Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 7-13

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DRONE DOWN! 

A homeowner in the 3600 block of Mockingbird Lane found a crashed drone in the backyard at 1:29 p.m. Feb. 10. 

HIGHLAND PARK

7 Monday

Reported at 12:18 p.m.: a smash and grab. A burglar shattered a window of a Mercedes ML350 in the 5500 block of Preston Road and grabbed a folder containing miscellaneous documents.

Arrested at 8:09 p.m.: a 40-year-old woman accused of public intoxication and assault causing bodily injury in Highland Park Village.

8 Tuesday

Arrested at 4:05 a.m.: a 26-year-old man accused of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, and had a warrant, in the 4500 block of Westside Drive.

A rogue broke a window of a Jeep Wrangler in the 3700 block of Stratford Avenue at 4:51 p.m.

9 Wednesday

Arrested at 2:51 a.m.: a 58-year-old man accused of burglary of a vehicle in the 4500 block of Beverly Drive.

Belt bandits burgled two belts worth $490 each from the Christian Louboutin store in Highland Park Village at 4:03 p.m.

10 Thursday

A reckless driver led police on a chase after failing to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Beverly Drive and Hillcrest Avenue at 2:35 a.m. that continued southbound on Highway 75 before it was called off at the Woodall Rogers exit.

Reported at 5:52 p.m.: a stolen Chevrolet Suburban was left with valets at Highland Park Village.

11 Friday

Reported at 8:14 a.m.: A porch pirate pilfered a package from outside a home in the 3300 block of Mockingbird Lane.

Reported at 9:49 a.m.: A good samaritan found a wedding band in Douglas Park in the 4500 block of Douglas Avenue and turned it in to police.

Reported at 12:39 p.m.: A careless driver hit a Mercedes sedan parked in Highland Park Village while leaving a parking spot but didn’t leave any information.

Reported at 4:46 p.m.: a swindler used the information of a man from the 3600 block of Dartmouth Avenue to open and charge $859 to an AT&T account

Arrested at 8:45 p.m.: a 21 year old for a warrant in Highland Park Village.

13 Sunday

An intruder got in to the backyard of a home in the 4400 block of S. Versailles Avenue and left a screen door damaged at 12:16 a.m.

Arrested at 9:23 a.m.: An irresponsible driver hit a Lexus GX470 parked in the 5300 block of Cambridge Avenue.

Arrested at 11 p.m.: a 39-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4300 block of Lomo Alto Drive.

UNIVERSITY PARK

7 Monday

Arrested at 4:30 p.m.: a 55-year-old woman accused of trespassing in the 3900 block of Southwestern Boulevard.

8 Tuesday

Reported at 7 p.m.: A jerk hit a vehicle in the 6700 block of Dallas North Tollway and left without providing information.

10 Thursday

A rogue hurt a juvenile in the 3500 block of Granada Avenue around 5:30 p.m.

12 Saturday

Arrested at 2:45 a.m.: a 26-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia in the 5900 block of Preston Road.

A ne’er do well tried to shoplift from the Shell gas station in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane at 7:25 p.m. 

A thief took $400, documents, and more from a BMW X6 in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.

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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