Crime Reports Aug. 6 – 12

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: MAMA SAYS

You know that saying, ‘Don’t put all your eggs in one basket?’ We guess it also applies to not leaving all of your glasses in the car, too. Prescription, reading, and sunglasses, collectively valued at $1,010, were stolen sometime between 3:48 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 9 from a 2016 blue Landrover Discovery parked in the 4500 block of Normandy Avenue.

HIGHLAND PARK

7 Tuesday

A $3,500 Essixk concrete mixer was stolen sometime between 8 a.m. Aug. 6 and 3:45 p.m. the following day from a job site in the 4900 block of Abbott Avenue.

9 Thursday

A resident in the 4500 block of Westway Avenue who left his vehicle unlocked in the front of his home for six minutes between 9:50 and 9:56 a.m. learned the hard way that thieves are quick. During that time frame, $200 in cash, an iPhone 6, and a Kimber K6 .357 Magnum shot revolver were stolen from the glove box of his 2018 gray Mercedes GLS63.

Six dresses, valued at more than $2,000, were stolen from a 2013 white Range Roger between 3 p.m. Aug. 1 and 11 a.m. Aug. 2 while parked in the 4600 block of Edmondson Avenue, a woman reported to police around 4 p.m. Aug. 9.

12 Sunday

A Park Cities woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking in the vicinity of Airline Road and Drexel Drive. The woman told police around 9:30 p.m. she was southbound on Airline Road when a man exited a white, midsize four-door sedan (driven by another male) and demanded her purse by force. Police are asking those with privately maintained camera systems to review footage during the time frame and contact Detective M. Donahoe with information at [email protected] or 214-559-9362.

UNIVERSITY PARK

6 Monday

Stolen before 7:37 a.m.: the tailgate, valued at $3,000, from a 2011 white Ford F150 parked overnight in the 3300 block of Wentwood Drive.

A brick was thrown through the window of a home in the 4200 block of University Boulvard around 5:20 p.m.

7 Tuesday

Nearly $1,000 in property was stolen overnight before 7:45 a.m. from a 2007 silver BMW S251 parked in the 4000 block of Hanover Street.

A stormy forecast must have had a thief a little worried about his pool time. Around 5 p.m., a $4,000 pool warmer was stolen from a home in the 3800 block of Centenary Drive.

8 Wednesday

A $2,300 Rolex was stolen from a Snider Plaza business sometime between 9 a.m. July 20 and 8 a.m. Aug. 8.

9 Thursday

A 2017 gray Chevrolet 300, valued at $22,000, was stolen sometime between 8:45 p.m. Aug. 8 and 10 a.m. the following day from the 4400 block of Normandy Avenue.

10 Friday

Stolen before 8:24 a.m.: a purse from inside a 2011 white Kia Sportage LL parked overnight in the 3300 block of Marquette Street.

11 Saturday

The lug nuts from a 2018 black GMC Tahoe were stolen between 6:30 and 6:35 a.m. while parked in the 3600 block of Purdue Street.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist and former Managing Editor of Park Cities People. She currently serves as a Senior Editor with D Magazine's D CEO publication. You can reach her by email at [email protected] or follow her on Instagram @Bianca_TBD. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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