Skulduggery of the week: SCREWING UP CHRISTMAS
Between 4 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 25, a thief entered an unlocked black 2013 Mini Cooper in the 4600 block of Westside Drive and stole $5 in change. The perpetrator also left a screwdriver in the driver’s seat.
Between 9 and 9:15 p.m., a thief entered an unlocked white 2010 Volkswagen Jetta in the 3200 block of St. Johns Drive and stole a brown Louis Vuitton purse.
At 10:10 a.m., a shoplifter stole a $1,395 pair of high-heeled shoes from Christian Louboutin at Highland Park Village, then fled in a red Honda SUV with no license plates.
Between 8 p.m. on Dec. 23 and 7 a.m. on Dec. 24, a thief stole a $750 Trek men’s mountain bike from a porch in the 3600 block of Princeton Avenue.
At 11:27 p.m., Jace Allmon, 24, of Dallas was arrested in the 4500 block of Beverly Drive on charges of public intoxication and criminal mischief.
Between noon on Dec. 24 and 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, a thief entered an unlocked black 2009 Nissan Altima in the 4600 block of Fairfax Avenue and stole a $1,500 Apple laptop, a $400 iPad Mini, and a $150 Longchamp purse.
At 9:30 a.m., a thief stole a $300 Trek men’s bicycle in the 4100 block of Stanhope Drive.
Between 9 p.m. on Dec. 20 and 11:35 a.m. on Dec. 21, a burglar broke into a black 2013 GMC Yukon in the 4100 block of Amherst Street and stole the third-row seat.
At 12:27 p.m., a resident of the 3400 block of McFarlin Boulevard reported the theft of the third-row seat from a black 2011 GMC Yukon on Dec. 18-19.
Between 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and 3:25 a.m. on Dec. 22, a burglar broke into a tan 2011 GMC Yukon in the 3900 block of Westwood Drive and stole the third-row seat.
Between 7 p.m. on Dec. 20 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 22, a burglar broke into a house in the 3500 block of McFarlin Avenue and stole $2,250 worth of KitchenAid appliances and a $1,000 Maytag washer and dryer. The larcenist also caused $250 in damage to a door frame.
At 9:45 a.m., a resident of the 3500 block of Northwest Parkway reported the overnight theft of a $300 Trek girls bicycle from a porch.
Between 11 a.m. and 5:50 p.m., a burglar broke into a black 2015 Chevrolet Equinox at Snider Plaza and stole $150 worth of assorted parts.