Police Reports: Feb. 13-19

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: KEY EVIDENCE?

At 9 p.m. Feb. 13, a burglar left behind a Toyota key after damaging a rear window and breaking into a black 2007 Chevrolet Suburban in the 4400 block of Southern Avenue. Guardian locks protected the rear seat, which was down, but not removed.

HIGHLAND PARK

13 MONDAY
A black and white concrete saw attachment for a Bobcat front loader went missing from a construction site in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn between 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 6:45 a.m. Feb. 13. Scratch marks on the ground suggest the $5,000 saw may have been dragged away.

15 WEDNESDAY
At 2:50 p.m., a 32-year-old woman with a toddler attempted to exchange a stolen $1,595 backpack at Giuseppe Zanotti in Highland Park Village. Officers arrived and made an arrest. The backpack was among items reported stolen in Feb. 14 thefts involving several people possibly associated with the Fast Kash Crew. Police arrested a 19-year-old man on Feb. 14.

At 8:58 p.m., a man grabbed a $399 bottle of Opus One wine at Royal Blue Grocery in Highland Park Village and asked, “Can I check out here?,” before bolting out the door to a waiting Toyota with a female driver.


Police Reports: Feb. 6-12

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BAD TIMING

At 10:35 a.m. Feb. 6, a thief entered a house in the 4100 block of Emerson Avenue through the garage door, which was left open while the victim was unloading groceries, and stole an $8,500 Chanel purse.

HIGHLAND PARK

6 MONDAY
After 8:30 p.m., a burglar broke into a black 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 4300 block of Westway Avenue and stole the third row seat.

7 TUESDAY
Between 9 p.m. Feb. 6 and 3 a.m. Feb. 7, a burglar broke into a silver GMC Yukon in the 4300 block of Westway Avenue and stole the third row seat. In the same time frame, the third row seat was stolen from a black 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe on the same block.

12 SUNDAY
At 12:45 a.m., a burglar stole a 15-inch MacBook Air and a Mascoma Savings Bank Check Book from a house in the 3200 block of Dartmouth Avenue.


Police Reports: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

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HIGHLAND PARK

31 TUESDAY
At 5:18 a.m., a burglar broke into a red 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup in the 4600 block of North Versailles Avenue and stole a pair of $350 Leipold binoculars, a $450 ECM controller, and a $30 pair of jumper cables.

After 5:30 p.m., a thief entered a tan 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 4200 block of Potomac Avenue and stole $650 of property, including the third row seat, a wool blanket, a picnic blanket, a bag, a purple kids coat, and a purple fleece.

2 THURSDAY
At 8:13 a.m., a victim reported a theft of a $150 white Specialized kids bike from a house in the 3500 block of Lindenwood Avenue between 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 and 8 a.m. Jan. 26.

UNIVERSITY PARK

30 MONDAY
At 2:32 p.m., a victim reported $15,000 of Wolf and Bosch kitchen appliances stolen from a house in the 4500 block of Normandy Avenue between 5 p.m. Jan. 25 and 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

31 TUESDAY
After 9 p.m., a thief stole the tailgate of a white 2016 Ford F250 in the 3500 block of University Boulevard.

1 WEDNESDAY
Between 10:45 and 11:15 a.m., a thief stole a $1,900 Louis Vuitton purse, containing a $1,000 MacBook Air, a $400 iPhone, and a $950 bracelet, at Starbucks in Snider Plaza.

At 3:05 p.m., a thief stole a purse containing credit and debit cards, a driver’s license, and $400 cash from a victim in a restaurant in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.

3 FRIDAY
At 10:57 p.m., a shoplifter stole $19.97 of property from CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane.

5 SUNDAY
At 6:15 a.m., a thief entered a white 2010 Chevrolet Suburban in the 2800 block of Westminster Avenue.


Police Reports: Jan. 22-29

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: A GOOD STROLLER, BUT A VERY BAD GETAWAY CAR

Between 3 and 5 p.m. Jan. 26, a thief stole a package containing a $379 black Britax baby travel stroller from the front porch of a house in the 4500 block of Westside Drive.

HIGHLAND PARK

23 MONDAY
Between 10:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m., burglars stole $24,400 of property, including an $8,000 Cartier watch, an $8,000 84-inch flat-screen TV, a $4,000 64-inch flat-screen TV, a $2,200 Apple MacBook Pro laptop, an $800 Acer laptop, $300 Beats by Dre wireless headphones, $300 hair trimmers, and $800 cash from a house in the 3100 block of Princeton Avenue.

