Skulduggery of the Week: You’ve Got Mail
At 4:49 p.m. on July 20, a scoundrel attempted to steal a padded envelope from the UPS store in the 4800 block of Lemmon Avenue. An employee of the store followed the rascal, who said he was intending to mail the envelope, and retrieved the shoplifted item. After the rapscallion fled, a police officer found within the envelope a baggie containing around 3.69 grams of methamphetamine.
Between 12:30 and 1 p.m., a person reported she lost a Burberry wallet containing $80 at Royal Blue Grocery in Highland Park Village.
At 3:15 a.m. July 19, Matthew Aaron Snyder, 28, of Dallas, was arrested in the 4300 block of Prescott Avenue on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Between 12:15 and 12:45 a.m., a resident of the 4000 block of Hanover Street reported being assaulted by a thief who stole $500 in cash and a $5,000 Louis Vuitton purse.
Between 9 p.m. July 17 and 8 a.m. July 18, a thief entered a 2008 silver Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3600 block of Southwestern Boulevard and stole $950 in golf clubs.
Between 6 p.m. July 17 and 9 a.m. July 18, a miscreant stole the third-row seat from a black 2012 Chevrolet Suburban in the 3000 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.
At 4:41 a.m., a resident of the 4000 block of Hanover Street received a threatening phone call.
Between 5:53 and 6:53 p.m., a burglar broke into a black 2015 Lexus RX 350 at Curtis Park and stole $30 in Xanax, $70 in license plates, a $100 purse, and a $400 Samsung Galaxy S4.
At 6:20 p.m., a thief entered a blue 2013 Honda Accord in the 2600 block of Westminster Avenue and stole a $100 purse.
Between 10:45 and 11:45 a.m., a vandal caused $800 in damage to a wooden fence in the 5700 block of Armstrong Parkway.
At 5:53 p.m., a burglar broke into a silver 2014 Hyundai Veloster in the 2600 block of Westminster Avenue and stole $40 in cash, a $300 black Michael Kors purse, and a $500 iPhone 6.
At 10:42 p.m., a troublemaker was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia in the 3300 block of Daniel Avenue.
At 5:22 p.m., James Ritter Wolf, 26, of Richardson, was arrested in the 2600 block of University Boulevard on a charge of public intoxication.
Between 7:30 and 10:25 p.m., a burglar broke into a silver 2015 Chevrolet Traverse in the 7700 block of Hillcrest Avenue and stole a $700 Louis Vuitton wallet, two iPads worth a total of $900, and a $1,500 Louis Vuitton purse.
At 10:20 p.m., James Willie Robinson, 43, of Garland, was arrested in the 4000 block of West Northwest Highway on a charge of assault causing bodily injury.