Park Cities Crime Reports Dec. 7-12


Reported at 9:43 a.m. Dec. 7: How easy was it for a burglar to get into a yogurt shop in the 6300 block of Hillcrest Avenue and take a total of $2,563? A door was left unlocked.


8 Wednesday

Arrested at 8:22 p.m.: a 19 year old accused of possession of a controlled substance in the 3700 block of Armstrong Parkway

Arrested at 9:11 p.m.: a 19 year old accused of possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without insurance, running a stop sign, and driving without a valid license in the 3700 block of Armstrong Parkway.

9 Thursday

An intruder cut through a chain-link fence in the 4600 block of Westside Drive overnight before 11 a.m. 

Arrested at 1:23 p.m.: a 31-year-old man for evading arrest, resisting arrest, trespassing, and warrants in the 3500 block of Wheeler Street.

Reported at 10:07 a.m.: a smash and grab. A rogue broke the right passenger window of a Kia Sportage parked in the 4300 block of Overhill Drive and grabbed a bag containing $1,060, checkbook and deposit slips, several cashier’s checks, and more from inside.

10 Friday

Arrested at 1:25 a.m.: a 59-year-old accused of public intoxication in the 4200 block of Mockingbird Lane.

Street carriage light collision: A careless driver in an SUV hit a street carriage light in the 4200 block of Mockingbird Lane, leaving the light damaged and partially in the roadway at 10:42 a.m.

Arrested at 12:20 p.m.: a 33-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4400 block of Preston Road.

A shoplifter snagged a $2,390 satchel from the Alexander McQueen store in Highland Park Village at 3:59 p.m.

11 Saturday

Arrested at 12 a.m.: a 17-year-old accused of unlawfully carrying a weapon at Armstrong Parkway and Edmondson Avenue

12 Sunday

Arrested at 2:26 a.m.: a 40-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated and violating the open container law in the 4500 block of Southern Avenue.  

A reckless driver rear-ended a GMC Denali in a parking lot of Highland Park Village and drove off without exchanging information at 7:13 p.m.


7 Tuesday

A shoplifter pilfered a Tide product and a Neutrogena product from the CVS in the 6700 block of Preston Road at about 12:12 p.m.

A thief swiped a pair of backpacks, a pair of Microsoft Surface laptops, and more from a Cadillac Escalade parked in the 8400 block of Preston Center Plaza before 10:55 p.m.

8 Wednesday

A crook drove off in a Nissan Versa parked in the 4500 block of Emerson Avenue overnight before 7:15 a.m.

A porch pirate pilfered a package containing a Microsoft Surface from a home in the 2800 block of Stanford Avenue before 7:56 p.m. 

9 Thursday

We’re not sure what the nature of a “physical altercation between two individuals” before 2:09 p.m. in the 2900 block of University Boulevard was, but the police report also lists a credit card, driver’s license, and other items as stolen.

11 Saturday

A ne’er do well took $2,500 from a Porsche Cayenne in the 6700 block of Preston Road at 10:43 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

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