Park Cities Crime Reports Dec. 7-12

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HEART OF GLASS?

Could a Park Cities family be feeling confused and with no peace of mind after a miscreant mucked the glass from the driver and passenger side mirror housings from a Chevy Tahoe parked in the 3200 block of St. Johns Drive at 11:04 a.m. Dec. 11?

HIGHLAND PARK

8 Tuesday

Arrested at 2 p.m.: a 22-year-old man accused of driving without insurance, failure to carry a driver’s license, and speeding in the 4500 block of Armstrong Parkway

9 Wednesday 

Arrested at 2:36 a.m.: a 31 year old accused of running a red light, driving while intoxicated with an open alcohol container, and driving with an invalid license in the 5400 block of Sewanee Avenue.

10 Thursday

Arrested at 10:14 p.m.: a 56-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4700 block of Preston Road

11 Friday

A ne’er do well cut and took about six feet of copper tubing that was connected to an air conditioning unit in the 4400 block of Westside Drive overnight before 4:30 p.m.

Grinch? A thief took a poinsettia plant, an LED spike light, and an extension cord from the front of a home in the 4300 block of Westside Drive overnight before 5 p.m.

An irresponsible motorist driving a Toyota Tacoma bumped the back of a Honda Pilot at the intersection of Lomo Alto Drive and Bordeaux Avenue at 11:13 p.m. and fled the scene. 

12 Saturday

How easy was it for a burglar to get into a detached garage/guest house in the 4400 block of Livingston Avenue and take a $2,000 grill, a $150 hedge trimmer, two electric leaf blowers, a $200 cordless leaf blower, and six extension cords? A side door was left unlocked. The incident was reported at 2:40 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

7 Monday

An intruder burglarized the Biscuit Bar restaurant in the 6500 block of Hillcrest Avenue overnight before 5:02 a.m.

An opportunistic thief got into an unlocked GMC in the 4000 block of Hanover Street and took an iPad, a $2,500 Luis Vuitton briefcase, and a $1,200 Luis Vuitton wallet around 9:30 a.m.

8 Tuesday

A malefactor got into a Toyota Prius in the 3400 block of Normandy Avenue and snagged a driver’s license and credit card around midnight.

A villain took a catalytic converter from a Honda Element in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane before 9:30 a.m.

Arrested at 3 p.m.: a 28-year-old woman accused of aggravated assault with a weapon in the 4500 block of Emerson Avenue.

Lock your car: A burglar got into an unlocked Range Rover Evoque in the 6600 block of Airline Road and grabbed a Lululemon backpack, a key fob, and a Luis Vuitton bag between 3:30 and 5 p.m.

9 Wednesday

A delinquent took a camera from the 3100 block of Greenbrier Drive between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

10 Thursday

Arrested at 11:45 a.m.: a 26-year-old man accused of assault causing bodily injury in the 3800 block of University Boulevard.

11 Friday

Arrested at 6:50 p.m.: a 20-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 4200 block of Greenbrier Drive.

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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