Police Report: Sept. 14-20

Skulduggery of the week: A Dollar Per Twitter Character?

Between noon and 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 17, a thief stole $140 from a purse inside a house in the 4400 block of Westway Avenue. It was identical to another theft of $140 from the same purse at the same location on Sept. 8.


At 3:42 a.m., Christopher Alex Rucker, 22, of Dallas was arrested in the 5100 block of Sewanee Avenue on charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Between 1:30 and 5:17 p.m., a burglar broke into a detached garage apartment in the 4400 block of Westway Avenue and stole $3,490 worth of jewelry.

Between Aug. 16 and Sept. 16, a thief stole two copper downspouts at an apartment complex in the 4600 block of Abbott Avenue.

Between 9:30 and 10:05 a.m., a thief stole a nail gun, a circular saw, and some measuring tape from a residential construction site in the 4500 block of Edmondson Avenue. It’s likely a subcontractor took the tools after a wage dispute.

At 10:40 a.m., a thief stole a copper downspout from a house in the 3600 block of Maplewood Avenue. Surveillance video showed the perpetrator fleeing down an alley in a blue sedan.

Between 9:30 a.m. and 5:14 p.m., a thief stole a $300 Trek boys bicycle from a driveway in the 4500 block of Belclaire Avenue.

At 8:50 p.m., a driver talking on a cell phone in a white 2001 Volvo sedan jumped a curb in the 4200 block of Armstrong Parkwayand damaged a fire hydrant.

At 12:26 a.m., Thomas Edward Chase, 55, of Des Moines, Iowa, was arrested at Highland Park Village on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

At 3:16 a.m., Lorenzo Lopez, 34, of Dallas was arrested in the 5400 block of Lomo Alto Drive on a public intoxication charge.


Between 8 p.m. on Sept. 15 and 1:35 a.m. on Sept. 16, a burglar broke into a white 2006 GMC Yukon in the 3500 block of Villanova Drive and stole the third-row seat. During the same time frame, a thief took the third-row seat from an unlocked tan 2011 Yukon in the 3900 block of Wentwood Drive, and from a gray 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3700 block of Wentwood.

Between 7 and 10:30 a.m., a thief entered an unlocked gray 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 2600 block of Westminster Avenue and stole a Nine West wallet containing $1,200 in cash, a $700 iPhone, and a $150 Coach purse.

Between 12:32 and 12:50 a.m., an employee of Roly Poly at Park Cities Plaza stole $160 from the cash register.

At 7:02 p.m., Daniel Vaughan Pritchett, 63, of Dallas was arrested in the 4000 block of Wentwood Drive on a public intoxication charge.

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