Skulduggery of the week: Asleep at The Wheel
At 6:38 a.m. on Sept. 9, officers found a driver sleeping in the front seat of a white 1997 Lexus sedan parked in the front yard of a house in the 6300 block of Dublin Street. Tracy Renee Todd, 45, of Dallas was arrested on charges of public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance.
At 8:55 a.m., a moving truck tried to maneuver into an alley adjacent to an apartment complex in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive and dragged its trailer across some landscaping along the way, causing about $5,000 in damage.
Between 11 a.m. and 4:10 p.m., a thief entered an unlocked red 2012 Dodge pickup in the 4000 block of Lexington Avenue and stole a briefcase containing an HP laptop computer, a checkbook, and the title to a Hunt County ranch.
At 2 p.m., a massage therapist at Whole Foods Market in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive said a client left a $5,500 Tag Heuer watch on the massage table.
At 2:28 p.m., Thomas Daniel Gibbons, 29, of McKinney was arrested in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue on multiple drug possession charges.
Between 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 7, a burglar broke into a black 2014 GMC Yukon in the 4400 block of Larchmont Avenue and stole the third-row seat.
Between 5 p.m. on Sept. 6 and 4:45 p.m. on Sept. 7, a vandal egged a house under construction in the 4000 block of Hanover Street, causing $15,000 in damage.
Between 5:15 and 5:45 p.m., a vandal keyed a black 2012 Honda Civic in the 6700 block of Preston Road, causing $1,500 in damage.
Between 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 and 8 p.m. on Sept. 8, a thief entered an unlocked white 2011 Toyota SUV in the 4000 block of Centenary Drive and stole a $500 Glock handgun.
At 12:29 a.m., Norberto Antonio Camacho, 17, of Dallas was arrested in the 4200 block of Lovers Lane on a charge of possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop involving a green 1995 Honda Accord. Cesar Cardena, 17, of Dallas was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana.
Between 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 8 and 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 9, a burglar broke into a brown 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3000 block of Westminster Avenue and stole the third-row seat. During the same time frame, a third-row seat was taken from a white 2013 GMC Yukon in the 3000 block of Westminster, from a silver 2014 Chevrolet Suburban in the 4100 block of San Carlos Drive, and from a silver 2012 Tahoe in the 2900 block of Rosedale Avenue.
Between 9 p.m. on Sept. 8 and 9 a.m. on Sept. 9, a burglar broke into a white 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3000 block of Milton Avenue, but didn’t steal anything.
Between 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 9 and 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 10, a burglar broke into a black 2009 GMC Yukon in the 3500 block of Bryn Mawr Drive and stole the third-row seat. During the same time frame, the third-row seat was taken from a silver 2012 Yukon in the 3200 block of Southwestern Boulevard.
Between 10 p.m. on Sept. 9 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 10, a thief stole two bottles of prescription medication from a house in the 3800 block of Colgate Avenue.
Betweem 1:20 and 1:40 p.m., a thief entered an unlocked yellow 1997 GMC van in the 6700 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard and stole a $500 Stihl leaf blower.
At 4:40 p.m., a thief stole a rented white 2015 Ford Fusion from the valet stand at Hotel Lumen in the 5900 block of Hillcrest Avenue.
Between 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 12, a thief entered an unlocked silver 2001 Mercedes sedan in the 2700 block of Amherst Street and stole a $120 pair of Azteca sunglasses and a $20 wallet.
Between 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 12, a thief entered an unlocked silver 2009 Mercedes sedan in the 3300 block of Amherst Street and stole a $1,400 Asus laptop computer, a $700 briefcase, two wallets with a combined value of $140, and a set of license plates.
At 9:37 a.m., a vandal poured dog food and flour on a black 2013 GMC Sierra pickup and a black 2015 Jeep Wrangler in the 4300 block of Stanhope Drive.
At 5:09 p.m., Rebecca Sugar, 20, of University Park was arrested in the 3100 block of Rosedale Avenue on a public intoxication charge.
At 11:45 p.m., Jake Robert Taylor, 17, of Dallas was arrested in the 4000 block of McFarlin Boulevard on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
At 2:20 a.m., Rockton Linton, 23, of Dallas was arrested in the 6200 block of Hillcrest Avenue on a public intoxication charge.