Park Cities Crime Reports Oct. 4-10

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: TOO EASY

How easy was it for a burglar to get into a Porsche Cayenne in the 4400 block of Mockingbird Lane and take $123 and a debit card and credit card around 8:10 a.m. Oct. 5? The vehicle was unlocked.

HIGHLAND PARK

4 Monday

Arrested at 3:30 a.m.: an 18 year old accused of possession of drug paraphernalia in the 4200 block of Fairfax Avenue.

Arrested at 4:34 a.m.: a 19-year-old accused of unlawfully carrying a weapon and a warrant in the 4200 block of Fairfax Avenue.

5 Tuesday

Arrested at 2:25 a.m.: a 50-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 5400 block of Fairfield Avenue.

6 Wednesday

A careless driver rear ended a Lexus 450 stopped at a red light at Preston Road and Mockingbird Lane and briefly spoke to the driver of the Lexus before making a U-turn and leaving the scene without exchanging information at 3:02 p.m.

A resident in the 3500 block of Crescent Avenue turned in a cellphone found in front of her home to authorities around noon.

7 Thursday

Arrested at 6:29 p.m.: a 50-year-old man accused of failing to identify, intentionally giving false information, criminal trespassing, and warrants in the 3500 block of Euclid Avenue.

8 Friday

Reported at 11:35 a.m.: A swindler used the information of a man from the 3800 block of Mockingbird Lane to take out a loan from Ace Cash.

9 Saturday

Reported at 12:54 p.m.: a pair of firearms missing from the 3300 block of Cornell Avenue.

Arrested at 4:26 p.m.: a 23-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication at Preston Road and Bordeaux Avenue.

10 Sunday

Arrested at 12:56 a.m.: a 51-year-old man accused of public intoxication in Highland Park Village.

Arrested at 3 a.m.: an 18-year-old man accused of public intoxication by a minor and a fictitious driver’s license or ID in the 4900 block of Douglas Avenue.

Arrested at 7:05 p.m.: a 42-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3300 block of Mockingbird Lane.

UNIVERSITY PARK

4 Monday

Reported at 8:17 a.m.: An intruder broke into a Chevrolet Silverado in the 3800 block of Wentwood Drive and swiped tools from inside.

5 Tuesday

Arrested at 1 a.m.: a 40-year-old man accused of assault in the 3200 block of Rosedale Avenue.

A thief rode off in a Range Rover from the 4300 block of Mockingbird Parkway around 8:56 a.m.

A shooter fatally shot a man near the Shell Station in Snider Plaza around 7 p.m.

(READ: UPPD Investigating Fatal Shooting Near Gas Station in Snider Plaza)

Arrested at 9:30 p.m.: a 55-year-old woman accused of public intoxication in the 8400 block of Preston Road.

6 Wednesday

Arrested at 1:43 a.m.: a 31-year-old man accused of criminal mischief in the 4100 block of Stanhope Drive.

Reported at 3:42 p.m.: a fraudster used a card belonging to a woman from the 3400 block of Shenandoah Avenue multiple times without permission.

A rogue took a tailgate from a truck in the parking lot of the CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane around 4:45 p.m.

Arrested at 5 p.m.: a 17-year-old man accused of possession of a controlled substance in the 3800 block of University Boulevard.

7 Thursday

An intruder went into a home in the 3400 block of Normandy Avenue and took a Les Paul instrument, a MacBook Air, and other items before 9:31 a.m.

A crook broke the window of a Volvo XC60 in the 8300 block of Preston Road and took an iPad around 5:35 p.m.

9 Saturday

Arrested at 6:38 a.m.: a 36-year-old man for a warrant in Snider Plaza.

10 Sunday

A ne’er do well got into a Mercedes GLE while it was parked near a restaurant in the 6400 block of North Central Expressway before 10:30 a.m. and took suitcases, a shoulder bag, a backpack, an iPad Pro, an IPad keyboard, various clothes, and a prescription.      

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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