Park Cities Crime Reports May 27-June 2

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The thief who stole cash from Bubba’s in the 6600 block of Hillcrest Avenue before 7:47 p.m. on June 2 may end up with more chicken than they bargained for. Bubba’s is on the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the University Park jail.


27 Monday

Officers responded to a report of assault at The Lumen in the 6100 block of Hillcrest Avenue at 6:29 p.m., but the victim refused to cooperate in the investigation.

28 Tuesday

A bumbling burglar set off an alarm when they broke a window before 12:54 a.m. attempting to burglarize a business on Rosedale Avenue.

Prior to 7:13 a.m., a criminal stole an Apple desktop computer from a home on Potomac Avenue.

Reported in the 3400 block of Stanford Avenue: A fraudster stole between $2,500 and $30,000 from a woman before 4:35 p.m.

Reported stolen at 4:52 p.m.: A Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun from a Toyota Land Cruiser owned by a resident of Shenandoah Avenue.

29 Wednesday

A thief found easy pickings on the sidewalk outside a home on Marquette Street. Reported stolen at 12:46 p.m.: a vacuum, curtains, a wooden custom bench, a large vanity 3-foot mirror, and copper-bottom cookware.

Reported at 2:13 p.m. Credit card abuse and burglary of a motor vehicle in the 3200 block of Villanova Drive.

30 Thursday

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Police made a traffic stop, then arrested a woman accused of driving while intoxicated, violating open container laws, and evading arrest at 1:10 a.m. in the 4000 block of  Lovers Lane.

A backyard bandit stole a black folding Pedego electric bike before 1:35 p.m. from the garage of a residence on Villanova Drive.

31 Friday

How easy was it for a thief to get into a Lexus GX parked on Northwest Highway and steal a wallet, cash, five credit cards, photographs, a driver’s license and a Target gift card? Reported at 7:45 p.m.: The Lexus was left unlocked. 

1 Saturday

Reported at 1:39 p.m.: A thief broke into a BMW in the 4000 block of Villanova Drive.


27 Monday

Police arrested a man accused of driving while intoxicated at 12:15 a.m. in the 3600 block of Beverly Drive.

29 Wednesday

Reported at 8:18 p.m.: A fraudster tried unsuccessfully to link the credit card of an au pair in the 3400 block of Cornell Avenue to a payment service.

Police arrested a man on a warrant at 6 p.m. in the 3900 block of Oak Lawn Avenue.

31 Friday

A porch pirate took multiple packages containing two iPad minis and two designer bags from China before 10:32 a.m. from an apartment in the 4700 block of Abbott Avenue.

Reported at 12:09 p.m.: A Trek Marlin 5 bicycle was stolen from a bike rack on May 17 in the 3600 block of Cornell Avenue.

1 Saturday

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A woman lost control of her Porsche Cayenne in the rain and crashed into the bridge at 4000 Armstrong Avenue before 3:20 p.m.

2 Sunday

Reported at 12:49 p.m.: A brazen burglar stole a Chevrolet Silverado and the Beretta 9 mm pistol in it from the 4200 block of Westway Avenue.

Police arrested a man accused of driving while intoxicated at 3:26 a.m. in the 3100 block of Mockingbird Lane.

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