Park Cities Crime Reports April 18-24

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: RESTAURANT RUCKUS

A crook took a $5,000 Gucci bag, $35,000, and a $6,000 pair of Jacques Marie Mage sunglasses from a Range Rover parked at Hillstone’s in the 8300 block of Preston Road before 5 p.m. April 18.

HIGHLAND PARK

18 Monday

Arrested at 12:37 a.m.: a 27-year-old woman accused of driving without insurance, driving while intoxicated, and driving with an invalid license in the 3400 block of Knox Street

Arrested at 3:01 a.m.: a 31 year old accused of driving without insurance, with expired registration, and an invalid license, and for a warrant in the 3100 block of Mockingbird Lane.

Reported at 3 p.m.: A pistol pilferer rummaged through the contents of an Infiniti QX60 in the 4400 block of Belclaire Avenue and took a Kimber Solo.

19 Tuesday

A reckless driver hit something at 7:14 p.m., leaving a sign on the ground, in the 3200 block of W. Mockingbird Lane, and continued on without providing information.

20 Wednesday

Reported at 11:12 a.m.: A fraudster forged the name of a man from the 3700 block of Mockingbird Lane to cash a $5,000 check.

21 Thursday

Reported at 9:40 a.m.: How easy was it for a burglar to get into a van in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue and take various tools from inside? The van may have been left unlocked.

Reported at 10:43 a.m.: Easy pickings. A crook got into an unlocked Cadillac Escalade parked in the 4600 block of Southern Avenue and grabbed a set of golf clubs, a deposit slip, and a card key.

23 Saturday

A pilferer picked a pricey catalytic converter from a Toyota Prius parked at Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive between 7 and 10 a.m.

24 Sunday

Arrested at 3:30 a.m.: a 34-year-old man for warrants in the 5000 block of Abbott Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

18 Monday 

A rogue drove off in a Ford King Ranch truck from the 3600 block of Bryn Mawr Drive before 7 a.m.

A thief grabbed $200 and various other items from a Land Rover Discovery in the 8400 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard before 7:20 p.m.

Arrested: a 38-year-old woman for a warrant in the 3400 block of Amherst Avenue. No time was given.

19 Tuesday

Reported at 5:21 p.m.: a swindler forged checks for a total of $3,000 at a bank in the 8300 block of Preston Center Plaza.

20 Wednesday

A trickster made purchases using a credit card belonging to a woman in the 3500 block of Granada Avenue before midnight.

21 Thursday

Reported at 2:26 p.m.: a smash and grab. A ne’er do well busted the left rear window of a Ford F150 in the 6700 block of Snider Plaza and took $6,500 from the center console.

23 Saturday

A rogue burglarized a leaf blower outside a store in the 6800 block of Preston Road before 3:32 p.m.

24 Sunday

Credit cards were swiped from Evereve in the Plaza at Preston Center just before 1 p.m.

Arrested: a 56-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4100 block of University 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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