Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 1-7

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: NOT VERY BRIGHT?

A scoundrel took both rear taillight assemblies from a Ford F150 parked in the 4600 block of Edmondson Avenue overnight before 8 a.m. Feb. 2, also damaging the metal clips that held the lights in place.

HIGHLAND PARK

3 Wednesday

Arrested at 4 a.m.: a 35-year-old man for a warrant in the 4600 block of Belclaire Avenue.

4 Thursday

A fraudster filed for unemployment benefits using the information of a man from the 4300 block of Westside Drive. The incident was reported at 10:54 a.m.

5 Friday

A swindler got more than $8,770 in unemployment benefits using the information of a man from the 4600 block of N. Versailles Avenue overnight before 8:46 a.m.

7 Sunday

A reckless driver damaged the driver’s side rear quarter and destroyed a portion of the taillight on the driver’s side of BMW SUV parked at Fairfax Avenue and Lomo Alto Drive and left debris at 9:19 a.m. 

An intruder forced open a door in the back of a house in the 4600 block of Arcady Avenue, and rifled through drawers, cabinets, and shelves throughout the home around 11:32 a.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

1 Monday

A trickster had identifying information from a man from the 3300 block of Colgate Avenue. The incident was reported at 4:08 p.m.

Arrested: a 23-year-old man accused of striking an unattended vehicle in the 2800 block of Hanover Street. No time was given.

3 Wednesday

A trespasser got into a home in the 3200 block of Marquette Street and took a $30 item from inside between 8:15 and 10:45 a.m.

5 Friday

A pilferer got into a Volkswagen in the 3500 block of Bryn Mawr Drive and grabbed $1,100  in cash, a firearm, firearm accessories, and more overnight before 8:13 a.m.

A ne’er do well got into a home in the 3700 block of Southwestern Boulevard and made off with $51,406 in jewelry and more. The incident was reported at 9:45 a.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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