Skulduggery of the Week: Vegetation Devastation
At 4:52 a.m. Aug. 1, a planter that was bolted to the ground at Highland Park Village was found on its side.
Between 9:30 a.m. and 3:28 p.m., a burglar broke into two cars in a parking lot at The Shops at Highland Park: a white Ford F350, stealing two 100-foot extensions cords and a $1,200 generator; and a white Ford Fusion, stealing a black buckle bag, a white Anna Martina Franco bag, a pair of Dolce Vita shoes, a pair of Steve Madden shoes, $50 Huile Devine Oil, $50 in Korres Wild Rose Sauvage, $60 in Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, and a $150 pair of prescription glasses. The stolen items from the white Ford Fusion were recovered in a nearby dumpster.
Between 6:30 p.m. July 3 and 8 a.m. July 4, a thief entered a blue Audi AA6 in the 4500 block of Lorraine Avenue and stole a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses.
Between 5 and 6 a.m., a burglar broke into a tan 2013 GMC Denali in the 3100 block of Denali Avenue and stole the third-row seat.
Between 10 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6:45 a.m. Aug. 6, a scoundrel stole a $400 1968 Schwinn AutoCycle from the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue.
Between noon and 3:02 p.m., a lawbreaker stole a $250 drill, a $500 Rigid dye set, and a $4,000 Rigid snake camera from a silver 2001 Ford F250 in the 4500 block of Belclaire Avenue.
At 8 a.m., Austin Robert Landes, 18, of Dallas, was arrested at Highland Park High School on a charge of public intoxication.
At 12:38 a.m., a resident of the 3600 block of Northwest Parkway reported an ex-boyfriend threatened her and attempted to steal property.
Between 7:20 and 7:40 a.m., a thief entered a black 2008 Toyota Solara at Highland Park High School and stole a $100 Britton purse containing a $100 billfold wallet and $125 in cash.
At 2:29 p.m., a resident of the 3000 block of Rosedale Avenue stole a $450 Tiffany bracelet between 5 p.m. July 14 and 10 a.m. July 15.
At 11:37 p.m., Todd Patrick Hulet, 58, of Dallas, was arrested in the 3100 block of Lovers Lane on a charge of