SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: THEFT OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS
Reported at 2:31 p.m. Sept. 2: a jerk took a knapsack, a MacBook Pro, lipstick, and even a Bible from a Jeep Cherokee in the 4000 block of Northwest Parkway.
Reported at 12:29 p.m.: a jerk took a Trek bicycle left near the back of a home in the 4200 block of Potomac Avenue.
A ne’er do well broke into a Range Rover outside TJ’s Seafood Market in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn Avenue at 6:13 p.m. by breaking a window and grabbed a backpack containing a $13,000 Rolex, a bag containing $50,000 in jewelry, a Dell laptop, a black travel AP watch case containing a $20,000 pair of diamond stud earrings, and a wallet with a debit card, credit cards, checkbook, and an envelope containing $1,500 in Euros and Pounds.
A porch pirate picked up a pair of Maggiano’s gift cards for $125 from an envelope on the porch of a home in the 4400 block of Mockingbird Lane before 4 p.m.
Arrested at 2:31 a.m.: a 35 year old accused of possession of drug paraphernalia and for a warrant in the 4300 block of Versailles Avenue.
Arrested at 11:54 a.m.: a 26 year old accused of failure to identify, intentionally giving false information, driving with expired registration, theft, and for a warrant in Highland Park Village.
Arrested at 12:40 p.m.: a 25 year old for warrants in Highland Park Village.
A crook three chainsaws left near the garage of a home in the 3600 block of Beverly Drive at 1:50 p.m.
A reckless driver in a BMW hit a Mazda in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue, continued westbound on Roland, hit a Toyota Rav 4, and continued driving without stopping to provide information before 2:27 p.m.
Another careless driver in a Toyota Tundra rear ended a BMW stopped at Mockingbird Lane and Roland Avenue at 9:47 a.m., causing the BMW to hit a Mazda stopped in front of it, then the driver of the Tundra briefly stopped near Mockingbird and Greenway, but continued northbound on Greenway without providing information.
A stealer snatched a wallet, $300 in mixed currencies, a credit card, ID card, and library card from a GMC in the 3900 block of Shenandoah Avenue before 4:12 p.m.
A burglar broke into a Range Rover parked in the 6500 block of Hillcrest Avenue and took a Dell computer, a pair of AirPods, an Amazon Kindle, and more before 5:55 p.m.
A careless driver hit a Toyota Tundra parked outside a home in the 3500 block of Centenary Drive before 10:12 p.m.
A thief took taillights from a Ford F150 in the 4400 block of Hyer Avenue before 1:20 a.m.
A pilferer picked up a Nike backpack, a MacBook Pro, AirPod Pro, and TI calculator from a Ford F150 parked in the 4200 block of Emerson Avenue at 5:20 p.m.
A crook broke into a Porsche Macan parked at a restaurant in the 6600 block of Hillcrest Avenue via the back seat passenger window and took a Louis Vuitton bag at 8:45 p.m.
Arrested at 9:12 p.m.: a 29-year-old man for a warrant in the 4500 block of Lovers Lane.
A stealer snatched two instruments and various sports equipment from a Dodge Ram in the 3600 block of Amherst Street at 6 a.m.
A ne’er do well drove off in a Toyota Tundra from the 4400 block of Purdue Street before 7 a.m. that was later recovered.
Reported at 8:06 a.m.: a sneaky thief snatched gift cards, a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, and $100 in cash from an Infiniti in the 4300 block of Purdue Street. Officers found someone had broken into another Infiniti in the 4100 block of Purdue Street before 8:35 a.m.
Reported at 3:10 p.m.: a smash and grab. A crook broke into a Lexus in the 6400 block of Hillcrest Avenue via a passenger side window and took $3,000.
Another burglar broke into a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 8300 block of Preston Road before 4:50 p.m. and grabbed a backpack containing about $4,500.
A thief found easy pickings of a MacBook Pro, iPad, and more from an unlocked Tesla parked in the Plaza at Preston Center at 3:27 p.m.
Arrested at 8:11 a.m.: a 21-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 3200 block of Milton Avenue.