SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: AXING WITHOUT PERMISSION
Around 5 p.m. July 2, Sumiko Schroeder learned the large tree she was paying a crew to remove from the parkway in front of her house in the 4600 block of Westside Drive doesn’t belong to her. It belongs to the town.
Damaged around noon: the clock screen and entertainment console of a 2015 Lexus ES 350 at a home in the 3100 block of Saint Johns Drive during a failed attempt to take the stereo.
Reported found around 9 a.m. at a house under construction in the 4300 block of Versailles Avenue: a stolen purse belonging to the daughter of an Irving woman. It was missing $20 in cash, but contained identification, a credit card, and checks belonging to someone else. The purse was stolen a day earlier while its owner visited a storage unit in Irving.
Stolen between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.: an unsecured white Huffy 10 speed bicycle [$50 value] from the carport of a home in the 4300 block of Southern Avenue.
At 12:28 p.m., a female shoplifter accompanied by two men grabbed a $700 black wallet and cardholder, and fled from Fendi at Highland Park Village.
At 4:33 p.m., a black Ford 150 traveling west was caught on video fleeing the scene after striking the side mirror of a parked 2009 Ford 150 in the 4500 block of Arcady Avenue.
Damaged before 1 a.m.: an Allen woman’s 2016 BMW 128 at a home in the 3600 block of Southwestern Boulevard. Estimate: $5,000.
Stolen before 7 a.m.: $4,200 in golf clubs and a $180 Dallas Country Club bag from a 2013 GMC Yukon at a home in the 4200 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.
Smashed between 4:40 and 4:50 p.m.: the window of a 2015 Audi Q3 outside a store in the 4300 block of Lovers Lane. Taken: $1,800 Balenciaga duffel bag, $400 in cash, $300 in cosmetics, a $20 Target wallet, and identification.
Taken around 8:15 a.m.: $200 in cash plus credits cards, identification, and $500 in other financial instruments from a 2013 Audi parked near Community School of Park Cities on Binkley Avenue.
Around midnight, someone attempted to burglarize at 2010 GMC Yukon at a home in the 4400 block of McFarlin Boulevard. In the same block a 2008 Cadillac Escalade and a 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe were broken into overnight.
Stolen before 11 a.m.: third row seat [$400 value] from a 2009 GMC Denali at a home in the 3300 block of Stanford Avenue.
Taken between 2:30 and 8 p.m.: $2,800 in golf clubs, a $100 Foot Joy jacket, and $1,000 in other property from an unlocked 2016 GMC Yukon at a home in the 2800 block of Amherst Street.