SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: A GOOD STROLLER, BUT A VERY BAD GETAWAY CAR
Between 3 and 5 p.m. Jan. 26, a thief stole a package containing a $379 black Britax baby travel stroller from the front porch of a house in the 4500 block of Westside Drive.
Between 10:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m., burglars stole $24,400 of property, including an $8,000 Cartier watch, an $8,000 84-inch flat-screen TV, a $4,000 64-inch flat-screen TV, a $2,200 Apple MacBook Pro laptop, an $800 Acer laptop, $300 Beats by Dre wireless headphones, $300 hair trimmers, and $800 cash from a house in the 3100 block of Princeton Avenue.
After 6 p.m., a trespasser entered an unlocked black 2004 GMC Yukon in the rear driveway of a house in the 3400 block of Princeton Avenue.
After 9 p.m., a thief entered an unlocked 2016 GMC Denali in the 3200 block of Beverly Drive and stole a wallet.
After 7:30 p.m., a trespasser entered a white 2014 Mercedes and rummaged through the SUV, leaving behind a Gray Genie 3 button garage door opener, black headphones, black sunglasses in their case, and a black pocket knife.
At 9:35 p.m., a vandal threw a rock through the window pane of the front door of a house in the 3100 block of Drexel Drive, causing $100 damage.
At 5:30 p.m., a victim was viewing a house for sale in the 3600 block of Princeton Avenue and was bitten by a cat that was in an upstairs closet. The owner told the victim that the cat was up to date on shots, but then told the Realtor that it actually wasn’t. The victim filed a police report so the cat could be observed for rabies.
Between 5:55 and 6:15 p.m., a burglar broke into a red 2016 Mazda in the parking lot of Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive while the victim was shopping, causing $300 damage, and stole a $50 CaseLogic computer case with papers and a $250 Bose wireless headset. A similar offense occurred at 9:36 a.m. Jan. 22.
Between 11:58 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., a burglar broke into a white Chevrolet Tahoe in the parking lot of Highland Park Village and stole the navigation system.
At 6:11 p.m., a shoplifter stole a $4,000 Trek boys bike and a $350 GoPro video camera from Bicycle Plus in Snider Plaza.
Between 10 a.m. and 1:55 p.m., a thief threw a landscaping brick through the front door glass of a house in the 2600 block of Milton Avenue and stole $2,570 of property, including a $400 iPad, a $100 Samsung tablet, a $50 Best Buy gift card, and a garage door opener and car keys.
After 6 p.m., several marks were made on a black 2014 Mercedes in a parking lot in the 4500 block of University Boulevard.
At 7:30 p.m., a victim reported an assault in the 6000 block of Preston Road.
At 2:07 a.m., a minor was arrested on a charge of assault in the 4000 block of Lovers Lane.
Between 1 a.m. and 10:54 a.m., a burglar broke into a black 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3500 block of Granada Avenue and stole the third row seat.