Crime Reports July 30 – Aug. 5

 

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: PAVING THE WAY

We have no idea how the thief plans to use it, but a $35,000 Volvo asphalt roller was stolen sometime between 8 p.m. August 2 and 6 a.m. the next day from HERC Rentals job site in the 8100 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard.

HIGHLAND PARK

1 Wednesday

The rear passenger door windows from a 2013 white Chevrolet Express work van parked in the 3600 block of Gillon Avenue were shattered and a $5,000 painting unit was stolen from inside sometime between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m.

Around 4:50 p.m., a resident in the 4500 block of Arcady Avenue reported to police that her $35,000 Tiffany & Co. platinum bracelet with 6.53 ct diamonds had gone missing while she was away at her lake house.

2 Thursday

If you left your black plastic bumper in the 3400 block of Mockingbird Lane after taking down a truck zone road sign, Highland Park Department of Public Safety officers picked it up around 4 a.m.

4 Saturday

Sometime between 2 11 p.m., a 2015 gray Subaru Impreza was burglarized outside Royal Blue Grocery in Highland Park Village. Nothing was stolen, but a backpack was rifled through.

When a Lyft driver was notified by a customer that a rose gold iPhone, valued at $350, was left in the car he decided not to return it because he was “too tired,” and said he’d bring it by the next morning, the owner reported at 11:59 p.m. in the 4700 block of Drexel Drive. That never happened, and thanks to the Find My Phone app it appears that the phone is at the corner of East Atoll Drive and Sutter Street in south-south Dallas. No word if the owner made the trip to get it.

5 Sunday

A 58-year-old resident in the 3500 block of Potomac Avenue was tricked into wiring $1,500 to “movers” to ship a couch she was selling to a man in California, she reported to police around 9:20 a.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK

30 Monday

We know summertime is the perfect opportunity for a new wardrobe, but you’re supposed to pay for the clothing. One shopper didn’t get the message before walking out of E Leigh’s Boutique in the 6600 block of Hillcrest Avenue around 12:30 p.m. with about $460 worth of tops, crop tops, and dresses.

Highland Park Presbyterian Church in the 3800 block of University Boulevard reported to police around 2:20 p.m. that about $6,900 in camera and audio equipment was stolen from its video room sometime between June 15 and July 23.

31 Tuesday

It looks like you can’t even leave your bracelets on your dining room table without risking them being stolen. A resident in the 3600 block of McFarlin Boulevard reported to police around 10:15 a.m. that sometime on July 12 two custom bracelets valued at $30,000 were stolen from her home.

1 Wednesday

Stolen before 3:15 a.m.: a 2018 BMW X5, valued at $80,000, from the detached garage of a home in the 3500 block of Colgate Avenue.

4 Saturday

A Dallas woman pumping gas in the 8400 block of Preston Road returned to her car around 8:30 a.m. to find her Tumi wallet had been stolen.

A customized Rockhopper bike, valued at $1,000, was stolen sometime between midnight and 3 p.m. from a carport in the 4000 block of Hanover Street.

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