Crime Reports Feb. 5-11


After being confronted by employees at a CVS in the 3000 block of Mockingbird Lane about possibly concealing $120 worth of Maybelline foundation in his jacket, a 48-year-old Dallas man fled the store around 11:12 p.m. Feb. 11 through the rear entrance. He was located by police behind the Moody Coliseum – sans the foundation – but was arrested on an outstanding warrant.


6 Tuesday

When a woman called out for her dog Daisy, who was barking for an unknown reason around 6 p.m. while at their home in the 5400 block of Oxford Drive, a male intruder echoed back, “Daisy.” The man had gained access to the home by smashing a glass window pane on a back door. The burglar fled the property. Nothing was reported stolen, but an iron in the upstairs laundry room was reported to be out of place.

7 Wednesday

Sometime between 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 7:30 a.m. Feb. 7 two sump pumps, valued at $250 each, were stolen from a construction site in the 4400 block of Highland Drive. The owner reported the theft around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.


5 Monday

Stolen: A lawn mower, valued at $1,300, from a landscaper working at a home between 3:30 and 4 p.m. in the 6300 block of Douglas Avenue.

8 Thursday

About $12,000 in goods, ranging from rifles to power tools, were stolen from a home in the 6900 block of Vassar Drive that was burglarized sometime between noon Feb. 3 and 8:20 p.m. Feb. 8.

10 Saturday

Just after midnight, an 80-year-old University Park woman reported to police that sometime between Feb. 6 and 10 her 2008 blue Hyundai Santa Fe was stolen from her home in the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue.

A 54-year-old University Park man was sprayed with pepper spray and robbed around 11:45 p.m. near the SMU campus in the 6400 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist with a background in crime and government reporting and an obsession with all things culture and arts. She serves as the Managing Editor for Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, curating content for the Living Well and Faith sections, as well as producing the Fall and Spring society sections and 20 Under 40. From luncheons to galas to exhibition openings to new Dallas restaurants, you can find her out and about on Instagram @Bianca_TBD or @peoplenewspapers. You can also reach her by email at [email protected]. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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