Park Cities Crime Reports Dec. 20-25

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: CASH GRAB

A bold burglar smashed a window of a Ford F250 parked right in front of Highland Park Town Hall on Drexel Drive and grabbed $2,500 from inside before 10:59 a.m. Dec. 20.

HIGHLAND PARK

20 Monday

Reported at 10:58 a.m.: a pilferer picked a luggage bag containing an iPad Pro, a MacBook Pro, and clothing from a Mercedes Benz parked in a loading zone in Highland Park Village.

21 Tuesday

Arrested at 4 p.m.: a 44-year-old man for a warrant in the 3800 block of Lexington Avenue.

Arrested at 4:16 p.m.: a 54-year-old man for a warrant in the 4700 block of Preston Road.

UNIVERSITY PARK

21 Tuesday

Reported at 12:35 p.m.: a fraudster opened a Montgomery Ward credit card using the information of a man from the 3800 block of Lovers Lane.

22 Wednesday

A swindler used card information belonging to a woman from the 3400 block of Caruth Boulevard to get $8,000 in merchandise from a store at 9:22 a.m.

Reported at 9:33 a.m.: a trickster got into an account belonging to a man from the 4300 block of Windsor Parkway and took 5.2 bitcoins.

23 Thursday

A ne’er do well drove off in a Ford Econoline from the 2700 block of Daniel Avenue before 2:30 a.m.

25 Saturday

A grinch vandalized and burglarized a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3200 block of Caruth Boulevard at 4:15 a.m. Christmas morning.

Arrested at 4:15 a.m.: a 19-year-old man accused of criminal mischief in the 3200 block of Caruth Boulevard.

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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