Crime Reports August 5 – 11


A resident in the 3800 block of Lovers Lane confronted a landscape worker caught taking a package off the front porch at 5:35 p.m. Aug. 9 and  The worker returned the items – or so it seemed. Upon later examination, the resident noticed that one item was still missing.


5 Monday

Discovered at 5 p.m.: An attempted burglary at a construction site in the 5000 block of Abbott Avenue had shattered a back door valued at $12,000.

7 Wednesday

Overnight before 6 a.m.: A crook removed a black, Madewell-brand purse valued at $150 purse from an unlocked, white 2003 Lexus Rx300 at a home in in the 3200 block of Cornell Avenue but the left the contents behind and strewn about inside the vehicle.

8 Thursday

Reported at 11:33 a.m.: Between 9 p.m. August 7 and 10 a.m. August 8, a maroon 2009 Hyunday Sante Fe, parked in the 4700 block of Abbott Avenue, sustained damage – including a hole from a BB or pellet gun, and a broken out window on the rear passenger side.

A crew cutting down a pecan tree at 2:20 p.m. in the parkway of the 4000 block of Miramar Avenue had a work order to remove the tree, but responding officers found the action suspicious due to town staff being unaware of it.


5 Monday

A Dallas man’s $600 iPhone 7 was taken from the counter of a convenience store in the 6200 block of Hillcrest Avenue around 1:33 p.m. and reported missing and possibly stolen at midnight Aug. 6.

Reported at 6:40 p.m. from the 2800 block of Purdue Street: A 38-year-old man said his identity had been stolen and used without his consent between July 13 and Aug. 8.

6 Tuesday

Reported at 9:08 a.m.: A silver 2018 Land Rover Range Rover, valued at $85,000, was reported stolen between 8:31 p.m. Aug. 5 and 9:08 a.m. Aug. 6 in the 3800 block of Greenbrier Drive.

Reported at 1:05 p.m.: For the second time in two months, a gray 2009 Yukon SUV was keyed in the 3500 block of Asbury Avenue.

7 Wednesday

Between 4 and 4:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Stanford Avenue, a silver 2008 Chevy was burglarized. Stolen items include a Sig Sauer P250 9 mm firearm ($400), a $500 cell phone, and $5,000 in cash.

8 Thursday

A black 2018 Cadillac was broken into between 6:45 and 7:50 a.m. in the 6000 block of Preston Road. Items stolen from inside include an iPhone X ($1,000), a Prada handbag ($2,000), a Coach purse ($600), $150 in cash, $200 Ray-Ban sunglasses, and three credit cards.

9 Friday

Reported at 4:50 p.m.: $7,000 in jewelry was stolen from a home in the 4100 block of Grassmere Lane sometime between July 8 and 25. The missing jewelry included a wedding heir loom, a Dome ring, and a pair of earrings.

10 Saturday

Reported at 1:49 p.m.: Two consumable goods, valued at $35.99, were stolen from CVS on Mockingbird Lane.

11 Sunday

Reported at 1:45 p.m.: the burglary of a home in the 3900 block of Caruth Boulevard. Taken: $16,000 in tools.

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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