Park Cities Crime Reports March 16-22

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: GRINCH?

A thief took two toy cars worth $400 that were given as Christmas gifts to children in 2019 and left unattended in Flippen Park in the 4400 block of Versailles Avenue before 11:44 a.m. March 21.

HIGHLAND PARK

16 Monday

Arrested at 8:39 p.m.: A man in the 5000 block of Airline Road for a warrant. The man’s age wasn’t provided.

17 Tuesday

A thief drove off in a Land Rover parked in the 4600 block of Westside Drive overnight before 6:30 a.m. The vehicle was later recovered, police say.

18 Wednesday

Unwelcome surprise: A dog bit a man walking nearby in the area of the intersection of Armstrong Parkway and Cowper Avenue around 12:37 p.m.

A good Samaritan turned a debit card found near the intersection of Armstrong Parkway and Mockingbird Lane in to police around 12:55 p.m.

19 Thursday

A burglar broke a window of the James Pearse store in Highland Park Village and took clothes around 5:52 a.m.

22 Sunday

Arrested at 4:45 a.m.: A man in the 4200 block of Beverly Drive accused of violation of a protective order. The man’s age wasn’t given.

UNIVERSITY PARK

21 Saturday

A thief drove off in a Chevrolet truck from a construction site in the 3400 block of Purdue Street around 2:21 p.m.

22 Sunday

A thief swiped a bicycle from a back porch in the 3400 block of McFarlin Boulevard overnight before 9:50 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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