SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: Go Speed Racer
At 11:49 p.m., an officer spotted a silver 2012 Toyota Camry stopped with its high-beams on in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue. The car began moving slowly, then ran a stop sign at the intersection of Abbott and Knox Street, prompting the officer to turn on his strobe lights and siren. The car stopped at the intersection of Knox and North Central Expressway, but didn’t pull over. It then headed northbound on Central, reaching speeds close to 100 mph while weaving erratically through traffic. The Toyota exited at Caruth Haven and drove eastbound, at which time the HPDPS officer lost sight of it and ended the pursuit. The same night, police reports show five car burglaries in the vicinity where the Toyota was stopped.
Between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., a vandal broke a window on a blue 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 4400 block of Fairfax Avenue, causing $500 in damage. Nothing was reported stolen.
At 10:24 p.m., Peter George Sanderson, 23, of Garland was arrested in the 4700 block of Abbott Avenue on a public intoxication charge.
Between 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 2, a thief stole a $350 Trek Onyx mountain bike from the front porch of a house in the 3500 block of Rankin Avenue.
Between 9 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 5 p.m. on Sept. 2, a thief stole a $250 Schwinn S2508 bicycle from a garage in the 4500 block of University Boulevard.
At 10:55 a.m., a resident of the 4200 block of San Carlos Drivereported the theft of $700 worth of Ryobi tools and two $100 compressors from an attached garage. Among those arrested on burglary charges were Amanda Kristen Maldonado, 26, of Mesquite; James Daniel Joyce, 26, of Mesquite; and Bobby Adam Collins, 22, of Rockwall.
At 4:07 p.m., a resident of the 3500 block of Southwestern Boulevard reported the theft of four bicycles between Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. The bikes included a $3,000 Colnago Master Extra Light, a $2,500 Cannondale SuperSix EVO, a $1,000 Fuji boys bike, and a $500 Trek boys bike.
At an unknown time, a burglar broke into a house in the 4500 block of Shenandoah Avenue and stole a safe from the master bedroom closet that contained a $20,000 Tiffany diamond ring, a $1,000 pearl necklace, a $500 underwater video camera, $200 worth of passports, and some family videos.
At 2:35 p.m., Casey Thompson, 20, of Dallas was arrested in the3400 block of McFarlin Boulevard on an assault charge.
Between Aug. 28 and Sept. 4, a thief stole a $400 Trek boys bicycle from a carport in the 7000 block of Airline Road.
Between Aug. 31 and Sept. 4, a thief stole a $600 Trek girls bicycle that was locked to a post in an apartment complex in the 6500 block of Dickens Avenue.
Between 11 a.m. on Sept. 4 and 1 a.m. on Sept. 5, a vandal tossed a rock through the bedroom window of an apartment in the 3100 block of Rosedale Avenue.
At 3:37 a.m., Roger Joseph Levy, 44, of Dallas was arrested in the4300 block of University Boulevard on an assault charge.
Between Sept. 1 and 6:28 p.m. on Sept. 5, a thief stole two bicycles with a combined value of $1,000 from a bike rack in the6900 block of Golf Drive.
At 10:30 p.m., Hayden Patrick Cooper, 18, of Dallas was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a traffic accident involving a white 2002 Chevrolet Silverado in the 6000 block of Preston Road.
At 11:15 p.m., a woman was attacked at knifepoint while jogging in the 6700 block of Willard Drive, and then sexually assaulted. The suspect is a black man in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall with close-cut black hair. At the time of the attack, he was wearing a white shirt, blue shorts, and white high-top shoes.
Due to a records system change in the records at the Dallas Police Department, Dallas reports are unavailable this week. We are working with DPD to obtain relevant incident reports and hope to resume providing them soon.
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