Skulduggery of the week: The Lord Reigns
At 4:02 p.m., a resident of the 3600 block of Lindenwood Avenue reported the theft of an umbrella from a black 2013 GMC Yukon between 8 and 11 p.m. on May 7. The thief rummaged through the glove box and console before leaving behind a large-print Bible in the front seat.
Between 4:38 and 5:23 p.m., a thief stole a bundled 12×17-foot rug, valued at $500, from a driveway in the 4300 block of Southern Avenue. A contractor hired to move the rug noticed it was missing when he arrived to haul it away.
At 12:15 a.m., a robber mugged a man outside Al Biernat’s in the4200 block of Oak Lawn Avenue. The perpetrator invited some strangers at the bar to a nearby party. The victim stopped on the way to the party to admire a nearby church when the party host approached him and asked to see his phone. After he was threatened with a knife, the victim gave up his phone, as well as the golf shirt and shorts he was wearing, a pair of Dolce & Gabbana eyeglasses with a Versace case, the keys to a 2000 Nissan Frontier, and $48 in cash. Afterward, the scantily dressed man walked several blocks to his car and then visited a friend.
At 11:19 a.m., a thief stole a 10-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog that was tied up in a yard in the 3200 block of Mockingbird Lane. The dog was purchased for $1,800 from a breeder in Iowa.
Between 11:42 a.m. and 12:35 p.m., a thief stole a $1,800 Exmark lawnmower from a yellow 2008 Chevrolet pick-up in the 3500 block of Dartmouth Avenue. Another group of landscapers working on the same street captured the theft on video, but nobody could locate any suspects.
At 10:39 a.m., former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Andre Bernard Gurode, 37, was arrested in the 5300 block of Montrose Drive on a charge of driving with an invalid license.
At 4:15 a.m., Daniel Mendoza Figueroa, 27, of Dallas was arrested in the 7200 block of Airline Road on a public intoxication charge.
At 11:53 a.m., a shoplifter stole two pairs of shoes, valued at $44, from Kidswap at Snider Plaza.
Between 9:50 and 9:55 a.m., a thief stole a Toro lawnmower from a white 2013 Ford van in the 4200 block of Larchmont Avenue.
Between 12:30 and 1 p.m., a thief stole $1,000 worth of Stihl power tools from a gray 1999 Chevrolet pickup in the 3300 block of Greenbrier Drive.
Between 7 p.m. and midnight, a thief stole a black 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, valued at $10,000, in the 2800 block of Dyer Street.
Between noon on May 21 and 2:33 p.m. on May 23, a vandal fired a bullet that shattered the glass front door of a house in the 3000 block of Southwestern Boulevard, causing $500 in damage.
At 8:05 p.m., the driver of a brown 2004 Ford Excursion fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident in the 4100 block of Lovers Lane. Officers found the van in the 7100 block of Tulane Boulevard. Michael Guerrero, 31, of University Park and Rebecca Wren Bogart, 30, of Fort Worth were each arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
At 2:46 a.m., Michael Adams Bryant, 20 of University Park was arrested in the 3800 block of Centenary Drive on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
Between 7 p.m. on May 23 and 6 a.m. on May 24, a thief stole a third-row seat, valued at $1,500, from an unlocked black 2007 GMC Yukon in the 3500 block of Milton Avenue.