Category: Crime

Crime Reports Dec. 4 – 10

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: FORAGING BEHAVIORS

Rummaging through a garage is OK, but not if it’s not yours or you’re doing it without permission. Around midnight Dec. 6, an open garage in the 5000 block of Elsby Avenue was host to an unwanted visitor who combed through property inside. It’s unknown if anything was stolen.


Avoid Counterfeit Goods

Counterfeit Gucci purses were seized this year. (U.S. Customs)

With holiday gift-buying gearing up, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Homeland Security Investigations are warning consumers to avoid counterfeit goods.

Last year, Customs seized more than $1.3 billion in counterfeit goods, according to a news release. Earlier this year, the agency seized counterfeit Gucci purses.


Crime Reports Nov. 27 – Dec. 4

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: MISCHIEF MAKER AT LARGE

The latest mystery at Escape the Room Dallas: Who vandalized this space?  Sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, the Preston Forest Village venue was damaged. 


Crime Reports Nov. 20 – 26

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BAD FENG SHUI

An old wives’ tale that “a purse on the floor is money out the door” rang true for a patron eating dinner Monday at a restaurant at Preston Forest Square in the 11900 block of Preston Road. Sometime between 6 and 9 p.m., a thief grabbed a wallet from a bag left on the ground. 

20 Monday

Sometime between 11:30 and 11:42 a.m., property was stolen from two unlocked vehicles in the 5800 block of Park Lane.

21 Tuesday

A vehicle was stolen around 2:30 p.m. from outside of a shopping strip near Starbucks in the 8400 block of Preston Road.


Crime Reports Nov. 13 – 19

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BEAT AROUND THE BUSH

A flower pot that was perfectly intact around 11:30 p.m. Sunday was “intentionally” damaged at a home in the 12000 block of Excelsior Way. 


Crime Reports: Nov. 6 – 12

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DON’T BITE THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU

A woman reported her own dog for biting her on the right hand just after 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the 3900 block of Davila Drive.

 

6 Monday

A vehicle was stolen between 1 and 6 a.m. in the 4600 block of Heatherbrook Drive.