Crime Reports Jan. 8 – 15


A front-porch package thief better own one hungry feline after stealing an Amazon delivery from a home in the 4300 block of Bordeaux Avenue. The delivery, valued at $637.48, was filled to the brim with household goods and cat treats, such as Greenies Dental Treats, Purina Friskies Party Mix, and Purina Whisker Likins. According to the homeowner, the box was left on her front porch around 5:49 p.m. Jan. 7, and stolen sometime before 4:25 p.m. the following Wednesday (Jan. 10).


8 Monday

Stolen before 7 a.m.: a wallet left in an unlocked blue Mercedes GL300 parked overnight in the 4600 block of Edmonson Avenue. While the homeowner noted that the vehicle’s door appeared ajar, she didn’t think anything of it and had no idea the wallet, which belongs to her daughter, was missing until contacted by police. A neighbor had found the wallet earlier on Westside Drive between Fairfax and Edmonson avenues.

12 Friday

Tagged: a metal pole and other property belonging to the town of Highland Park near the 4200 block of Lakeside Drive. The department of public safety was made aware of the graffiti – the words “KRACK 77” written in white letters on a pole – around noon; “HD” in large white letters on a nearby brick wall; and “KRACK A51” on a sidewalk along Wycliff Avenue.


8 Monday

A police officer forced his way into a running, locked 2003 white Nissan Rogue parked around midnight in the 8400 block of Preston Road. The driver, a 25-year-old Dallas woman, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and her passenger was taken to Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

Arrested around 9 p.m. at Caruth Park in the 7700 block of Hillcrest Ave: two women, ages 18 and 19, accused of marijuana possession.

9 Tuesday

Stolen around 7:40 a.m.: a wheel and tire, valued at $400, from a 2016 silver GMC Sierra parked overnight in the 4100 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

10 Wednesday

Stolen before 10 a.m.: an iPad, valued at $200, and an iPhone, valued at $300, from a 2013 white Lincoln Navigator left unlocked overnight in the 3700 block of Purdue Street

11 Thursday

Arrested around 9:15 a.m.: a 58-year-old homeless man accused of trespassing at a Chevron gas station in the 8400 block of Preston Road. The man had been issued a warning in December.

12 Friday

Stolen around 11:40 a.m.: a package of baby formula, valued at $97, from the front porch of a home in the 3500 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

13 Saturday

Two jugs of Tide liquid detergent, valued at $43.98, were stolen around 3:40 p.m. from a CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.


Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist and former Managing Editor of Park Cities People. She currently serves as a Senior Editor with D Magazine's D CEO publication. You can reach her by email at [email protected] or follow her on Instagram @Bianca_TBD. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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