Crime Reports Dec. 3 – 9

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: TRACKED

Onstar proved its worth after an unlocked 2017 Cadillac Escalade with the key fob inside was stolen sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 8 from a driveway in the 4400 block of Southern Avenue. After a “very lengthy process,” police say Onstar was able to locate the vehicle and disable the engine south of Interstate 30 in the 7000 block of Wofford Avenue.

HIGHLAND PARK

4 Tuesday

Arrested at 6:15 p.m.: a Dallas woman on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, second offense, in the 4200 block of Belclaire Avenue.

8 Saturday

Stolen before 6:25 a.m.: just one bottle of wine from a cardboard box full of wine left inside a 2013 silver Audi parked overnight in the 4600 block of Fairfax Avenue. What type of wine? A $60 bottle of Foley pinot noir.

A 12-foot white trailer, valued at $3,000, that was reported missing the prior day (from the 4200 block of Potomac Avenue) was found around 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Drexel Drive and Cambridge Avenue. According to the police report, nothing was missing from the trailer and no damage was reported.

While making a fire in the fireplace at his home in the 4400 block of Rheims Place, the homeowner heard a strange noise around 10:20 a.m. that turned out to be someone crashing their car into the left quarter panel of his white Ford F-150. The other driver fled the scene.

9 Sunday

Arrested at 4:11 a.m.: a Red Oak man on a Class B warrant while in the 4300 block of Armstrong Parkway.

UNIVERSITY PARK

3 Monday

Around 11 a.m., a package containing about $530 worth of clothing was stolen from the front porch of a home in the 4300 block of Purdue Street.

A 21-year-old woman reported to police around 1:10 p.m. that his wallet had been stolen the previous day while shopping in Snider Plaza.

A bag containing about $22 of artistic supplies was stolen sometime between 1:15 and 1:20 p.m. from a front porch in the 2700 block of Daniel Avenue.

4 Tuesday

Back in September (sometime between the 5th and 16th), a door, valued at $2,582.97, was stolen from an LRO Residential job site in the 3800 block of Purdue Street, a homeowner reported around 3 p.m. Dec. 4.

5 Wednesday

Stolen before 7 a.m.: about $2,300 worth of property, including an iPad and Mac Air, was stolen from a vehicle (type not specified) parked overnight in the 3700 block of Stanford Avenue.

Sometime between 5:50 and 11:15 p.m., a 2018 Honda Accord, valued at $26,000, was stolen from the 3500 block of Greenbrier Drive.

6 Thursday

Stolen before 5:20 a.m.: a backpack containing a laptop, valued at $1,000, and about $150 worth of clothing from a 2013 GMC Denali parked overnight in the 2800 block of Purdue Street.

A 2018 blue Honda Odyssey, valued at $35,000, was stolen before 6 a.m. from a driveway in the 3800 block of Villanova Drive.

Sometime before 7:30 a.m., a wallet, valued at $50, was stolen from a 2008 Volvo parked overnight in the 3200 block of Stanford Avenue.

Stolen before 7:30 a.m.: a 2018 black Ford F-150, valued at $50,000, parked in the 3800 block of Marquette Street.

About $180 in cash was stolen before 8 a.m. from a 2014 red Jeep Wrangler parked overnight in the 3000 block of Westminster Avenue.

A laptop and purse, collectively valued at $1,250, were stolen before 8 a.m. from a 2004 Mercedes parked overnight in the 3200 block of Stanford Avenue.

A gun, valued at $250, was stolen overnight before 10:45 a.m. from a 2013 Audi Q5 parked in the 3400 block of Rankin Avenue.

Sometime before 3 p.m., a 2015 gray Chevrolet 200, valued at $10,000, was stolen from the 3200 block of Lovers Lane.

7 Friday

Arrested at 2 p.m.: a 39-year-old Dallas woman on a warrant charge while in the 4200 block of Livingston Avenue.

A $5,100 Fendi purse was stolen around 4:20 p.m. from TOOTSIES.

Arrested at 5:30 p.m.: a 28-year-old Plano man suspected of being publicly intoxicated while in the 3400 block of Lovers Lane.

Packages, valued at $69.58, were stoled around 7:20 p.m. from the front porch of a home in the 4500 block of University Boulevard.

8 Saturday

9 Sunday

Arrested at 2:35 a.m.: a 25-year-old Atlanta man on suspicion of being publicly intoxicated in the 4000 block of Marquette Street.

Sometime between 8 p.m. Nov. 8 and noon Nov. 9, a drone, valued at $1,400, was stolen from the back of a 2010 silver GMC Sierra parked in the 4400 block of Bryn Mawr Drive.

Stolen before 6:21 p.m., a wallet from inside a 2016 white Toyota 4Runner parked in the 3500 block of Stanford Avenue.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is the managing editor of Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People. She curates special sections for People Newspapers like the fall and spring society special sections and 20 Under 40, as well as Faith and Living Well print content, daily web posts, and social media. With a strong background in community journalism, she believes that a city’s arts and entertainment scene is one that should be loved and supported. From luncheons to galas to museum openings and on and off-Broadway revivals, you can find her out and about on Instagram at Bianca_TBD. She also can be reached at [email protected]

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