Park Cities Crime Reports Nov. 22-28

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HYDRANT WHODUNIT

Officers were called about water gushing from a hydrant at 4:54 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 4500 block of Bordeaux Avenue and arrived to find a street sign also damaged and a fender and black fender liner from a Jeep Rubicon left in the roadway.

HIGHLAND PARK

26 Friday

Arrested at 2:11 p.m.: a 31 year old for a warrant in the 5000 block of Preston Road.

27 Saturday

How easy was it for a thief to drive off in an Audi Q7 parked in front of Mi Cocina in Highland Park Village before 12:30 a.m.? The key fob was left inside.

Arrested at 2:36 a.m.: a 35-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4500 block of Mockingbird Lane.

Arrested at 5:25 p.m.: a 24-year-old man for warrants in the 4200 block of Mockingbird Lane.

A grinch took a wreath off the front of a home in the 4200 block of Livingston Avenue before 10:20 p.m.

28 Sunday

A pilferer pinched a backpack and a Chromebook from a Cadillac Escalade parked in the 3100 block of Drexel Drive before 11 a.m.

Arrested at 7 p.m.: a 45-year-old man accused of running a red light, warrants, possession of a controlled substance, and driving with an invalid license in the 4300 block of Mockingbird Lane.

UNIVERSITY PARK

22 Monday

A burglar got into an antique store in Snider Plaza before 8:41 a.m.

23 Tuesday

A burglar broke into HD’s Clothing in the 4500 block of Lovers Lane before 2:27 a.m. but didn’t take anything.

A crook took taillights from a Ford F150 parked in the 3600 block of Bryn Mawr Drive before 4:30 a.m.

An intruder got into a clothing boutique in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane before 6:40 a.m.

A thief broke into 360 Smoke Shop in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane before 9 a.m. using a rock and took cash from the store. 

24 Wednesday

Reported at 12:32 p.m.: a fraudster used the bank information of a man from the 3000 block of Southwestern Boulevard

Arrested at 3:40 p.m.: a 57-year-old man accused of driving without a license in the 7700 block of Thackery Street.

27 Saturday

A crook took the taillights from a Ford Ranger in the 3700 block of Stanford Avenue at 2:54 a.m.

Reported at 9:43 a.m.: a ne’er do well took a Dirt Rocket bicycle from a garage in the 3700 block of Stanford Avenue

A wrongdoer took the taillights from a Ford pickup in the 3000 block of Rosedale Avenue before 10:30 a.m.

Reported at 1:25 p.m.: a stealer took a woman’s cellphone from Williams Park in the 3800 block of University Boulevard.

28 Sunday

A burglar got into a Buick Encore in the 3600 block of Northwest Parkway and stole a bag containing clothing and makeup around 11:50 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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