Park Cities Crime Reports Feb. 27-March 5


How easy was it for a crook to make off with a Range Rover parked in the 2900 block of Hanover Street before 7:47 a.m. March 1? The Range Rover was left unlocked with the key inside.


27 Monday

A careless driver ran a red light and hit the passenger side of a van stopped at the intersection of Mockingbird Lane and the Dallas North Tollway at 1:30 a.m.

28 Tuesday

An irresponsible driver hit a Lexus GX460 that was parked in front of Trina Turk in Highland Park Village before 4:32 p.m. and left without providing information.

1 Monday

Reported at 10:31 a.m.: a swindler took out a Small Business Administration loan using the information of a man from the 4400 block of Livingston Avenue.

Reported at 5:04 p.m.: a grifter used information from a woman from the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Court to fraudulently buy a vehicle.

2 Tuesday

Burglars broke into a Toyota Tacoma and Ford F150 parked in a garage in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive and took a wallet, ammunition, a pair of Ray Bans, and more before 12:08 p.m.

4 Saturday

A careless driver hit a Honda CRV in the 5000 block of Armstrong Parkway at 11:13 p.m., causing it to spin out, and didn’t stop to leave information. 

5 Sunday

Reported at 8:49 p.m.: a thief found easy pickings of two pairs of shoes, and a flashlight left in an unlocked Lexus SUV and GMC SUV parked in the 4500 block of S. Versailles Avenue


27 Monday

Arrested at 12:20 a.m.: a 50-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 7000 block of Boedeker Street

A thief drove off in a Ford F250 from the 4500 block of Potomac Avenue at 2:36 a.m.

Reported at 8:16 a.m.: a pilferer took thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from a home in the 3800 block of Centenary Drive over the course of several months.

1 Wednesday 

A fraudster took $41,532 from an account belonging to a man from the 3300 block of Colgate Avenue at 2:02 p.m.

A burglar found easy pickings of an HP laptop, a pair of AirPods, a calculator, and more from a Mercedes GLE that was parked and left unlocked in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane at 6:15 p.m. 

2 Thursday

Arrested at 12:01 a.m.: a 29-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia in the 6400 block of Armstrong Parkway

3 Friday

Reported at 8:30 a.m.: a scammer used American Airlines miles belonging to a man from the 3700 block of Purdue Street.

A mischief maker broke a window of a Mercedes GLE 350 parked in the 7000 block of Preston Road before 11:40 a.m. but didn’t take anything.

A burglar broke into a Ford F150 and a Tesla parked in the Highland Park High School garage in the 4200 block of Emerson Avenue and took a Sony camera, a lens, and a polarizer at 11:42 p.m. 

An intruder rummaged through a Mercedes parked in the 6800 block of Preston Road before 1:48 p.m., but didn’t take anything. 

A burglar broke into a GMC Yukon parked in the Highland Park High School H lot in the 4100 block of Hyer Street before 2 p.m.

A pilferer drove off in a Nissan pickup that was parked in the 8300 block of Preston Center Plaza before 3:52 p.m. 

A burglar snatched a Huffy mountain bicycle that was left in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane before 5:17 p.m. while its owner was in a store. 

4 Saturday

Arrested at 7:15 a.m.: a 32-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 7100 block of Lomo Alto Drive.

Reported at 5:54 p.m.: a thief found easy pickings of sports equipment, a pair of Ray Bans, and more left in an unlocked Ford pickup parked in the 4400 block of McFarlin Boulevard.

5 Sunday

Reported at 4:41 p.m.: a burglar took two bicycles from a home in the 3100 block of Rosedale Avenue.

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Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, former 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.

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