Park Cities Crime Reports Oct. 26-Nov. 1

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: PRICEY PILLOW PILFERED

How easy was it for a pair of troublemakers to grab a box containing a $930 pillow from the rear compartment of a Tesla SUV parked at Highland Park Village around 1 p.m. Oct. 27 and drive off? The rear hatch was open.

HIGHLAND PARK

26 Monday

Arrested at 2:12 a.m.: A 30 year old accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4600 block of Westside Drive

Arrested at 2:27 a.m.: A 35-year-old man accused of public intoxication and warrants near the intersection of St. Johns Drive and N. Fitzhugh Avenue.

Arrested at 2:27 a.m.: A 43-year-old man for a warrant near the intersection of St. Johns Drive and Fitzhugh Avenue

Arrested at 12:21 p.m.: A 30 year old accused of speeding in the 5100 block of Preston Road.

28 Wednesday

A truck driver hit a tree in the 4200 block of Edmondson Avenue, falling a limb at 8:51 a.m.

A pickpurse swiped a purse and a wallet from a home in the 4200 block of Edmondson Avenue between 2:30 p.m. and 3:51 p.m.

29 Thursday

How easy was it for a thief to pilfer $4,500, $3,500 in checks, and a credit card holder with multiple credit cards from a Genesis G90 parked in a detached garage in the 3700 block of Potomac Avenue overnight before 7 a.m.? Both the car and garage were unsecured.

A good neighbor found a wallet at Mockingbird Station and turned it into police between 6 and 6:30 p.m. 

30 Friday

An irresponsible motorist ran a stop sign and hit the rear passenger door of a Mazda CX5 at the intersection of Beverly Drive and Armstrong Parkway, stopped and got out of the vehicle before getting back in, and left without providing information at 3:38 p.m.

A thief grabbed a ‘Trump 2020’ sign from the 3200 block of Beverly Drive between 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

31 Saturday

Ne’er do wells snatched a $3,750 purse and a $6,500 picnic bag from Goyard in Highland Park Village and left in a Maserati at 3:46 p.m.

1 Sunday

Arrested at 1:14 a.m.: A 34-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn Avenue.

Scoundrels carried off a $1,790 Steve McQueen mini jewel satchel from Highland Park Village at 11:45 a.m.

Arrested at 9:48 p.m.: A 36-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication, and theft of service at Highland Park Village.

UNIVERSITY PARK

27 Tuesday

A porch pirate pilfered a package containing nearly $934 in clothes from the 2900 block of Westminster Avenue. The incident was reported at 9:56 a.m.

A criminal nicked a bag containing a computer from the 3100 block of Amherst Street between 3:48 a.m. and 11:23 a.m.

28 Wednesday

A crook used the information of a man from the 3800 block of Caruth Boulevard to get a credit card. The incident was reported at 9:48 a.m.

29 Thursday

A swindler tried to use the identity of a man in the 3900 block of Lovers Lane. The incident was reported at 10:38 a.m.

Arrested at 8:15 p.m. in the 6500 block of Preston Road: A 52-year-old man for a warrant.

30 Friday

A swindler rode off in a Mercedes C-250 from the 3400 block of Westminster Avenue. The incident was reported at 1:52 p.m.

A burglar got into a home in the 6000 block of Auburndale Avenue and took a MacBook and $1,000 worth of other items between 8:46 and 11:50 p.m.

31 Saturday

Pilferers got into a Honda Pilot in the 8300 block of Preston Road and snatched a $1,200 laptop and checks at 9 p.m.

1 Sunday

Crooks broke into vehicles in the 6400 block of North Central Expressway and took various items between 3 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.

A truck driver hit a lamp post, a tennis court light pole, and a picnic table in the 3000 block of Daniel Avenue between 1 and 6 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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