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 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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