Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 22-28

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BICYCLE! BICYCLE!

Someone left a bicycle — a black and orange Mongoose bike to be exact — in a yard in the 4500 block of Bordeaux Avenue around 5:47 p.m. Feb. 22. 

HIGHLAND PARK

22 Monday

A porch pirate pilfered three packages containing a $250 pair of Veronica Beard jeans and a $60 pair of headphones from a home in the 4300 block of Bordeaux Avenue. The incident was reported at 4:09 p.m.

23 Tuesday

Leaning light pole of Highland Park Village: A careless driver hit a light pole in the shopping center with his BMW SUV between 7:40 and 7:55 a.m., damaging it.

An aggressive driver began revving his engine while stopped at a stoplight at Mockingbird Lane and Airline Road, turned southbound onto Airline Road, and rear-ended a GMC Sierra at 5:50 p.m. The driver continued southbound on Airline Road without stopping to leave information. 

24 Wednesday

A careless driver hit a GMC Sierra while it was parked in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue damaging the front driver’s side bumper. The incident was reported at 9:01 a.m. 

Another reckless driver hit the rear bumper of a BMW X7 parked near Park House in Highland Park Village around 5:19 p.m., damaging the BMW and causing it to move about 11 inches. The culprit didn’t leave information.

26 Friday 

Arrested at 6:02 p.m.: a 29-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3500 block of Euclid Avenue

27 Saturday

Yet another thoughtless driver rear ended a Cadillac Escalade while it was stopped at a red light at Mockingbird Lane and Douglas Avenue at 8:19 a.m., and continued north on Douglas Avenue without stopping to exchange information.

A shoplifter hid an $8,700 purse from the Chanel store in Highland Park Village in a jacket before leaving the store with three other people around 4:29 p.m.

28 Sunday

Another irresponsible driver damaged a BMW X1 that was parked in the 4400 block of Livingston Avenue, leaving part of a grille, around 2:39 a.m. and failed to leave information.

An unwelcome guest got into a home in the 4600 block of S. Versailles Avenue, left muddy footprints, and rummaged through the home. The incident was reported at 6:11 p.m. 

UNIVERSITY PARK

22 Monday

Arrested: a 25-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 3500 block of Lovers Lane. No time was given.

26 Friday

A burglar got into a home in the 3400 block of Bryn Mawr Drive and took a Gucci bag, a Gucci wallet, a HomeGoods gift card, a Nike gift card, two credit cards, a Southwest Air card, a key card, a pair of AirPods, and more before 4 p.m. 

27 Saturday

An intruder broke glass at a gas station in the 8400 block of Preston Road at 4:18 a.m.

28 Sunday

Arrested: an 18-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3500 block of Southwestern Boulevard. No time was given.

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

One thought on “Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 22-28

  • March 2, 2021 at 7:29 pm
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    I love the humor in the crime reports, my parents literally mail them to me at college to get a good laugh in.

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