Crime: April 8 – 14


Reported in the 3400 block of Milton Avenue at 2:13 p.m. April 9: a bad day for a groomer. A 29-year-old woman was blow-drying a cat, who got scared and bit her.


8 Monday

Reported at 10:10 a.m.: Vandals painted 3-foot by 6-foot graffiti on a retaining wall at Jones Lang LeSalle Company’s property at  MacArthur and Lemmon avenues sometime between end-of-day April 5 and 10 a.m. April 8.

An iPhone worth $449 was reported stolen at 3:13 p.m. from the Whole Foods on Lomo Alto Drive. A woman reported leaving her phone on the counter, stepping away from the phone, then returning and not being able to locate it.

9 Tuesday

Here’s a report you don’t see every day: A grey 2019 Ford F150 parked at a service center in the 5000 block of Holland Avenue was damaged by falling trash cans sometime between 3 and 3:49 p.m.

1o Wednesday 

Reported at 1:37 a.m.: A silver 2004 Dodge Dakota, filled with Bibles, suffered damage to the driver’s side window while parked at a home in the 4200 block of Potomac Avenue. Nothing appeared stolen, according to the vehicle’s owner.

Reported at 1:52 p.m.: A surveillance camera caught a man stealing a $2,000 taupe square handbag from Celine at Highland Park Village, valued at $2,000, then getting into a green Hyundai and driving away.

12 Friday

A couple is on the loose using a stolen credit card in and around Highland Park: Between 3:51 p.m. April 12 and April 14, the man and the woman were spotted using a card belonging to someone else at Chanel, Anne Fontaine, and Balenciaga at Highland Park Village. Besides racking up charges at those three stores – a handbag and shoes from Chanel, women’s clothing from Anne Fontaine, and a baseball cap from Balenciaga – the couple reportedly had spent a total of $19,896.36.

14 Sunday

An abandoned vehicle was reported at 9:31 a.m. at the 4500 block of Livingston Avenue. 


8 Monday

A $50,000, black 2018 GMC Denali with a handgun inside was reported stolen at 7:16 p.m. from the Hillstone restaurant parking lot at The Plaza at Preston Center.

9 Tuesday

A grey 2019 Lexus NX300 was stolen sometime between 3:17 and 7:53 a.m. from a home in the 3400 block of Wentwood Drive. 

Reported at 4:07 p.m. from the 3000 block of Rosedale Avenue: Identity fraud was used to open an account with a cell phone service sometime between October 25 and April 9.

Reported at 5:30 p.m.: A Trek bicycle worth $325 was stolen at University Park Elementary School between February 7 and February 10.

A $475 pair of Gucci eyeglasses was stolen at 5:57 p.m. from Occhiali at the Plaza at Preston Center.

10 Wednesday

Packages worth $3,000 were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 4000 block of Amherst Street sometime between 5:15 and 6:30 p.m.

Stolen between 6 and 6:30 p.m.: four packages containing a combined $3,450 worth of merchandise from the front porch of a home in the 3000 block of Westminster Avenue.

Between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., a black 2019 Jaguar was broken into at the Plaza at Preston Center. A handbag worth $1,000 was stolen from inside.

11 Thursday

Two packages worth $100 were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 4400 block of Grassmere Lane between 5:15 p.m. April 10 and 6:20 a.m. April 11.

Three packages containing multiple items were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 4200 block of Normandy Avenue between 5 p.m. April 10 and 8 a.m. April 11. The packages contained $205 worth of clothing.

Sometime between 5:05 and 6:05 p.m., a black 2015 Mercedes c300 was broken into and a $1,200 Lifebook T937 laptop stolen, as well as a $100 handbag, at the Plaza at Preston Center. 

A $600 iPhone was stolen sometime between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. at the Highland Park High School.

12 Friday

Jewelry worth $8,000 was stolen sometime between 5:55 p.m. April 10 and 6 p.m. April 12 from a home in the 4000 block of Windsor Avenue.

13 Saturday

The driver of a black 2012 Ford attempted to steal $437.69 worth of merchandise between 1:10 and 1:15 a.m. from CVS on Mockingbird Lane.

Reported at 8:13 a.m. from the 2800 block of Milton Avenue: A college fund was fraudulently accessed sometime between March 29 and April 13.

A white 2017 Lexus RX350 parked at the 6600 block of Hillcrest Avenue was struck by another vehicle sometime between 4 and 4:20 p.m.

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Timothy Glaze

A journalism graduate of the University of North Texas, Tim has called Dallas home his entire life. He has covered news, schools, sports, and politics in Lake Dallas, Denton, Plano, Allen, Little Elm, and Dallas since 2009 for several publications - The Lake Cities Sun, The Plano Star Courier, the Denton Record Chronicle, and now, People Newspapers. He lives in Denton County with his wife and three dogs.

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