Park Cities Crime Reports March 28-April 3

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: MOTORCYCLE MAYHEM

A reckless motorcycle driver hit a Lexus NX300 waiting for traffic to clear at the intersection of Mockingbird Lane and Lomo Alto Drive around 5:01 p.m. April 3, got off the motorcycle, asked for a ride from the driver of the Lexus, and left the scene on foot without providing information when refused.

HIGHLAND PARK

28 Monday

Reported at 1:54 p.m.: a woman from the 4500 block of Mockingbird Lane lost documents. 

Reported at 3:14 p.m.: a jerk damaged a Maserati Quatroporte in Highland Park Village.

Lock up your bikes: A thief grabbed a Mongoose bicycle left unlocked in the foyer of the Whole Foods store in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive around 5:45 p.m. before its owner returned with groceries.

29 Tuesday

Reported at 5:06 p.m. In February, a careless driver damaged a Mercedes in the 4300 block of Fairway Avenue, leaving a long, dented scratch.

30 Wednesday

Reported at 1:53 p.m. A quick purse snatcher struck and grabbed two leather tote bags, a black bag containing jewelry, about $5,000 in cash, a pair of AirPods, and more from inside a Land Rover parked outside Mi Cocina in Highland Park Village

A careless driver sideswiped a GMC Yukon that was parked in the 4400 block of Edmondson Avenue at 6:10 p.m. and left without providing information. 

Reported at 10:30 a.m.: a smash and grab. A thief damaged the windows of a Range Rover parked at Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive and grabbed $10,200. 

31 Thursday

Arrested at 1:12 a.m.: a 23-year-old man accused of failing to identify, intentionally giving false information, and for a warrant in the 4300 block of Macarthur Avenue.

Arrested at 9:47 p.m.: a 45-year-old woman accused of public intoxication in the 5400 block of the Dallas North Tollway

1 Friday

Arrested at 1:51 a.m.: a 21-year-old woman for public intoxication in the 5000 block of Airline Road

Reported at 11:16 a.m.: an intruder got into a home in the 4600 block of Westside Drive and grabbed tools including a table saw, skill saws, an air compressor, nail guns, extension cords, and a chop saw.

A burglar got into an equipment trailer parked in the 5300 block of Sewanee Avenue and grabbed various tools, including chainsaws, electric sawzalls, a drill, a socket set, and quicksaws totaling about  $4,650 between noon and 12:30 p.m.

2 Saturday

Arrested at midnight: a 49-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 4300 block of Potomac Avenue.

3 Sunday

Car conundrum: a driver left a Subaru Impreza in the 3200 block of Mockingbird Lane at 2:01 p.m., leaving police to try to solve the mystery of the Subaru’s owner.

UNIVERSITY PARK

28 Monday

Reported at 2 a.m.: a 27-year-old man accused of theft of a firearm in the 6800 block of Preston Road.

2 Saturday

Arrested at 11 p.m.: a 33-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3100 block of Lovers 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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