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MAY 8

THEFT OF PROPERTY 

A woman reported that the woman she is a caretaker for (who is in her early sixties) was the victim of theft. At approximately 12:00 PM on May 6, USPS delivered two packages to the house, which is located in the 4500 block of Reims Avenue. They confirmed this via a video camera that can see the front door. An unknown woman took the packages roughly three hours after they were delivered. 

FOUND PROPERTY 

At approximately 1:21 PM, a female resident reported that an electrician who visited her house found a black purse on the street in the block of 3100 Beverly Drive. The purse did not contain any valuables or money but did have a Sam's Club ID that allowed police to identify a potential victim's name. 


MAY 9

BURGLARY OF VEHICLE 

A female resident reported that an unknown subject entered her car without consent and stole a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses while it was parked in the driveway of her residence in the 3200 block of Drexel Drive. The burglary occurred between 4:30 PM the evening before and 8:05 AM. 

HARASSMENT

A female resident reported that roughly a week before she had received a phone call on her home phone from someone claiming to be with the Dallas Police Department. The caller asked about her son, who was attending college, and the woman asked for the caller's details. The call was quickly ended, but the woman received a second call on her cell phone in which the caller stated that he knew where she lived and threatened her. The woman's residence in the 4400 block of Lorraine Avenue has been placed on close watch. 


May 10 

FOUND PROPERTY 

At 6:24 PM, a female resident reported that she located a small blue bag containing a powder substance near the curb of her residence in the 3500 block of Mockingbird Lane. The substance has been taken into custody and will be tested.


MAY 11

FAILURE TO LEAVE IDENTIFICATION AT ACCIDENT

At approximately 10:11 PM, a 54-year-old man reported that a vehicle struck his vehicle at a red light. The man's vehicle was non-driveable and sustained damage to front bumper, left front fender, hood, and left front tire/wheel. A witness stated that occupants in the other vehicle had been hanging outside of the vehicle when it struck the victim's car and drove away after. 


MAY 12

DAMAGE TO TOWN PROPERTY 

At approximately 4:14 AM, police were alerted to an incident that involved damage to a grill guard and front end of a police car. 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

At 5:45 PM, police were informed that on Wednesday (May 10), a vehicle owned by a shop employee was broken into while it was parked near the building on the north side of 4200 Mockingbird Lane. Police contacted the victim and were told that an unknown suspect shattered the vehicle's window but did not take anything. 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 

At 8:17 PM, a male University Park resident reported that he and a friend were driving home when they passed by a group of pre-teens by NB 5700 High School Drive who "shot them the middle finger." The men played their music loudly and told the kids to "go screw themselves." The man then reported seeing a male (the suspect) in his mid-twenties "egging" the kids on and brandishing a baseball bat. The suspect struck the men's vehicle with the bat and left minor damage before they left the scene. 

FAILURE TO LEAVE IDENTIFICATION AT ACCIDENT 

At approximately 9:03 PM, a man reported that he heard a loud crash in front of his home in the 4300 block of Livingston Avenue. He investigated and found a silver car and a Mercedes pulled over, both with damage. The owner of the silver four-door vehicle fled without leaving any information. 


MAY 13

FOUND PROPERTY 

At 9:35 PM, police found an unattended baby stroller tricycle near the sidewalk in the way of the 4800 block of Abbott Avenue. The item was logged into police evidence.


MAY 14

FAILURE TO LEAVE IDENTIFICATION AT ACCIDENT 

A woman reported that after she was involved in an accident in the 4500 block of Mockingbird Lane, she asked the driver of the other vehicle to pull over on the street of 6500 Greenway. She attempted to exchange information with the other (male) driver. He seemed unable to write down her information and began shouting and saying strange things. He refused to show his insurance or wait for police to arrive, and he then fled the scene. 


All information provided by HPPD.