Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 28-March 6

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: SANDWICH SWIPER

A sandwich stealer appears to have taken the ‘eat mor chikin’ slogan a little too seriously when swiping a sandwich from the Chick-fil-A in the 6400 block of Hillcrest Avenue before 1:11 p.m. March 1. 

‘HIGHLAND PARK

28 Monday

Arrested at 12:54 a.m.: a 26-year-old man for a warrant in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue

1 Tuesday

An employee of the Dallas Country Club found an Android phone at the country club in the 4100 block of Mockingbird Lane and turned it in to police.

3 Thursday

Arrested at 12:43 a.m.: a 51 year old accused of driving while intoxicated at Mockingbird Lane and Oxford Avenue.

Arrested at 5 p.m.: a 35 year old accused of driving without insurance, fraudulent registration/plates, and no valid license in the 5200 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Arrested at 8 p.m.: a 33-year-old man for a warrant in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue

4 Friday

Arrested at noon: a 44-year-old man for warrants in the 3700 block of Fitzhugh Street.

5 Saturday

Arrested at 3 a.m.: a 31-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated, evading arrest, and a warrant in the 4200 block of Fairfax Avenue.

A pilferer picked up a pair of shoes and three packages from residences in the 4700 block of Abbott Avenue before 6 a.m., but ended up leaving the items – and a red Mongoose mountain bicycle – nearby. 

6 Sunday

Arrested at 1:38 a.m.: a 20-year-old woman for a warrant in the 3100 block of Drexel Drive.

Arrested at 2:52 a.m.: a 40-year-old man accused of evading arrest in the 4600 block of Southern Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

28 Monday

Reported at 6:30 p.m.: A blasphemous burglar took a catalytic converter from a Ford El Dorado church bus at Christ Lutheran Church in the 3000 block of Lovers Lane.

1 Tuesday

A thief took a Retrospec bicycle from Highland Park Middle School in the 3500 block of Granada Avenue before 4:50 p.m.

A ne’er do well took a MacBook from a Mercedes GLC in the 8300 block of Preston Center Plaza before 7:40 p.m.

A rogue snagged nearly $2,500 worth of items including a Lenovo laptop, a Microsoft Surface Pro, recreation equipment, additional office equipment, and more from a GMC Yukon in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane before 8:47 p.m.

2 Wednesday

A crook took a Smith & Wesson pistol from a home in the 3800 block of Greenbrier Drive before 11:30 a.m. 

An intruder got into a Porsche Macan in the 4300 block of Lovers Lane and nabbed an $8,000 fur coat, an $8,000 Hermes purse, a $600 pair of Chanel sunglasses, and $3,100 of additional clothes from inside. 

3 Thursday

Reported at 10:43 a.m.: a fraudster ran up $4,250 in charges on a bank account belonging to a woman from the 3400 block of Granada Avenue.

4 Friday

A ne’er do well took $2,200 worth of plumbing tools from a Ford E250 van in the 4400 block of McFarlin Boulevard before 10:30 a.m.

A stealer swiped a $120 Michael Kors purse, a $50 wallet, and $7 from a Dodge Charger parked in the 8300 block of Pickwick Lane before 11:45 p.m.

5 Saturday

A crook took a credit card from a locker in the 6000 block of Preston Road before 11:20 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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