Park Cities Crime Reports March 30-April 5

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: JEWEL THIEF

A crook snagged various gold and diamond jewelry pieces from a home in the 3800 block of Maplewood Avenue by asking the owner to come into the home to check the water around 5 p.m. April 2.

HIGHLAND PARK

30 Monday 

A fraud tried to buy a $4,045 bracelet from an auctioneer using the credit card and other information of a woman in the 3600 block of Euclid Avenue around 10:37 a.m.

A thief took $11,380 from an envelope in an office in the Fitting Room store in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive. The incident was reported at 10:39 a.m. 

A crook bought a SIM card for a cellphone using the information of a man in the 3800 block of Shenandoah Avenue around 2:29 p.m. 

A scoundrel scratched a Ford pickup parked in the 4600 block of Lakeside Drive while the owners walked in Lakeside Park around 7:30 p.m. 

31 Tuesday

A burglar snagged two pairs of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses from a Lexus GX460 that was left unlocked and parked in the 4600 block of Lorraine Avenue overnight before 8 a.m. 

2  Thursday

A motorist driving a diesel truck towing a trailer had trouble negotiating a turn and damaged some grass and landscaping in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue around 8:42 a.m. 

5 Sunday

A thief drove off in a Chevrolet Suburban that was parked in the 4400 block of Westway Avenue between 1 and 4:30 p.m. 

UNIVERSITY PARK

30 Monday

Arrested at 8:30 a.m.: a 35-year-old man for a warrant in the 4000 block of Shannon Lane.

2 Thursday

Arrested at 9:30 p.m.: a 36-year-old man for a warrant in the 5300 block of Mockingbird Lane

3 Friday

A burglar broke into a Ford F150 in the 6500 block of Preston Road overnight before 11:58 a.m. and snagged an iPad, two credit or debit cards, and a piece of camping, hunting, or fishing equipment.

A burglar got into an unlocked Ford Edge in the 4300 block of Glenwick Lane overnight before 7 a.m. and snatched an iPad, a document, and a piece of computer hardware or software.

A burglar grabbed a pair of Persol sunglasses from a Ford F150 in the 4300 block of Glenwick Lane overnight before 6:44 p.m.

A burglar snatched $30 in cash from a Toyota Sienna in the 4200 block of Emerson Avenue overnight before 8:57 p.m.

A burglar got into a Toyota Tacoma in the 4300 block of Emerson Avenue and snatched a passport wallet, an identifying document, a debit card, a Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card, and $7 in cash overnight before 2 p.m.

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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