Park Cities Crime Reports May 4-10

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BEST BURGLAR STYLE

A burglar got into a store in the 6800 block of Snider Plaza and snagged a Saint Laurent satchel, a Valentino bag, a jacket, an Anya backpack, and three Fendi pieces. The incident was reported at 3:41 p.m. May 6. 

HIGHLAND PARK

4 Monday

Branch v. SUV: A tree branch fell on a Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the 4500 block of S. Versailles Avenue around 7:03 p.m., leaving a dent on the front driver side door.

6 Wednesday 

Arrested at 2 p.m.: A 31-year-old man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication in the 3400 block of Harvard Avenue.

A Good Samaritan found a backpack at 7:30 p.m. containing a tackle box of lures and fishing line, as well as a wallet and business card in the 4500 block of Lakeside Drive and informed authorities.

7 Thursday

Arrested at 12:50 a.m. and 1:42 a.m.: a 33-year-old man accused of trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive.

An unwelcome guest left a pile of granite on top of grass on property in the 4600 block of Southern Avenue, damaging the yard. The incident was reported at 6:39 a.m. 

A thief snagged a child’s mountain bicycle from a yard in the 3500 block of Lexington Avenue around 5 p.m. 

8 Friday

A crook opened an account with Southern California Gas Company using the information of a man in the 3200 block of Drexel Drive at 9:22 a.m. 

10 Sunday

An irresponsible motorist backed into the driver’s side front door of a Jeep Wrangler parked in the 4500 block of Belfort Place without leaving information between 5:45 p.m. and 7:04 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

4 Monday

Arrested at 2:07 p.m.: a 66-year-old woman accused of forgery in the 6900 block of Preston Road.

5 Tuesday 

A thief drove off in an Audi Q5 overnight before 10:30 a.m. from the 4200 block of Caruth Boulevard.

7 Thursday

A crook used the Sams Club credit account information of a man in the 3600 block of Granada Avenue around 7 a.m.

Arrested at 10:30 p.m.: a 36-year-old man accused of walking on a roadway where sidewalks were provided in the 3900 block of University Boulevard.

A thief snagged a Trek bicycle from a home in the 4300 block of Hanover Street around 6:54 p.m.

8 Friday

Arrested at 9:05 p.m.: a 53-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 3400 block of Westminster Avenue.

9 Saturday 

Arrested at 9:50 p.m.: a 52-year-old man accused of violating a protective order in the 4400 block of Emerson Avenue.

10 Sunday

Arrested at 2 a.m.: A 19-year-old man accused of possession of marijuana in the 3500 block of Hanover Street.

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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