Crime Reports July 29 – August 4

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: SKIMMING THE SURFACE

Reported at 8:13 p.m. on July 31: A rogue snuck into a backyard in the 11000 block of Lawn Haven Road on July 29 and stole some pool equipment. No word on whether the thief took a quick dip before leaving.

 

DALLAS

29 Monday

The time was not listed for a theft an Oklahoma woman reported at NorthPark Center.

A criminal trespassing warning was issued at NorthPark Center at 2:21 p.m.

30 Tuesday

The reporting time was not listed for a theft at the Forestwood Shopping Center at Forest Lane and Inwood Road. 

Arrested at 5:16 p.m.: a 31-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in the 4700 block of Lyndon B. Johnson.

31 Wednesday

An employee of Mattress Factory Outlet and Happy Corner reported a theft at NorthPark Center. The reporting time was not provided.

The reporting time was not listed for a shoplifting incident at Sephora in Preston Royal Village.

Before at 11:01 a.m., a burglar shattered a window and stole property from a Pine Cove Ministry vehicle parked at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 3:26 p.m.: a 32-year-old woman accused of attempting to cash a fake check at Amegy Bank of Texas on Northwest Highway.

Reported at 5:31 p.m.: A 65-year-old man was pushed in an “offending manner” in the 9900 block of Inwood Road.

Damaged during a burglar attempt at 8:34 p.m.: the rear passenger-side door of a vehicle at a home in the 4300 block of Colgate Avenue. 

1 Thursday

The reporting time was not listed for a theft from Twisted Javies Philly Pretzels on Lovers Lane. 

A burglary before 8:39 a.m. left a a vehicle at the Semones Family YMCA on Northaven Road with a shattered window.

Reported at 4:50 p.m.: A home was burglarized in the 4300 block of Hallmark Lane on July 31.

Arrested at 6:52 p.m.: a 25-year-old man accused of shoplifting from the Apple store at NorthPark Center.

2 Friday

Reported at 7:59 a.m.: One or more burglars forced open the back door at Dunston’s Steak House on Lovers Lane on Aug. 1 and took property.

A vehicle was stolen  before 8:59 a.m. from a home the 12500 block of Sunlight Drive. 

Reported at 3:10 p.m.: the burglary of a vehicle parked at NorthPark Center.

Reported at 3:26 p.m. from the parking lot of PetSmart on Inwood Road: the theft of a vehicle and an attached trailer loaded with equipment.

Reported at 5:36 p.m.: A vehicle belonging to U Save Car and Truck Rental was stolen from parking lot of Loupe Jewelry and Watch Repair on Lovers Lane.

Property was damaged at a home in the 4500 block of Harrys Lane before 6:31 p.m.

3 Saturday

The reporting time was not provided for a theft in the Market at Preston Forest. A 73-year-old Dallas woman reported the incident three days later.

The lock was cut at a model home belonging to Barringer Homes in the 5000 block of Shadywood Lane and property was stolen from inside.

Whether or not a 55-year-old man was in trouble before he went to Victoria’s Secret at NorthPark Center, he certainly was afterward. Police arrested him at 1:36 p.m. on shoplifting accusations.

Arrested at 7:42 p.m.: a 44-year-old man accused of stealing from Macy’s at NorthPark Center.

4 Sunday 

Burglarized before 7:07 p.m: a vehicle parked at Preston Center.

Reported at 7:41 p.m.: A vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of NorthPark Center. 

Timothy Glaze

A journalism graduate of the University of North Texas, Tim has called Dallas home his entire life. He has covered news, schools, sports, and politics in Lake Dallas, Denton, Plano, Allen, Little Elm, and Dallas since 2009 for several publications - The Lake Cities Sun, The Plano Star Courier, the Denton Record Chronicle, and now, People Newspapers. He lives in Denton County with his wife and three dogs.

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