Park Cities Crime Reports March 29-April 4

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BUS-TED

A vandal broke the window of a Highland Park ISD school bus at the high school in the 4200 block of Emerson Avenue at 7:12 p.m. April 2.

HIGHLAND PARK

29 Monday

A careless driver hit a Hyundai Elantra parked in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn Avenue, scratching the left rear quarter panel and damaging the fender around 9 a.m.

30 Tuesday

Bicycle! Who took the bicycle? A rogue likely rode off in a Scott mountain bike left in an open, detached garage area of a construction site in the 5400 block of Byron Avenue between 1:30 and 4 p.m.  

31 Wednesday

A reckless driver crashed into a Dodge Challenger, tearing the car’s bumper cover and driver’s side headlight off, transferring paint on the driver’s side front quarter, around 3:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of Mockingbird Lane.

A fraudster used the information of a man from the 4500 block of Bordeaux Avenue to file an unemployment claim at 3:43 p.m.

4 Sunday

Arrested at 3:06 a.m.: a 29 year old for warrants in the 3400 block of Knox Street.

Arrested at 3:43 a.m.: a 25-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 5700 block of High School Avenue

A man is facing increased hurdles to travel after discovering his passport was missing between 7 and 10:30 a.m. in Highland Park Village.

Arrested at 4:30 p.m.: a 46 year old accused of driving while intoxicated in the 2900 block of Elbert Street

UNIVERSITY PARK

29 Monday

A crook broke a passenger window of a Dodge Ram at 11:50 a.m. in the 7300 block of Durham Street and grabbed a wallet and briefcase.

A burglar got into a Chevrolet van in the 4200 block of Bryn Mawr Drive at 6:18 p.m. and snagged a briefcase and checks.

31 Wednesday

A miscreant swiped a MacBook from a Toyota Highlander in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane between 7:26 and 10:08 p.m.

A ne’er do well got into a Ford F150 truck parked in the 6900 block of Preston Road at 8:26 p.m. and took a Samsung Galaxy Book, a Smith & Wesson pistol, a backpack, a pair of earbuds, and a Dell Bluetooth mouse

Arrested: a 29-year-old woman for a warrant in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane. No time was given.

1 Thursday 

A scammer got a woman from the 3600 block of Colgate Avenue to send $7,000 via Cash App and gift cards around midnight.

An intruder took $15,000 worth of rings from a home in the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue at 8:30 p.m.

2 Friday

A thief pilfered a Trek bicycle from a home in the 3600 block of Hanover Street at 4:50 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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