Tips Sought in Serial Burglars in HP, UP

Investigators with Highland Park Department of Public Safety are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a residential burglary crew.

Dating back to November 2018, HPDPS investigators have determined that at least five residential burglaries are connected in Highland Park. These burglaries occurred during the middle of the night, and in each case, the home was occupied during the offense. Further, investigators have not found any evidence of forced entry.

“The suspects sought in connection with the Highland Park burglaries have been determined to be responsible for eight additional offenses in the City of University Park,” said Lt. Lance Koppa, HPDPS public information officer. “In total, this crew has been identified in thirteen residential burglaries, all of which were committed in the same manner. The community is being reminded that these burglaries are being committed by multiple suspects. The release of the still images is an effort by law enforcement to identify, locate, and arrest all suspects connected with these overnight break-ins.”

To submit information about these burglaries, call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373- 8477. Callers may submit tips to Crime Stoppers anonymously.

Residents are urged to contact the University Park police department with information about any of these suspects. If there is a possibility that any of these suspects have been seen in University Park, contact UPPD Lt. John Ball at 214-987-5354.

Residents are reminded to lock homes and vehicles and use home security systems at all times. It is also important to keep money, jewelry and other valuables out of plain sight. Residents who see suspicious activity, regardless of the time of day, are urged to call 911 immediately.

Tips leading to an arrest and indictment may be eligible for a cash reward from Crime Stoppers.

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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