Park Cities Crime Reports Nov. 15-21

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HEIST FROM A HEIGHT

A creative crook managed to carry off patio furniture from a second-story patio in the 3100 block of Rosedale Avenue before 11:10 a.m. Nov. 15. 

HIGHLAND PARK

16 Tuesday

Arrested at 7:46 a.m.: a 45-year-old man for a warrant in the 4500 block of Westway Avenue.

A reckless driver hit the rear of a Cadillac Escalade parked in the 4900 block of Douglas Avenue at 8:25 p.m., leaving “significant” damage, and continued driving northbound without stopping to leave information. 

17 Wednesday 

A stealer swiped a Stihl cutoff saw from a construction site in the 4500 block of Southern Avenue at 10:30 a.m., and drove off in a Kia SUV. 

A thief took a Stihl cutoff saw from a worksite in the 4300 block of Potomac Avenue “without permission” and left in a SUV around 10:33 a.m.

Reported at 4:05 p.m.: How easy was it for a ne’er do well to take a Trek bicycle from outside Bradfield Elementary in the 4300 block of Southern Avenue? It was left unlocked.

A careless driver sideswiped a Mercedes GLC300 in the 5500 block of Preston Road around 8:25 p.m., stopped to speak with the driver of the Mercedes from their vehicle, but didn’t pull into a parking lot to exchange information as the drivers agreed upon.

18 Thursday

Arrested at 1:04 p.m.: a 58 year old for a warrant in the 3500 block of Normandy Avenue.

A rude driver hit a Chevrolet Suburban left parked in a parking lot of Highland Park Village and left without providing information around 8:40 p.m.

20 Saturday

Arrested at 11:43 a.m.: a 35-year-old man for a warrant in the 5100 block of Preston Road.

21 Sunday

Arrested at 9:46 a.m.: a 33-year-old woman for a warrant in the 4200 block of Edmondson Avenue.

A villain took the rear taillights off a Ford F150 parked in the 4300 block of Beverly Drive before 11:30 a.m.

Reported at 12:01 p.m.: A pilferer pinched the third-row seat from a Chevrolet Suburban parked in the 3200 block of Beverly Drive.

A negligent driver swiped a Toyota Corolla parked in the 3600 block of Euclid Avenue at 12:44 p.m. and drove on without stopping to exchange information. 

UNIVERSITY PARK

15 Monday

Arrested at 9:51 a.m.: a rogue took a Trek bicycle from outside a home in the 3600 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

17 Wednesday

A thief drove off in a Land Rover from the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue before 9:50 a.m.

18 Thursday

A burglar got into a Chevrolet in the 3900 block of Marquette Street before 6:45 a.m. 

A would-be car thief left a Cadillac Escalade in the 3600 block of Caruth Boulevard damaged before 7:32 a.m.

19 Friday

Reported at 2:23 p.m.: An intruder got into a home in the 3800 block of Amherst Street and took recreation/sports equipment.

Arrested: a 23-year-old man for a warrant in the 8100 block of Yacht Club Drive. No time was given.

20 Saturday

A pilferer swiped a $30,000 Rolex watch from a home in the 3400 block of Haynie Avenue before 2 p.m.

21 Sunday

An intruder got into a Honda Accord in the 4400 block of Normandy Avenue and took a diaper bag that also contained a wallet before 10:34 a.m.

Arrested: a 27-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 4000 block of Villanova 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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