SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HAMMER TIME!
Was there some reason investigators couldn’t touch this case a couple of days earlier? Reported at 12:24 p.m. March 24: The March 22 theft of a hydraulic hammer from the North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. building at Preston Road and LBJ Freeway.
Arrested at 3:17 p.m.: a 35-year-old man accused of robbing a business (name redacted by Dallas Police Department) on Northwest Highway at Lemmon Avenue.
Before 3:57 p.m. at NorthPark Center, a vandal damaged property and a burglar stole contents from a man’s vehicle.
Arrested at 7:34 p.m.: a 33-year-old man accused of shoplifting $5,452.50 worth of merchandise from a store at Inwood Village.
Burglarized before 7:39 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.
Before 8:46 p.m., a prowler removed contents from a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.
Burglarized overnight before 7:37 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at a home in the 5900 block of West Northwest Highway.
Before 12:17 p.m., a burglar broke out a window to steal contents from a man’s vehicle at Preston Royal Village.
Stolen before 6:12 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Preston Center.
At 8:41 p.m.: a woman may have found a reason to be “down with the blues” after a burglar found it fun to break out her vehicle window with an unknown object at the Semones Family (Town North) YMCA on Northaven Road.
Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at Preston Forest Village.
Reported at 12:09 p.m.: The March 23 burglary of a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.
Before 2:18 p.m., a vehicle at condominiums in the 6300 block of West Northwest Highway was “taken without permission.” Isn’t that the definition of stolen?
Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4300 block of Caruth Boulevard.
Reported at 2:55 p.m.: an armed robbery at NorthPark Center.
Arrested at 11:52 p.m.: a 25-year-old man accused of firing a handgun at apartments in the 5800 block of West Northwest Highway and trying to flee on foot from uniformed police officers.