Park Cities Crime Reports March 2-8

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: NO MORE DIRTY CLOTHES

An opportunistic thief took a laundry bag containing a men’s wool suit, two Terri John ball gowns, and a Ted Baker dress left on a porch in the 4300 block of Lomo Alto Drive for the dry cleaners before 3:30 p.m. March 3.

HIGHLAND PARK

2 Monday

A thief swiped merchandise from the Whole Foods store in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive around 4:21 p.m. and left.

An opportunistic thief took a $319 shirt from an unlocked Ford C-Max in the 5000 block of Airline Road. The incident was reported at 6:12 p.m.

4 Wednesday

Arrested at 12:02 a.m.: a 46-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated, driving without insurance, and driving without a valid driver’s license in the 5400 block of Airline Road.

A thief broke into a toolbox with bolt cutters and took multiple tools from a garage in the 4200 block of Belclaire Avenue that was unsecured between Feb. 28 and 7 a.m. March 2. The incident was reported at 10:35 a.m.

5 Thursday

Arrested at 1:30 a.m.: a 42-year-old man accused of unauthorized use of a vehicle in the 6300 block of Preston Road.

Thieves took two Jimmy Choo purses from the store in Highland Park Village around 5:40 p.m. while an employee was turned around to answer their question about a product.

Arrested at 8:15 p.m.: a 62-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4300 block of Lakeside Drive.

6 Friday

Arrested at 1:09 a.m.: a 20-year-old woman accused of reckless damage and driving while intoxicated in the 3600 block of Armstrong Avenue.

An anonymous tipster reported finding a box containing drug paraphernalia and what appeared to be drugs in an alleyway in the 3800 block of Gillon Avenue around 3:16 p.m.

7 Saturday

Arrested at 12:35 a.m.: a 29-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue.

Arrested at 7 p.m.: a 27 year old accused of criminal trespassing in the 4100 block of Beverly Drive.

8 Sunday

Arrested at 11:20 p.m.: a 27 year old accused of driving without a valid license and speeding in the 5400 block of Douglas Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

2 Monday

A thief swiped a sign from a yard in the 3300 block of Rankin Avenue around 7:50 a.m.

Arrested at 9 a.m.: a 55-year-old man for a warrant in the 3800 block of University Boulevard.

3 Tuesday

A thief broke into a Lexus RX 350 in the 2800 block of Dyer Street and took a pair of Ray-Bans. The incident was reported at 4:08 p.m.

A crook opened credit cards using the information of a woman in the 4400 block of Purdue Street. The incident was reported at 5:35 p.m.

6 Friday

A thief drove off in a Mercedes E-Class from the 3600 block of McFarlin Boulevard overnight before 11:30 a.m.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at rachel.snyder@peoplenewspapers.com

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