Crime Reports Feb. 19 – 25

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: LIFE ISN’T FAIR

A partygoer who chose to ride his skateboard to a friend’s home instead of driving while drunk wasn’t rewarded for his smart decisions. His 2006 Lexus IS 250, including a Kanye for President 2020 air freshener, was stolen sometime between 2 and 3:25 a.m. Feb. 24 from the 4300 block of Lakeside Drive.

HIGHLAND PARK

20 Tuesday

Stolen: an expired Geico insurance card and a confirmation email from Bank of America sometime between 1 p.m. Feb. 18 and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The items were left in an unlocked 2008 red Toyota Yaris parked in an underground garage in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive.

21 Wednesday

Stolen by a man in a “short style” rain jacket with hood: a knife left overnight in a 2014 black Audi S6 parked in the 3600 block of Dartmouth Avenue. Security camera footage captured the burglar breaking into the unlocked vehicle around 4:10 a.m.

A black Gucci leather wallet, valued at $1,000, and 100 Euros, valued at $122, credit cards, and a safe deposit box key were stolen around 4:30 p.m. from a woman shopping at the Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive.

23 Friday

The center console of SUVs must be a hot item. Owners of five vehicles reported them stolen overnight. Before 8 a.m., vehicles in the 3600 block of Shenandoah Street; 3800 block of Shenandoah Street; 3400 block if Potomac Avenue; 3500 block of Drexel Drive, and 3800 block of Maplewood Avenue had their center consoles stolen. One 2014 black GMC Yukon XL also had third-row seat stolen.

UNIVERSITY PARK

19 Monday

Nearly $200 in Similac formula was stolen around 5:10 p.m. from a Tom Thumb grocery store at Snider Plaza.

20 Tuesday

A specialty store in Snider Plaza was burglarized overnight between 6:45 p.m. Feb. 19 and 9:54 a.m. Tuesday. At least $250 in cash was reported stolen.

21 Wednesday

A 29-year-old woman reported to police at 7:19 p.m. that sometime between Feb. 5 and 6 when construction was being done at her home in the 3400 block of Westminster Avenue a coin collection under her bed was stolen.

23 Friday

Arrested: A 38-year-old Plano woman for possession of dangerous drugs, including heroin, morphine, and prescription drugs, by a Texas State trooper around 4:50 p.m. in the 4000 block of Larchmont 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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