After 6 p.m., a trespasser entered an unlocked black 2004 GMC Yukon in the rear driveway of a house in the 3400 block of Princeton Avenue.

After 9 p.m., a thief entered an unlocked 2016 GMC Denali in the 3200 block of Beverly Drive and stole a wallet.


Police Reports: Jan. 16-22

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: JUST BLAME THE HELP

At 5:08 p.m., a victim reported $900 missing from a house in the 3200 block of Stanford Avenue and suspected the housekeeper of stealing it.

HIGHLAND PARK

16 MONDAY
At 3:51 a.m., Sean David Gant, 28, of Dallas, was arrested in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive on a charge of public intoxication.

17 TUESDAY
At 1 p.m., a thief and an accomplice stole a brass Seiko divers wristwatch, a black Tag Heuer wristwatch, a David Yurman silver herringbone wristwatch, a silver Gucci wristwatch, and an antique Buliva diamond-shaped wristwatch from a house in the 4200 block of Lakeside Drive after gaining entry to the house by pretending to be well-known employees of the owners and saying they needed to fix the water heater.


Police Reports: Jan. 9-15

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: LOOK AT IT FROM MY ANGLE

At 6:31 a.m. Jan. 13, five side mirrors were reported stolen from a black 2011 GMC Yukon, a black 2014 Toyota Sequioa, and a 2013 Toyota Sequioa in the 4200 block of Colgate Avenue between 10 a.m. Jan. 12 and 6:20 a.m. Jan. 13.

HIGHLAND PARK

9 MONDAY
At 2:03 a.m., Krysta Ann Hayslip, 29, of Dallas, was arrested in the 3400 block of Armstrong Avenue on a charge of public intoxication.

At 8:02 a.m., a maroon 2006 Chrysler was reported broken into in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue sometime after 8 p.m. the night before. $300 prescription sunglasses and paper receipts were reported stolen.

10 TUESDAY
A white Mercedes GLS was reported stolen from the 4300 block of Belclaire Avenue some time after 8 p.m. the night before; a Jeep Wrangler was reported burglarized in the 4500 block of Belclaire Avenue between 4 and 4:30 a.m; and a Land Rover was reported burglarized in the 4500 block of Belclaire Avenue.


Police Reports: Jan. 2-8

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HIGHLAND PARK

4 WEDNESDAY
Between noon and 1 p.m., a thief stole a Milwaukee Impact drill with two batteries and a charger from a second-floor bedroom in a house in the 4200 block of Belclaire Avenue.

5 THURSDAY
After 11 p.m., a thief stole the side view mirrors from a black 2015 GMC Sierra LD Crew in the 4600 block of Fairfax Avenue.

7 SATURDAY
Between 11:58 a.m. and 12:20 p.m, a person lost a $400 space gray iPhone 6s that was then stolen in the 3400 block of Beverly Drive.

8 SUNDAY
At 10:09 p.m., Anne Harper Motlow, 52, of Dallas, was arrested in the 3400 block of Mockingbird Lane on a charge of driving while intoxicated.


Police Reports: Dec. 26-Jan. 2

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: FINDERS KEEPERS

Between midnight and 1 a.m. Jan. 1, an intoxicated Uber rider in the 3400 block of University Boulevard called the police stating that he left his $1,000 Botega wallet in an Uber vehicle, and that when he called, the Uber driver told him he was keeping it.

HIGHLAND PARK

26 MONDAY
At 3:12 a.m., Kara Kristine Brown, 30, of Dallas, was arrested in the 3600 block of Crescent Avenue on a charge of public intoxication.

28 WEDNESDAY
At 11:17 a.m., a hacker sent an email to an employee of William Noble Rare Jewels in Highland Park Village under a fake identity, convincing the employee to wire $46,570 to a Wells Fargo account.


Police Reports: Dec. 19-25

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: UN-GUARDIANED ANGEL

Between 12:30 p.m. Dec. 24 and 7 a.m. Dec. 25, a thief stole a six-foot-tall white fabric angel with gold trim, valued at $600, from the front lawn of a house in the 4400 block of Edmondson Avenue.

HIGHLAND PARK

19 MONDAY
Between 3:25 and 5 p.m., a thief stole a UPS package containing Beats Solo3 wireless headphones, valued at $240, from a house in the 3500 block of Potomac Avenue.