Park Cities Crime Reports June 29-July 6

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: UNWELCOME GUEST

A scoundrel looked over a fence in the 3500 block of Lindenwood Avenue into a backyard where residents were having a get-together, broke the top panel of the fence at one point, and left the scene around 9:40 p.m. July 4.

HIGHLAND PARK

29 Monday

How easy was it for a thief to swipe two paint sprayers, and food, from a work van parked in the 4400 block of Versailles Avenue between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.? The van was unlocked.

30 Tuesday

Officers found a Chevrolet Silverado that’d been reported stolen parked in the 3400 block of Gillon Avenue at 4:10 a.m.

Lock your car: A thief grabbed a nylon bag containing $200 from the console of a Lexus SUV that was left unlocked in the 4500 block of Westway Avenue at 4:22 a.m.

1 Wednesday

A thief grabbed a backpack containing an iPad and AirPods from a Range Rover parked at Highland Park Village between 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

2 Thursday

A burglar broke into a Ford F250 in the 4500 block of Fairway Avenue, shattering the rear passenger window and damaging the front passenger window, and grabbed a wallet containing a driver’s license, two Pegasus debit cards, one credit card, an Exxon gas card, a Shell gas card, and the center console tray containing about $10 in loose change between 12:01 and 7:25 a.m.

6 Monday

A thief snagged a backpack containing a laptop, an iPad, headphones, and a calculator from the trunk of an Audi sedan parked in the 4400 block of Fairfax Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

29 Monday

Arrested at 3:20 a.m.: A 34-year-old man accused of unlawful restraint in the 4100 block of Travis Street.

Arrested at 9:39 p.m.: A 35-year-old man in the 6700 block of Preston Road for a warrant.

30 Tuesday

How easy was it for a burglar to get into a garage in the 4200 block of Colgate Avenue and grab tools and lawn equipment at 11:02 a.m.? The garage was left open.

A crook used the information of a woman from the 4100 block of Hyer Avenue to make a transaction. The incident was reported at 11:03 a.m.

1 Wednesday

Arrested at 6:15 a.m.: a 35-year-old woman accused of public intoxication in the 6700 block of Preston Road.

3 Friday

A thief took two bicycles from the 4100 block of Emerson Avenue around 8:30 p.m.

4 Saturday

A shoplifter took $400 worth of items from a CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane around 7:37 p.m.

5 Sunday

Don’t forget the keys: A thief drove off in a rental Audi that’d been left unlocked in the 2700 block of Amherst Street with the key fob inside at 9:28 a.m.

A crook fraudulently got into an email and social media account belonging to a woman in the 3400 block of Colgate Avenue using her information. The incident was reported at 4:33 p.m.

A thief grabbed a tile saw left on a porch in the 4100 block of Emerson Avenue around 5:03 p.m.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at [email protected]

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