday

Officers responded to a report at 2:43 p.m. of a woman trespassing in the Highland Park Village.

7 Saturday

Arrested at 1:26 a.m.: A 34-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3400 block of Cornell Avenue.

A man reported at 8:27 a.m. that someone got into the closed playground that’s under construction at Bradfield Elementary in the 4300 block of  Southern Avenue and damaged the just-installed rubber safety surface. The cost to replace the surface is estimated at $34,084.24.

Arrested at 9:50 a.m.: A 27-year-old in the 4300 block of Southern Avenue for warrants.

8 Sunday

Arrested at 3:00 a.m.: A 36-year-old man in the 6400 block of North Central Expressway accused of driving while intoxicated.

UNIVERSITY PARK

3 Tuesday

Arrested at 12:10 a.m.: A 29-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.

A woman reported at 8:53 a.m. that someone exploited an elderly person via bogus AC work and repairs in the 3200 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

A woman reported a missing girl at 11:47 p.m. from the 4200 block of Emerson Avenue.

4 Wednesday

A man reported at 11:35 a.m. that he was involved in a dispute about a parking space in an alley in the 6900 block of Preston Road.

5 Thursday

Arrested at 3:30 a.m.: A 51-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3500 block of McFarlin.

A man reported at 6:53 a.m. that he’d been assaulted by two unknown subjects in the 6100 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Arrested at 10:30 a.m.: A 26-year-old man for a local warrant in the 12000 block of Elam Road.

6 Friday

A man reported at 5:48 p.m. that someone had burglarized a home in the 3500 block of Villanova Drive that was unoccupied at the time and took multiple appliances.

7 Saturday

Arrested at 8 a.m. in the 100 block of Commerce Street: a 35-year-old woman for a local warrant.

A woman reported at 8:02 a.m. that someone broke the front window of a Petco in the 4300 block of Lovers Lane.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at rachel.snyder@peoplenewspapers.com

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