Park Cities Crime Reports July 27-August 2

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: ROCKY DRIVING?

 A scoundrel hit a decorative rock in the northeast corner of a property in the 3200 block of Beverly Drive and drove through the yard, leaving tread damage, some time between 7:30 and 11 a.m. July 30.

HIGHLAND PARK

28 Tuesday

A good neighbor found an iPhone 11 Pro under bushes in the 3700 block of Normandy Avenue and turned it in to the authorities. The incident was reported at 5:47 p.m.

30 Thursday

Arrested at 4:04 a.m.: An 18 year old accused of possession of a controlled substance in the 5400 block of Armstrong Parkway.

A crook filed a fraudulent claim for worker’s compensation using the information of a man in the 3600 block of Dartmouth Avenue around 1:28 p.m.

A thief grabbed a laptop bag, a Dell laptop, two wallets worth $200 each, a financial calculator, a pair of reading glasses, and a house key from an Audi RS7 while it was parked in Highland Park Village between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.

An irresponsible motorist driving a Jeep Cherokee involved in a crash with the drivers of a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Honda Pilot in the 4500 block of Mockingbird Lane around 6 p.m. fled the scene without leaving information.

31 Friday

Arrested at 6:01 a.m.: A 36 year old accused of public intoxication in the 3300 block of Beverly Drive.

A thief drove off in a BMW 430i that was parked in the 3500 block of Lexington Avenue overnight before 8:30 a.m.

Another irresponsible motorist rear-ended a Toyota Camry near the intersection of Mockingbird Lane and Abbott Avenue, and continued to drive without providing information around 4 p.m.

2 Sunday 

Arrested at 11:24 p.m.: A 56-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated and a warrant in the 4300 block of Oaklawn Avenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK

27 Monday

A burglar snagged a pair of earrings from a home in the 3400 block of Haynie Avenue. The incident was reported at 10:32 a.m.

Thieves grabbed a $1,200 pair of glasses from a store in the 8300 block of Preston Road around 3:04 p.m.

29 Wednesday

Thieves grabbed $16 from a woman’s purse at a store in the 4400 block of Lovers Lane between 1:55 and 2 p.m.

30 Thursday

Arrested at 10:30 a.m.: A 49-year-old man for a warrant in the 5800 block of Grassmere Lane.

31 Friday

A burglar got into an Audi Q5 in the 2700 block of Milton Avenue and grabbed $1,200, seven credit or debit cards, a briefcase, documents, and more around 11:57 a.m.

A burglar got into a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 7800 block of Pickwick Lane and snagged an iPhone, a driver’s license, and two Bank of America debit cards between 4:20 and 6:44 p.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 [email protected]

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