Park Cities Crime Reports April 25-May 1

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DERBY DOWNER

A porch pirate pilfered packages containing derby hats, water, hair clips, and pacifiers from a home in the 4300 block of Westway Avenue before 4:21 a.m. May 1.

HIGHLAND PARK

25 Monday

Arrested at 1 a.m.: a 28-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3300 block of Mockingbird Lane.

Arrested at 11:06 p.m.: a 38-year-old man accused of theft of property in the 4700 block of Abbott Avenue.

27 Wednesday

A rogue broke an exterior window of a home in the 4200 block of Arcady Avenue before 7:52 a.m.

Arrested at 4:20 p.m.: a 57-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in Highland Park Village.

28 Thursday

Arrested at 1:33 p.m.: a 26 year old accused of possession of a controlled substance in the 4900 block of Worth Street.

Reported at 2:02 p.m.: a porch pirate pilfered packages containing a Lacrosse rebounder, an Earth Day flag, and leggings from a home in the 3600 block of Euclid Avenue.

29 Friday

Arrested at 10:07 a.m.: a 24 year old accused of possession of a controlled substance, intentionally providing false information, driving without insurance, displaying wrong registration, driving without a valid license, tampering with evidence, and for a warrant in the 4300 block of Fairfax Avenue.

30 Saturday

A crook shattered the rear hatch glass on an Audi Q5 in the 5400 block of Byron Avenue before 9 a.m.

Reported at 9:45 a.m.: a jerk shattered the rear hatch glass of a Range Rover in the 3600 block of Maplewood Avenue but didn’t take anything.

A careless driver jumped a curb in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive then crashed into and came to rest atop a concrete wall housing a flower bed at 11:26 a.m.

A bus driver hit a low-hanging tree limb in the 5000 block of Abbott Avenue around 8:07 p.m., damaging the roof, sides, and front right passenger side of the bus and breaking the limb off the tree.

1 Sunday

Arrested at 12:14 a.m.: a 33 year old accused of evading arrest, unlawfully carrying a weapon, possession of a controlled substance, and for a warrant in the 5400 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Reported at 7:58 a.m.: a smash and grab. A ne’er do well broke the back window of a Range Rover parked in the 4600 block of Edmondson Avenue and grabbed a tennis racquet, a children’s tennis racquet, a monogrammed tennis racquet bag, and a camouflage backpack.

Arrested at 2:03 a.m.: a 22-year-old man for a parole violation in the 5400 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

25 Monday

A thief drove off in a Ford F250 from the 3600 block of Haynie Avenue before 2:13 a.m.

27 Wednesday

A swindler used the information of a woman from the 3300 block of Rosedale Avenue at 2:28 p.m.

28 Thursday

A rogue smashed the window of a Chevrolet Corvette in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane and grabbed $250 from inside at 11:21 a.m.

29 Friday

A crook took a Trek bicycle from outside a home in the 4400 block of Glenwick Lane at 6:41 p.m.

Arrested at 7:30 p.m.: a 20-year-old woman accused of theft of property in the 4300 block of Grassmere Lane.

1 Sunday

A rogue damaged various household goods at a home in the 3900 block of Southwestern Boulevard before 9 a.m.

A pilferer picked up a purse from a Porsche parked in a garage of a home in the 3300 block of Colgate Avenue before 9:38 a.m.

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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