Park Cities Crime Reports April 6-12

crimeSKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: CLEAN GETAWAY

A thief ran out of a drug store in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane with body wash bottles around 6:46 p.m. April 12.

HIGHLAND PARK

1 Wednesday 

Thief stole your homework? A porch pirate pilfered two packages containing about $300 worth of school supplies intended for homeschooling from a home in the 3300 block of Beverly Drive. The incident was reported at 4:29 p.m.

6 Monday

A good Samaritan found a tackle box near a park bench around 3:37 p.m. in the 4200 block of Lakeside Drive and informed authorities.

8 Wednesday

Arrested at 7:16 p.m.: a 19-year-old man accused of driving without a valid license in the 4300 block of Westway Avenue

10 Friday

Arrested at 4:29 a.m.: a 26-year-old man accused of riding with no bicycle lamps and running a stop sign in the 3600 block of Shenandoah Avenue

Arrested at 3 p.m.: a 23-year-old man for a warrant in the 4200 block of Armstrong Parkway

11 Saturday

A thief took a ring, which was appraised at $6,800, from a handbag that’d been left at the Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive between 4 and 4:30 p.m. 

12 Sunday

A thief took two GMC Power Wheels replica electric toy cars, worth about $300 each, and a pedal-powered replica toy four-wheeler, worth about $100, that’d been left outside a home in the 4500 block of Westway Avenue between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

6 Monday

A crook opened an unauthorized cell phone account around 11:17 a.m. using the credit card information of a man in the 3700 block of Caruth Boulevard

A shoplifter swiped Olay skincare products from a CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane before 4:19 p.m.

7 Tuesday

A burglar got into a Dodge Durango in the 2900 block of Westminster Avenue overnight before 7 a.m. and snagged a Lenovo device.

10 Friday

Overnight before 11 a.m., a burglar snagged a third-row seat, a Q Bomb Box/power base, and various fishing tackle from a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 4400 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

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 [email protected]

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