Park Cities Crime Reports June 8-14

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: NEIGHBORHOOD CENSORSHIP?

A thief snagged a “Black Lives Matter” sign from a yard in the 3500 block of Crescent Avenue around 9:07 p.m. June 12.

HIGHLAND PARK 

8 Monday

Arrested at 5:46 p.m.: a 19 year old in the 4300 block of Livingston Avenue accused of driving without insurance or a valid license. 

10 Wednesday 

A porch pirate pilfered a $20 Husqvarna weed eater head, a $20 iPhone screen protector, various fishing tackle, and ear protection worth a total of $429 that were delivered to a home in the 4500 block of Westside Drive. The incident was reported at 3:49 p.m. June 10.

A thief snagged a blue and green Pure Fix bicycle with bent spoons on the handlebars from a driveway in the 3200 block of Mockingbird Lane overnight before 7 p.m.

14 Sunday

A scoundrel scratched the rear hatch of an Acura SUV on the driver’s side in the 4500 block of Fairway Avenue. The incident was reported at 3:10 p.m. 

A thief took a red Bianchi bicycle that was locked on a rack in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue overnight before 8 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

9 Tuesday 

A thief snagged a $540 TREK bicycle from the 3400 block of Amherst Street. The incident was reported at 5 p.m.

10 Wednesday 

A crook stole the identity of a woman in the 3200 block of Caruth Boulevard. The incident was reported at 12:16 p.m.

12 Friday

How easy was it for a burglar to get into a home in the 3200 block of Villanova Drive and grab a debit card, a Citi card, a Nordstrom card, a Target card, $70, a $2,000 Louis Vuitton bag, another $500 Luis Vuitton piece, an American Express card, and a couple of documents, and more around 4:08 a.m.? A door was unlocked and the garage was open.

A thief took $2,800 in items from a Mercedes G Wagon in the 3800 block of Wentwood Drive overnight before 9 a.m.

Burglar(s) damaged a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 2600 block of Fondren Drive while trying to get into it around 1 p.m.

13 Saturday

A thief drove off in a Ford Fusion with a $100 bicycle from a driveway in the 3600 block of Northwest Parkway overnight before 5:50 a.m. 

A thief snagged a $500 Gucci wallet with four Chase cards and a driver’s license between 9:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. in the 6800 block of Snider Plaza.

14 Sunday

A thief rode off in a motorcycle from a covered parking area in the 4500 block of University Boulevard. The incident was reported at 2:31 p.m.

Arrested at 6:30 p.m.: a 45-year-old man for a warrant in the 3400 block of Daniel Avenue.

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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